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What To Expect In Costa Rica’s 2020 Retail

After recording a decline in sales and loss of formal jobs this year, Costa Rica's retail sector predicts a rebound in revenues for 2020. The current year has been a year of economic and retail contraction, mainly because of the loss of consumer confidence and...

Retail Chain Expands, Doubles Stores In Costa Rica

ETAfashion, dedicated to the sale of clothing, shoes, and accessories, opened its second store in Costa Rica, in the Avenida Central, in the heart of San Jose, in the old building Lehmann bookstore. Camila Camacho, head of Marketing at ETAfashion, told Elfinancierocr.com that with "......

Looking for bargains? Walmart, Universal, Ekono and Gollo open holiday season and easy financing

Walmart, Universal, Ekono, and Gollo are four of retailers that have announced their holiday promotions with discounts and easy financing, starting with Walmart's annual 'Cheapest Day of the Year' that begins tonight (Friday). The promo is part of the strategy to attract customers for the...

A Beginning That Dates Back 85 Years

85 years ago, Don Francisco Llobet Matalonga and his sons, Juan y José, founded the Tienda Llobet, a textile store serving both retail and wholesale customers. It was on July 13, 1934, when Don Francisco and his sons opened the doors to the Almacén y...

Automercado Continues With Expansion

The high end supermarket chain Automercado is expanding, as it plans to launch during the second half of the year a new sales point in Guayabos, Curridabat, on the east side of San Jose. The new store would be number 42 point of sale for...

A Paguitos…Best Buy In The U.S. Adopts Costa Rica’s “Importadoras” Retail Model

The title of the MoneyTalksNews article reads "Best Buy's next act: Selling big-ticket items for twice the price". It is the story of BestBuy customers in the U.S., at their nearest store can by US$1,000 for US$2,169. Bob Sullivan, in his article, explains how for...

Costa Rica Retail Sector to Grow 2.8% in 2018

The Cámara de Comercio de Costa Rica (CCCR) - Costa Rica Chamber of Commerce - expects retail activities for this year (2017) to close with a relatively low growth of just 3.3%, driven in particular by sales of the subsectors of electronics, household products,...

PriceSmart Santa Ana To Open in Late 2017

Q BUSINESS - PriceSmart, the largest operator of membership warehouse clubs in Central America and the Caribbean, says it will invest more than US$12 million dollars in its new point of sale to be located in Santa Ana. The new store, the 7th in Costa...

BioLand Opens First High-End Cosmetics Retail Store

(QCOSTARICA BUSINESS) The Costa Rican company BioLand inaugurated its first high-end cosmetics store, located in Multiplaza Escazu and with sights on expansion abroad through franchising. The brand enters the retail market with more than 200 beauty and personal care products, composed mainly of natural and...

Retail Growing in Malls

(QCOSTARICA) So far in 2015 12 shopping centres have been opened, in different formats, and by December 36 more projects will have been inaugurated, plus another 30 next year. The tendency to build small shopping centres, open squares and mixed use areas has been highlighted...

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