El Salvador: Curves gyms expand

The Curves El Salvador franchise is in full expansion mode, driving by a specially designed program for working women.

Friday, December 12, 2008

Last September the company which specializes in feminine health care opened a branch in the city of San Miguel, in the east of the country, and to date has more than 200 active members.

The opening is a part of Curves' aggressive expansion plans; the company already has five branches located at strategic locations in El Salvador.

The growth plan includes a new branch in San Salvador, which is set up at the Financiero Gigante Center, and which has been successful due to its strategic location.

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