Internet Shopping Increases in El Salvador

The most sought for articles are technology items, among them computers, mobile phones and music players.

Friday, August 21, 2009

Jonathan Beltrán, customer service manager at Aerocasillas, remarked that purchases have increased 200% in the past three months.

Randall Chaverri, marketing manager at TransExpress, said in an Elsalvador.com article that "we currently have 35.000 customers in El Salvador who confidently make many internet transactions".

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E-Commerce On The Rise In Guatemala

February 2010

In 2009, Guatemalans bought $8 million online, a 10% increase when compared to 2008.

The most sought after items were technological devices, e-books, magazines, books, CDs, DVDs and clothing.

Jorge Gómez, CEO of Trans Express told Prensalibre.com: “A couple of years ago, consumers used to make one or two online purchases each year. They now buy 10 to 15 times more”.

El Salvador: Increase in Internet Purchases

November 2011

Courier companies project a growth of 35% in packages shipped by the end of year compared to 2010.

Jonathan Beltran, Aerocasillas’ marketing manager, said the company recorded an average flow of 4,000 packages per month between January and October (considered low season) and for the months of November and December (considered high season) , they project an average of 8,000 per month.

Your Company Still Does Not Sell Online?

May 2012

The change in the way that consumers relate to companies that provide services and products is deepening.

E-commerce in Latin America grew by 42.8% between 2010 and 2011, generating an expenditure of $43 billion, which is double the sales in 2009, according to a survey on Electronic Commerce in Latin America conducted by AméricaEconomía Intelligence, and commissioned by Visa.

$58 million in e-commerce in Guatemala

September 2008

Internet sales have increased in Guatemala, although only 3.3% of the populations makes purchases online.

Guatemalan internet users spend $58 million shopping online in 2007, according to a study on e-commerce (B2C) in Latin America presented by VISA and carried out by América Economía Intelligence.

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