New AutoMercado Supermarket in Costa Rica

The supermarket chain opened its store number 14 in the country, investing over $ 1.8 million.

Friday, December 3, 2010

The new supermarket is located in the town of Tres Rios and has a commercial area of 1,800 square meters as well as parking for 140 vehicles.

The new structure, which has 8 independent stores, will create 120 new jobs.

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Supermarket Chain Announces Expansion in Costa Rica

January 2012

The Automercado chain has announced the opening of four new stores this year and next.

Once permits have been obtained from the municipality of Santo Domingo de Heredia, construction of one of the new supermarkets will begin, said the chain's vice president Diego Alonso.

Rise of Convenience Stores

May 2012

In Costa Rica the small open-all-hours convenience store format is booming, with the entry of new players to the market.

The chain Automercados is to open convenience stores in a format which as yet is not known, although the company is currently building a dozen stores in several malls.

Supermarket Chain Opens Convenience Store

July 2012

In Costa Rica the Auto Mercado supermarket chain has announced the opening of 18 "Vindi" convenience stores before the end of 2013.

The company opened its first store in San Joaquin de Flores, Heredia and the second opening is scheduled for next week in Santa Anta, Lindora.

New Walmart Store in El Salvador

June 2012

With an investment of $6.8 million the multinational retailer will open a second store under the Maxi Despensa format in July.

In a 1,600 square meter area the works being carried out are now 70% complete.
"In terms of employment opportunities, on Monday June 4, Walmart held a job fair attended by about 3,000 people from Santa Ana, from these around 60 will be recruited for middle management positions, administration and operational areas as such as cashiers, sales, warehouse staff and others.

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