Panamanian company expands in the region

La Casa de Baterias (House of Batteries) will open new branches in Costa Rica and El Salvador in the next few weeks.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008


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From March to April 2008 the Panamanian company had already invested $1.5 million to expand in the region by placing its first two branches in those two countries.

With the new branches it will have a total of four stores abroad.

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