Toshiba sales in the region increase 55%

The greatest increase was reported by the segment that sells to the final consumer with a 60%, the company reported in a press release.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Proceso.hn reports: "A greater range of options, more accessible prices, financing and payment options, to name a few, are some of the factors that contributed to the growth in the sale of laptops in 2008, the company said.

The growing demand for computers due to the opening of the markets and a greater influx of foreign investment also played a role.

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Businesses reported taxable sales in July of $3.503 million, 18.6% higher than in the same period last year.

In the services industry, the increase is 10.4%, up from $1,134 million in July 2010 to $1.261 million in the same month of 2011, according to the Superintendency of Tax Administration (SAT).

GPS Boom in El Salvador

July 2011

Distribution companies of global positioning devices in El Salvador have reported annual increases in sales of up to 40%.

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Retail Recovers in El Salvador

June 2010

Retail commerce grew 2.5% in March; it had fallen 20.9% in the same month of 2009.

According to the Monthly Economic Activity Index (IVAE), developed by the Central Bank of El Salvador, retail was the single worst performing economic sector during 2009.

The bank remarked that several sectors recovered during March 2010, including commerce, finance, manufacture and agriculture.

Toshiba strengthens its regional team in Central America

August 2008

With a greater increase in sales, the company decided to strengthen its regional work team with the appointment of a Retail Manager for six Central American countries.

Javier Garita, who resides in San Jose, Costa Rica, was officially named to take up the post last July.
In addition to this appointment and in order to consolidate its presence in the retail market, in the next few months Toshiba will focus on increasing its ties to the stores that currently form a part of its retail distribution channel the region's countries.

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