Toshiba strengthens its regional team in Central America

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.

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

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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Toshiba sales in the region increase 55%

January 2009

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

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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.

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Payment of the bonus raises expectations of better sales in cars and electronic equipment.

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Colon Free Zone Sells 17% More in Panama

March 2010

In February, sales at the Colon Free Zone (ZLC) were 17% higher than the same period of 2009.

Leopoldo Benedetti, CEO of the ZLC, explained that these figures are also better than February 2008 and 2007.

He stated that ZLC management has introduced new incentives for investors, as they now receive adequate information to decide future investments.

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