In 2014 a special unit was created to deal with complaints about the marketing of fake garments, and since then it has received an average of five complaints a month.
The market for fake clothing brands in the country has been growing, according to the authorities at the Economic, Tax and Customs Crimes Prosecutor's office, which claims to receive five complaints per month.
A bill approved in its first debate aims to create a Special Free Trade Area within the perimeter of Puerto Armuelles and Paso Canoa, to facilitate the sale of tax free goods to tourists.
From a statement issued by from the National Assembly:
A bill has been approved in a first debate, which seeks to create a Special Free Trade Area within the perimeter of Puerto Armuelles and Paso Canoa, whose sole purpose is to promote the sale of tax free goods to tourists.
The government's decision to forbid the addition of other products as a perk included with sales of rice is another clear example of its efforts to protect an increasingly competitive sector.
The Solis administration has banned, by means of an amendment to the Regulation on the price of milled rice, the addition of other products as a perk included with sales of the grain, a practice known among retailers as "bandeo".
Delta Petroleum has announced the purchase of 19 service stations that the French company Total operates in Costa Rica.
The transaction is still subject to approval by the authorities, according to the companies.
The company Total said in a statement that"....'After several years in Costa Rica, we concluded that it would be difficult to achieve a significant market share in fuel distribution.However, we will maintain our presence in the distribution of special fluids and lubricants through a distributor and in Delta service stations', said Isabelle Gaildraud, Senior Vice President of the Americas at Total."
In Costa Rica an agreement between Casa Blanca and its creditors will allow the company to continue operating, with new financial conditions for paying back the $62 million owed.
The agreement which may have been reached by the appliance chain Casa Blanca and banks and suppliers whoare owed $61.5 millionestablishes a two - year grace period and up to 15 years to repay all of the liabilities. In addition, the company owners are required to put their shares into a trust and restructure the organization.
The US Bureau of Foreign Assets has extended once again, this time until April 28, the license which allows Soho Mall Panama to keep looking for a potential buyer for the mall.
The new extension is a sign that the process of selling the mall has not yet been completed, a process for which a trust was created in December last year to which the assets of the company owned by Waked were transferred.To be sold, the buyer of mall must prove that it does not have any links with the Waked companies.
From April 23 to 25 an Ibero-American meeting of chambers of commerce, industry and services will be held in the capital of Nicaragua.
The meeting is being organized by the Chamber of Commerce and Services of Nicaragua and the American Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Services (AICO), and will bring together business representatives from Latin America and Spain.
Betting on new products and greater presence through smaller outlets, ice cream shops are looking to grow in an increasingly competitive market.
The recent incursion of Dos Pinos into the ice cream market is a reflection of the opportunities in this sector, where participants are betting on good service and innovation in order to compete.In recent years the market has changed with the inclusion of new product lines, different styles of ice cream parlors and new forms of customer service.
The Unicomer group plans to invest $5 million this year in the opening of six new stores for its brands Gollo and Curacao and five new Opticians.
Unicomer Group's plan for this year also includes a new remittance service in tills in the Gollo and Curacao stores.Through an alliance with Western Union it will provide the money transfer service in 40 stores initially, and later this will be expanded to other outlets in the country and in Central America.
The growing influx of tourists in Guanacaste is one of the factors that is encouraging supermarket chains to increase the number of branches in the province.
The growing influx of international tourists to beaches in Guanacaste has increased the attractiveness of the province for the commercial sector, particularly supermarkets.According to Elfinancierocr.com,"...Super Compro (owned by Gessa) has 23 stores in Guanacaste, which makes it the chain with the most stores in the province, followed by Palí (Walmart) with 13 and Megasuper with 7."
I have six building lots in the Punta Leona Resort ready for construction. I am looking for a partner to provide financing and or construction. Wanted partner for financing and/ or construction in the...
Comercialization of Urbanization
Commercial Mall construction and Comercialization
Construction and comercialization of Industrial and logistic buildings.
Housing Construction Projects
Operates in Honduras
Phone: (504) 2694241 - (504) 2694240