in Central America
Thursday, October 24, 2013
So far in 2013, internet sales amounted to $80 million, 23% more than in 2012.
This was explained by Jorge Gomez, Guatemalan representative in the Latin American Business Courier Confederation. During 2012 Guatemala's eCommerce activities reported revenue of $65 million.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Total online purchases made in 2012, which exceeded 500,000 transactions, were up 7% on those registered in 2011.
Courier companies were surprised by the figures, which exceeded their expectations. "The market is healthy and growing each year," said Jorge Gomez, General Manager of TransExpress.
Tuesday, February 2, 2010
In 2009, Guatemalans bought $8 million online, a 10% increase when compared to 2008.
The most sought after items were technological devices, e-books, magazines, books, CDs, DVDs and clothing.
Jorge Gómez, CEO of Trans Express told Prensalibre.com: “A couple of years ago, consumers used to make one or two online purchases each year. They now buy 10 to 15 times more”.
Friday, August 21, 2009
The most sought for articles are technology items, among them computers, mobile phones and music players.
Jonathan Beltrán, customer service manager at Aerocasillas, remarked that purchases have increased 200% in the past three months.