Almacenes Simán Expands to Costa rica

The first Costa Rican store of the salvadoran group will open in November 2009, hiring over 300 employees.

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

In an interview with, Ricardo Simán, president of "Tiendas Simán", speaks about the new store they will open in the fifth stage of Grupo Roble's Multiplaza Escazú, in November of this year.

The executive commented: "We hope to earn the preference of the Costa Rican consumer, taking advantage of the proposal made by Grupo Roble to become the anchor store of the fifth stage of Multiplaza Escazú.
The idea of entering the Costa Rican market is not new. It has been four years since Grupo Roble made the proposal to us. We are taking advantage of this new area inside the Multiplaza complex..."

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Grupo Simán to Expand in Costa Rica

November 2009

After the inauguration of its first store in the country, the Salvadoran Group plans to open 4 more in the capital city area.

This was reported by Ricardo Simán, president of the group, who commented they are looking for adequate locations and terrains for developing the stores.

Siman Commences Hiring in Costa Rica

September 2009

The Salvadoran store chain will start hiring 335 people in Costa Rica this month.

They will start the process at the company's first Job Fair, organized for September 1st and 2nd in the Quality Hotel Real Santa Ana.

"Fátima de Palacio, hiring manager at Simán, said they are looking for enthusiastic people, highly oriented to customer service, with good assertive communication and leadership", reported Ana Cristina Camacho in El Financiero's web site.

Siman Stores expand in Guatemala

November 2008

As a part of its expansion and growth strategy for Central America, the Siman chain of stores opens a new store employing 300 people.

Despite the international economic crisis, the chain of department stores continues its expansion and growth and added the new Siman Oakland store to bring the total number of stores in Central to 10, with 6 in El Salvador, 3 in Guatemala and 1 in Nicaragua.

SIMAN and Agrisal Stores join up in El Salvador

October 2008

Both companies completed a deal for the joint expansion of the Plaza Mundo Commercial center.

SIMAN will be the main store in the new stage of the commercial center, increasing the commercial space to 55000 square meters.

The new SIMAN store will create 350 jobs and will have a area of 8600 square meters.

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