Café Barista Expands in the Region

The Guatemalan chain announced a partnership with Corporación Multi Inversiones for the opening of new stores.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Eight new stores, which will join the 17 already existing, will open in Guatemalan territory.

Walter De La Cruz, CEO of Barista told that "... through this alliance, we expect to open the first store outside national territory, in the Salvadoran capital."

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New Branches of Café Barista

December 2011

The Guatemalan chain has announced its expansion plans for 2012, with the opening of eight new stores in Guatemala and their foray into the Salvadoran market.

Walter de la Cruz, general manager of the chain said the projected investment is $1.4 million.

"By 2012 the firm's goal is to have 32 stores nationwide, and also activate international expansion, so the second half of the year could see the opening of its first store in El Salvador", published

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As part of its expansion plan, Cemaco will open three new stores in 2011.

On March 18 it will open a new store at the Mall Flores del Lago.

Maria Fernanda Jaramillo, executive vice president of the company, told Prensa Libre that "an express format will be created by the middle of this year at the Avenida de las Américas, in area 13.... The expansion plan also includes opening a store on route to the Atlantic...".

New Britt Store in Antigua

January 2010

Company Grupo Britt invested $1.3 million in a new store located at Bird International Airport.

The store has 220 square meters of commercial space, and operates under the XPlora store concept.

"As in the other Britt stores (57 in 6 countries), products range from chocolates, t-shirts and souvenirs to coffee and local crafts", reported

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