Carrion to Keep Investing in Costa Rica

The chain, which closed one of its branches in a major shopping center, has announced investments of $4 million and the opening of three stores.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Carrion store chain will invest about $4 million in 2012 on the improvement and expansion of the operation it has had in the country for the last 10 years, reported

Vicente Carrion, founding president of the Honduran chain, said the investment plan includes the renovation the infrastructure in five branches , as well as the range of merchandise . He said that they are evaluating the opening of three more stores in the Greater Metropolitan Area of San José, in sizes ranging from 2,000 m² to 4,000m², according

With this, the employer dispelled speculation that has spread around the continuity of the brand in Costa Rica, following the closure of their 6,000 m² branch in Multiplaza at the end of 2011.

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