Epa Hardware Ventures in El Salvador

With an estimated investment of $ 12 million this year, the Venezuelan chain opens its first store in El Salvador.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Located in the municipality of Soyapango (seven miles east of San Salvador), the hardware store will open next May, employing 190 people.

Ignacio Vieto, general manager of the chain in Costa Rica, also referred to the forthcoming opening of the fourth store of the chain in Costa Rica, located in Colima de Tibas. The opening is scheduled for May.



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