'Gollo' Invests $10 Million in Costa Rica

The home appliances company will inaugurate a distribution center in El Coyol, Alajuela, in March 2010.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

This center will ship goods and products to the chain's 102 stores in the country.

Daniel Coto, commercial manager, told Nacion.com: "We seek more efficient logistics and cost savings".

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Walmart Opens Major Distribution Center

May 2013

After an investment of $70 million, Walmart has opened a 52,000 square meter distribution center in Costa Rica.

"The building has an area of ​​52,000 m² and its surface area is equivalent to 67 football fields according to the company, and is located in the industrial complex in Coyol in Alajuela", reported Nacion.com.

Costa Rica: Gollo Chain Opens Distribution Center

January 2011

With a $12 million investment the chain opened its distribution center in Coyol of Alajuela.

The appliance’s store new distribution center has 20,000 square meters.

"Currently, Gollo Group, a market leader in sales of home appliances, has 105 outlets across the country and generated 1,350 jobs,” writes Elfinancierocr.com.

Gollo Stores Expands in Costa Rica

November 2010

The company announced the opening of six new stores and that it will relocate several of its current shops.

For the month of November, GOLLO is preparing the opening of new outlets in San Vito de Coto Brus, downtown San Jose, Palmar Norte and Santa Rosa de Pocosol in San Carlos. These new stores will generate 27 direct jobs.

Chinese may set up distribution center in Costa Rica

July 2008

A group of Chinese investors is interested in setting up a distribution center in Costa Rica for Chinese products being exported throughout the region.

The idea is to store everything imported from China or Sweden, where there is another distribution center, with the goal of forging new markets.

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