Supermarkets: New Sales Point in Panama

After investing $17.5 million, PriceSmart opened a new branch in the nation's capital, located in the Metro Park shopping complex.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

The new supermarket is located on a 17,368 square meter lot, and has a construction area of 7,295 square meters, of which 4,577 are dedicated to the sales floor.

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Prensa.com reviews that "... The building is equipped with wastewater treatment plant, intelligent air conditioning system and LED lighting in order to optimize its energy consumption."

One of the novelties that this new sales point will offer is that members will be able to buy any product they wish online in the U.S. through Aeropost.com, and pick them up at the Metro Park store.

The article adds that "... This year, the chain also opened a branch in Santiago, in the province of Veraguas, and with the construction of this seventh branch in the eastern area of the capital city, PriceSmart has invested more than 29 million dollars in the last year."

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