Sam’s Club coming to Costa Rica
Membership-based, buy-everything-in-bulk, Wal-Mart-owned Sam’s Club is coming to Costa Rica, the daily El Financiero reported Monday.
Wal-Mart owns Maxi Pali, Más x Menos and Palí supermarkets found in Costa Rica, as well as seven Wal-Mart Supercenters in the country. All together, according to information on Wal-Mart’s website, the corporation has 199 stores here and employs approximately 11,900 people. Wal-Mart has more than 550 stores in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica, and employs almost 30,000 workers.
Sam’s Club offers shoppers various membership options with yearly fees that grant members access to warehouse-style aisles lined with goods often in bulk quantities.
El Financiero reported that Wal-Mart will build a Sam’s Club on a property near the center of the eastern San José suburb of Curridabat, northeast of Lomas de Ayarco.
You may be interested
Costa Rica details March friendlies against Mexico, Bosnia-HerzegovinaThe Tico Times - February 24, 2021
The Costa Rican men’s soccer team will face Bosnia-Herzegovina and Mexico in March friendlies, and the local federation has provided…
Costa Rica receives shipment of 92,400 more vaccinesAlejandro Zúñiga - February 24, 2021
Costa Rica received 92,430 doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine on Tuesday night, the single-largest shipment delivered to the country, the Presidency…
Costa Rica detects South African, British coronavirus strainsAFP and The Tico Times - February 24, 2021
Costa Rican researchers detected the South African variant of the coronavirus in a French tourist who was part of a…