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Online shopping still low in Costa Rica, study finds
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Online shopping still low in Costa Rica, study finds

L. Arias - May 30, 2016

Despite having internet coverage in some 88 percent of the country, only 12 percent of consumers in Costa Rica shop online, a study on shopping habits and trends…

With the biggest shopping days ahead, Costa Rica still lacks good e-commerce regulations
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With the biggest shopping days ahead, Costa Rica still lacks good e-commerce regulations

L. Arias - November 12, 2015

While two of the biggest shopping days – Black Friday and Christmas – are quickly approaching, Costa Rican lawmakers are working to pass legislation that improves controls and consumer protection…

Black Friday in Costa Rica: Half of Ticos surveyed plan to shop
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Black Friday in Costa Rica: Half of Ticos surveyed plan to shop

L. Arias - November 10, 2015

Costa Rican consumers are increasingly joining the trend of starting their holiday shopping on Black Friday or “Viernes Negro.” The made-in-the-U.S. shopping date is currently “known and accepted” by more…

EBay unveils websites tailored to Latin America in global push
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EBay unveils websites tailored to Latin America in global push

Brian Womack | Bloomberg - May 15, 2014

EBay is rolling out websites tailored for shoppers in Latin American countries, seeking to accelerate sales at its online marketplace in the fast-growing region. The company is…