Costa Rica News – This should work out well considering Walmart’s already large presence in Costa Rica. (Sarcasm) Just like the USA Walmart and Amazon have killed mom and pop businesses and the same thing will occur in Costa Rica.
In Costa Rica, a group of cooperatives, associations, and companies are evaluating presenting a purchase offer for the supermarket chain Gessa, in order to try to stop Walmart from making the acquisition.
Elfinancierocr.com announced that a group, led by the Cámara Nacional de Economía Social Solidaria (Canaes) – National Chamber of Social Solidarity Economy – is working on a proposal to present to the owners of Grupo Empresarial de Supermercados (Gessa).
At the end of last month, Walmart announced that it had filed with the Comisión para la Promoción de la Competencia (Coprocom) del Ministerio de Economía, Industria y Comercio (MEIC)