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Costa Ricans still prefer corner shops

Tuesday, December 27, 2016


Supermarket chains are expanding all over Costa Rica, yet pulperías — small corner stores where shopping is done over a counter — are still Costa Ricans’ preferred option for grocery shopping.

Consulting firm GS Uno Costa Rica this week disclosed the results of its yearly study on consumer habits found that 73 percent of people surveyed said they still prefer to shop at their neighborhood pulpería.

Source: Tico Times