Tech company Ingram Micro to hire 120 employees in Costa Rica
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Tech company Ingram Micro to hire 120 employees in Costa Rica

L. Arias - October 21, 2015

U.S. electronics company and information technology distributor Ingram Micro Inc. on Wednesday announced the upcoming opening of a business services center in Costa Rica. The firm aims…

Starbucks will have 10 coffee shops in Costa Rica by year’s end
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Starbucks will have 10 coffee shops in Costa Rica by year’s end

L. Arias - October 15, 2015

Coffee giant Starbucks on Thursday will open its eighth location in Costa Rica in a renovated house in Los Yoses, east of San José, and company managers confirmed…

Costa Rica’s restaurant franchise sector plans new openings, more jobs
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Costa Rica’s restaurant franchise sector plans new openings, more jobs

L. Arias - September 1, 2015

Costa Rica's restaurant sector – and specifically its fast-food sector – is showing improvement in the number of openings in the second half of this year, a trend Costa Rican Restaurants…

Two U.S. companies seek 470 employees in Costa Rica
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Two U.S. companies seek 470 employees in Costa Rica

L. Arias - August 21, 2015

Following various announcements of layoffs, closures and businesses relocating their Costa Rican operations, two technology companies this week announced they will expand their staff here. Fiserv, a U.S. provider…

Roche expands Costa Rica operation with new service center
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Roche expands Costa Rica operation with new service center

L. Arias - August 12, 2015

Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche opened a new service and distribution center in Heredia province on Wednesday, representing a $5.5 million investment. The company expects the expansion will allow…

Amazon expands Costa Rica operations
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Amazon expands Costa Rica operations

L. Arias - July 7, 2015

Amazon Costa Rica announced that it will hire 400 new employees for its support services centers in the provinces of San José and Heredia. The U.S. online retail giant will…

New Hilton hotel opens west of downtown San José; group also will renovate Grand Hotel Costa Rica
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New Hilton hotel opens west of downtown San José; group also will renovate Grand Hotel Costa Rica

L. Arias - June 18, 2015

A new hotel from the Hilton Garden Inn franchise on Wednesday officially opened across the street from La Sabana Park, west of downtown San José. The 115-room hotel occupies…

Wanted: 550 employees for two outsourcing firms in Costa Rica
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Wanted: 550 employees for two outsourcing firms in Costa Rica

L. Arias - April 28, 2015

According to the latest report from Costa Rica's Foreign Trade Ministry (COMEX), the service sector is showing a slight but steady recovery this year. And following that…

Cargill announces $100 million expansion in Costa Rica
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Cargill announces $100 million expansion in Costa Rica

L. Arias - March 20, 2015

The U.S. company Cargill, owner of the Costa Rican chicken and deli brands Pipasa and Cinta Azul, on Thursday reported it will invest $100 million over the next…

Local franchises look for investors at open house in San José
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Local franchises look for investors at open house in San José

L. Arias - February 25, 2015

Six local franchises on Thursday will display their business models in hopes of attracting investors at an open house sponsored by the National Franchise Center, part of the…