Sixth PriceSmart club in Costa Rica opens
PriceSmart's sixth warehouse club in Costa Rica, named Tres Rios, opened on October 18, 2013 and set a new record for opening day sales. Tres Rios is located in
La Unión, Cartago, a canton (county) situated midway between the national capital of San José and the former colonial capital city of Cartago. The Tres Rios club
is the largest PriceSmart built to date. Click here to view pictures of Tres Rios.
Third PriceSmart club in Colombia opens
PriceSmart's third warehouse club in Colombia, in the Menga area of Cali, opened on May 3, 2013. Cali is in western Colombia
and is the third largest city in the country, after Bogotá and Medellín. PriceSmart's second warehouse club in Colombia,
in the Cañas Gordas area of Cali, opened on October 19, 2012. PriceSmart's first club in Colombia, in the port city of Barranquilla, opened in
August 2011. Click here to view pictures of Cali Menga club opening.
Virgin Islands Daily News readers honor PriceSmart with Best of 2013 awards
Every January the Virgin Islands Daily News gives its readers the opportunity to cast votes for their favorite local businesses in a wide variety of
categories. The readers voted PriceSmart St. Thomas as Best of 2013 in two categories: Home Appliances and Fresh Meat.
Second PriceSmart club in Colombia now open
PriceSmart opened its second Colombian club on October 19th, 2012, in the Cañas Gordas area of the city of Cali. The opening was very successful both
in attendance and sales. Adding to the excitement for PriceSmart's new members in Cali will be the opening of a second PriceSmart in Cali in the northern part
of the city. This club is well under construction and it is scheduled to open in May of next year. Click here to view pictures of the Cañas Gordas club opening.
PriceSmart recognized as top exporter by Port Miami
A special recognition ceremony for PriceSmart on behalf of the Port Miami, Miami World Trade Center and Seaboard Marine was held of May 6th. PriceSmart was
recognized as one of the top exporters at Port Miami and for contributions to the economic development in Miami Dade County. On hand to give PriceSmart
the "Key to the City of Miami" was Miami Dade County Commissioner Rebeca Sosa; in addition the Deputy Director of the Port Miami, Juan Kuryla, led the ceremony.
PriceSmart also received the "Americas International Trade Award" from the Miami World Trade Center from their President, Charlotte Gallogly, for the achievements
the company has made in increasing two-way trade in the Western Hemisphere. Click on the picture at left for a bigger image.