Costa Rica leads Central American e-commerce

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By LatAm Reports Staff Writers

Costa Rica today holds the leadership of e-commerce in Central America, through sales of $5.5 billion in 2023.

Tiendamia, an emblematic platform of that market arrived in the country in June 2021, took the opportunity to consolidate its presence in the country the rise of the also called e-commerce, consisting of the distribution, sale, purchase, marketing and the provision of information of products or services through the Internet.

The company offers safety, product variety, ease and guaranteed delivery, to a market that will continue to expand and grow until 2026 with an annual rate of 21 percent, equivalent to $9.7 billion.

Shopmy experienced an intermonthly growth of 90 percent in its first six months and 35 percent the following year, the publication says.

We notice the existence of trust and security, ease and guaranteed delivery, and variety of products, three strong variables that allow that entity to grow exponentially in the first years and maintain ambitious sustainable growth, said the entity’s directive, Ana Torrontegui.

Tiendamia added the expert – seeks to capitalize on this growth with the transformation of its platform into a “Marketplace” that allows the inclusion of products of Chinese sellers and the expansion of its product catalogue.

The e-commerce platform, which manages customs procedures, guarantees product delivery and reduces consumer concerns about customs problems, currently offers access to one million vendor products verified by Washington and Beijing.

This article has been translated after first appearing in El Pais