Region: Central America
Category: Consumer Goods

Central America Consumer Goods

(565 reports matching your criteria)
  • Sanitary Protection in Costa Rica

    ... sanitary protection in 2021, not least in higher-priced/higher-value categories, such as pantyliners and tampons, which still have low levels of penetration in Costa Rica. These categories, therefore, had more potential for growth than some that ... Read More

  • Away-From-Home Tissue and Hygiene in Costa Rica

    ... in the country from March 2020. These led to work-from-home policies, the closure or reduced operating capacities of foodservice outlets and retail locations, discotheques, bars, casinos and nightclubs, along with other establishments where tissue products ... Read More

  • Retail Tissue in Costa Rica

    ... stockpiling, of toilet paper and paper towels, facial tissues and napkins to ensure supplies of these products. Even pocket handkerchiefs, often used on the go, saw slightly faster retail volume growth. While growth rates in ... Read More

  • Nappies/Diapers/Pants in Costa Rica

    ... pandemic played a role in this development. However, retail volume sales rose slightly faster over 2020, compared to 2019, partly due to stockpiling, but also as nurseries closed and children were at home for longer ... Read More

  • Wipes in Costa Rica

    ... extra diligence in keeping frequently used surfaces disinfected and otherwise very clean, free from bacteria and hygienic increased. In addition, when supplies of alcohol-based hand sanitisers failed to keep up with demand in the early ... Read More

  • Retail Adult Incontinence in Costa Rica

    ... the year. Importantly, the rising 65-year-and-over population, and general ageing population trend, has created room to increase the consumer base and sales of adult incontinence products in the country. As a result, both light and ... Read More

  • Tissue and Hygiene in Costa Rica

    ... cleaning and hygiene regimes as consumers tried to minimise the risk of infection. As a result, most retail hygiene and tissue categories saw faster volume growth in 2020, compared with 2019. Antibacterial and disinfectant products ... Read More

  • Direct Selling in Guatemala

    ... customers. Therefore, as social distancing measures were implemented, sales came to an abrupt halt as representatives were no longer able to meet with their clients. However, retail value sales increased in 2021 as most of ... Read More

  • E-Commerce (Goods) in Guatemala

    ... of the crisis, many retailers did not have dependable functional websites, with leading supermarket brands in particular missing out on sales due to their failure to have an online channel. Several new entrants took this ... Read More

  • Mobile E-Commerce (Goods) in Guatemala

    ... population had access to computers at the start of 2021, mobile phones were oversubscribed and nearly 115% of the population had a mobile phone, thus many Guatemalans have more than one mobile phone or SIM ... Read More

  • Modern Grocery Retailers in Costa Rica

    ... products and panic buying has meant that demand has become more volatile, and retailers that have historically taken very long views on stock have been forced to predict demand on a much shorter basis. Focusing ... Read More

  • Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers in Costa Rica

    ... up demand for supplements and vitamins; this has seen specialist retailers like GNC enjoy exceptional growth in 2021. There is increasing perception that this kind of dietary health is an important part of a beauty ... Read More

  • Traditional Grocery Retailers in Costa Rica

    ... of local independent outlets out of reluctance to travel, the comparatively weak product offer of these stores stronger sales; in addition, most are cash-only, and above all these players have struggled to source goods while ... Read More

  • Mixed Retailers in Costa Rica

    ... experiential shopping. The crisis has brought a slight halt to this. Many consumers have become wary of going to these large, enclosed, air-conditioned locations out of fear of infection. This has opened a space for ... Read More

  • Mobile E-Commerce (Goods) in Costa Rica

    ... effective mobile phone sales; the fact that many consumers have limited access to formal banking and digital payment made the development of mobile e-commerce a low priority for many retailers. Euromonitor International's Mobile E-Commerce (Goods) ... Read More

  • Direct Selling in Costa Rica

    ... consistent y-o-y growth prior to the crisis, underlining the potential of the channel in Costa Rica. 2021’s dip in sales can therefore be looked at positively, as the pandemic has continued to make the model ... Read More

  • Modern Grocery Retailers in Guatemala

    ... negatively impacted by the pandemic as most consumers stayed at home during much of 2020. Indeed, many consumers had little reason for convenience purchases as they bought their groceries in a single trip with few ... Read More

  • Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers in Guatemala

    ... growth. Vitamins and dietary supplements specialist retailers were the only retailers to record negative retail value sales growth during the year. This was despite many consumers increasing their social and work activities and gaining confidence ... Read More

  • Retailing in Costa Rica

    ... safety measures needed to avoid COVID-19 contagion, and even though complete vaccination of the population is far from achieved, consumers are once more going out and returning to pre-pandemic shopping, although many continue to wear ... Read More

  • Apparel and Footwear Specialist Retailers in Costa Rica

    ... America. AR Holdings, which develops, operates, and invests in retail franchises across Latin America has revived its expansion strategy in Central America in 2021. This has seen new outlets for brands including Old Navy, Gap, ... Read More

  • E-Commerce (Goods) in Costa Rica

    ... remains immature. However, the shutdown of non-essential stores in 2020 and other pandemic measures including restrictions on public transport, social distancing and mask mandates have shunted consumers online. Growth has been partly exaggerated by its ... Read More

  • Traditional Grocery Retailers in Guatemala

    ... the convenience of these players’ location, pack sizes, affordable prices, as well as alliances with modern grocery retailers’ delivery services. Euromonitor International's Traditional Grocery Retailers in Guatemala report offers insight into key trends and developments ... Read More

  • Apparel and Footwear Specialist Retailers in Guatemala

    ... reopened many consumers started returning to their favourite stores but with less frequency. Furthermore, most apparel and footwear specialist retailers were not ready to launch an e-commerce platform and delayed doing so for several months. ... Read More

  • Mixed Retailers in Guatemala

    ... stores started reopening but consumers shopped less often than before. However, during 2021 there were no closures and generally consumers were more relaxed and started returning to shopping at department stores. Consequently, department stores registered ... Read More

  • Retailing in Guatemala

    ... were very restrictive until July 2020. Many malls and businesses were closed during this period, and consumers’ mobility contracted to a minimum. #stayathome was a trending topic and consumers started acclimatising to the changes that ... Read More

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