Costa Rica News – Perhaps I will actually to finally get parts for my Dell laptop in Costa Rica and not have to spend hours searching online for parts or end up ordering them from the USA and paying high import taxes on the parts. With an investment of $500,000, the technology firm Dell opened its first store in Central America Thursday in Costa Rica.
Computers, tablets, laptops, other Dell accessories and the Alienware line, are some of the products that users will find at the new store.
Luis Bernal Rojas, founder and CEO of Dell Store, said the store has operated in the country since March 19th in a trial mode. On Thursday in opened its doors to the public officially.
“In the store, the client will find no sales people, but rather technical advisors who will give specialized guidance to help you fill your work or personal needs,” said Rojas.
At 2:00 pm today more than 200 people lined up waiting for the store opened its doors. The first 100 people who entered got a gift kit and all visitors today were entered in a raffle for a laptop XPS 12. Showing again that Ticos will wait as long as needed and skip as much work as possible for something free.
The choice of Costa Rica for the first store was based on the number of professional technological careers and businesses in the country.
There may be more stores added during 2013 to go along with the flagship store.
Store hours are Monday through Saturday from 10 am to 9 pm and Sundays from 10 am to 8 pm