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    Travel in Costa Rica

    Oct 2017

    2017 was a great year for Costa Rica’s tourism industry, with arrivals reaching an all-time high due to the growing popularity of low cost airlines such as Volaris, Wingo, and Veca. In addition, other airlines such as Air France provide connections ...

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    Business Dynamics: Costa Rica

    Sep 2017

    Costa Rica’s ease of doing business ranking improved greatly over the years, ranking amongst the top 10 easiest places to do business regionally in 2017, thanks to various reforms executed by the government, making it very easy to get credit in the ...

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    Costa Rica: Country Profile

    Sep 2017

    The pace of growth will decelerate slightly in 2017. Private final consumption and exports are the main drivers. Steady gains in investment will also provide support. A process of fiscal consolidation is needed but may be postponed pending next ...

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    Tobacco in Costa Rica

    Aug 2017

    Being the largest tobacco category in Costa Rica, cigarettes continued to be negatively affected by the additional penetration of illicit trade sales, which kept gaining momentum at independent small grocers, especially among lower-end local buyers. ...

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    Cigarettes in Costa Rica

    Aug 2017

    Illicit cigarette trade keeps increasing, mainly at independent small grocers, where these products continue to gain penetration amongst local, lower-end buyers. The significant pricing differentials in comparison with legal, duty-paid alternatives ...

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    Cigars, Cigarillos and Smoking Tobacco in Costa Rica

    Aug 2017

    Low innovation levels and brand recognition have remained the main commercialisation trends taking place within the cigars and cigarillos category. Players have stayed focused on expanding the penetration of traditional cigar brands from Cuba, mostly...

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    Smokeless Tobacco and Vapour Products in Costa Rica

    Aug 2017

    As a result of pending regulation measures, product innovation remained very restrained during 2016. Therefore, the main trend in vapour products during 2016 was related to the further availability of open vaping systems capable of producing more ...

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    Consumer Lifestyle

    Consumer Lifestyles in Costa Rica

    Jul 2017

    Many consumers are enjoying rising disposable incomes and, in turn, rising spending, but high income inequality in the country means that many households are still struggling. Internet penetration and possession of digital gadgets has grown ...

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    Beer in Costa Rica

    Jun 2017

    As the rising consumer base of younger middle-income consumers continues to demand value-added drinking experiences, demand for craft beers continued to gain additional momentum in Costa Rica during 2016, dictating the pace in terms of innovation and...

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    Alcoholic Drinks in Costa Rica

    Jun 2017

    While mature spirits categories continued to be negatively affected by the rising penetration of contraband in Costa Rica in 2016, dynamic growth rates were registered in wine and RTDs, categories in which products continue to gain popularity among a...

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    Rtds/High-Strength Premixes in Costa Rica

    Jun 2017

    RTDs continued to experience positive growth momentum in Costa Rica during 2016, with sales driven by the rising popularity of spirit-based RTDs and wine-based RTDs, with these products becoming more attractive to younger local consumers, many of ...

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    Spirits in Costa Rica

    Jun 2017

    The constant threat to legitimate sales of spirits from the clandestine trade in contraband products continues to have a negative effect on the sales potential of the most popular spirits brands in Costa Rica. Nevertheless, affordable pricing and ...

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    Wine in Costa Rica

    Jun 2017

    The range of wine on offer in Costa Rica continues to expand as the category increasingly approaches maturity as a broader base of middle-income and high-income consumers become more familiar with the range of options available in the category in ...

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    San Jose City Review

    May 2017

    San Jose, one of the wealthiest cities in Central America, accounted for an impressive 61% of Costa Rica's total GDP in 2016. Numerous multinationals are attracted to the city for its well-educated and bilingual population. In 2016, disposable income...

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    Baby and Child-Specific Products in Costa Rica

    Apr 2017

    As the main players within baby and child-specific products aim to improve the overall quality perception of their main brands, additional efforts are being undertaken to increase segmentation levels, including the launch of additional brands and ...

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    Bath and Shower in Costa Rica

    Apr 2017

    As the maturity of more traditional bath and shower categories such as bar soap continues incentivising more generic strategies based on pricing and availability, the proliferation of more innovative products in body wash/shower gel continued setting...

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    Colour Cosmetics in Costa Rica

    Apr 2017

    As local women continue being targeted by massive regional marketing campaigns for colour cosmetics, demand for these products in Costa Rica remains influenced mainly by aspirational concepts and the endorsements of major celebrities, which are often...

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    Deodorants in Costa Rica

    Apr 2017

    Sales of deodorants in Costa Rica continued to experience dynamic competitive interactions during 2016, with manufacturers finding and developing more specialised consumer niches to leverage additional value growth. Good examples of this rising ...

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    Depilatories in Costa Rica

    Apr 2017

    As depilatories continues to gain additional maturity, major brands such as Gillette and Veet continue to rely on guaranteeing the availability of their products at points of sale while engaging in innovation, such as offering gentler and more ...

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    Fragrances in Costa Rica

    Apr 2017

    As the major players in fragrances in Costa Rica face numerous challenges deriving from changing consumer expectations and the rising availability of products ranging from affordable basic items to more expensive organic and natural options, brand ...

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