As an innovation characteristic on 2006, Almacenes Tropigas introduces its new mascot “TROPIKONG” A strong and charismatic gorilla that is constantly giving customers benefits such as: low prices, hassle-free credits, no down payments, and up to 36 months to pay.
Located in El Salvador, Honduras,
Guatemala, Nicaragua y Belice.
It was founded by Tropigas Gas Company selling liquefied gas, due to demand on house hold items, the company decided to venture into the appliance store business.
The company Tropigas was acquired by Shell International, including the sale of liquefied gas and the appliance store business.
Ceteco acquired the warehouses of electrical appliances sepparating it from the gas company. Almacenes Tropigas carried out a strategy to cover more share of market with the support of La Curacao, positioning itself as second in the head of household appliances.
They changed the original format of Almacenes Tropigas towards the warehouse concept, to appeal to a more popular segment.
Unicomer Group bought the CETECO group that allows them to continue with its aggressive expansion plan; creating new employment opportunities.