“El Buen Fin” generated in Merida, Yucatan an economic impact of more than 6 billion pesos among the more than 10,000 businesses that participated in the 2018 edition of this national program, informed the National Chamber of Commerce of Mérida.
The leader of that chamber, Michel Salum Francis, said in an interview that some sectors such as technology, mostly computers, cell phones and tablets had greater increases in sales of between 10 and 15% compared to the last edition of “El Buen Fin”, and were the items with the highest demand.
“In Yucatan, mainly in Merida, the largest influx of buyers was in the shopping malls and department stores, as well as in the downtown establishments, a place with a long commercial tradition among the Yucatecans,” he stressed.
He assured that the local companies that signed up for “El Buen Fin” complied with the commitment to offer products and services with discounts and specials, in order to satisfy the needs of Mexican families.
“This edition of the program generated a very positive local economic inertia, as the high sales exceeded 6 billion pesos in four days, which will help local establishments keep their workforce and have a positive balance by the end of the year,” he added .
The president of the local Chamber reiterated that among the best-selling products are electronic items such as TV screens and sound devices, computers and their consumables, cell phones, clothing, footwear, perfumes and cosmetics, among others.
In addition, travel packages and airline tickets also registered good sales.
He explained that next December 6 a raffle will be held, for those who purchased with debit and credit cards, through which the Tax Administration System, dependent on the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, will deliver 500 million pesos in prizes to 149,000 winners, who will receive prizes that range from 250 to 10,000 pesos.
TYT Newsroom with information from elfinanciero.com.mx