Cuenca Expats Magazine – Issue 44

By Cuenca Expats Magazine Bargain Hunter
Photos: Courtesy of Almacenes Juan Eljuri

 Are you tired of hopping between stores to find the best prices? Look no further than Almacenes Juan Eljuri for a unique and fulfilling shopping experience. Conveniently located just a block away from the Tranvía stop at the Terminal Terrestre, this flagship store is a sprawling 4,000 sq. feet space offering over 30,000 products.

As the sole importer of more than 100 international name brands, Almacenes Juan Eljuri ensures competitive pricing. From construction equipment to coffee cups, world-class perfumes to a diverse DIY tool collection, this store is a fusion of Home Depot and Costco, providing everything you need under one roof.

A recent visitor likened the experience to being in a mall, emphasizing the store’s commitment to delivering a comprehensive shopping experience. The layout is well-organized, making it easy to navigate through the diverse product range.

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One standout feature is the exceptional customer service. Upon entering, you will be approached by a staff member offering assistance in English—an unusual and delightful touch in a big-box store. This emphasis on customer satisfaction sets Almacenes Juan Eljuri apart.

The roots of Almacenes Juan Eljuri trace back to 1925 when Gabriel and Juan Eljuri Chica opened a store in Cuenca. Initially specializing in fabrics, bicycles, and radios, the store evolved into a trusted distributor for renowned electronic brands like Hitachi, Yamaha, Honda, Lorus, and Jeanne Arthes.

Apart from the flagship store, there are three smaller satellite locations in Cuenca, offering the same quality products and pricing

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The outlet store on Av. Ordoñez Lasso is a treasure trove for bargain hunters, offering discounts of 40-70% on slightly imperfect or discontinued items.

With additional stores in Machala, Naranjal, Milagro, Quito, Babahoyo, Playas, and Ibarra, Almacenes Juan Eljuri has become a go-to destination for quality goods across Ecuador.

For those who prefer online shopping, take advantage of their user-friendly website, which accounts for 35% of total sales, offering the convenience of ordering from anywhere in the country.

In conclusion, if you’re seeking a seamless shopping experience with unbeatable prices, make Almacenes Juan Eljuri your first choice. Your satisfaction is not just guaranteed; it’s their tradition. Shop smart, shop Almacenes Juan Eljuri.

  • Av. Gil Ramirez Davalos y Armenillas: 10:00 – 19:00 (Flagship Store)
  • Parque Calderon: 9:30 – 18:30
  • Plaza de Las Americas: 10:00 – 21:00
  • Almacenes Juan Eljuri | Outlet, Cruz de Balzay, Av Ordóñez Lasso, Cuenca: 09:30 – 18:00.