|Traded as||BCS:LA POLAR|
|Jorge Andres Ibañez, (Chairman)|
|Products||Clothing, Accessories, Electronics, Furniture|
|Revenue||US$ 795.9 million (2012)|
|US$ 390.8 million (2012)|
Number of employees
The company has 43 stores, being 38 in Chile and 5 in Colombia and offers various products, such as clothing, accessories, sporting goods, beauty products, gifts, infant products, electronics, furniture, furnishings, and household products. It also provides a range of services comprising the credit cards, general and life insurance, and extended warranty durable products.
Renegotiated customers' debt without consent
On 17 June 2011 Chile's Superintendencia de Valores y Seguros (securities regulator) indefinitely suspended trading in Empresas La Polar SA pending an investigation after La Polar announced it would have to provision an additional $430 million due to irregularities in its store-credit department.
- "Llegar y llevar", el escándalo de los almacenes chilenos La Polar in Spanish newspaper El País on 20 June 2011, retrieved on 20 June 2011 in Spanish language