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Condom World

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Condom World is a chain of stores in Puerto Rico that is dedicated to the sales of condoms, oils, Adult movies and other types of sex related products.

Started in late 1992, Condom World has caused some controversy around Puerto Rico. Many times that a new store in this chain has been opened, it has been met with protests by church and conservative groups.

Condom World defends itself against those groups by claiming that their aim is for people to have safe sex and a happier couple life.

The company formerly advertised heavily on El Vocero newspaper.

Condom World offers movie rentals and sales including adult novelty toys and magazines, averaging two thousand square feet stores in key towns, they had about 26 stores by 2007.

There is also a Condom World location in the United States, located in Boston on Newbury Street.[1][2]

History[edit]

In 1999, Puerto Rican religious groups Pro-Life Association and Morality in Media held a protest in front of a two-month-old Condom World storefront in Mayaguez. In an interview, principal stockholder Nicolas Perez Rivera noted that the two groups had previously sued Condom World five times, without success.[3]

In 2016, the Puerto Rican government instituted price freezes on condoms to help prevent the spread of the Zika virus on the island. A clerk interviewed by NPR in a Carolina branch of Condom World said of the price freeze, "Just because Zika is here, doesn't mean we're going to raise the price. That's something we just don't do, no matter what."[4]

References[edit]

  1. "Here's What A Sex Expert Wants You To Know About Flavored Condoms". Bustle. Retrieved 2019-06-18.
  2. Blumenthal, Rachel Leah (2016-10-28). "Welcome to Sweet-N-Nasty, the Naughtiest Bakery in Boston". Eater Boston. Retrieved 2019-06-18.
  3. Sentinel, Orlando. "CONDOM WORLD CAUSING OUTRAGE IN PUERTO RICO". OrlandoSentinel.com. Retrieved 2019-06-18.
  4. "Puerto Rico Freezes Condom Prices To Prevent Zika Profiteering". NPR.org. Retrieved 2019-06-18.


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