Most everything we as Americans consider necessary for modern life is available here, from cable TV to the latest fads and fashions.
Shopping for what you need here is not a problem, however you will find that some things are more expensive than the equivalent item back home.
The area of the city where most Americans live (Colonia San Benito) has several shopping malls with things you would expect and some you might not.
The cinemas here have new releases that are comparable to the United States. The theaters are clean and offer the usual refreshments.
There are also many restaurants well known to Americans to include; McDonalds, Burger King, Wendy’s, Pizza Hut, Dominos, Papa John's, Chili's, Bennigans etc. with many more excellent local options for you to try. And the national specialty, the Pupusa is not to be missed!
Local grocery and department stores carry a wide assortment of brands and products you know and trust, and pharmacies are well stocked.
There are multiple internet service prividers and cell carriers which can provide on-line and local cell phone access to enable you to stay in touch with those back home and your favorite internet content like your email and Netflix or Hulu Plus account!
In the end, if you just can't find what you're looking for, there is always Amazon.com!