Malbec Inside: A New Look and Bottle for Argentine Wines

Patrick Archer competitiveness, entrepreneurs, wine & vineyards

As the country’s signature grape, Argentine Malbecs have taken the world by storm in recent years. From New York reviews to French wine expos to World Malbec Day, the quality of this Argentine varietal is unmistakable to novices and connoisseurs alike. Now an Argentine glass maker wants you to know your Malbec was “Hecho en Argentina” before you even pull …

Why Good Franchises Are Great Business for Argentina

Patrick Archer entrepreneurs, foreign investment, franchises

This time last year we posed the question if more Argentine franchises would find success abroad. Now we have an answer. The Art of Exporting Franchises in La Nacion singled out Havanna as one of the few Argentine business models that has translated to foreign soil. While Argentina is often associated with great generics like beef, leather, tango and the Patagonia, franchise experts believe there …

Restaurants, Clothing Will Dominate Argentina Franchise Future

Patrick Archer entrepreneurs, foreign investment, franchises

You can always count on the team at Cronista for a well-researched, in-depth analysis of macro trends shaping the future of specific sectors in Argentina. With The Smart Money Looks to the Interior, we attempted to summarize the highlights of Lorena Obiol’s brilliant real estate piece. Now, Laura Andahazi has penned an equally impressive survey of franchising trends in Argentina …

As The Real Turns: Brazil’s Importance Felt Daily In Argentina

Patrick Archer entrepreneurs, foreign investment

Of all of the Latin American countries participating in July’s Copa America, neighboring Brazil will undoubtedly send the most fans. After an opening round match in Buenos Aires against Venezuela on July 3, the Verde-Amarela nation will descend on Cordoba, San Juan and Mendoza. Yet, six weeks before the tournament begins, there are no rumors of a Brazilian invasion, because, …

The Buenos Aires Audiovisual District In Palermo Hollywood

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, ba government, buenos aires events, creative class, entrepreneurs, foreign investment, technology

The City of Buenos Aires has a vision for attracting more audiovisual industry and production companies to Palermo Hollywood and surrounding neighborhoods. In an interview today with Ciudad1.com, Economic Development Minister Francisco Cabrera says, “We want to recreate the Tech District model in the Audiovisual District, a zone which encompasses Palermo Hollywood and extends to Chacarita and Paternal. We want …