InvestBA Presents the Top 10 Trends, Market Movers & Headlines of 2011

‘Tis the season for self-aggrandizing Top 10 lists, so we offer InvestBA’s purely selfish, entirely unscientific spin on the Top 10 Trends, Market Movers & Storylines of 2011 in Argentina and Uruguay, our two favorite places in the world. Thanks for another great year, and we offer best wishes and much success to all of our readers and subscribers in …

InvestBA Private Wealth Missions Return With New Countries Added for 2012

InvestBA Private Wealth Missions, our annual series of one-week discovery trips showcasing opportunities for foreign investors in Argentina, return in 2012 with the first scheduled trip for US-based investors beginning in late January and several new countries added to the 2012 calendar including Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Great Britain and South Africa. Today, private investments are one of the few remaining …

Staples Argentina Launches QR App for Subte, City Shopping

If people can’t get to the store, let the store go to the people! That was the brilliant idea behind Tesco’s launch of virtual convenience stores in Seoul subway stations, which quickly became a viral sensation in June with over a million views on YouTube. Now the world’s largest office products company is taking that same convenience concept to the …

Uruguay360: Website Offers Panoramic Window to the Best of Uruguay

We saw earlier this week how better coordination and public/private cooperation are yielding record levels of wine and expo tourism for Argentina. Across the river in Uruguay, on pace to hit a record 3,000,000 inbound visitors this year, technology is also playing a key role thanks to a new website offering breathtaking views of some of the country’s most emblematic buildings, hotels and beaches. …

FranchiseBA: What Are The Most Popular Franchises in Argentina?

With consumer demand for quality and consistency rising in Argentina, the prospects are good for new and established franchises in a variety of sectors. And when you consider that 67% of all Argentine franchises are concentrated in BA, you can understand why the smart money is moving to the interior. Cordoba is home to only 14% of the country’s franchises, …