Argentina Franchises Booming Across Sectors & Borders

Patrick Archer competitiveness, entrepreneurs, foreign investment, franchises, real estate, us companies

Consumer demand for consistency and quality in dining, goods and services is fueling Argentina’s franchise sector with hundreds of original brands and almost 30,000 franchise locations nationwide. Franchises Now Move The Equivalent Of 2.4% Of Argentine GDP, is the headline of today’s iProfesional article which summarizes new market data from the Argentina Association of Brands & Franchises (AAMF). According to …

Johnny Rockets Seeks Fun-Focused Franchisee For Argentina, Uruguay

Patrick Archer creative class, entrepreneurs, franchises, lifestyle, real estate, us companies

Johnny Rockets, the classic all-American hamburger joint, shifted into serious global growth mode in December evident by 2014 franchise openings in Brazil and India. With a solid footprint in other corners of Latin America, the California-based company is now looking to bring their unique concept to Argentina and Uruguay. A lead story in today’s InfoNegocios says Chilean group FESA owns the …

Chevron Announces Expanded Drilling Plan For Vaca Muerta Shale

Patrick Archer competitiveness, foreign investment, us companies

Nine months after signing an agreement with YPF to explore oil and gas resources in Argentina’s Neuquen province, Chevron (NYSE: CVX) just announced an expanded drilling plan for the Vaca Muerta shale formation. “Chevron Will Drill 140 Wells In Vaca Muerta This Year” is the headline of iProfesional’s summary of the Chevron announcement which includes the California-based company’s outlook for …

Subway To Open New Argentina Franchise Every 72 Hours

Patrick Archer competitiveness, entrepreneurs, franchises, real estate, us companies

Subway is conquering the Argentina fast food landscape one 15-centimeter sub at a time and planning a year-end marathon like no other in the history of Argentina franchises. The world’s largest restaurant operator will open a new Subway every 72 hours over the next two months in Argentina, according to Apertura’s Joaquin Garau. Most of the new locations will be …

500,000 Google Searches Per Hour For Latin America Real Estate

Patrick Archer lifestyle, real estate, technology, uruguay, us companies

Real estate buyers in Latin America are ditching the clasificados and the neighborhood inmobiliaria when it comes time to search for property, according to a new report from Google Argentina. Buyers are increasingly more “digital”, said the company’s New Business Development Manager in a presentation yesterday at Montevideo’s World Trade Center. He pointed to the high Internet penetration rates in Latin …