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 …

Rail Tunnel Beneath the Andes Could Be South America’s Panama Canal

Today marks the 17th anniversary of the first passenger trip below the English Channel via the undersea rail tunnel connecting the U.K. and France. The first Eurostar train carried passengers along the 31-mile Chunnel on November 14, 1994. Seventeen years later to the day, Argentine and Chilean authorities will meet to discuss what could be an engineering feat of a …

Robert De Niro Looking To Purchase A Mendoza Vineyard

Jimmy Conway Cabernet? Travis Bickle Bonarda? Neil McCauley Malbec? Pairing is everything when it comes to fine wine and cuisine, and the pairing of the world’s greatest living actor with one of the world’s best wine producing regions would be a maridaje increi­ble. According to Los Andes, Robert De Niro may soon join the list of celebrities investing in Mendoza vines. …

Under A Blood Red Malbec: Bono Looking To Purchase A Mendoza Vineyard

When rock stars are jetting around the world on sold-out tours, they usually finish a show, pack up the gear and kite off to the next country or continent ASAP. That is unless you are U2 and the country in question is Argentina where the quality of life is tops in Latin America. So far the band has spent ten days …

The City of Rosario Joins Argentina’s Tech District Movement

The beautiful City of Rosario will take another important step on its path toward economic diversification this year with the creation of the Rosario Industrial Technology Area, or AITR in Spanish. According to Agenciafe, the idea for the Tech District was conceived during the strategic planning phase of the Rosario Metropolitan Plan. That plan envisions no fewer than 100 small and …