A sweet future
Mars, makers of M&Ms, Snickers and Milky Way, launches astrategy to raiseconsumption of its products in the region,while supporting cocoa producers.
An interview with the CEO of Pão de AçucarEneasPestana
2013 Revenue Forecast for the Top Companies in Latin America
While firms in industries related to massive consumption and commodities will generally have a favorable performance, those in activities, such as telecoms and oil production will probably underperform. Important downside risks to our projections prevail.
A record-breaking year for M&A deals
Most of the acquired companies were in Brazil, Mexico and Chile. Most of the acquirers were in Brazil, the US and -- surprisingly -- in Colombia. Trends and data drawn from the Latin Business Chronicle 2012 Latin America’s top 100 M&A ranking.
LBC Multilatina Index for 3Q12
The index fell 2.1 percent from 3Q11. Nevertheless Bimbo increased its revenue by 40 percent, Cencosud by 30 percent and Femsa by 23 percent. The fastest growing companies relied on their domestic markets and not on international markets.
The best 100 Companies of 2012
Mining and construction companies in Latin America have increased their sales, net revenues and profitability more than other firms in the last three years. See the complete list of best companies from Shougang to Corporacion San Luis.
Peru Retail Boom
Peru's retail sector is booming -- spurred by a growing economy and under-penetration.
Walmex Sets New Record
Wal-Mart sets a new record in Mexico, boosting sales six times more than the country's GDP growth.