Opinion on Company Issues in South and Central America

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CommentWire
CommentWire

World trade: Ecuador not bananas about pact

Published By Datamonitor
18 Apr 2001
Expert View
Expert View

Will border violence hurt offshore outsourcing into Mexico?

Drug-related violence in communities on the US/Mexican border has received significant media attention in recent weeks, and could potentially cause concern among outsourcers and their clients with contact center deployments in Mexico. However, Datamonitor believes that serious investors need to look at the long-term value that can be derived from this established national market.

Published By Datamonitor
04 Mar 2009
CommentWire
CommentWire

Venture Preference: announces plans to rebrand

Venture Preference, the broking arm of AXA, has announced plans to rebrand itself as Bluefin: a move which will come into full effect in January 2009. The rebranding should enable the company to build a strong brand presence in the small and medium enterprise market.

Published By Datamonitor
11 Sep 2008
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Expert View

Valentine's Day: say it with...chocolates

Valentine's is traditionally a day of love and romance, though cynics would call it a money-spinning dream for the producers of flowers and chocolates. Whatever the reasons, chocolate is big business. Datamonitor's Joanne Birtwistle looks at the global popularity of chocolate, for Valentine's and otherwise...<BR /><BR />

Published By Datamonitor
13 Feb 2003
CommentWire
CommentWire

UPS: shows signs of recovery, but pressure on margins remains

UPS' overall Q4 results show that the company repositioned itself well in 2009 and is now reaping the rewards of its recent investments in its international division, with strong growth being achieved due to high cross-border volumes. The firm must take careful action to ensure that this positive trend continues into 2010.

Published By Datamonitor
05 Feb 2010
CommentWire
CommentWire

Unilever: shrewd investment should aid recovery from Q1 profit decline

Consumer packaged goods company Unilever has announced an overall decline in sales and profits for the first three months of 2009. The firm has been hit by falling sales in developed countries, although growth has been seen in emerging markets. Many consumers have traded down as their disposable income shrinks, but investment from Unilever should ensure that it remains in a strong position.

Published By Datamonitor
08 May 2009
ResearchWire
ResearchWire

Trauma devices: IM nailing set for take-off in Brazil

Published By Datamonitor
12 Apr 2002
ResearchWire
ResearchWire

Trauma devices: Chinese market to grow 168%

Published By Datamonitor
12 Mar 2002
CommentWire
CommentWire

Tax havens: the loopholes disappear

Many wealthy UK citizens currently place money offshore in order to keep it secret and avoid tax. The European Savings and Tax Initiative will make this more difficult, and result in a decline in the amount of UK money held offshore. Fully compliant territories are forecast to lose more than half of the offshore funds and deposits invested by EU citizens.

Published By Datamonitor
12 Mar 2003
CommentWire
CommentWire

Starbucks: taking coffee back to its roots

Starbucks' internationalization continues apace: it will open its first store in Mexico this year, followed by ambitious expansion throughout the Latin American region. But while coffee shop culture is said to be sweeping Latin America, it remains to be seen whether Starbucks' premium strategy can succeed while economic hardship is rife.

Published By Datamonitor
28 Feb 2002

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