Ice, Cold Corona – Get it here for a 35% higher price!

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Soon, it might become a lot more expensive for you to enjoy a bottle of your favorite import beer. U.S.-based Constellation Brands, best known for selling Mexican beer Corona in the U.S., is one of the world’s largest importers and producers of beer, wine, and spirits. The potential renegotiation of the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), espoused by Trump and his isolationist policy agenda, could drastically hurt Constellation’s business, as almost its entire import beer portfolio is manufactured in Mexico.

Bio-Pappel: Bringing sustainability to the forefront of Mexican manufacturing

Bio-Pappel, the leading producer of paper and paper-based products in Latin America, underwent a radical shift starting in 2011 to become a truly sustainable company. With 27 production plants in Mexico, United States, and Colombia, and a production process that relies on the use of 100%-recycled inputs, Bio-Pappel is well-positioned to continue generating and capturing value for its customers.

Local Players at Risk: Online Payments in Mexico

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Local players can gain significant market share and raise barriers to entry to their market when they have a good alignment between their operating and business models. In this article, we will review Conekta, an online payments solution, that strayed from their original value proposition and has left them at risk with the entrant of new global players.

Profitably lending to lower income households in Mexico

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Mexico´s largest microfinance lender, Banco Compartamos has more than 2.5 million customers with an average loans of US$360. Through an effective alignment of its business model and operating model, this lender has profitably served millions of lower income households by providing access to credit where other banks can´t reach.