Mexico’s Axo Accelerates Expansion, Enters Off-pricing

The expansion will see Axo enter 2016 with 325 stand-alones and close to 2,400 corners.

– September 3, 2015

The Markets

Nicaraguan Textiles Face Export, Job Losses

The country aims to increase production to woo more orders from U.S. firms like Wal-Mart, Under Armour and Nike.

– September 2, 2015


Nicaragua’s Young Designers Eye Expansion

Shantall Lacayo and Ana Alexandra Velazquez are showing at Paris’s Who’s Next in September.

– August 28, 2015

Melissa x Sebastian Errazuriz


Melissa Shoes Links with Sebastian Errazuriz On Capsule Collection

Brazilian plastic shoe brand Melissa has linked with contemporary artist Sebastian Errazuriz on a limited-edition collection.

– August 24, 2015

The Markets

Perry Ellis Licenses Peru Retailer to Expand Gotcha Line

Tiendas por Departamento Ripley SA will expand the line into Chile and Colombia.

– August 19, 2015



The New Way to Jet Set: Three Start-Ups Changing the Way You Travel

Forget Expedia, Kayak or TripAdvisor. Meet the high-end startups changing the way you travel: Sailing Collective, The Cultivist and Oasis Collections

– August 12, 2015


Photography Fair Set for São Paulo’s JK Iguatemi Mall

The Iguatemi Group, developer and operator of upscale malls in Brazil, will sponsor and host Latin America's premiere photography fair at its JK Iguatemi shopping center in São Paulo.

– August 10, 2015

Pantene Pro-V Collection


Procter & Gamble Funds Drive in Latin America

The Cincinnati, Ohio-based consumer products giant invests in spurring innovation in its hair care and deodorant franchises.

– August 7, 2015


Colombiamoda Seen Doubling Size

Sourcing-contract revenues for the show (which features sourcing, runway shows and conference activities) should near $500 million in 2020 from $308 million last year.

– August 5, 2015


Éxito Makes $1.8B Acquisition to Boost South American Presence

The deal will see Éxito operate Casino's subsidiaries in Brazil, Colombia, Argentina and Uruguay, representing a market of 280 million people.

– July 30, 2015