Latin America

Soriana Ecommerce Director Rafael Castelltort Explains How Grocers in Mexico Are Racing to Ring Up Online Sales

Grocery and general merchandise retailer Walmart has 4.5 million e-commerce customers in Mexico, and its competitors, like E-commerce Director Rafael Castelltort at Soriana, tell Portada how they are racing to sell groceries online, building new digital infrastructure, deploying machine learning, creating alternatives to credit card payments and launching websites highly customized for e-commerce and home deliveries.


Nobox Chief Creative Officer Marcus Kawamura Drives Brands’ Consumer Engagement With Big Ideas

Miami-based agency Nobox has tapped Marcus Kawamura as Chief Creative Officer to drive brands’ engagement with consumers by generating big ideas and delivering them on multiple platforms. Rapidly shifting technology requires brands to speak with consumers on multiple platforms, but Kawamura says engaging consumers requires deep brand understanding, big ideas, and the ability to entertain and react quickly to opportunities.


MasterCard, Coty, Estée Lauder, GroupM and Facebook Added to Exclusive Roundtable at Portada Miami

Major brand, agency and technology decision makers have been added to the exclusive Luncheon Roundtable: Redefining the role of Miami as a Latin American Marketing and Media Hub, which will be taking place during Portada Miami on April 12 in the EAST Hotel. Brand marketing leaders participating in the thought leadership function include Elena Feoktistova, Regional Head of Consumer and Product Marketing LAC, MasterCard, Denisse Guerra, Marketing Director Latin America, The Estée Lauder Companies and Rafael López de Azua, Head of Media and Digital, LATAM (Director), Coty. Jose Maria Sanabria, CEO, GroupM Latin America and Adriana Bellinatti Grineberg, Regional Director, Pan-regional Latam, CENAM & Caribbean, Facebook have also confirmed their participation.


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Two years ago, the large-format retail store chain Curacao, headquartered in Los Angeles, began to send out automated emails based on customers’ interactions on Curacao’s website. The results have proven impressive, and Curacao plans to roll out new features offered by its automated emailing tool in the coming months.