Paco sits down with Oksana Boyko of Russia Today (RT) in Moscow for a discussion on global marketplace trends during the holiday season and what drives consumer behavior differently from one country to another. Watch the interview on RT’s Worlds Apart here.
Ever wonder why most supermarkets seem to share the same layout? Paco explains why your go-to grocery store is designed the way it is in Karen Rundlet’s recent Miami Herald Friday Business Report article.
“One of the challenges modern retail has is not about getting the customer to come to us, but rather finding ways to find them.”
Paco spoke to the Retail Marketing Society last week on the topic of current retail practices in emerging markets, bringing to life images from his recent travels and examples of what is going on in the marketplace, from Guatemala to South Africa.
The Robin Report, a publication for the C-Suite that provides new strategic insight and meaningful perspective into the retail industry, has appointed Paco to its Board of Advisors. As a provocative, opinionated, and lively publication, providing an inside-out report on the major issues, events, and trends in the retail sector, Paco is a strong addition to its executive leadership.
General Shopping, a publicly traded owner and operator of premier mall properties across Brazil, has appointed Paco as Advisor to the Board of Directors. The partnership entails Paco’s periodic visits, advisory and input as the company expands across Brazil and beyond.