News & Highlights

  • May 2016
  • Alumni News

HBS Class Day Student Speaker

Brazilian HBS Alumna, Marcelle de Souza Goncalves Meira (MBA 2016) delivered a riveting speech during the HBS Class Day ceremony on Wednesday, May 25th.
  • June 2016
  • Case Study

Case Study: On the Table (Should Gaia Design be a furniture company or a logistics one?)

This case study profiles Mexico-based online furniture company, Gaia Design founded by Philippe Cahuzac (MBA 2014).

New Research on the Region

  • September 2016
  • Case

Financial Services at Falabella (A)

By: C. Fritz Foley and Agustin M. Hurtado

In 2010, the board and senior management team of Falabella, a leading retailer with operations throughout Latin America, faced choices about what to do with its financial services division. More than 4.5 million customers had CMR credit cards that could be used in Falabella stores, and Banco Falabella competed with other banks by offering personal banking services. The case covers many of the key questions the leaders of the firm faced, including whether to allow credit card holders to use their cards for purchases outside of Falabella stores, whether to develop personal banking services further, and whether to make substantial changes to the strategy or to exit the business.

  • September 2016
  • Teaching Material

Financial Services at Falabella (B)

By: C. Fritz Foley and Agustin M. Hurtado

In 2010, the board and senior management team of Falabella, a leading retailer with operations throughout Latin America, faced choices about what to do with its financial services division. More than 4.5 million customers had CMR credit cards that could be used in Falabella stores, and Banco Falabella competed with other banks by offering personal banking services. The case covers many of the key questions the leaders of the firm faced, including whether to allow credit card holders to use their cards for purchases outside of Falabella stores, whether to develop personal banking services further, and whether to make substantial changes to the strategy or to exit the business. This B case provides an update describing choices Falabella made.

  • February 2016 (Revised February 2016)
  • Case

Sorridents: Making Dental Care Accessible to All in Brazil

By: Michael Chu and Priscilla Zogbi

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Buenos Aires Staff

Fernanda Miguel
Director
Maria Martha Ruiz Melo
Administrative Assistant
Laura Urdapilleta
Research Associate

São Paulo Staff

Priscilla Zogbi
Director
Renata Thompson
Office Manager
Ruth Costas
Senior Researcher

Mexico City Staff

Samantha Rullán Rosanis
Assistant Director