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Business, Management and Economics Research

Online ISSN: 2412-1770
Print ISSN: 2413-855X

Quarterly Published (4 Issues Per Year)


Volume 2 Number 6 June 2016

COP21 and The Decarbonisation of Societies: Can it be Pulled Off in this Century?

Authors: Jan-Erik Lane
Pages: 114-135
Ecology versus economic growth? There is not general solution to this dilemma or trade-off (de Bruyn, 2012; Eriksson, 2013; Managi, 2015). Following the COP21 Agreement objectives and their decentralised implementation over this century, the countries of the world, guided by international governance, must learn how to invest in projects that both foster growth and innovation as well as environmental sustainability and decarbonisation. It will be far more difficult, not to say much uncertain, whether the COP21 approach can work.

Auto Service Stores Industry in Mexico, Theory of Industry Applied to the Acquisition of Giant Stores

Authors: Jos? G. Vargas-Hern?ndez ; Carlos Daniel ; ?vila Zepeda
Pages: 104-113
Mexican supermarket industry is mainly characterized by a variety of types of consumers, mainly marked by differences in purchasing power. Mexican industry self serves the needs of different consumers through: (i) modern formats such as supermarkets, warehouses, hypermarkets and membership clubs; (ii) traditional formats such as small independent sundries; and (iii) informal, such as farmers’ markets and local street vendors. This paper analyzes retrospectively the acquisition of the Gigante stores by Soriana from the theory of industry, resources and capabilities, reviewing the situation of both companies in the diamond industry by Porter, SWOT analysis themselves that theory.