RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The announcement of sharp growth in sales in shopping malls during Christmas displeased some retailers, who claim not to feel represented by these figures, revealing a feud in the sector.
The Brazilian Association of Satellite Retailers (ABLOS) forwarded a press release stating that it "contests and repudiates" the data published this week by the Brazilian Association of Shopping Mall Retailers (ALSHOP), which pointed to a 9.5 percent increase in sales over Christmas in 2019 compared to the same date in 2018.
"ALSHOP's survey is false, it's fake news. It's generating discomfort and . . .