By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Tuesday, December 26th, a report from the Credit Protection Service (SPC Brazil) and the National Confederation of Store Owners (CNDL) showed that early sales in the week prior to Christmas, between December 18th and 24th, increased by 4.72 percent compared to 2016.
This is the first year of growth after three consecutive years of decline. The results of Christmas sales in the previous years were: -1.46 . . .