By Hakan Almerfors, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO - The Marvelous City offers a fantastic shopping experience with everything from exclusive fashion boutiques to cheap football jerseys on the roadside. Different areas are good for different products so this quick guide will provide some general advice on how to find items of special interest or value in the city.
Bartering is not an important part of the commercial culture beyond a small discount when asked for. The big exception is with street vendors specialized in tourist sales - comparing their prices with other vendors is a good policy and they can often . . .