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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to figures from the information services group, Serasa Experian, retail sales across Brazil for this past Black Friday weekend, beginning Friday, November 25th to Sunday, November 27th, rose eleven...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Ipanema, long considered one of Rio’s trendiest and most upmarket locations, has also been one of the neighborhoods most affected by the country’s deep economic recession, according to an October...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Thursday, June 30th, the Rio 2016 Olympic Committee will unveil Brazil’s first Olympic megastore in Copacabana. With some 500,000 tourists expected to visit Rio de Janeiro for the start...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The weather may only just being starting to say “summer” but the shops are now stocking clothes for the months to come. Many smaller and independent brands are launching...
By Ruth Faulkner, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Ipanema could certainly be considered Rio’s favorite neighborhood, with famous beaches, mountain views, chic shopping and popular bars and restaurants. As many consider it more stylish than Copacabana and more...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to the data collected across 7,500 stores in Brazil associated with the Brazilian Association of Shopkeepers of Shopping (ALSHOP), retail sales in shopping centers grew only three percent this...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Traveling in Brazil can be an adventure and sometimes challenging but officials in the country's largest airport hub are stepping up efforts to protect consumer rights over the holidays. Now...
By Teresa Geer, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Not exactly renowned for vintage fashion, Rio de Janeiro’s shopping districts still offer a plethora of options for the retro lover. In particular, get hunting through the Carioca ‘brechós’ (thrift...
By Laura Siqueira, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Although there are still more than two months before the official winter season arrives in Rio de Janeiro, it’s already possible to feel the cooler weather setting in as we...

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