Tag: Supermarkets

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Construction and mining are the fastest growing sectors in the first months of the year and are leading the economic rebound amid the pandemic, Economy Minister Marcelo Montenegro said on Tuesday (20). During an appearance...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The dispute for the fastest delivery time to customers' homes gained a new dimension on Monday, July 19. Americanas launched its own delivery platform: Americanas Delivery app, which guarantees grocery and restaurant deliveries in...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's National Confederation of Trade in Goods, Services, and Tourism (CNC) reported on Monday that over 75,200 retail stores closed in Brazil in 2020, the second-largest figure since 2016. The study indicates that the economy...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Araraquara, located 277 km from São Paulo, has decreed a 15-day lockdown with even more restrictive measures. After confirming the circulation of new Covid-19 strains detected in Amazonas and in the United Kingdom, Araraquara - which...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Not even the strong appeal of Mother’s Day helped retail sales results in Brazil, according to the country’s official statistics bureau, IBGE. In May, according to the bureau, retail volumes...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Relatively new to the market but already sitting in supermarket chain Zona Sul, is the all-natural flavored drink, Eklo Water, which was the brain-child of an American expatriate in Rio,...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Sales at hypermarkets and supermarkets, including food, drinks and tobacco products, fell 2.1 percent in February year-on-year, the biggest drop the sector has witnessed in nearly ten years, data...
By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL – Putting Christmas dinner on the table could be considerably pricier than last year, research shows. The prices of typical holiday food like chicken, pork and bacalhau, or salt cod, typically eaten...



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