Brazil: Deals & Splurges Driving Growth in Grocery Retail

Guest post by Ram Krishnan I recently had the pleasure of visiting São Paulo, Brazil, for a market tour, customer immersion, and team meetings. I returned with fresh insights about the consumer & retail landscape in this vibrant country – the world’s 8th largest consumer market. The Context: Between 2009 and 2013, Brazil was a hot growth market with a booming economy. The retail real estate environment was almost speculative and grocery retailers raced to expand their presence. Growth has been more modest in recent years as the country faces a…

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