Hiking, or Wandern in German, is the most popular outdoor activity in the country, with 68 percent of Germans every year hitting an extensive 200,000-kilometer (125,000-mile) trail network. In all, Germans hike 370 million times per year, spend €7.8 billion ($9.3 billion) every year for hiking trips (plus another €3.7 billion on gear), and 58 percent of that on gastronomy […]
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The survey found an increase in the number of households with Internet access, which increased from 63.6% in 2016 to 70.5% in 2017. Television was used for network connections in 10.6% of households.
Of the 5,570 Brazilian municipalities, 1,457 provided wi-fi through public networks in 2014. Despite the leap from 2012, the cities that provide this type of access still account for only 26.2% of the total.
According to SPC Brazil and CNDL, there are 55.3 million Brazilians in debt. In April/2015, the number of borrowers rose by 3.77%, added retailers.
Out of the online homes, 88% used the computer to access the network; 53.6% used mobile phones; and 17.2%, tablets. According to IBGE, 7.1 million homes have tablets and 5.4 million of them were used to get on the internet in 2013 […]
Just over six months after entering the e-commerce space of other physical goods through internet in Brazil, Amazon will soon begin to sell books, making its debut in the country in the segment that Amazon has revolutionize the way business is done […]
In Brazil, the number of super-rich has increased in 7000, up 4.1% to 172,000. The country, however, has dropped two places to 13th in number of rich people […]
In the first five months of 2014, 28.2 million mobile phones were sold, an increase of 8% over the same period of 2013 — according to the data collected by IDC and analyzed by Abinee […]
The currency completes two decades of use in Brazil: purchasing power of Brazilians rose, but inflation still erodes income.
Interested in starting a company in Brazil? Here is a an excellent 15-min guide — put together by the World Startup Wiki — for everything you need to know to get started […]