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Consumer Behavior in Brazil: Coffee consumption falls for the 1st time in 10 years

Coffee consumption in Brazil fell 1.23% in 2013, totaling 20.08 million bags of 60 kg compared to 20.33 million bags in 2012, according to a report released recently by the Brazilian Association Coffee Industry (ABIC) […]

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Consumer Behavior in Brazil: First official Apple Store to open in Rio

The first official Apple store in Brazil will be inaugurated in Rio de Janeiro on 15th February, the company said on its website on Thursday (February 6). The Apple Store will be the Brazilian Village shopping mall, in the Barra da Tijuca neighborhood, and is also the first company store in South America […]

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Internet in Brazil: ranking top 5 of active Twitter users

Half of active Twitter users live in five countries, the United States, Japan, Indonesia, the UK and Brazil, according to research done by the website stats Statista […]

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Information Technology in Brazil: China is passed and Brazil becomes 7th largest software market in the world

Brazil has overtaken China in 2012 and became the seventh largest domestic market in the world in the sale of software and services for information technology, according to a survey released recently by the Brazilian Association of Software Companies (ABES) […]

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Internet in Brazil: banking transactions on smartphones grow more than four times in 2012

Banking transactions via smartphone grew 333% in 2012, according to the 2013 edition of Banking Technology Research, released recently by the Brazilian Federation of Banks Febraban. Mobile banking is the fastest growing channel in the year […]

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China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: private aviation market in boom

China‚Äôs private aviation market is on the verge of experiencing a sonic boom. Since 2008, the number of jets registered on the mainland has tripled to 137, and experts expect that digit to soar past 1,000 by the end of the decade […]

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China Consumer Behavior Economics Trend Watching

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: 100 million Tourists Will Travel Outside China by 2020

WTO estimates that 100 million Chinese tourists will travel outside China by 2020; 4.6 million Chinese tourists are expected to visit Europe in 2012 […]

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China Consumer Behavior Economics Trend Watching

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: Swiss watches clocking up record sales in China

Chinese consumers are helping to boost the Swiss watch industry, with exports worth 19.3 billion Swiss francs (US$21.1 billion) last year, an industry report shows …

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Internet in Brazil: more smartphones than France and Germany, says study

Brazil has 27 million users of these, 42% access the web daily. Of those accessing the web, 80% access social networks on their device […]

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Internet in Brazil: ranked 7th largest internet market in the world, says survey

Brazil is the seventh largest Internet market in the world, according to research conducted by comScore. The country pass France and is ranked behind China, the United States, Japan, Russia, Germany and India […]