October 31, 2014

Design elements throughout the shop, such as Great Moo-ments in Ben & Jerry’s History, featured in the art pack, tell the story of Ben & Jerry’s in a graphic timeline that dates back to 1978. 

September 16, 2014

India, China, and Malaysia are the top-ranked offshoring destinations.

August 27, 2014

Chile is the top destination for emerging market retail expansion, followed by China, where retail sales totaled a whopping $3.7 trillion in 2013, according to the 2014 A.T. Kearney Global Retail Development Index.

With Uruguay, Brazil, Peru, Panama, Colombia, Costa Rica and Mexico also in the index of top emerging economies ready for retail expansion, Latin America continues to show strength as a regional retail growth market. Sub-Saharan Africa is also expanding into another exciting regional retail opportunity, the study found.

August 25, 2014

NCR Corporation announced that Formosa Supermarket, one of the biggest supermarket chains in Brazil, chose an NCR hardware solution to expedite service in its stores.

August 8, 2014

IBM’s research team in Brazil has created a new way for marketers to engage shoppers who cannot visually identify objects.

June 30, 2014

Players from 32 countries have poured into Brazil for a month-long contest of extraordinary soccer skill, known as the Copa do Mundo, the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

June 16, 2014

Chile is the number one destination for emerging market retail expansion, followed by China, where retail sales totaled a whopping $3.7 trillion in 2013, according to the 2014 A.T. Kearney Global Retail Development Index.

June 10, 2014

Joel Anderson, president and chief executive officer of Walmart.com., has left the online giant to assume the role of president at Five Below, which targets pre-teens and teens with trendy, extreme-value merchandise priced at $5 and below. Walmart has appointed Fernando Madeira, CEO of Walmart.com's Latin America unit, as the new head of Walmart.com. He will relocate from Sao Paulo, Brazil, to San Bruno, California, where Wal-Mart’s global e-commerce operation is based.

May 23, 2014

CVS Caremark is reportedly considering a purchase of Brazilian drugstore chain Drogarias Pacheco São Paulo (DPSP) as it looks to further expand its presence in Brazil, according to news reports.

February 18, 2014

Apple opened its first South American store in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Feb. 15.

January 15, 2014

John Rockets has opened its first restaurant in Guarulhos, Brazil, a suburb of Sao Paulo.

November 27, 2013

Seventy-three percent of consumers think that companies are paying more attention to generating sales across multiple channels than they are in delivering a seamless customer service experience across those same channels, according to a global survey of 7,000 consumers in seven countries.

June 12, 2013

For the third consecutive year, Brazil ranked number one in the top 30 developing countries for retail investment worldwide by A.T. Kearney.

May 3, 2013

The world’s largest retailers have been scaling back their global expansion activities, particularly in Asia, and turning their attention inward by integrating operations and strengthening their store, Internet and mobile sales channels, according to a new report by Accenture.

February 6, 2013

CVS Caremark executives expressed optimism Wednesday morning as the company posted record fourth-quarter results and raised its 2013 guidance.

January 25, 2013

By Bradley W. Snyder, Tiger Capital Group

December 18, 2012

Gap Inc. said it will open its first stores in Brazil next year as part of its plan to grow its presence and sales internationally.

December 7, 2012

CVS Caremark is reportedly looking to expand outside of the United States by acquiring Onofre, the eighth-largest pharmacy chain in Brazil, according to published reports.

November 16, 2012

Wal-Mart Stores reported in a regulatory filing that its investigation into violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, a federal antibribery law, has extended beyond Mexico to China, India and Brazil.

October 24, 2012

By Alex Evans and Andrew Rees, L.E.K. Consulting

July 3, 2012

Johnny Rockets said it has finalized a franchise agreement with restaurant entrepreneur Antonio Augusto Ribeiro de Souza to open 30 restaurants in Brazil.

June 21, 2012

Economic uncertainty throughout Europe and the United States and political instability in the Middle East are putting an increased spotlight on developing markets, which are forging full-speed ahead and show no signs of slowing down, according to the 11th annual Global Retail Development Index by consulting firm A.T. Kearney.

June 12, 2012

A report released by A.T. Kearney showed that Brazil once again first among developing countries for global retail expansion.

April 10, 2012

Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group and Latin American retail real estate company BR Malls Participacoes S.A. announced Tuesday that they signed a 50/50 joint venture agreement to develop and own outlet centers in Brazil.