Tag: Online

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - While winter may be fast approaching in Brazil, for many others, swimsuit season is just around the corner. The first stop for shoppers looking to upgrade their beach wardrobe is...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to the data collected across 7,500 stores in Brazil associated with the Brazilian Association of Shopkeepers of Shopping (ALSHOP), retail sales in shopping centers grew only three percent this...
By Stephanie Foden, Contributing Reporter SALVADOR, BRAZIL – More and more businesses are turning to the Internet for easy and efficient solutions. Online retailers and distributors who do not have a shipping channel and warehouse of their own might seek...
By Stephanie Foden, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Using a neighbor’s Wi-Fi is the gateway for 7.1 million Brazilians to surf the web, according to a survey released yesterday by the research institute, Data Popular. Out of the 2,000...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The United States Ambassador to Brazil, Thomas Shannon, was summoned on Monday to a meeting with Brazil’s Communications Minister Paulo Bernardo over allegations that the United States' National Security Agency (NSA) monitored millions...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Facebook has overtaken Orkut as Brazil's most visited social networking site, according to analytics firm comScore. The figures shows that in December 2011 Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook had 36.1 million unique-user visitors,...
Editorial RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – If you are reading this then I'll assume you have some interest in The Rio Times as a publishing business, and so will share some of the progress, realities and decisions we face. ...
By Sarah Coursey, Editor RIO DE JANEIRO - Handbags are a woman's ultimate fashion weapon. Dressed to kill? Without the finishing touch of a handbag, there's no chance of perfectly completing a look. Women around the world...



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