follow us

Brazil on Fire

Brazil's retail segment has no shortage of chain retailers, most of them operating a variety of formats under several nameplates.

U.S Expor ts to Brazil
(in millions of dollars) 

 

2007  

2008
2009
2010

Floor coverings  

$9.1  

$11.9  

$9.2  

$12.9 

Curtains & Drapes  

0.93  

1.1  

2.1  

3.0 

Bedroom furnishings  

0.71  

0.79 

0.39  

1.2 

Bathroom furnishings  

NA  

NA
NA
NA

SOURCE:U.S. OFFICE OF APPAREL AND TEXTILES 

     Walmart Brazil, which operates nearly 500 stores there, is only the country's third largest chain. Its chief competitors in the country are Carrefour, with roughly the same number of stores; Lojas Americas, with 550 discount general merchandise stores and online retailing; and Brasileriade Distribucicao, whose 1,000 store portfolio includes hypermarkets, furniture stores and ecommerce.

Featured Video

Other Home Furnishings Sites

Casual Living
Gifts and Decorative Accessories
Home Accents Today
Kids Today
Home & Textiles Today