Tech Roundup, Nov. 22, 2019 | Black Friday to save Brazilian retailers?

Black Friday a salvation for Brazilian retailers?
Brazilians have grown fond of Black Friday discounts. Photo: Paulo Pinto/FP

You’re reading The Brazilian Report‘s weekly tech roundup, a digest of the most important news on technology and innovation in Brazil. This week’s topics: Brazilian retailers’ Black Friday expectations. Fintechs. The arrival of a Chinese tech giant to Brazil. And a plan to connect public schools to the internet.

Black Friday even more crucial for retailers in 2019

Only nine years since the very first Black Friday in Brazil, and the day after Thanksgiving—which is not even celebrated in the country—is already the biggest shopping event of the year in Brazil, overtaking Christmas. All indications point to...

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