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Bloomberg reports that France-based Carrefour plans to open as many as four new stores in Brazil, and at the same time is interested in making acquisitions in that country that could lead to it being the company’s second-biggest market. (It currently is number three for Carrefour, behind France and Spain.)

According to the story, Brazil is perceived as being a market with a lot of room for growth – and at the same time, prices may be dropping there because of a broader economic softening in South America.

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