Brazilian malls to have a good 2022
Brazil’s mall-going crowds are still not what they were in the pre-pandemic era. A survey by Abrasce, the main industry association, shows that malls lost 21 percent of their customers from 2019, when they welcomed 505 million in total.
What is happening. Even with the end of Covid restrictions, Brazilians’ habits may have changed, due to two main reasons:
- Boosted by the pandemic, e-commerce has become an integral part of consumers’ lives due to its sheer convenience and frequently lower prices
- Also, many used to frequent malls for lunch on weekdays,…