The Brazilian beauty market is undergoing a major transformation—and U.S. and European companies are in danger of being left behind.
Already one of the most challenging markets for international beauty brands to sell in, because of high duties on imported goods and a lack of retail infrastructure, the landscape looks set to swing even more in favor of local firms who are aggressively pursuing ways to take advantage of the country’s ever-expanding opportunities.
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