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30 Global Retail Cities: São Paulo

Executive Summary

With this series, 30 Global Retail Cities, we profile the world’s major shopping cities—from fashion capitals such as Milan to shopping hubs such as Honolulu and Bermuda. We curated the top retail stores in each city, along with must-see shopping districts, major retail events and innovative store formats.

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  • São Paulo Fashion Week is a semi-annual event that acts as a platform to promote Brazil’s creative fashion culture.
  • House of Bubbles combines a launderette with a clothing rental subscription service, encouraging customers to think about sustainability in fashion.
  • Vila Madelena is an up-and-coming Bohemian area in São Paulo, featuring a variety of bars, restaurants, shops, art galleries, street art and antique fairs.

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