Pao de Acucar Turns to Malls for Grocery Boost

Pao de Acucar Turns to Malls for Grocery Boost

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People walk on treadmills at the Smart Fit gym in the Conviva Americas mall in Rio de Janeiro, on Aug. 28, 2013. At 12,540 square meters (135,000 square feet), Conviva Americas is less than half the size of the 30,041-square-meter average for malls opening in Brazil this year.