E-commerce sales grow despite crisis

06 Aug 2014

Latin American e-commerce and technology major MercadoLibre isn’t much worried about the financial crises that often hit the markets. Mercado CEO Marcos Galperin believes crises are a good time to boost online sales.

“”Crises make people get excited about e-commerce,” he said to an


Léo Siqueira

Léo Siqueira joined the AIM Group in 2014 as writer and analyst for Latin America. He is a multimedia journalist based in, but not limited to Campinas, Sao Paulo. Siqueira has been writing, reporting, and consulting for different news outlets and corporations in Brazil and in the US. Siqueira has worked for almost three years as a correspondent in Brazil with ICIS, the world’s largest information provider for the global petrochemical industry, and has been working with other global publishers, such as USA TODAY and Motorsport.com. His expertise includes general news coverage, online, print and multimedia journalism, and corporate communications as well. In this particular area, he has been working with international clients.