Author Archives: Carlo Carrenho

Apple iBookstore Leads Brazil’s Ebook Market in 2013

apple Ipad

In 2012, Brazil became the latest battleground for the big international ebooksellers. Ebook sales have since skyrocketed, with Apple in the early lead ahead of Amazon. Read More

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Ebooks Predicted to Reach 2.63% Market Share by End of 2013

Brazil E-book Prediction

Based on number released by DLD, one of Brazil’s biggest ebook distributors, we forecast the ebook market in Brazil at 3.57m units sold—or 2.6% of the overall market—for 2013. Read More

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Amazon Opens Kiosks to Sell Kindles in Brazil

Amazon Kisok in Brazil

Amazon has partnered with Superfones to open kiosks selling Kindles in Brazil and to compete with physical book retailers in the country. Read More

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Brazil’s Bestselling Books and Top Publishers of 2012

Nada a perder by Bishop Edir Macedo

PublishNews’ annual list of best-selling books confirmed what appeared to be the year’s biggest two trends in the Brazilian publishing market: erotic novels and religious authors. Here are the lists. Read More

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Google and Amazon Launch Brazilian E-bookstores, Minutes Apart

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On Wednesday, the same day Kobo celebrated the launch of its e-bookstore in Brazil, Google then Amazon opened their e-bookstores for business 35 minutes apart. Read More

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