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Kobo Launches Aura HD in Brazil

Kobo Aura HD

Livraria Cultura bookstores will start selling Kobo’s new ereader Aura HD on July 15th. The so-called “Porsche of the ereaders” with a 6.8 inch e-ink screen sells for the equivalent of US$ 283.  Read More

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Saraiva Installs New CEO as Digital Begins Paying Off

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Jorge Saraiva Neto is taking over as CEO of bookseller and publisher Saraiva at a time when the company is seeing explosive growth in ebook sales.  Read More

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Surveying Brazilian Book Retail Pricing and Market Share 2012

Cultura bookstore Brazil

A new survey of Brazilian book retail during 2012 reveals that Brazilian titles are competitively priced and sell steadily throughout the year. Bestsellers, while important, don’t necessarily dominate the market. Read More

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Bookseller Livrarias Curitiba Has Best Year in Its History

LIvrarias Cuturbia

Bookstore chain Livrarias Curitiba is not only celebrating its 50th anniversary, but also record sales and expansion, with 2012 sales up 19.9% over 2011. Read More

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More Megabookstores Opening in 2013

Cultura bookstore Brazil

The dominant Brazilian bookstore chains in Brazil continue to grow and plan to open numerous new large-scale stores throughout this year.  Read More

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