Category Archives: Bookselling

Amazon, Kobo Demonstrate Power to Boost Ebook Sales in Brazil

Amazon

It may still be early days, but Amazon and Kobo are already showing their ability to boost ebook sales, particularly when it comes to specially promoted titles. 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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33% of Brazilians Read a Book Last Month

Boys reading at Jornada Passo Fundo

According to a study by Target Group Index, 33% of Brazilians read a book (any book) in the last 30 days, with high percentages in Belo Horizonte and Porto Alegre.  Read More

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Kobo Brings Glo and Mini Ereaders to Brazil

Kobo Mini

Kobo lurched ahead of Amazon once again in Brazil, launching two new e-readers, which means they now sell both the cheapest and the most expensive devices in the country. Read More

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