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Saraiva Installs New CEO as Digital Begins Paying Off


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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Apple iBookstore Leads Brazil’s Ebook Market in 2013

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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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Timeline of the Brazilian Publishing Marketplace: 1995-2012

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International interest, digitization, and market consolidation are not new phenomenon in Brazil, and many began more than ten years ago, as evidenced by this brief timeline of publishing market since 1995.
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Amazon, Kobo Demonstrate Power to Boost Ebook Sales in Brazil


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

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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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