Tag Archives: Livraria Cultura

Brazilians Seek Alternative to Kindle, Could it be NOOK?

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Amazon’s arrival in Brazil is imminent and the company plans to roll out its Kindle at a cut rate price of R$199 to gain market share as fast as it can. Consumers are excited, but […] Read More

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Steve Jobs Bio Breaks Brazilian E-book Sales Records

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By Roberta Campassi Steve Jobs is not among us anymore, but is still a phenomena. The electronic version of his biography written by Walter Isaacson is breaking sales records in Brazil and has already become […] Read More

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Livraria Cultura Opens in Rio’s Flashy Fashion Mall

Livraria Cultura, photo by Marcia Minillo

By Maria Fernanda Rodrigues Livraria Cultura opened its first bookstore in São Paulo back in 1947. Now, 64 years and 11 stores later, it has finally launched the first store in Rio de Janeiro, in […] Read More

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Brazil’s E-book Market: Order, But Slow Progress

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E-book distribution and retailing is ramping up, but only 4,000 e-book titles are available in Brazilian Portuguese. Over the past 12 months, Brazilians put aside their fears that the e-book would be the death of […] Read More

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After Six Decades, Bookstore Chain Livraria Cultura Expands to Rio

Livraria Cultura by Marcia Minillo

Bookstore chain Livraria Cultura was started in São Paulo in the late 1940’s when Eva Herz, who had left Berlin in 1938 to escape from the Nazis, used a spare room at her house to […] Read More

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