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Total Number of Portuguese Brazilian Ebook Titles Reaches 25,000

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The latest Simplissimo survey revealed there are currently 25,000 Portuguese titles available in the digital format in Brazil, a jump from 16,000 in August 2012. Read More

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Surveying Brazilian Book Retail Pricing and Market Share 2012

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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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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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33% of Brazilians Read a Book Last Month

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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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Brazilian Ebooks: Cheaper, but Not as Cheap as Expected

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Amazon, Kobo and Google have finally arrived in Brazil, and while their ebooks are indeed cheaper than print books—by some 36%—they are not as cheap as many expected. Read More

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