The Bookseller – 2012-01-16
Amazon has hired Mauro Widman as Kindle "vendor manager" in Brazil, to prepare for a...
Editor And Publisher – 2009-01-28
Miles 33 will supply an advertising system for O Pioneiro, Caxias do Sul, Brazil. The largest daily in Rio Grande do Sul state, O Pioneiro is part of the Rede Brasil Sul group (RBS), which is...
Vietnam Net – 2009-01-28
The Italian government announced Tuesday it has recalled the country's ambassador in Brazil, Michele Valensise, after the Brazilian government maintained its decision to grant refugee status to...
International Herald Tribune – 1970-01-01
Brazilian media giant Organizacoes Globo says it is considering buying Group Estado, owner of the nation's second-largest newspaper and a key provider of financial information.
Fast Company – 2012-02-25
Amazon's gearing up a Brazilian launch for the Kindle this summer. Their strategy? Sell their product for far cheaper than the local competition, take a hit in import duties, and watch the profits...
Editor & Publisher – 2012-05-09
A surprising thing happened when Brazilian newspaper O Globo launched O Globo a Mais, a new weekday evening edition designed for its iPad app in February. The amount of time that people spent using...
Los Angeles Times – 2012-05-27
New translations of Clarice Lispector novels include the posthumous assemblage 'A Breath of Life,' 'Near to the Wild Heart,' 'Agua Viva.'For a handful of people, Clarice Lispector's "A Breath of...
Editor & Publisher – 2012-06-18
A report published by the Interacting Advertising Bureau, an association that brings together the main web sites and Internet portals in Brazil, said that the Internet has surpassed newspapers and...
The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-06-27
The program is called Redemption Through Reading and allows for a maximum of 48 days off their sentence per year.
Publishing Perspectives – 2012-10-19
Amazon is said to be negotiating to acquire Saraiva, Brazil's dominant bookseller, with 102 stores. Is it realistic? We break down the facts and scenarios.
Editor & Publisher – 2012-10-19
"The New York Times" site in Portuguese, scheduled for launch in the second half of 2013, must comply with the laws of Brazil. "Absolutely," said the newspaper's publisher and...
Publishing Perspectives – 2012-10-25
Kobo's CEO discusses Brazil, the world, and how POD will be added to the Writing Life platform. Also, our tart critique of Apple's new "Brazilian" iBookstore.
Publishing Perspectives – 2012-11-05
This week's issue of PublishNews Brazil features an interview with Penguin CEO John Makinson, an overview of Brazil's e-book market, and Saraiva's latest sales numbers.
Publishing Perspectives – 2012-11-09
This issue of PublishNews Brazil reveals how you can publish a Brazilian novel (almost) for free, why there's a growing demand for English books, and more.
Engadget – 2012-12-06
Through the magic of pure coincidence (or not), Amazon and Google have spontaneously started offering e-books in the land of Brazil. In addition, Amazon has also introduced its Kindle e-reader to the...
Publishing Perspectives – 2012-12-07
Through exclusive interviews with Amazon's David Naggar, author Paolo Coelho, and others, we get behind the scenes of Amazon's Kindle Store launch in Brazil this week.
Publishing Perspectives – 2012-12-07
In the rush to market in Brazil, three international ebook sellers staked their claim on the same day. Why? The reasons are clear, but perhaps a bit ephemeral.
Publishing Perspectives – 2012-12-19
Amazon closed a deal in Brazil with Bookstore chain Livraria da Vila to sell Kindles through the remainder of 2012 until January 2013.
Publishing Perspectives – 2013-01-02
Surprisingly, Apple leads Brazil's ebook sales, but by 2014 Amazon should dominate, with Kobo, Google, Saraiva and others behind. We explain why.
The Bookseller – 2013-01-17
The Frankfurt Book Fair has named Richard Costa as an associate partner for Brazil and South...
Publishing Perspectives – 2013-01-17
This week on PublishNews Brazil: Amazon partners with a kiosk-retailer to sell Kindles in Brazil, Kobo launches two new ereaders, 33% of Brazilians read a book last month.
Publishing Perspectives – 2013-01-26
Extrapolating from recent sales figures from ebook distributor DLD, we estimate ebook sales to reach some 3.57 million units—or 2.6% of the overall market—by the end of 2013.
Publishing Perspectives – 2013-01-31
Brazil's is demanding that every school in the country house a library by 2020. To meet that goal, 128,020 libraries will have to be built—or 39 per day—if the goal it to be met.
Publishing Perspectives – 2013-02-22
The dominant Brazilian bookstore chains continue to open new megastores, the government is issuing 18.8m workers vouchers to spend on books, and Abril Educação is prepping its IPO.
The Bookseller – 2013-03-28
D D Everest’s children’s début, Archie Greene and the Magician’s...
Publishing Perspectives – 2013-04-05
Publishing news from Brazil: The London Book Fair will host a networking breakfast for those interested in Brazil, numerous international authors confirmed for Rio's book fair, and more.
CNW – 2013-04-16
New eBook from the author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns now available for pre-order at kobo.com TORONTO, April 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Kobo, a global leader in eReading, today announc...
Publishing Perspectives – 2013-04-25
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.
Publishing Perspectives – 2013-05-03
In Brazil, Saraiva gets a new CEO, the Ministry of Culture moves oversite of book policies back to Brasilia, and a university press finds success with free ebooks by its professors.
Publishing Perspectives – 2013-05-25
In this week's PublishNews Brazil, we look at Brasilia's debate on future of digital publishing, FNLIJ's awards for kid's lit, and Brazil's turn as the focus of the Gothenburg Book Fair in 2014.
Publishing Perspectives – 2013-06-07
The latest from PublishNews Brazil includes the announcement Saraiva has launched a self-publishing platform and Abril Media Group has acquired ebook aggregator Xeriph.
Reuters – 2013-06-30
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil will raise taxes or cut public spending to compensate for any future subsidies it offers to support struggling sectors, Finance Minister Guido Mantega told a local...
PC World – 2013-07-08
The Brazilian government has formally asked the U.S. government for clarification regarding the alleged large-scale interception of electronic communications of Brazilian citizens by the U.S....
The Bookseller – 2013-07-29
Book retail sales measurement service Nielsen BookScan has launched its service in Brazil....
Reuters – 2013-08-04
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German carmaker Daimler plans to build a new plant in Brazil as rising taxes on foreign vehicles make it more difficult to sell imported cars in the Latin American country, a...
Reuters – 2013-08-30
* Magazine report of Batista-BTG breakup further pressures stocks
Editor & Publisher – 2013-09-11
A parliamentary commission in Brazil investigating spying allegations says the journalist Glenn Greenwald will be invited to testify next week. Mr Greenwald recently published allegations that US...
Publishing Perspectives – 2013-09-27
Prior to the Frankfurt Book Fair, the German Book Office in New York hosted a party celebrating Brazil as this year's Guest of Honor Country.
Publishing Perspectives – 2013-10-04
Paulo Coelho cancelled his Frankfurt Book Fair appearances as an act of political theater, rather than support for genre writers, as he claims.
Publishing Perspectives – 2013-10-08
In 2012, global ebook retailers descended on Brazil. This year, the big story is about education and the shift to digital books in schools.
CBC – 2013-10-10
Glenn Greenwald, the American journalist who aided in publishing reports that allege Canada spied on Brazil's Energy and Mines Ministry, testified in front of a Senate committee in that country about...
Publishing Perspectives – 2013-10-10
On the first day of the 2013 Frankfurt Book Fair, the Publishing Perspectives video team interviewed agents, publishers and organizers about their expectations for the near future of the industry.
Publishing Perspectives – 2013-11-06
Exchange rate swings and the expectation of lower GDP growth have shaken businesses, including publishing. But foreign investors remain optimistic in Brazil's potential.
Publishing Perspectives – 2013-12-06
We interview São Paulo-based literary agent Pasi Loman who specializes in selling book rights between Brazilian and Scandinavian publishers.
Reuters – 2013-12-08
BRASILIA, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Brazil's state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA could raise fuel prices next year using its new pricing formula, Chief Executive Maria das Graças Foster told a local newspaper...
Reuters – 2014-01-14
SAO PAULO, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Caixa Econômica Federal will reverse an accounting step after a magazine report accused the Brazilian state-owned lender of seizing 721 million reais ($308 million)...
Reuters – 2014-01-14
RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Brazil's competition watchdog Cade has approved the merger of Grupo Oi SA and Portugal Telecom SGPS SA with no restriction, according to a decision published in...
The Bookseller – 2014-01-16
The Frankfurt Book Fair has confirmed it plans for expansion in Brazil, with a series of CONTEC...
Advertising Age – 2014-01-22
When Brazil hosts the World Cup later this year, it will be like having the Super Bowl every day for an entire month. Eight marketers are paying Brazil's dominant TV network Globo a total of $600...
Reuters – 2014-01-30
SAO PAULO, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Banco Bradesco SA , Brazil's second-biggest non-government bank, announced on Thursday the following operating estimates for this year:
Reuters – 2014-02-07
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Amazon Inc. started selling its Kindle online in Brazil on Friday, expanding from ebooks into retail for the first time in Latin America's biggest and most challenging ecommerce...
Publishing Perspectives – 2014-02-12
An email to Brazilian publishers suggested that Barnes & Noble plans to start selling ebooks in Brazil soon, but B&N has yet to confirm.
Publishing Perspectives – 2014-02-12
After 13 months of using partners to sell Kindles in Brazil, Amazon is now offering direct sales. If they can do that, books are not likely far behind.
The Bookseller – 2014-03-18
Penguin Random House’s parent company Bertelsmann has launched an education technology fund...
Betanews – 2014-03-18
Amazon began its retail life as an online book distributor, though it's something we rarely consider the company now -- unless you choose to count digital versions for Kindle and Kindle apps....
Publishing Perspectives – 2014-03-21
Penguin Random House Merger with Santillana will force the Brazilian operation to choose whether to stay or leave the powerful DLD digital distribution platform.
Reuters – 2014-04-20
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil´s President Dilma Rousseff must assume her share of responsibility for the controversial purchase of a refinery in Texas by Petroleo Brasileiro SA, the former chief...
Los Angeles Times – 2014-06-09
SAO PAULO, Brazil — The U.S. soccer team was scheduled to land here late Monday morning, local time. Though it would arrive fresh off a month-long training camp that left it winded and weary and...
Reuters – 2014-07-18
Brazil's telecommunications regulator, Anatel, approved on Thursday a proposal to auction off rights to run the 700 MHz spectrum for fourth-generation (4G) data services. Rules for the auction will...
GigaOM – 2014-08-20
The injunction orders Apple, Google and Microsoft to not only remove Secret (or a Secret client, in Microsoft's case) from their app stores, but also to remotely wipe it from citizens'...
San Jose Mercury News – 2014-08-21
Online retailer Amazon has started selling physical books in Brazil, two years after it began selling books in digital format in Latin America's biggest country.
Publishing Perspectives – 2014-08-21
Brazil's Saraiva is making a bet few others would in this era of the tablet: earlier this month they launched the LEV, a proprietary-branded e-ink reader.
Publishing Perspectives – 2014-08-21
Brazil's Saraiva has brought in a new tech-savvy CEO who is integrating retail and publishing operations, while exploring options in education and tech.
GigaOM – 2014-08-22
iOS users with Brazilian accounts can no longer download the anonymous messaging app, but Google and Microsoft are reportedly not yet complying with the interim injunction. Apple suspends Secret...
Publishing Perspectives – 2014-08-28
Amazon's negotiations with publishers in Brazil have led to surreal pricing, while some advocate for passing a fixed-price law to defend against the Americans.
Publishing Perspectives – 2014-08-28
The Seattle giant has started selling print books in Brazil, demanding good metadata and creating better customer service. This move could raise the bar for the rest of the Brazilian book industry.
Publishing Perspectives – 2014-09-30
Brazil is the country of honor at the Göteborg Book Fair and a trio of Brazilian authors reflect on having had their work promoted overseas these past several years.
Advertising Age – 2014-10-04
It was a big shock when Andre Kassu and Marcos Medeiros, leading executive creative directors at Brazil's renowned Almap BBDO agency, suddenly quit to do a startup with CP&B seven months ago in Sao...
Publishing Perspectives – 2014-10-07
Widbook, a young Brazilian digital writing and reading platform, makes a splash in India, the UK, the Philippines, and Pakistan. Founder Joseph Bregeiro will speak at the Frankfurt Book Fair's CONTEC...
Reuters – 2014-10-30
SAO PAULO, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Banco Bradesco SA , Brazil's second-biggest non-government bank, announced on Thursday the following operating estimates for this year:
CNW – 2014-10-30
NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /CNW/ -- With increasing revenue opportunity of digital music distribution in international markets, TuneCore Music Publishing Administration today announced two new...
Publishing Perspectives – 2014-11-04
Brazilian publishers, agents and associations reflect on how Brazil's Guest of Honor Program at the Frankfurt Book Fair impacts their business today. The post Brazil: A Year After the Guest of Honor...
Publishing Perspectives – 2014-12-10
UK rights experts and IPR License discuss why Brazil, Latin America, and Asia are emerging as promising rights territories for books. The post Brazil, Asia Are Key Emerging Book Rights Territories...
The Bookseller – 2014-12-13
Kindle Unlimited has launched in France and Brazil, bringing to seven the number of countries where the service is available. In France, subscribers signing up by 10th January will pay 99 centimes...
Publishing Perspectives – 2015-01-05
After visiting Brazil over the holidays, you might wonder when it comes to beach reading in such a beautiful place, why bother? The post Holiday Beach Reading in Brazil? Why Bother? appeared first on...
Reuters – 2015-01-29
SAO PAULO, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Banco Bradesco SA, Brazil's second-largest private-sector bank, unveiled on Thursday estimates for year-ahead loan book growth in a lower range compared with its outlook...
Reuters – 2015-01-29
SAO PAULO, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Banco Bradesco SA , Brazil's second-biggest non-government bank, announced on Thursday the following operating estimates for this year:
The Bookseller – 2015-02-13
Bertelsmann is to “step up” its investments in the education and digital media sectors in Brazil, China and India. The company will also look to expand its existing activities in the areas of TV...
Reuters – 2015-02-13
BRASILIA, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Brazilian state-run oil producer Petroleo Brasileiro SA plans to publish audited results for 2014 by the end of May as it recalculates losses stemming from a corruption...
Publishers Weekly – 2015-04-03
On May 22 of last year, after a Boeing 737 landed at Rio de Janeiro’s Santos Dumont airport—famous for a short runway that forces pilots to slam on their brakes—a flight attendant announced:...
Publishers Weekly – 2015-04-14
What is holding back e-books in Brazil? PublishNews Brazil's Carlo Carrenho looks at three surmountable hurdles, and a digital book market waiting to take off.
Publishing Perspectives – 2015-05-14
The strong US dollar, a struggling bookstore sector and a slowdown in government book acquisitions has pushed the Brazilian publishing sector into a crisis. The post What Happened to Brazil’s...
The Huffington Post – 2015-05-14
"One book is worth 100 books in my heart." "Books have three qualities: having them, exchanging them, and their smell. You can journey through literature, and be in Mexico, or anywhere else, while...
Reuters – 2015-06-04
SAO PAULO, June 3 (Reuters) - State-controlled Caixa Econômica Federal, Brazil's largest mortgage lender, is considering trimming the estimate for loan book expansion this year as the economy...
Publishing Perspectives – 2015-06-18
In Brazil this past April and May, 17.34% of all books sold were coloring books — a genre which has dominated the bestseller lists for months. The post The Coloring Book Phenomenon Takes Over...
Publishing Perspectives – 2015-06-24
Ricardo Lay discusses how to revitalize the book market in Brazil, such as opening new sales and distribution channels and bolstering foreign rights sales. The post What Can Revitalize Brazil’s...
Salon.com – 2015-07-26
No one thought the path to the World Cup in Rio would be smooth, but it was more harrowing than anyone anticipated
Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-23
After five days of competition at the ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball in Long Beach, the men's and women's gold medal matches will come down to familiar foes: the United States and Brazil.
Reuters – 2015-09-06
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil needs a temporary tax increase to reduce a budget deficit that threatens the country's debt rating, the presidential chief of staff said in an interview published on...
Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-07
Question: When we tried to apply for a visa to Brazil, which seemingly needs tourist dollars, no appointments were available that would allow us to make our trip, booked one month from now. We have...
Publishing Perspectives – 2015-09-10
The Bienal do Livro in Rio featured an Agents and Business Center, a CEO panel, and a rising star award, inspired by the Frankfurt Book Fair and PublishNews The post A Taste of Frankfurt in Brazil at...
Advertising Age – 2015-09-11
Maria Laura Nicotero is joining Momentum Worldwide this week as the Interpublic-owned brand experience agency's president for Brazil.Ms. Nicotero was previously executive director responsible for the...
Publishing Perspectives – 2015-09-18
PublishNews' Carlo Carrenho profiles the six fascinating winners of a new prize honoring Brazil's top young publishing talent. The post Showcasing Brazil’s Young and Unique Publishing Talent...
Publishing Perspectives – 2015-10-08
At the Rio Book Fair, agent Liana Suppressa finds the Brazilian rights market has cooled, but there are still opportunities to sell YA, children's books and bestsellers. The post Brazil’s Book...
Publishing Perspectives – 2015-12-03
Disagreement between business partners leads to the sudden closure of Brazilian publishing house Cosac Naify and an uncertain future for 1,600 titles. The post Brazil’s Prestige Publisher Cosac...
Publishing Perspectives – 2015-12-09
An innovative book promotion by Brazilian publishers embeds RFID cards in the back of books offering buyers 10 free subway rides. The post Buy a Book, Ride the Subway for Free in Brazil appeared...
Reuters – 2016-01-28
SAO PAULO, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Banco Bradesco SA , Brazil's second-largest private-sector bank, announced on Thursday the following operating estimates for this year: 1) Bradesco expects to grow...