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Amazon moves closer to Brazil e-book launch

The Bookseller – 2012-01-16

Amazon has hired Mauro Widman as Kindle "vendor manager" in Brazil, to prepare for a...

Brazil's RBS Standardizes on Miles 33

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...

Italy recalls ambassador in Brazil over writer’s asylum

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...

Brazil media giant Globo studying acquisition of Estado Group

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.

Amazon Goes To Brazil

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...

Brazil’s 'O Globo' Sees Engagement Skyrocket With a Magazine-like iPad App

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...

Clarice Lispector: Four novels form a picture of Brazil novelist

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...

In Brazil, Internet Surpasses Newspapers to Become Second-Most Preferred Medium for Advertising Investors

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...

In Brazil's prisons, inmates shorten sentences by reading

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.

Is Amazon Really Buying Brazil’s Biggest Bookstore Chain?

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.

'New York Times' Site in Portuguese Will Respect Brazil's Media Law, Says Publisher

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...

PublishNews Brazil: Kobo’s CEO Reveals POD Plans, iBookstore Critique

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.

Brazil: As “Sophisticated as the US and UK,” says Penguin CEO

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.

Brazil Offers $35.5 Million in Grants for Literary Translations

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.

Amazon and Google shower content love on Brazil

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...

Amazon’s Plan: “Sell Millions of Kindles in Brazil,” says Naggar

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.

What’s Behind Kobo, Google and Amazon’s Simultaneous Brazil Launch?

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.

Bookstore, Electronics Chains to Sell Kindles in Brazil

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.

Predicting the Winners and Losers in Brazil’s Ebook War

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.

Frankfurt Book Fair names Costa as Brazil partner

The Bookseller – 2013-01-17

The Frankfurt Book Fair has named Richard Costa as an associate partner for Brazil and South...

PublishNews Brazil: Amazon Opens Kiosks to Sell Kindles in Brazil

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.

In Brazil, Ebooks Predicted to Reach 2.63% Market Share

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.

Can Brazil Build 39 Libraries Per Day Until 2020?

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.

PublishNews Brazil: More Megastores Opening, Workers Get Book Vouchers

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.

Everest goes to Brazil

The Bookseller – 2013-03-28

D D Everest’s children’s début, Archie Greene and the Magician’s...

PublishNews Brazil: Breakfast at LBF, Int’l Authors to Attend Rio Fair

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.

Kobo Chosen As Exclusive eBook Publisher For #1 International Bestselling Author Khaled Hosseini In Brazil

CNW – 2013-04-16

New eBook from the author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns now available for pre-order at TORONTO, April 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Kobo, a global leader in eReading, today announc...

Apple iBookstore Leads Brazil’s Ebook Market in 2013

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.

PublishNews Brazil: Saraiva Gets New CEO, Book Policies Go Back to Brasilia

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.

PublishNews Brazil: Brasilia Debates the Future of Digital Publishing

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.

Brazil’s Saraiva Launches Self-publishing Platform, Abril Acquires Xeriph

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.

Brazil to raise taxes to offset any future subsidies: minister

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...

Brazilian government wants answers from US following reports of NSA spying in Brazil

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....

Nielsen launches BookScan Brazil

The Bookseller – 2013-07-29

Book retail sales measurement service Nielsen BookScan has launched its service in Brazil....

Daimler to build Mercedes plant in Brazil: magazine

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...

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Batista sells more of stake in oil company OGX to pay debt

Reuters – 2013-08-30

* Magazine report of Batista-BTG breakup further pressures stocks

Reporter Glenn Greenwald to Testify at Brazil Spy Probe

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...

Brazil, “A Land of Many Voices,” Comes to New York

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.

Coelho Cancels Frankfurt Appearance in Protest of Brazil Gov’t

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.

Brazil at the Digital Tipping Point

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.

Brazil questions U.S. journalist about Canada's alleged spying

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...

Videos from Frankfurt: Brazil, Predictions, Charlie Redmayne, and Casper Grathwohl

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.

Foreign Publishers in Brazil Still Optimistic Despite Slowdown

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.

The Vikings of Brazil

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.

Brazil's Petrobras may raise fuel prices in 2014 -CEO

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...

Brazil's Caixa reverses accounting move after accusation it seized funds

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)...

UPDATE 1-Brazil competition watchdog approves Oi, Portugal Telecom merger

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...

FBF expands Brazil conferences

The Bookseller – 2014-01-16

The Frankfurt Book Fair has confirmed it plans for expansion in Brazil, with a series of CONTEC...

Super What? World Cup Sponsors Spending $600M on Brazil Network

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...

Brazil's Bradesco sees loan book growing 10 pct-14 pct this year

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:

Amazon tests Brazil's retail jungle with its Kindle

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...

Is Barnes & Noble’s Nook Expanding to Brazil?

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.

In Brazil, Amazon Starts Selling Kindles Direct, Books are Next

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.

Bertelsmann launches €30m Brazil education technology fund

The Bookseller – 2014-03-18

Penguin Random House’s parent company Bertelsmann has launched an education technology fund...

Amazon lands major textbook distribution deal in Brazil

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....

PRH/Santillana Merger Threatens Digital Shake Up in Brazil Ebook Sector

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.

Brazil´s president also responsible for refinery deal: ex CEO

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...

U.S. men's soccer team is ready for World Cup to begin in Brazil

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...

STXNEWS LATAM-Brazil approves terms of 4G auction seen for September

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...

Secret may be banned in Brazil over anonymity, after judge grants preliminary injunction

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'...

Amazon launches physical book sales in Brazil

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.

Saraiva Bets on LEV E-ink Reader in Brazil

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.

Brazil’s Saraiva Evolving Under New Tech-Minded CEO

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.

Apple suspends Secret downloads in Brazil under anonymity injunction

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...

Amazon in Brazil and the Tropical Agency Model

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.

With Print, Amazon Challenges Brazil’s Bookselling Establishment

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.

Brazil in Focus at Göteborg Book Fair, Authors React

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.

Six Things You Didn't Know About CP&B Brazil's Andre Kassu

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...

Brazil’s Widbook Rebels

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...

Brazil's Bradesco cuts loan book growth, ups revenue outlook

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:

TuneCore Partnership Help Songwriters Collect Royalties from iTunes & Spotify in Brazil and Greece

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...

Brazil: A Year After the Guest of Honor in Frankfurt

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...

Brazil, Asia Are Key Emerging Book Rights Territories

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...

Kindle Unlimited launches in France and Brazil

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...

Holiday Beach Reading in Brazil? Why Bother?

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...

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Bradesco lowers loan growth range, signals caution

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...

Brazil's Bradesco sees loan book growing 5 pct-9 pct this year

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:

Bertelsmann to 'massively expand in Brazil, China and India

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...

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Petrobras says will publish audited results by late May

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...

Brazil’s Race to Digital: Digital Spotlight 2015

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:...

London Book Fair 2015: Brazil’s Race to Digital

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.

What Happened to Brazil’s Booming Book Business?

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...

Big-Hearted Book Lovers Across Brazil Donate 5,000 Books To Fulfill Girl's Library Dream

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...

Brazil's Caixa may cut loan book growth guidance -CFO

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...

The Coloring Book Phenomenon Takes Over Brazil

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...

What Can Revitalize Brazil’s Book Market?

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...

With the 2016 Summer Olympics just a year away, what Brazil can learn from World Cup 2014 – 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

Two U.S.-Brazil matchups for volleyball titles in Long Beach

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.

Brazil needs temporary tax hike, Rousseff's chief of staff says

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...

Need a visa to Brazil? Brace yourself for a long process

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...

A Taste of Frankfurt in Brazil at Rio’s Bienal do Livro

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...

Maria Laura Nicotero Joins Momentum as Brazil President

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...

Showcasing Brazil’s Young and Unique Publishing Talent

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...

Brazil’s Book Rights Market Has Cooled, But Opportunities Persist

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...

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