Author Archives: Roberta Campassi

Brazilian Media Group Abril’s Iba E-bookstore Goes Live

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Abril’s Iba, Brazil’s newest e-bookstore, offers 25 magazines, 19 newspapers and 6,000 e-books from 170 publishers, and is focusing on tablets and PCs.

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PublishNews Brazil: 11,000 Total E-books; Is NOOK Coming to Brazil?

PublishNews Brazil

The latest news from PublishNews Brazil looks at the growth in e-books, Saraiva’s digital dominance, ONIX, and whether B&N is bringing the NOOK to Brazil.

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Amazon to Offer Cut Price Kindle in Brazil

Amazon's Kindle will be far cheaper than the pricey, locally produced Positivo Alfa

When it launches, Amazon intends to sell the Kindle in Brazil for R$199 (US$115) and may drop the price further to undercut the competition.

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Amazon One Step Closer to Brazilian E-book Launch

Mauro Widman, Amazon's new man in Brazil

Amazon has hired Mauro Widman from Livraria Cultura to develop e-book operations in Brazil, with the expectation of launching within six months.

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Jobs Bio Breaks Brazilian E-book Records


The e-book version of Steve Jobs’ biography has already become the top-selling e-book ever in Brazil just two weeks after its release.

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