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Amazon in Brazil and the Tropical Agency Model

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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.

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With Print, Amazon Challenges Brazil’s Bookselling Establishment

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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.

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Saraiva Bets on LEV E-ink Reader in Brazil

LEV is being distributed at Saraiva's 114 stores, as well as through Wal-Mart.

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.

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Brazil’s Saraiva Evolving Under New Tech-Minded CEO

Saraiva Mega Store

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.

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What Brazilian STM Publishers Learned in Germany

Eduardo Blücher

When Brazilian STM publishers visited their German counterparts last month they found common ground in questions surrounding Amazon, Open Access and more.

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Literary Agent Q&A: Melanie Rostock, K Literary Agency in Spain

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Melanie Rostock with the K Literary and Film Agency in Barcelona offers best-practice advice for literary agents and tips on promising international markets.

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Clube de Autores: A Self-Publishing Boom in Brazil

Ricardo Almeida

We interview Ricardo Almeida, the founder and CEO of Clube de Autores, the top self-publishing platform in Brazil.

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In the Global Book Market, India and Brazil Remain Hot

Andre Breedt

India and Brazil are the places to be for publishers, according to figures revealed by Nielsen’s Andre Breedt in a swift overview of the global book market.

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Educating Amazon: Brazil Gov’t Seeks Suitors for School Ebooks

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Contrary to many recent press reports Amazon does not have an exclusive deal to distribute digital books to the lucrative Brazilian education market.

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To Tango, Flamenco and Samba: Penguin Random House Merger with Santillana

A map depicting Santillana's worldwide footprint.

The Penguin Random House deal to absorb Santillana’s trade lines has serious implications for the Spanish-book market, but the outlier in the deal is Brazil.

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