PublishNews Brazil: More Megastores Opening, Workers Get Book Vouchers

In PublishNews Brazil by Guest Contributor

This week’s issue of PublishNews Brazil, a collaboration between Publishing Perspectives and Publish News, brings you all the latest news from the booming Brazilian book market, including:

The dragon hanging over the interior or Livraria Cultura in Sao Paolo

More Megabookstores Opening in 2013
The dominant Brazilian bookstore chains in Brazil continue to grow and plan to open numerous new large-scale stores throughout this year. Read More

Abril Educação Preps IPO Valued at Between $250-600 Million
Abril Educação is preparing an initial public offering on the stock market to raise between US$ 205 and US$ 600 million to pay for Wise Up, a language school franchise, it purchased for US $447 million. Read More

$25 Monthly Cultural Vouchers Given to 18.8m Low Wage Workers
The Vale Cultura, a US$ 25 monthly credit, will be given to 18.8 million low-wage workers to spend on cultural products and services, from books and magazines to concerts. Read More

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