Pedro Herz, CEO of Brazil’s biggest book chain, Livraria Cultura, says that the key to staying in business is simple: keep customers coming to the stores.
Brazil at the Digital Tipping Point
In 2012, global ebook retailers descended on Brazil. This year, the big story is about education and the shift to digital books in schools.
Rossi’s Kairós, Brown’s Inferno Top Brazil’s Bestseller Lists for May
Bestselling phenomenon Father Marcelo Rossi’s new book Kairós shot to the top of the Brazilian bestseller list, while Dan Brown took the top slot among foreign authors.
Brazil’s Saraiva Launches Self-publishing Platform, Abril Acquires Xeriph
The latest from PublishNews Brazil includes the announcement Saraiva has launched a self-publishing platform and Abril Media Group has acquired ebook aggregator Xeriph.
PublishNews Brazil: Brasilia Debates the Future of Digital Publishing
In this week’s PublishNews Brazil: Brasilia’s debate on future of digital publishing, FNLIJ’s awards for kid’s lit, and the Gothenburg Book Fair’s focus on Brazil in 2014.
PublishNews Brazil: 25,000 Portuguese Ebooks, April Bestsellers
This week’s publishing news from Brazil: 25,000 Portuguese ebook titles are now available; Silver Linings Playbook takes the top spot on the foreign bestseller list.
PublishNews Brazil: Saraiva Gets New CEO, Book Policies Go Back to Brasilia
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: Breakfast at LBF, Int’l Authors to Attend Rio Fair
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.
PublishNews Brazil: Victory at Bologna, 70 Writers for Frankfurt
This week’s publishing news from Brazil covers the Brazilian honors at the Bologna Book Fair, 70 authors announced for Frankfurt, Kindle Paperwhite launch, and more.
PublishNews Brazil: Book Pricing and Market Share Survey 2012
The latest publishing news from Brazil includes a survey of book prices and market share for various genres for 2012, February’s bestseller lists and more.