Amid the industry crisis in Brazil–with two major chains filing for bankruptcy protection–publisher Luiz Schwarcz campaigns for a holiday season of book-giving.
Even amid dire conerns this week for Brazil’s leading book retail companies, it’s possible to see opportunity, Ricardo Costa tells us. Brazilian publishers are working to shore up the outlook for Saraiva and Livraria Cultura.
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 has brought in a new tech-savvy CEO who is integrating retail and publishing operations, while exploring options in education and tech.
We interview Ricardo Almeida, the founder and CEO of Clube de Autores, the top self-publishing platform in Brazil.
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.
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.
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.
Digital distribution and retailing is ramping up, but a year after publishers started investing in innovation just 4,000 titles are available in Brazilian Portuguese.