Editora Globo

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Editora Globo
Industry Publishing
Genre Various
Founded 1883
Founder L. P. de Barcellos & S. A. Pinto
Headquarters Rio de Janeiro, RJ
São Paulo, SP
Number of locations
Area served
Products Books
Parent Grupo Globo
Website editoraglobo.globo.com

The Editora Globo (Globo Editors) is a Brazilian publishing house, property of Fundação Roberto Marinho. It began as a bookstore called Livraria do Globo, created in Porto Alegre, in December 1883, by Laudelino Pinheiro de Barcellos and Saturnino Alves Pinto.


The bookstore "Livraria do Globo" begun as in a little store located at "Rua da Praia" Number 268. The bookstore was open daily from 6:30 am to 10:00 pm, including Saturdays. With a little business success, the bookstore started working as a copy and paperwork center, making bookbidings and other small services and the building where it was located underwent a slight remodeling.

Its first branch store was created in Santa Maria, near the old ferryway center of Rio Grande do Sul. The "Livraria do Globo's" owners decided to create an own magazine, called "Revista do Globo".

In the 1940s, the bookstore company reached its top success, with three branch stores in Brazil's South Region and offices in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. In 1986, the bookstore was sold to Rio Gráfica Editora, property of Fundação Roberto Marinho, that decided to rename its publishing house to Editora Globo, which continues as the current name.

Main titles[edit]

These are the main titles published by Editora Globo (books are not included because there are innumerous titles published on many different subjects):

"Livraria do Globo's" back façade in Porto Alegre

Have been published 1002 books and 69 collections.

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