Loja dos Furries

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Loja dos Furries
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Author(s) Owners: Koush, Ekevoo, Tanuki Gokuhi and Reyres Wolf
Website
Status Active
Launch date 1st July, 2010
Genre Publishing company and Retailer

Loja dos Furries, in English Furries' Store is a Brazilian online retailer and publishing house focused on furry related articles, for instance, books, comics, t-shirts and accessories on Brazil[1]. They are currently the official reseller for Sofawolf and Rabbit Valley on Brazil. Their catalog are intended to bring products from abroad and make them available for local purchase. National products are also available when an artist decides to do so. There are more then 70 articles available for purchase today. The store, however, do not intermediate deals between customers like Furbuy does.

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[edit] History

The combination of the average age of the Brazilian furry fandom and the dismal access to financial credit makes international purchases difficult for furries. Also, high prices are generally an impediment when importing commodities from abroad.

To solve this problem, Fauna Urbana created a local store, offering local purchase options, financing, and dealing with the whole complicate process of importing and dealing with customs. By doing this, the whole country can now benefit from furry-created products, delivered from local stocks, usually in less than three days, in most of the cases.[2]

Koush was elected to be the chairman, while Ekevoo, Tanuki Gokuhi and Reyres Wolf are in charge of the infrastructure and systems.

[edit] Reseller

The store are constantly making partnerships world wide, currently being the official reseller and distributor of Sofawolf[3] and Rabbit Valley on Brazil.

[edit] Coverage

The store only ships inside the Brazilian lands as a period of approval process before start covering South America entirely. The store do not published a date to start selling abroad yet due the complicated legislation and the heavy taxation in Brazil.

[edit] Products

The entire catalog from Sofawolf and Rabbit Valley are available at Loja dos Furries for purchase plus national products, but not all products are physically in their warehouse located in São Paulo, SP, Brazil. For those items, the customers ought to wait an additional delivery time[4], though the price do not change.

Some examples of products available for purchase:

[edit] Mascots

Mascots: Carlos, Ana and Guil

Loja dos Furries has three mascots, each of them representing one kind of personality you can generally find among Brazilian furries.

  • Carlos: Love literacture, his interest is mainly books, and fan-fictions
  • Ana: Fashion lover, love t-shirts, stickers and comics
  • Guil: Otaku furry, like bits of everything, specially hoodies, pins, hats and anime-related products

[edit] Publishing House Services

Loja dos Furries also act as a small publishing house for local furry related material, though any national work got eligible to be sponsored yet. For those who desire to be sponsored and get his/her comic or book printed, translated, and distributed internationally, ought to pass through market research first.

[edit] References

  1. About Page at Furries.com.br, in Portuguese
  2. Fauna Urbana - Loja dos Furries Launching Article, in Portuguese
  3. Shipping and Refunds - SofaWolf website
  4. Shipping and Delivery Time in Portuguese


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