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Argentine import laws stifling digital sales

The Argentine government’s economic protectionism is thwarting the growth of ebook sales,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple iBookstore Leads Brazil’s Ebook Market in 2013

In 2012, Brazil became the latest battleground for the big international ebooksellers. Ebook sales have since skyrocketed, with Apple in the early lead ahead of Amazon. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AAP reports ebooks now account for over 22 percent of US publishers' revenue

It's well off the triple year-over-year growth that ebooks saw a few years ago, but the latest report from the Association of American Publishers shows that ebooks did inch up even further in 2012 to account for a sizeable chunk of overall book sales. According to its figures, ebooks now... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2013-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book growth marked by 20p

The ebook market has begun to slow, with the post-Christmas peak in ebook sales less pronounced... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Going Their Own Way

Eben Alexander’s Proof of Heaven and the latest Wimpy Kid title were the only books to sell over 300,000 print units in the first three months of 2013, according to Nielsen BookScan, but neither is in Amazon’s top 20 bestselling Kindle titles of the year, showing the disparity between print and... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Predicting the Winners and Losers in Brazil’s Ebook War

Surprisingly, Apple leads Brazil's ebook sales, but by 2014 Amazon should dominate, with Kobo, Google, Saraiva and others behind. We explain why. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-01-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-books Offer Silver Lining for Australians

Australian book sales have plunged 10% in 2012, but ebook sales are finally taking off, writes Andrew Wilkins. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder Blog: Survey Shows Growing Strength of E-Books

The ebook format became the most popular one for adult fiction in 2011, surpassing hardcover books and paperbacks, according to an annual survey. Net revenue from ebook sales over all more than doubled from 2010. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2012-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers 'missing out' on school ebook sales

Publishers are "missing out" on ebook sales to schools because of the lack of a... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Changing Online Mix

According to the newest figures from Bowker Market Research, online retailers accounted for 39% of all book sales in 2011, up from 30% in 2010. The increase gave the online channel, led by Amazon and BN.com, a commanding lead over bookstore chains as the largest outlet for sales. The chains,... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Yes, people still read: ebook sales by UK publishers grew 54 percent in 2011

All hail the ebook! Seriously, if it weren't for this marvelous literary development, try saying with a straight face that you wouldn't at least take pause before adding a new title to your collection. Numbers are in from The Publisher's Association -- a group of 120 companies across the trade... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2012-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Catching the Digital Wave

In the early days of the digital revolution, most independent publishers were moving slower than the larger houses in getting on the ebook bandwagon. That period has clearly passed. With only a couple of exceptions, the publishers that made it onto this year’s edition of PW’s fast-growing small... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple, Amazon rivalry could grow

With iPad 3 rumored to be on the way—possibly boasting a sharper screen and talking personal assistant Siri—Apple CEO Tim Cook may drop the price of the iPad 2 so he can go after the cheaper tablet market now dominated by Amazon's Kindle and Barnes & Noble's Nook. Analysts figure a $200 to... Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2012-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Taking E-books To the Next Level

Despite technological petting zoos, QR codes on shelf-talkers linked to bookstores’ Web sites, and in-store displays of physical books with signage reminding readers that they can also buy e-editions, only a handful of independents are making more than about $100 or so on ebook sales a month. To... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette reports a 'blockbuster' Christmas for ebook sales

Hachette has reported a "blockbuster Christmas for ebooks", selling more than 100,000... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jobs Bio a Global Hit: International Bestsellers December 2011

A few days after Amazon announced that the Steve Jobs biography was its top-selling book of 2011 (combined print and ebook sales), the book debuted on bestseller charts around the world, including the three countries highlighted this month. Steve Jobs was #3 in France and the Netherlands, and... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry struggling with digital skills lag

Written By: Tom Holman Publication Date: Tue, 08/11/2011 - 15:57 The books industry is not doing enough to attract and train staff to take advantage of the surge in ebook sales, this year’s Digital Book Census survey from The Bookseller has found. The survey of more than 2,200 people, nearly... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EUP reports 40% rise in ebook sales

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 01/11/2011 - 09:40 Sales and profit for 2011 have slumped at Edinburgh University Press at the same time the company has reported a 40% rise in year-on-year ebook sales. The Scottish academic publisher has reported an 11.6% fall in sales and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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FBF: Bricks and mortar shops need own e-readers

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 13/10/2011 - 08:57 Retailers will need to develop and market their own dedicated ebook readers if they are to compete with Amazon, delegates at Frankfurt Book Fair have been told. Speaking at a Google panel about ebooks, Bloomsbury executive... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital sales 'could be 15%' by year's end

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 07/10/2011 - 14:39 Independent publishers are predicting that ebook sales may make up as much as 15% of their total sales by the end of 2011, as FutureBook's Digital Census reveals that a quarter of UK publishers now have ebook sales which... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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