A Small World: The Global E-Book Market Expands

The rise of easy-to-use ebook publishing platforms that distribute globally, the inherent speed of digital publishing, and the low cost and ever-rising demand for ebooks in both the developing world, as well as from developed but remote economies like Australia, offer the potential of vibrant new markets as well as new revenue streams to publishers of all kinds. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Book Awards Expanded for 2019 in Children’s Books, Small Presses

The annual British Book Awards, with winners to be announced May 13, are widening their recognition of independent publishers and of nonfiction and illustrated work in children's books. The post British Book Awards Expanded for 2019 in Children’s Books, Small Presses appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German book market posts small 2019 rise

Even though the holiday season was below par, Germany’s book market narrowly avoided another major disappointment and finished the year on a positive note. Overall sales were up in 2019 by 1.4% in value. In volume they followed a recent pattern and were down marginally, by 0.4%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-08 18:34:07 UTC ]
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Around the World in 8 Books: 2020 Global Historical Fiction

Look forward to a trip around the world, and back in time, while learning the history of far flung places with these 2020 global historical fiction reads. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-14 11:32:10 UTC ]
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Börsenverein Report: German Book Market Seen to Stabilize and Expand in 2018

In an upbeat report, the German book market is seen as having grown last year for the first time since 2012–by 300,000 buyers–with its financial performance leveling out. The post Börsenverein Report: German Book Market Seen to Stabilize and Expand in 2018 appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Books Heard ‘Round the World: A New Survey of International Audiobook Markets

The Audio Publishers Association, Bookrepublic, and Bologna Children's Book Fair have begun surveying various audiobook markets. The post Books Heard ‘Round the World: A New Survey of International Audiobook Markets appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BISG Looks at Rights In a Global, Digital Book Market

A half-day seminar organized by the Book Industry Study Group focused on the increasing importance of publishing rights—and examined the industry’s longtime problem of poor rights management. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2016: The Markets Summit Spotlights Global Opportunities

Frankfurt’s The Markets: Global Publishing Summit took place on Tuesday, the opening event of the Fair’s premium events program dubbed “The Business Club,” and offered insight into seven publishing markets around the world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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As BEA Opens: A New Global Ebook Report on a Mercurial World Market

BEA's' Director of International Affairs Rüdiger Wishenbart's new Global Ebook Report cites continental Europe's ebooks "stalling even earlier" than in US, UK. The post As BEA Opens: A New Global Ebook Report on a Mercurial World Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Children's titles boost global book market

Growth in children’s books is driving print market growth across the world, Nielsen’s Global managing director Jonathan Stolper told delegates at the Nielsen Book Insights Conference. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘The Markets’ Announced for 2016’s Global Summit at Frankfurt Book Fair

Issuing a call for papers, Frankfurt Book Fair and Publishing Perspectives announce the seven-nation focus for 'The Markets' 2016. Regions highlighted include Southeast Asia, Europe, South America, and the Middle East. The post ‘The Markets’ Announced for 2016’s Global Summit at Frankfurt Book... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Nord Compo Looks to Expand in the U.S. Book Market

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Staff Pick: Small Wars, Faraway Places: Global Insurrection and the Making of the Modern World, 1945-1965

Reviews editor Everett Jones recommends Michael Burleigh’s lengthy, speedy account of two decades of imperialist 'little wars' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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E-book VAT 'holds back small markets'

Charging VAT on digital books is “holding back the development of the ebook market in general, and especially in non-English and small-language markets”, the International Publishers Association’s (IPA) José Borghino has said. A global survey of VAT rates, conducted by the IPA and the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Global E-book Report highlights unequal markets

International ebook markets continue to develop at different rates, with growth in some continental digital marketplaces appearing to have stalled despite increasing activity from global tech companies and local players. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Expanding the International Rights Market for Children’s Books

A new breed of independent foreign rights professionals specialized in children’s book rights sales has emerged, and they are finding new homes abroad for kids' literature. The post Expanding the International Rights Market for Children’s Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Polish Book Chains Re-imagine Stores, Expand to Small Cities

Poland's two largest bookstore chains, Matras and Empik, are adding new services and plan vast expansions amid a shrinking number of independent bookstores. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Global Book Market Snapshots: France and Germany

In France, the popularity of French should fuel more translations and rights sales. In Germany, the book industry edges tentatively into the future. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The Global 60: The World's Largest Book Publishers, 2013

Despite concerns about consolidation among publishing houses, sales of the top 10 companies accounted for 55% of revenue of the 50 publishers that are on the list for both 2012 and 2011, down from 57% in 2011. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Concern for children's book market as The Book People fails to find buyer

Trade figures have said the failure of The Book People to find a buyer, leading to 155 redundancies, could have ramifications for the children's book market.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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