Asia’s Potential Monsoon of Ebook Sales: Philip Tatham on ASEAN

'The reason we want to start selling ebooks direct into ASEAN,' says Monsoon's Philip Tatham, is because it's a major and rare territory still without heavy competition from major ebook retailers. The post Asia’s Potential Monsoon of Ebook Sales: Philip Tatham on ASEAN appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russian Ebook and Audiobook Player LitRes Opens Sales in Poland

Seeing its audiobook unit sales double year-over-year, Russia's digital retailer now has a new presence in the Polish market.  The post Russian Ebook and Audiobook Player LitRes Opens Sales in Poland appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-23 05:30:01 UTC ]
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A Frankfurt Debut: ASEAN Forum Highlights Publishing in Southeast Asia

In its inaugural outing at Frankfurt Book Fair next week, the ASEAN Forum looks at both successes and challenges in a 10-market region comprising 600 million people. The post A Frankfurt Debut: ASEAN Forum Highlights Publishing in Southeast Asia appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russia’s Growing Ebook and Audiobook Sales in First Half of 2018

The Russian ebook distributor LitRes reports 45-percent growth year-over-year in ebook sales for the first half of this year. And Storytel, which ended its first year in May in the market, cites digital access over vast distances as a driver. The post Russia’s Growing Ebook and Audiobook Sales... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK: Specsavers Awards, Based on Sales, Honor Paula Hawkins, Philip Pullman, More

Roughly 60 Specsaver Bestsellers were fêted overnight (January 25) at London's May Fair Hotel, with Nielsen Book determining which titles sold 250,000, 500,000, and 1 million units in 2017. The post UK: Specsavers Awards, Based on Sales, Honor Paula Hawkins, Philip Pullman, More appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In Singapore, StoryDrive Asia Gathers ASEAN Publishing Markets’ Key Players

Southeast Asia's markets are emerging into an 'already digital' reality. Frankfurter Buchmesse's StoryDrive Asia addressed issues in Singapore. The post In Singapore, StoryDrive Asia Gathers ASEAN Publishing Markets’ Key Players appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: US Ebook Sales Slightly Up in May; Sourcebooks Signs With Gotham for Film, TV

First time in more than two years: the Association of American Publishers ' monthly StatShot report shows an increase in ebook sales in the US. The post Industry Notes: US Ebook Sales Slightly Up in May; Sourcebooks Signs With Gotham for Film, TV appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookNet Canada: Digital Revenue Up in 2016, Ebook Sales Down

Toronto-based Kobo and Seattle's Amazon are neck-and-neck in Canadian publishers' use of ebook retailers, BookNet Canada finds, in a new 2016 survey. The post BookNet Canada: Digital Revenue Up in 2016, Ebook Sales Down appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dosdoce and Bookwire Chart ‘Soaring’ Ebook Sales in the Spanish Markets

Citing a 110-percent jump in sales in Latin America and 41 percent growth in Spain, a new report sees digital as a key to the Spanish markets' turnaround. The post Dosdoce and Bookwire Chart ‘Soaring’ Ebook Sales in the Spanish Markets appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK ebook sales flounder as interest in print copies rebounds

Book sales in the UK are on the rise, but not because of ebooks. Figures for 2016 released by the Publishers Association show a 7 percent rise over 2015, the largest year-over-year growth in a decade. Physical book sales were up 8 percent, however eb... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Screen fatigue' sees UK ebook sales plunge 17% as readers return to print

Consumer sales down to £204m last year and are at lowest level since 2011 – when Amazon Kindle sales first took off in UK Britons are abandoning the ebook at an alarming rate with sales of consumer titles down almost a fifth last year, as “screen fatigue” helped fuel a five-year high in printed... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebook sales drop as readers favour non-fiction books

Total book sales including physical and digital books rose 6% to £3.5bn, propped up by non-fiction. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2017-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebook sales continue to fall as younger generations drive appetite for print

Nielsen survey finds UK ebook sales declined by 4% in 2016, the second consecutive year digital has shrunkReaders committed to physical books can give a sigh of relief, as new figures reveal that ebook sales are falling while sales of paper books are growing – and the shift is being driven by... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft pilots ebook sales in Windows 10

Publishers offer cautious welcome after leak shows software giant has included a bookselling section in a new build of its operating systemTwo years after Microsoft walked away from digital bookselling, a leak of its latest software has hinted that it may ready to try again.In what may be a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In Germany: Report Finds Ebook Sales Rising, Revenue Down, in 2016

In a consistent German book market, the Boersenverein reports rising ebook sales by volume, but lower prices are driving down revenue from digital products. The post In Germany: Report Finds Ebook Sales Rising, Revenue Down, in 2016 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week in Singapore: StoryDrive Asia and Digital Media Potential

Understanding publishing in the digital context of 'nearby media' is at the heart of the Frankfurt Book Fair's StoryDrive Asia conference in Singapore. The post This Week in Singapore: StoryDrive Asia and Digital Media Potential appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebook Sales in Germany Up, Revenue Down

Have ebook sales plateaued in Germany? The latest Ebook Quarterly Report from the German Publishers and Booksellers Association indicates lower revenue despite growth in sales volume. The post Ebook Sales in Germany Up, Revenue Down appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Printed book sales rise for first time in four years as ebooks decline

Adult colouring book craze and 150th anniversary of Alice in Wonderland helped revival in traditional publishing last yearSales of printed books have grown for the first time in four years, lifted by the adult colouring book craze and 150th anniversary of Alice in Wonderland, as ebooks suffered... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK ebook sales drop for the first time

It seems that our love affair with ebooks could be turning sour. For the first time since digital book sales were recorded, the number of ebooks sold in the UK dropped in 2015. The drop could be partly explained by the fact that we seem to be reading less in recent years. While sales of printed... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2016-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Apple boosted ebook prices and accidentally tanked sales

Apple suffered a final defeat in its legal fight with the US Justice Department over ebooks this week, when the Supreme Court refused to hear the company's appeal. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2016-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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