BookExpo 2018: The Audiobook Market Grows Globally

The audiobook boom is most prominent in North America, and it is spreading across the world, as discussed in a panel on Wednesday at the New York Rights Fair entitled “The Audiobook Heard ‘Round the World.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]

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NYRF 2018: The Audiobook Market Grows Globally

A panel at the New York Rights Fair featuring Storytel, audiobooks.com, and Kobo saw discussions about how the audiobook market is evolving around the world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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As Audiobook Market Grows, Narrators of Color Find Their Voice

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BookExpo 2020: Popularity of Audiobooks Continues to Grow

At BookExpo Online, the APA's executive director, Michele Cobb, will be joined by Chris Lynch from Simon & Schuster, Cathy Forrest from HarperCollins, and Michael Anderle from LMBPN to discuss the state of the audio industry and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Russia’s Growing Ebook and Audiobook Sales in First Half of 2018

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BookExpo 2018: Reed Primes a “Reimagined” BookExpo

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A different Calibre: audiobook charity shares how it is meeting growing demand

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Booming audiobook market can accommodate new entrants, Bar-Kar tells FutureBook

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World Book Night grows audiobook offer in 2020

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Audiobook Sales Jumped 24% in 2018

Publishers’ sales of audiobooks rose 24.5% in 2018 over 2019, reaching $940 million, according to the recent sales survey sponsored by the Audio Publishers Association. Digital audio accounted for 91% of sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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UK publishing industry revenues overall stood at £6.05bn in 2018, down 2% on the £6.15bn revenue of the previous year, according to the PA Publishing Yearbook 2018, just released.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Marketers, publishers and platforms announce a global alliance for 'responsible media'

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Börsenverein Report: German Book Market Seen to Stabilize and Expand in 2018

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BookExpo 2019: Indie Bookstores Grow in Number, Profits

American Booksellers Association CEO Oren Teicher addressed members at the organization's town hall and annual meeting at BookExpo, noting the ABA added 99 members last year and members increased profitability. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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