Canadian Publishing 2015: E-book Sales Level Off

E-book sales have leveled off for the most part in 2015 to date, continuing a trend that began last year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book Sales Level Off: Canadian Publishing 2014

E-book Sales Level OffFor the moment, publishers say that ebook sales in Canada have plateaued. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2015: Book Marketing in 2015

With competition for bookstore shelf space as fierce as ever and the Inspire Book Fair gone for good, publishers are looking for new ways to reach potential readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Print Book Sales Up Slightly in 2015

Nonfiction category saw the largest boost, thanks to the popularity of coloring books such as 'Secret Garden' and 'Lost Ocean.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Canadian Publishing 2015: Changes to Canadian Copyright Law Continue to Hammer Publishers

According to a new report, changes to Canada’s copyright law have had devastating effects on educational publishers and will ultimately contribute to a decline in the quality and quantity of content available to students. Trade publishers say they, too, are feeling the impact. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: No Big Book Yet, But Plenty of Big Sales

One thing the absence of a big book has meant is that a handful of titles—drawing strong advances from editors in the U.S. and abroad—are being clumped into an ever-growing list of buzzed-about books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2015: UTP Is the Winner In the New Canadian Distribution Landscape

When HarperCollins Canada announced last November that it would be getting out of the Canadian distribution business, it set off a succession of changes in the publishing landscape. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2015: New Canadian M.F.A. Enhanced by Pace Partnership

The University of King’s College in Halifax, Nova Scotia, has a fledgling creative writing M.F.A., launched in summer 2013, that focuses exclusively on nonfiction and is the only program of its kind in Canada Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA, LéaLA, and Expolit Book Fairs Highlight Books in Spanish: Spanish Publishing 2015

Book fairs have become much more aware of the purchasing power of the Hispanic population in the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian publishers turn to e-book discounts to entice readers amid COVID-19

Some Canadian publishers are offering special deals on e-books in a bid to entertain readers and pay authors during the COVID-19 shutdown. Continue reading at CBC

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Educational Publishers File Suit to Block Sale of Pirated E-books

The country's largest educational publishers have filed a lawsuit seeking to stop pirate sites from illegally selling their e-books and have won a temporary restraining order. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Canadian Print Book Sales Stayed Flat in 2018

The value of print books sold in Canada totaled C$1.13 billion ($850 million) in 2018, with 54.7 million units sold, according to data released by BookNet Canada and BNC SalesData, the national sales tracking service. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2018: Remembering Sheila Barry at Groundwood Books

Groundwood’s new publisher, Semareh Al-Hillal, discusses sustaining the legacy of her late predecessor. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Association: How Rights Sales Factor Into the UK’s Book Industry Revenues

‘The share of income from rights has steadily increased from 72 percent in 2013 to 80 percent in 2016,’ says the UK’s Publishers Association, in a report released this summer. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson In Five Years: A 90 Percent Rise in Rights Income hen Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comic Book Publishers, Faced With Flagging Sales, Look to Streaming

Inside the DC Universe Experience at Comic-Con International in San Diego. DC Entertainment used the interactive experience to promote its upcoming streaming service. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Canadian Children’s Book Publisher Margie Wolfe and the ‘Trump Bump’

While some at the Children's Books Salon said they're unsure whether the political climate is affecting how socially relevant content is selling, one of the most seasoned hands in the sector says the 'Trump bump' is real. The post Canadian Children’s Book Publisher Margie Wolfe and the ‘Trump... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Canadian Book Sales Down in 2017

Unit sales of print books fell 4% in Canada in 2017, compared to 2016, while dollar sales dropped 3%. The figures were released by BookNet Canada’s sales tracking service. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian author's own Fire and Fury book surges in sales

A Canadian university professor's book is back on the best-seller list after a decade, thanks to tell-all Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Participants Named in Paris Fellowship for Canadian Book Publishers

The program gives five publishing players from Canada a chance to meet with as many as 50 of their counterparts in the French industry, ahead of Frankfurter Buchmesse. The post Participants Named in Paris Fellowship for Canadian Book Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London book fair: UK publishers cheerfully splash cash as sales rise

Decline of reality TV and soap star memoirs greeted with glee, but publishers say it is time to turn the page on Gone Girl-style ‘grip-lit’On the eve of the London book fair, publishers were excited by news that sales of physical books were up for the second year in a row – 7% more than in 2015.... Continue reading at The Guardian

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