China’s Book Market in the First Half of 2018: Slower Growth, Rising Prices

As book prices rise and children's books show new energy, the number of new titles on China's bestseller lists has decreased, with older hits lingering on sales charts. The post China’s Book Market in the First Half of 2018: Slower Growth, Rising Prices appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2017: A Gallery of Hot Titles from China

The titles Chinese publishers are bringing to the Bologna Children’s Book Fair in April run the gamut from downright whimsical to outrageously adventurous. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2017: A Brief Look at Some of China’s Biggest Children’s Publishers

A quick survey conducted by Beijing-based Bookdao for this PW report has identified 10 of the largest children’s book publishers in China, based on their consolidated revenues. Here is the list in alphabetical order. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Taipei Book Fair 2017: Taking the Pulse of Taiwan’s Book Market

The 25th edition of the Taipei International Book Fair takes place this week amid concerns of a decline in sales and the future for independent bookstores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Growing Russian Book Market Looks to Educational and Children’s Books in 2017

With book production down 40 percent in Russia, the country's publishers are looking to favorable book pricing as a source of revenue growth in 2017. The post Growing Russian Book Market Looks to Educational and Children’s Books in 2017 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Keeps Firm Grip on E-book Market, Even as the Format Loses Market Share

With sales of ebooks slipping and print books enjoying a mild rebound, ebooks’ share of consumer spending on books has declined over the past two years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Why print book sales are rising, and books are getting longer

E-book sales have remained stagnant in 2015. But print book sales are up, and Harper Lee's latest novel and adult coloring books are the big winners. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: In Surprise, Frankfurt Book Fair Attendance Rises

Despite a sluggish global economy and political turmoil, official attendance for the 2015 Frankfurt Book Fair rose modestly over 2014. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2014: Nielsen: E-books Growth Continues in U.S. and U.K.

E-book sales continue to grow in both the U.S. and U.K., but to varying degrees. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Net Pricing: Is It Time to Take Prices off Book Covers?

Pointing to the need for pricing flexibility at a time when bookstores face a growing number of economic challenges, some booksellers question whether it’s time for publishers to stop printing suggested retail prices on book covers and dust jackets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nielsen Book: Total book market declined 4% in 2013

The overall book market including print and digital fell by 4% in 2013, according to Nielsen Book... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Price Cuts Bite Into Korean Book Sales, Fixed Price Considered

Despite a dramatic drop in book sales, Aladin used bookstores have thrived, with some publishers dumping books to boost sales; a fixed-price law is now under debate. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: An American’s Take on the French E-book Market

When I moved to Paris in 2010, I’d already begun doing the majority of my reading on my Kindle. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookwire Releases a Report on Spanish-Language Digital Book Markets

Representing Bookwire customers in Spanish-language markets, this report finds strong performance of both ebooks and audiobooks. The post Bookwire Releases a Report on Spanish-Language Digital Book Markets appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-05-13 21:33:03 UTC ]
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Nielsen-GfK’s Pre-LBF ‘Global Book Market’ Report

The first outing for this Nielsen BookData-GfK study sees revenue up in many book markets, but rising prices contributing to that 2023 trend. The post Nielsen-GfK’s Pre-LBF ‘Global Book Market’ Report appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Summit Books Rises Again

Summit publisher Judy Clain’s inaugural acquisition, a debut novel titled ‘Great Black Hope’ by Rob Franklin, bodes well for storied imprint’s relaunch. Clain, previously editor-in-chief of Little, Brown, called Franklin “the writer we dreamed of publishing” at Summit. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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China’s Shanghai Children’s Book Fair Names 2024 Dates

The 11th Shanghai International Children's Book Fair has announced its dates and some of its plans for its 2024 iteration. The post China’s Shanghai Children’s Book Fair Names 2024 Dates appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Taipei International Book Exhibition 2024: A Market Profile

A market boosted by the elimination of sales tax on books, Taiwan is ready for a strong year at its upcoming international book exhibition. The post Taipei International Book Exhibition 2024: A Market Profile appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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AAP’s September StatShot: US Book Market Up 0.8 Percent YTD

 US trade revenue was down 0.1 percent year-to-date, and down 0.4 percent for the month of September YTD, in the AAP's StatShot report. The post AAP’s September StatShot: US Book Market Up 0.8 Percent YTD appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-12-12 16:24:19 UTC ]
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Children’s Books: Publishers Discuss the Mexican Market’s Evolution

At the 2023 Guadalajara International Book Fair, three Mexican children’s publishers discuss what they describe the sector’s boom. The post Children’s Books: Publishers Discuss the Mexican Market’s Evolution appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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