Europe's Book Market Grew Slightly in 2017

In 2017 the 29 member countries of the Federation of European Publishers (FEP) generated €22.2 billion ($25.3 billion) in total sales, a figure up slightly from 2016 after accounting for exchange rate effects. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German Book Market in 2017: Stable Sales But in Need of More Book Buyers

The latest book market statistics from Germany show that flat book sales are being generated by fewer overall book buyers. The Börsenverein calls for a focus on potential readers. The post German Book Market in 2017: Stable Sales But in Need of More Book Buyers appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2017: An Overview of the Children’s Book Market in China

Though describing the massive Chinese children’s book market is as easy as A, B, C (amazing, booming, crowded), explaining the forces behind its growth may take more than 1, 2, 3—but that is still a very good way to start. 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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Knowledge Ages Quickly, as Shown by This Ad That Grew Mold on a Classic Marketing Book

There's still much to be learned from books written by the great minds of advertising's golden age, but it's hard to deny that almost any advice printed to the page quickly becomes dated in today's digitally driven world. To illustrate that point, and boost turnout at an upcoming IdeasFirst... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brazil’s book market saw 2017 lift

Brazil's book market saw real growth of 3.1% last year, according to Brazilian book trade publication PublishNews.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Europe's major publishing markets all grew in 2016

Europe's major markets - the UK, Germany, France, Spain and Italy - all experienced growth in turnover in 2016, according to a Federation of European Publishers' report. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales of Print Books Increased, Slightly, in 2017

Unit sales of print books rose 1.9% in 2017 at outlets that report to NDP BookScan. Units sold hit 687.2 million, up from 674.1 million in 2016. Since 2013, print unit sales are up 10.8%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Aldus’ New Report Updates Europe’s Book Fair Map for 2017

From Sofia’s upcoming 45th anniversary fair in December at the Palace of Culture to Vienna’s ‘Long Night of Books’ ahead in November, the Aldus network’s 2017 report looks ahead and behind to evaluate the European book fair scene.   By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Macron, Merkel Speak of a Europe United by Culture

The two leaders touched on not only the power of culture to hold Europe together, but also on some issues within the publishing industry, including copyright and digitization. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic Publishing in China 2017: The Academic Book Market in China

When Shanghai Jiaotong University hosted a fourth forum of China’s academic publishers last month, however, the consensus among the speakers was that the sector’s “Going Out” strategy is now entering its 2.0 era. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London drives book market's value growth in 2017

London has triumphed over other regions for book sales so far in 2017, outstripping the overall market both in volume and value terms.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beijing Book Fair 2017: Changing with the Times and Market Demands

Traditionally, the Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF) has focused on educational books, STM titles, and children’s books—in that order. This year’s event, which opens today and runs until August 27, is markedly different with many more categories represented. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2017: Trends in the Rights Market

Over the past decade, China has imported classic children’s books of all genres from the West at a rate far faster than it would have taken another country or territory to accomplish, observes director Chen Yushiuan of Beijing-based Bardon Chinese Media Agency. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book market share down slightly in 2015

E-book share of the UK book market has decreased marginally in 2015. According to findings from Nielsen Book Research, Steve Bohme, UK research director, said that ebook share was up from one in five to one in three between 2012-2014, but down marginally to 29% in the first quarter of 2015. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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Children’s Books in China 2019: The Chinese Children’s Book Market Is Still on a Roll

The oft-quoted numbers remain as compelling as ever: 370 million people under the age of 18, an additional 17.5 million babies born annually, and at least 600 active publishers in the children’s book industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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One Book Fair to Another: At Sharjah, London Book Fair Plans Market Focus Indonesia

As the Sharjah International Book Fair opened this month in the United Arab Emirates, London Book Fair and Indonesia's cultural program team met to plan for March's Market Focus program at Olympia London. The post One Book Fair to Another: At Sharjah, London Book Fair Plans Market Focus... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Interview: Beijing Book Fair Director Liying Lin on China’s Book Market

Disagreeing with assessments of a slowdown in the Chinese book market, the Beijing International Book Fair director says she's seeing 'real energy in the sector. The post Interview: Beijing Book Fair Director Liying Lin on China’s Book Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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