Is Being First Into a New International E-book Market Ever Best?

Evidence suggests that the most successful ebook retailers build on the mistakes of the predecessors and being first-to-market isn't a key to success. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-11-05 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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RIGHTS EDITION: International Books Headed to London Book Fair’s Rights Center

From Italy, Brazil, Iraq, Switzerland, Spain, Turkey, Germany, the UK, and more, agents and publishers are lining up their offers for #LBF17. The post RIGHTS EDITION: International Books Headed to London Book Fair’s Rights Center appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-02-21 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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Tokens boosts Book Aid International

National Book Tokens is to partner with Book Aid International to help support the charity's work to provide books and develop library services in sub-Saharan Africa. A specially designed National Book Tokens gift card will go on sale this week with 1% of the value of each card sold to be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-15 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

[ The Bookseller | 2014-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Improving Skills and Exploring New Themes: Children's Books at the Taipei International Book Fair

At the Taipei International Book Fair, children's publishers presented Taiwan as a market open to exploring new authors, imported titles, and innovative themes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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Edinburgh International Book Festival cancelled

This year's Edinburgh International Book Festival has been cancelled, owing to the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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What book marketers can learn from B2B

The job of a book marketer is a tough one. You’ve likely got more titles than time, tight budgets and big expectations, and lot of different stakeholders, each with their own view on your priorities. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-22 20:13:11 UTC ]
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London Book Fair Announces Its 2020 International Excellence Award Winners

Awards this year go to winners in India, New Zealand, Kenya, Germany, Egypt, Spain, Indonesia, Finland, Italy, the UK, and USA. The post London Book Fair Announces Its 2020 International Excellence Award Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-11 10:32:51 UTC ]
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Zimet to join Edinburgh International Book Festival

Tamara Zimet is joining the Edinburgh International Book Festival as deputy programme director.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-09 04:56:58 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2020: Sharjah Stars As Market Focus

At the London Book Fair, the United Arab Emirates plan a wide range of events to highlight its authors and culture. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-28 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Sharjah at London Book Fair: The 2020 Market Focus

The Sharjah Market Focus program at London Book Fair brings two pavilions to the trade show, as well as a stand featuring Sharjah's World Book Capital year. The post Sharjah at London Book Fair: The 2020 Market Focus appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-27 14:08:34 UTC ]
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Mackay to leave Edinburgh International Book Festival

​Simon Mackay is to leave his role as head of book sales and retail at the Edinburgh International Book Festival in spring 2020 to take on a new project.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-24 21:36:55 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Italy’s 18App Is Funded; International Book Fairs Eye COVID-19

Industry Notes: Italy's teen cultural bonus is refunded for 2020. International publishing events grapple with exhibitor, attendee worries about COVID-19. The post Industry Notes: Italy’s 18App Is Funded; International Book Fairs Eye COVID-19 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-20 20:18:40 UTC ]
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International Publishers Association Events at the 2020 London Book Fair

The Geneva-based International Publishers Association is engaged in several presentations at London Book Fair in March, with emphasis on issues of diversity, copyright, and the freedom to publish. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘Paying the Price’ s publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-20 11:30:30 UTC ]
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Promotions for McKeown and Dumughn in Bonnier Books UK marketing team

Bonnier Books UK has made two promotions within its adult trade marketing team, promoting Zaffre and Manilla Press marketing director Stephen Dumughn to the newly created role of adult trade marketing director, while making Felice McKeown, head of fiction digital marketing, its new campaigns... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-17 21:03:18 UTC ]
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Cairo international book fair turns away jailed publisher's company

Khaled Lotfy, whose firm Tanmia published a new edition of a book about Egyptian double agent Ashraf Marwan, has been sentenced to five yearsCairo international book fair has excluded imprisoned publisher Khaled Lotfy’s firm from the event citing “security reasons”, the International Publishers... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-22 13:55:22 UTC ]
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