The UK’s Publishers Association 2020 Report: ‘In the Face of COVID’

Amid the challenges of the pandemic year 2020, the United Kingdom's overall publishing market rose 2 percent. The post The UK’s Publishers Association 2020 Report: ‘In the Face of COVID’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Marie Claire owner reports record profits on back of Covid reading boom

Future’s share price soars as it says full-year results will be ‘materially ahead’ of expectationsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFuture, the owner of magazines from Marie Claire to Metal Hammer and sites such as TechRadar and GoCompare, has reported record revenues... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Report: Bible Usage Rose in 2020

The American Bible Society finds the turmoil of 2020 prompted more people to open their Bibles, seeking comfort and wisdom, but they didn’t always get the message. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's booksellers across UK report solid sales after reopening

A number of children’s bookshops up and down the country have spoken of their joy at being able to welcome children and parents back into their premises, with many reporting excellent trading. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK book sales soared in 2020 despite pandemic

New figures from the Publishers Association show fiction and audiobooks did particularly well, with value of consumer sales up 7% on 2019 despite bookshop closuresFiction sales in 2020 soared by more than £100m for UK publishers, as readers locked down at home made their escape into books, with... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Report: Russian Book Market Down 20 Percent in 2020

Publishers in Russia talk of little hope of a turnaround in 2021, describing a book market that was sliding before the pandemic. The post Report: Russian Book Market Down 20 Percent in 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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France’s New Report: 2020 Has ‘Converted’ Many Readers

In an 11th survey, the French book business sees continued adoption of digital book formats, confirming the 'digital acceleration' in the pandemic. The post France’s New Report: 2020 Has ‘Converted’ Many Readers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Springer Nature Reports on 2020: ‘Sustainable Business’

In both corporate social responsibility and in content production as a major academic publisher, Springer Nature had a big 2020. The post Springer Nature Reports on 2020: ‘Sustainable Business’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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In 2020, Oregon Publishers Went Straight to the Source

Tin House Books and Microcosm Press relied on virtual events and direct-to-consumer initiatives to survive a tumultuous 2020. The pivot paid off. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PRH’s Markus Dohle on Bertelsmann’s 2020 Profit Report

'Globally, people turned to books' in 2020, Markus Dohle says, and Penguin Random House parent Bertelsmann reports on a strong year. The post PRH’s Markus Dohle on Bertelsmann’s 2020 Profit Report appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Report publication: Publishing Sector in Ukraine

Exploring the Ukrainian publishing sectorThe British Council, with support from the Ukrainian Book Institute, commissioned the research which was undertaken by Emma Shercliff from February to October 2020, with the aim of exploring the Ukrainian publishing sector in more detail, and finding ways... Continue reading at British Council global

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Northeast Indie Publishers Stuck with Their Niches in 2020

Five New England indie publishers posted 2020 gains by doing what they do best... with a couple of pivots. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Trade Publishing Segment Shines in a Flat 2020

Total industry sales rose 0.1% in 2020 compared to 2019 based on year-end figures supplied by 1,354 publishers to AAP’s StatShot program. The two major trade categories had solid gains in the year, while the two big educational segments had declines. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Audio Publishers Association Names the 2021 Audie Award Finalists

The prize program, now in its 26th year, prepares for a digital awards ceremony on March 22, having started with some 1,500 submissions. The post Audio Publishers Association Names the 2021 Audie Award Finalists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The UK’s IPG Opens Registration for its International Publishing Forum

The UK's Independent Publishers Guild is holding two days of informational and networking events in March at its International Publishing Forum. The post The UK’s IPG Opens Registration for its International Publishing Forum appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Denmark’s Lindhardt & Ringhof Reports ‘Vast Growth in Revenue’ in 2020

'Readers want both digital books as well as the "old-fashioned" print book,' says Lindhardt & Ringhof's CEO. The post Denmark’s Lindhardt & Ringhof Reports ‘Vast Growth in Revenue’ in 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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'Positive results' in 2020 for Bonnier Books UK

Bonnier Books–owner of Bonnier Books UK and part of Sweden's Bonnier Group–has said the UK arm achieved "positive results" in 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘Remarkable Adaptability’: Children’s Publishing in the Time of Covid

With 2021 well underway, Publishers Weekly spoke with the heads of several children’s publishing divisions to see how the industry weathered the storm of last year, and to discuss what comes next in the midst of persistent uncertainty. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Scribe to publish analysis of Sweden's Covid-19 strategy

Scribe has acquired The Herd, an "in-depth analysis" of Sweden's Covid-19 strategy by Swedish journalist Johan Anderberg.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PRH UK to publish four from inauguration poet Amanda Gorman

Penguin Random House UK is to publish four books from Amanda Gorman, the youngest presidential inaugural poet in US history, including a special edition of “The Hill We Climb” which she read at Joe Biden's inauguration. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Review of 2020: independent publishers

The BBC boost enjoyed by Sally Rooney’s Normal People helped Faber to post strong sales of both the young author’s titles, while Matt Haig’s books claimed three of the top six chart positions for Canongate. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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