Amazon is said to be negotiating to acquire Saraiva, Brazil’s dominant bookseller, with 102 stores. Is it realistic? We break down the facts and scenarios.
Statistics, research, popular articles and useful information from the Publishing Perspectives archives.
Every year, the conversations in Frankfurt lead to a set of new buzzwords that you hear over and over throughout the fair. Here are the ten that we discovered this year.
Publishers Launch offers an analysis of recent data and trends from the US e-book market, where the rapid slowdown in growth has been something of a surprise.
‘[W]hile everyone won’t be successful, everyone will have the opportunity to be successful,’ says Author Solutions’ Keith Ogorek of emerging self-publishers.
Publishing Perspectives’ inaugural children’s book conference offered up some fascinating answers to the question of what makes for a truly great kid’s book.
As in all things, form follows function, and the function of reading is being disrupted by convenience of consumption and construction, changing the book.
A Buenos Aires Book Fair survey names ‘the 50 publishing professionals whose actions have had the strongest impact on their colleagues over the last years.’
The digital transition in publishing could mean unlikely business acquisitions are in store for major publishers by tech giants like Apple.
Tips on how authors can use existing online tools and media outreach to sell more books, from publicity experts Barbara Henricks and Rusty Shelton.
Michael Stein argues that translations shouldn’t be treated as ‘literary broccoli’ or armchair travel, and that doing so is counterproductive.