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Poland’s Top Online Bookseller For Sale, Consolidation Looms

Merlin

Poland’s top online bookstore, Merlin.pl, is up for sale, and many believe this is that of consolidation in a saturated Polish online marketplace.

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Russian Publishers Explore the World of Book Trailers

Booktrailers Russia

Julia Shevalinka looked at some of the entries in the All-Russia Book Trailer Contest and how Russian publishers are using trailers to promote their books.

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Italian Ebook Market Estimated to Grow 30-40% in 2015

Italian ebook market estimates from AllBrain

Marcello Vena of AllBrain’s recent survey of the Italian book market estimates Italian ebook sales nearing €60m, and growing 30-40% in 2015.

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Do Russian Readers Judge a Classic by its Cover?

Great Gatsby published by Azbuka

An article at RBTH looks at how Russian publishers are using that new cover designs to help bring new readers to classic literature.

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Five Trade Publishing Predictions for 2015

Michael Cairns

The CEO of Publishing Technology offers his five predictions for trade publishing in 2015, including more hybrid pubs, content marketing and mobile reading.

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Simon & Schuster Enters the World of Paid Online Video

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Simon & Schuster announced the launch of its new video platform, SimonSays. Consumers can pay to watch video courses on health, finance, and self-help.

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Should the Young Adult Book Category Be Rebranded?

The "Young Adult" moniker is disliked by both teen readers and adult fans.

The book term ‘young adult’ is generally disliked by both teen readers and adult fans. But is there a better alternative?

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How Japan’s Kinokuniya Innovates, Fosters Growth

ABC Hiroshi Sogo

Japanese bookseller Kinokuniya has implemented several innovative strategies to fight declining domestic sales, while still expanding at home and abroad.

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Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Who Are African Books For?

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

Author Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani questions the power Western publishers have to dictate the way African books are presented to and read by the world.

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Where Fashion Meets Books

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Fashion brand Club Monaco has enlisted The Strand bookstore to decorate its flagship store with books, creating a store-within-a-store.

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