The AAP reports book sales for 2014 rose 4.9% to $15.72 billion compared to 2013, driven by children’s and YA books, up 20.8% to $1.9 billion for the year.
Browsing by topic: book sales
The Guardian reviews the results of a survey that suggests ‘self-publishing helps women break through the book industry’s glass ceiling.’
Ronald Schild, CEO at Germany’s MVB, discusses developments in German ebook sales — which still command just a single digit market share — and the Tolino ebook platform.
Millennial consumers control $200 billion in annual spending, and research shows that they read more books than ever. How can publishers reach this influential group of readers?
Voltaire’s Treatise on Tolerance is a bestseller again in France 200 years after its publication as people try to understand the Charlie Hebdo murders.
Author Power by Lynn Isenberg offers clear-headed, calming advice for writers who want to leverage their brand and make a profit from sponsorships.
For the next two weeks, Publishing Perspectives will focus on sales and marketing issues for publishers and authors. Have you got a great story to tell?
The Times of India recently examined the problems facing Hindi pulp fiction in the era of ebooks, which may be killing off cheap pocket editions.
Organizers of the Jaipur BookMark estimate the Indian book market is worth $20 billion, while noting that ebook sales were down 20% this past year.
Amy Marie Spangler of the AnatoliaLit Agency surveys the Turkish book market and the challenges it faces due to currency and political fluctuations.