Several publishers are finding success with print+ebook bundling, yet the industry remains reticent to embrace what seems an obvious direction for the industry.
The Today Show’s monthly book club gives publishers new hope for Oprah-like success and features interactive elements like Twitter chats.
Hit by inflation and lower government purchases, Brazil’s book market shrank by 2.64% last year, the worst decline in real value since 2002.
Could limiting the period for fixed book prices give a needed boost to backlist sales by allowing retailers to discount after the initial buying frenzy is over?
With titles like The Walking Dead: Compendium One leading the way, sales of graphic novels in the USA are up 10% year-over-year in 2013.
Asia is an important growth market for Britain’s second largest publisher, Hachette UK. Sales in the region have grown faster than European markets, says Hachette UK’s Group CEO.
The UK and Germany were the top overseas markets for US print books in 2012, while Europe led the UK in consumption of US ebooks, according to the AAP.
Amazon Publishing announces that the Hangman’s Daughter series is their first million seller. Is it a cause for concern? Celebration? Or merely surprise that it took this long?
With 20% of Russia’s bookstores having closed and book sales in free fall, the government is investing $100m to promote reading and change in the industry.
Norway’s Bible Society turned a new translation of the Bible into a surprise bestseller by marketing more like a pop culture novel than a religious text.