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Nielsen’s BookInsights: UK Publishers Sold £2.2 Billion in 2014

Nielsen's Jonathan Nowell

UK publishers sold £2.2 billion of books in 2004, with ebooks accounting for nearly half UK fiction sales—though print in other categories proved resilient.

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Canada Reads: Where Celebrities Battle for a Book’s Honor

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Canada Reads, a contest in which 5 celebrities debate various books merits and vote a title off each day on CBC TV, has serious implications for publishers.

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Total BooX: Ebooks for the Way the 21st-Century Reader Reads

Yoav Lorch

When it comes to catering to Millennials, Total BooX believes that eliminating the friction in the traditional ebook purchasing process is key.

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Russia’s Year of Literature Fighting “Toughest Test in Decades”

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Though 2015 is designated the Year of Literature to stimulate reading in Russia, the country’s book industry is facing its toughest test in decades.

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Should Europe Develop a Pan-European Ebook Platform?

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Is a pan-European ebook platform still a viable option? Or has ebook platform development progressed so far that it has rendered the point moot?

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In Germany: Ebooks Less Than 10% of Market, Tolino Grows

Ronald Schild

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.

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Lithuania’s Book Trade “Impossible to Shoot Down”

Tyto Alba one of Lithuania's largest publishers.

The Lithuanian book market was hit by the global recession and remains small, but a coterie of publishers are forging ahead through diversification.

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Indies First Goes North: Canadian Authors for Indies Day is May 2

Anne Marie Macdonald

Nearly 100 independent bookstores and 270 authors throughout Canada have signed up for the first annual Canadian Authors for Indies Day on May 2.

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Will Amazon Prime Now Hurt Manhattan Bookstores?

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Amazon has made its Prime Now one-hour delivery service available in Manhattan, and the service includes books. How will it impact B&N and other bookstores?

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OpenBooks: A Self-Publishing Bookstore Where You Read First, Pay Later

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With Poland’s OpenBooks.com readers can download and read self-published books for free and decide to pay for them only if they want.

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