A survey of Colorado independent bookstores reveals ebooks sales are tiny and offer just a pittance of profit — often just 50 cents a book.
Orbile, a new Mexican ebookselling platform created by Kobo and bookstore chains Gandhi and Libreria Porrúa, will offer 70k ebooks on launch in September.
Roger Tagholm deconstructs the brilliance of Amazon’s new Kindle advertisements, which promote the ereader as a chic, travel companion and paragon of cool.
Chad Post of Open Letter Books explains how leveraging social networks for media amplification is now a key to small press marketing success.
Under the leadership of Dato, Karangkraf Media Group has become perhaps the most dominant book publisher and printer in Malaysia.
Operated by Shibuya Publishing Booksellers, the new Book & Bed capsule hotel in Tokyo ‘invites bibliophiles to sleep in the stacks’ of an actual bookstore.
Putin’s government plans to offer tax breaks and other benefits to booksellers who let the government pick patriotic titles for in store promotions.
Poland is dominated by two major bookselling chains, but the city of Krakow is offering support to small, indie booksellers to preserve cultural heritage.
Go Set a Watchman has become a major hit in a year that needed one and raises questions about American society and its publishing and reading culture.
Pope Francis has given a boost to Jesuit publishers like Loyola Press, which has found a strong renewed interest in its books tied to Jesuit Catholicism.