After the arrival in Mexico of Amazon and Apple, ebook sales growth has slowed and some wonder what all the fuss was about, according to editors, publishers and entrepreneurs.
The Los Angeles Times looks into the growing availability of Spanish-language ebooks and increasing confidence in the US Spanish-speaking market.
Random House Mondadori’s strategy in the Americas has been to provide regional coverage with a tight focus on local markets. Cristóbal Pera of RHM Mexico explains how they do it.
Bertelsmann’s Random House will now own 100 percent of the shares in Random House Mondadori, its trade book publisher in Spain and Latin America.
Random House Mondadori created reading rooms on Spanish trains. They were a huge hit with commuters, great for sales and a boon for consumer insight.
Amazon has chosen the name ‘Flash’ for its Spanish online e-book sales, just weeks after RHM announced a new imprint for digital shorts with the same name.
One Hundred Years of Solitude is finally released as an official e-book, while Random House Mondadori launches a new, global imprint for digital shorts, RHM Flash.
International digital players are targeting the 500-million strong Spanish-language market. Scary stuff for Spanish-language publishers, who need to prepare.
By Edward Nawotka Italy’s first e-book conference – IfBookThen — is taking place this February 3rd in beautiful Milan. If you register by the end of the day today, you pay just €252 — instead of the €350 tag applies at 12:01 a.m. Saturday. If you’re curious about this new event, you can find the program and line-up of speakers …
By Edward Nawotka In today’s lead article, Joaquín Díez-Candedo Flores, Director General of Mexican publishing house Fondo De Cultura Económica, spoke about a “cultural trade imbalance” between the US and Latin America. But an even stronger cultural trade imbalance exists between Spain and Latin America. The Spanish “Big Three” — Planeta, Random House Mondadori, and Santillana — dominate much of …
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