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.
Challenged by shrinking sales and online piracy, Poland’s publishing industry aims to mitigate losses with more stringent price regulation, reports Jaroslaw Adamowski.
Horst Stipp, EVP of The Advertising Research Foundation and seminar leader at the St. Gallen Publishing Course, offers strategies for conducting better consumer research.
A recent webinar examined the challenges and opportunities for international publishers looking enter the children’s book publishing market in China.
Although an ongoing economic crisis has brought a new love of books to Spaniards, budget cuts are effecting the abilities of libraries to meet the public’s needs.
A new report from BISG highlights student’s increasing efforts to find alternatives to traditional texts, as well as faculty concerns over costs and value.
In honor of the July 4th holiday, we offer a look back at seven of the most popular articles that have run on Publishing Perspectives so far this year.
The Russian ebook market more than doubled in 2012, to 250 million rubles (USD $8 million), but remains just 1% of market. Some 95% of ebooks downloaded are pirate editions.
An infographic based on the World Culture Score Index shows that people in India, Thailand and China read for 8-10 hours per week, nearly double most people in the West.
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.