After losses of almost €556 million, Italy’s book publishing market grew in 2015 and 2016 for the first time since 2010, according to the Italian Publishers Association.
A BookNet Canada study reveals growing sales and library circulation of audiobooks, but consumers are having some problems finding the audiobooks they want.
In a land of nearly 2,000 small book publishers, Myanmar’s post-junta industry is strengthening its ties to ASEAN and serving a youthful demographic.
Amid rising audiobook sales, the FutureBook Conference’s focus on the sector offered upbeat statistics and audience demographics.
Citing a market value estimated at €36 billion to €38 billion, the European book publishing statistics report from FEP counts 575,000 titles published.
As rights and licensing appear to offer the world publishing industry more and more potential in terms of revenue, the new Diversity Report 2016 explores what works.
In 2016, 38% of Germans plan to spend €39 giving books as gifts this holiday season, according to GfK, with the potential to exceed last year’s sales.
Previewing the audiobook track at the FutureBook conference, we look at sales statistics and predictions from Michele Cobb at the Audio Publishers Association.
In a consistent German book market, the Boersenverein reports rising ebook sales by volume, but lower prices are driving down revenue from digital products.
In a new report, the International Publishers Association finds that higher VAT rates on books can have a negative impact on book sales, education and copyright.