In his Global Ebook Report this year, Rüdiger Wischenbart looks at how the disparate realities in world markets add up to no cohesive single interpretation.
The culprit-of-choice for the new report’s ‘downturn’ in e-reading is ‘screen fatigue.’ And the usual confusion follows a data-challenged overview.
A GfK market research study of global internet users reveals interesting trends in reading habits and book content consumption.
With 575,000 new titles in 2015—and employing more than 150,000 people—the highly varied publishing industries of Europe come together in a new report.
In Lithuania, writes Inga Janiulytė for DW, ‘reading remains a popular activity—whether in spite of, or because of, social media.’ And many read English.
In a smooth transition to its new Nielsen-partnered format, London Book Fair’s flagship Quantum Conference leans on data, optimism, and conversation.
With new attention to diversity issues, Scholastic’s sixth biennial survey adds an Australian edition, and looks extensively on reading aloud at home.
Statistics from BookNet Canada reveal the best-selling books of 2016, along with a stable Canadian book market and growing online book sales.
In Poland, publishing stakeholders stay the need for protective regulation—liked fixed book prices—and IP protection are needed to curb declining book sales.
The 2017 Digital Book World conference opened with calls for more data-driven decision-making, despite the inherently subjective nature of book publishing.