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.
In its annual review of Germany’s entertainment media sector, PriceWaterhouseCooper predicts stable revenue from the German book market through 2020.
Taking a holistic approach that might warm the heart of a millennial mom, Nielsen’s third conference on the young readers’ market looked at their parents, too.
From 50 percent ‘of all US Kindle author earnings,’ Author Earnings now sees indie share dive below 40 percent, ‘all the way back to early 2015 levels
‘By all accounts, popular literature is in the lead’ among Russian readers, according to new results from a survey reported by Russia Behind the Headlines.
How many self-published books were released in the USA in 2015? Bowker provides what is likely the most authoritative count of indie titles yet.
The US ISBN agency, Bowker, reports a 21-percent jump in self-published ISBNs—not titles—from 2014 to 2015, another indication of quickly rising interest in indie publishing.
Amid falling book production, sagging sales, low readership, and higher book prices, one of Brazil’s key publishing events opens next week, the industry looking for ways forward.