The ebook publishing platform PublishDrive founded three years ago in Hungary has a retail agreement with China’s online retailer Dangdang.
Jingdong, China’s third place commercial online bookstore, is boosting its challenge to Dangdang and Amazon’s dominance by focusing on service and international titles.
As China’s children’s book market matures, publishers are look at ways to develop more local talent while maintaining a balance with foreign titles.
Centered around its two-day Digital Publishing Forum conference event, the newly focused Digital Zone at Beijing International Book Fair includes presentations from Amazon Web Services, Springer Nature, Microsoft, and Wiley.
Emphasizing digital publishing and its new children’s book area, Beijing International Book Fair plans a 97,700-square-meter footprint this year in eight halls.
Ebook editions of the seven Harry Potter novels, plus the new ‘Cursed Child’ playscript, debut in China Monday (August 1) at five leading retailers, one of them with 600 million mobile users.
The 2016 Shanghai Children’s Book Fair is issuing calls for applications to its Visiting International Publishers program, children’s illustrated books awards and more.
Illustrator Rotraut Susanne Berner and writer Cao Wenxuan are among winners of the 2016 Hans Christian Andersen Awards at Bologna Children’s Book Fair.
The Bookseller’s Futurebook conference in London last Friday focused on the growing importance of security, mobile readers and open access.
Jim Bryant draws examples from Trajectory.com bookselling partners in China to argue that superior, localized metadata increases book sales — everywhere.
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