Iman Ben Chaibah launched Sail Publishing 12 years ago as an ebook-first company. She’s since added print books and an online store.
The ‘IPA Academy’ program being opened with Sharjah Book Authority, is geared to support publishers with digital skills and advancement.
The latest ‘Digital Consumer Book Barometer’ includes statistics from Italy, the German-language markets, Spain, Brazil, Mexico, and French-language Canada.
A new digital publishing report based on Bookwire’s Spanish-language customers cautions the book industry on ‘What We Need To Learn.’
Some 15 percent of the 5.9 million activations of the McGraw Hill Connect education platform in 2020 came from outside the United States.
A new survey from French book publishers indicates that users in lockdown were more interested in reading and adopted more digital formats.
Rüdiger Wischenbart in his Readmagine presentation says the coronavirus may speed up pre-pandemic book trends, including the growth of backlist audiobooks.
Despite the nostalgia for print at a recent e-book symposium in Mexico, regional publishers are finally ready to fight for “pole position” in the race to digital.
Digital acceleration: Growth outlined in Edinburgh University Press’ annual report includes a 49-percent gain in ebook sales, year over year.
From the protection of copyright to censorship, taxes, and the need for digital acceleration, a survey of Arab publishers’ hurdles ahead.