In revenue, the Italian trade market sees 42-percent growth over the first six months of 2020, per the publishers association.
The second digital evocation of the world’s largest children’s book trade show closes with big numbers and lots of programming on video.
The premier event of Bologna Children’s Book Fair includes the debut of the International Publishers Association’s 125th-anniversary video.
As Italy’s 18App for young adults gains increased government funding for 2021, France experiments with its own ‘Pass Culture.’
Data now being collected for a third year shows a distinct migration of Italian book sales from physical bookstores to online retail.
Even as Europe’s reported contraction is analyzed by economists, new funding for small publishers in Italy adds to an improving outlook for books.
The head of the Italian publishers’ association, Ricardo Franco Levi, presses the organization’s case for inclusion in Rome’s education plan at Conte’s States-General.
Industry Notes: International publishing events grapple with exhibitor, attendee worries about COVID-19. London Book Fair goes ahead.
The Italian book market is bracing for ‘significant impact’ as the €500 bonus for teens undergoes deep cutbacks and online sales continue gaining share.