In the US, book publisher revenue for April of this year was $793.5 million, down $13.1 million (-1.6 percent) compared to the same month last year.
When it’s ‘impossible for suppliers to reach their consumers without’ platforms the publishers’ association argues, market power ‘warrants close scrutiny.’
With some softness in educational sectors, the UK industry reports its crucial export sector is holding steady ahead of the potential upheaval of Brexit.
Describing a gradual decline in revenue for the US book business, the AAP’s StatShot annual report estimates that the industry made $25.82 billion in 2018.
Imposing tariffs on books printed in China would ‘severely compromise’ industry capabilities and ‘upend decades-long US policy’ on the freedom to publish.
As representatives of the Association of American Publishers testify on Trump’s proposed tariffs on books and other goods from China, US book sales for the first quarter are positive.
Hours after Rep. Jerry Nadler spoke at the AAP annual meeting, the House Judiciary committee he chairs announced its antitrust probe of tech giants.
Intended to make it easier for rights holders to defend copyrighted work the CASE Act is getting backing from publishing’s trade and advocacy organizations.
The February update from the Association of American Publishers shows solid gains in children’s and religious books, and hardbacks with a 3-percent growth.
Working to build a global, supportive community of women in publishing, the first PublisHer’s dinner brought together some 30 women making a difference in the book business.