Despite a 4.2-percent step back in book sales, Italy’s industry sees a 14.7-percent gain over the same period of 2019.
Italy’s publishers see online retail receding as physical stores reassert their prominence in the market’s book sales.
Seeing downturns in revenues and unit sales, January Through April, AIE plans a two-panel program at Torino’s book fair.
From the publishers on our Mauri School panel, Stefano Mauri and Andrew Franklin, new takes on the book business and the Web.
In 2021, a new report indicates, Italians carried out an average 322,000 acts of book piracy per day, a major challenge for publishing.
As the Federation of European Publishers reaches out to Ukrainian publishers, the European Writers’ Council intensifies its appeal.
The 2022 Mauri School conference commentary from booksellers and publishers was a deep look at ‘The New Future’ ahead for books.
‘We are faced with two emergencies’ in paper costs and the state of art-book and tourism publishing, says AIE’s leadership.
In what Ricardo Franco Levi calls ‘a good year throughout Europe,’ Italy in 2021 broke its own records with a 16-percent industry gain.
‘Il Nuovo Futoro’–the New Future–is the title of this year’s Umberto and Elisabetta Mauri program in bookselling and publishing.