Children’s books see a handsome bump of more than 20 percent in October, year over year, as US higher education course materials drop almost 70 percent.
This weekend marks Kobo’s first decade. CEO Michael Tamblyn looks at how his far-flung international retail success is a former startup ‘still standing.’
Now with South Korea among its markets, Storytel launches its media center Clipsource and projects 1,079,000 subscribers worldwide for this quarter.
Newly instituted in the UK this year, the Amazon Charts for the first time offer market comparative top titles between the British and American markets.
As director-general of Mexico’s Guadalajara International Book Fair, Marisol Schulz keeps a wary eye on the world industry for programming cues.
Organizers of the 2019 China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair say that 1,498 rights trade agreements were made during the fair.
In UK audiobook statistics, Harris Interactive sees younger, higher salaried men leading listeners. Orion’s Katie Espiner talks about women in publishing.
Citing heavy competition in online retail, two major book publishers in Poland have created an online bookstore of their own called Inverso.
Total US book sales in 2019 so far reached $11.4 billion, an increase of 4 percent over the same timeframe in 2018, per the Association of American Publishers.
With four program tracks, the upcoming 2019 FutureBook Live conference in London includes Barnes & Noble and Waterstones’ James Daunt among its keynotes.