Bookwire’s half-day ‘All About Audio’ conference highlighted trends in the fast-growing but still-young popularity of audiobooks in France. (Sponsored)
London’s FutureBook 2022: Publishing’s ‘Common Ground’
The 2022 FutureBook Conference in London was themed on cultural considerations in the industry alongside business realities.
Sweden’s Storytel Issues 8.8 Million Class B Shares
Storytel issues 8.8 million class B shares, worth approximately 400 million Swedish krona, with Finnish publisher Otava as one of its new shareholders.
IPA Congress Opens in Jakarta: ‘Reading Matters’
Whose responsibility is it, one congress panelist will ask, to address today’s shallowing-out of reading as a habit in many cultures?
At Sharjah’s Conference: ‘Let’s Not Leave Anyone Behind’
Sharjah’s Guest of Honor Italy, digital publishing in the Arab world and more open the 2022 Publishers Conference professional program.
Juan Pirlot de Corbion on YouScribe: Betting on Africa
‘Every mobile can became a pocket library,’ according to digital book distributor Juan Pirlot de Corbion at YouScribe.
At Frankfurt: ‘Many Different Approaches for Publishers’ to Audiobooks
Among issues discussed in audiobook market development: more business models and Spotify’s entry with à la carte pricing.
Audiobooks: Bonnier’s BookBeat Opens in Spain and Italy
BookBeat, based in Sweden, is offering usage-time audiobook subscriptions in both its new markets, Italy and Spain.
Ahead of Frankfurt Audio: Storytel Makes Its Third-Quarter Report
Storytel sees its Q3 revenue ‘slightly above forecast,’ ahead of the opening of Frankfurt’s 250-square-meter Frankfurt Audio area.
Storytel Rolls Out Its Audiobook Service in France
The Stockholm-based audiobook corporation Storytel, in association with some of French publishing’s biggest players, goes live in France.