In Russia, book prices are rising as production and sales slow, according to figures cited by the 102-year-old Russian Book Chamber.
China’s Book Market in the First Half of 2018: Slower Growth, Rising Prices
As book prices rise and children’s books show new energy, the number of new titles on China’s bestseller lists has decreased, with older hits lingering on sales charts.
Latest from Author Earnings: Bigger Data Set, More Profitable Authors
The new quarterly report from Data Guy and Hugh Howey’s Author Earnings spots ‘more than 4,600 authors earning $25,000 or above from their sales on Amazon.com.’
‘Tales of Two Markets’ in London Book Fair’s Big Week
The architecture of the publishing industry today continues to transform as The Bookseller’s Philip Jones and Publishers Weekly’s Andrew Albanese discussed in a special journalists’ session at London Book Fair.
Hachette CEO Nourry and “The Way to Death”
Hachette’s famous ebook pricing dispute with Amazon may be over but its shadow stretched over yesterday’s CEO panel at the 2015 Frankfurt Book Fair.
Poland’s OpenBooks.com Asks, Is Pay-After-You-Read Sustainable?
OpenBooks.com lets the customer download an ebook and the pay what they feel the book is worth. However, is this business model sustainable?
Ebook Pricing in Australia, Germany, India: Infographic from ePub Direct
How much does an ebook cost in Australia, Germany or India? EPub Direct offers an infographic with key statistics on ebook pricing and more.
Book Prices: Have Authors Lowballed Themselves?
This week Porter Anderson sets up an #EtherIssue discussion on the market implications of bargain-basement book prices and looks at Kobo’s fight for Agency.
Issues on the Ether: Is the Price Ever Right for Books?
Publishing Perspectives’ #EtherIssue live Twitter discussion Wednesday will be look at book pricing, value and whether we’re in a perpetual downward spiral.
Price Cuts Bite Into Korean Book Sales, Fixed Price Considered
Despite a dramatic drop in book sales, Aladin used bookstores have thrived, with some publishers dumping books to boost sales; a fixed-price law is now under debate.