The seven-year-old Seattle-based Libro.fm opens a Bookshop.org-style audiobook-selling service in the UK, Australia, and New Zealand.
In only 15 months, MVB UK’s Teleordering platform has been developed and is operating for booksellers and publishers in the United Kingdom.
The European and International Booksellers Federation examines international bookselling trends of 2022, this time with input from 16 nations.
A Publishing Perspectives exclusive: Beat Technology’s newest platform is an audiobook and ebook app for Sweden’s Adlibris book retailer.
‘The cat bites its own tail,’ says the Börsenverein’s legal adviser, in a German court decision on book discounts offered by vendors on Ebay.
The European and International Booksellers Federation’s report sees growth trends of between 5 and 15 percent.
Opened in April, Barcelona’s new, upscale Llibreria Finestres is a bookstore, its staff says, ‘on a human level.’
Knihobot, an online second-hand bookseller, is seeing increasing success with Czech consumers and plans to expand to Slovakia and Germany.
The IDW-Penguin Random House Publisher Services agreement sees comic books, trade collections, and graphic novels going to ‘direct market.’
Aaliya’s Books, a much-loved Beirut bookstore named for a character in a Rabih Alameddine novel, has lost the battle to stay open—for now.