Dosdoce’s Javier Celaya challenges the Spanish-language publishing industry to expand its share of a fast-widening audio ‘ecosystem.’
Nielsen BookData 2022: A ‘Slight Decline’ in UK Book Sales
In 2022, Nielsen BookData saw a 10-percent fall in ebook volumes in the UK, and a 3-percent drop in print. Audiobooks’ growth slowed.
AAP StatShot: US Book Industry Up 3.5 Percent in January
The first monthly StatShot report from the Association of American Publishers in 2023 shows trade revenues up 3.1 percent in January.
Germany’s Börsenverein Questions ‘Bitter’ Verdict on Ebay Discounts
‘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 £50,000 International Booker Prize’s 2023 Longlist
Announcing its 2023 longlist of novels written in 11 languages, the International Booker Prize shares its sales impact on last year’s winner.
Circana (NPD): US Market Tracks Closely to 2022 Into March
The consumer research company formerly known as NPD has become ‘Circana’ – and spots a political book on a fast rise.
NPD Books: Comics and Graphic Novels Slowing in the States
In 2023’s first six weeks, the total US comics and graphic novels market is down 13 percent against 2022’s figures, per NPD’s Kristen McLean.
Sweden’s Storytel Touts Q4 Results in a ‘Truly Remarkable Year’
Audiobook subscription company Storytel cites a 22-percent increase year over year, at 3.2 billion Swedish kronor.
AAP StatShot: Overall US Market Down 6.4 Percent in 2022
In the month of December 2022, the Association of American Publishers’ StatShot saw a 10-percent decline over December 2021.
China’s Book Market in 2022: An 11.77-Percent Decline
Overall book sales in China decreased in 2022, but online sales driven by TikTok and other short-video platforms are growing rapidly.