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At China’s Asian Bookstore Forum in Xi’an, researchers cited a sharp shift, book sales moving quickly away from physical stores and over to online retail.
In Dosdoce’s new study, American publishers’ interest in producing Spanish-language audiobooks is seen as rising rapidly.
The publishers’ association in Riga is mounting a new bid to ease the country’s VAT rates on books, after enduring sharp hikes and only modest decreases.
In another period of double-digit growth for China’s book market, children’s books are the largest category by sales and online retail is still growing.
The Top 20 digital ‘most read’ and ‘most sold’ are gathered weekly by Amazon on this proprietary ranking, just rolled out to Germany and the UK.
Seeing its audiobook unit sales double year-over-year, Russia’s digital retailer now has a new presence in the Polish market.
The late George Richardson was ‘a quiet man, aware of his own shortcomings but with that instinctive knack of being a good leader.’
The APA’s latest report on audiobook sales in the US shows that the format has seen double-digit growth for the last seven years.
In the US, book publisher revenue for April of this year was $793.5 million, down $13.1 million (-1.6 percent) compared to the same month last year.