The week of November 14 kicks off holiday shopping in the US. NPD reports the highest week of book sales so far this year.
The United States market is on track for ‘one of the highest volume years for US trade book sales in NPD BookScan history.’
As Russia’s coronavirus numbers hit record levels, booksellers are taking a protracted hit, not eased by rumors of new lockdowns and surging statistics.
Pandemic-era distance learning has driven up digital course material purchases by students per the Association of American Publishers.
The clamor on the United States market in political books is reaching a pre-election crescendo this week. NPD sees a a record for the genre.
In the US, biography and memoir ebooks sold more than 3 million units in the second quarter of 2020, up 59 percent over Q1.
The Italian Publishers Association’s Ricardo Franco Levi and his staff in Milan report on progress in one of Europe’s hardest hit markets.
The founding CEO of the 20-market Swedish subscription company is to speak on the fourth day of the Frankfurt Conference program.
While a Latvian publisher seems encouraged, a counterpart in Estonia is less upbeat. And Russia’s LitRes is eyeing the region’s digital sales.
The week ending September 12, Kristen McLean writes, was the first in 2020 in which ‘every book on the Top 10 list was a frontlist title.’