‘Overall, the US book market is turning in a very strong performance by historic norms,’ says NPD BookScan’s Kristen McLean.
In 2021, Finland’s consumer base bought two digital books for every one print book sold, the Finnish Literature Exchange, FILI, reports.
The 2022 Mauri School conference commentary from booksellers and publishers was a deep look at ‘The New Future’ ahead for books.
‘We are faced with two emergencies’ in paper costs and the state of art-book and tourism publishing, says AIE’s leadership.
Four videos are shortlisted for the Book Trailer Awards in this year’s FuturePublish conference from Literaturtest.
In China, 2021 was a ‘grim’ year for physical bookstores, and online book sales also leveled off, according to research from Beijing OpenBook.
In what Ricardo Franco Levi calls ‘a good year throughout Europe,’ Italy in 2021 broke its own records with a 16-percent industry gain.
The final 2021 report from the Association of American Publishers shows December up 2.8 percent over December 2020, at US$1.1 billion.
The Polish publishing market, though seeing strength in the pandemic in its digital infrastructure, has struggled with profit margins.
Digital acceleration: Growth outlined in Edinburgh University Press’ annual report includes a 49-percent gain in ebook sales, year over year.