‘Il Nuovo Futoro’–the New Future–is the title of this year’s Umberto and Elisabetta Mauri program in bookselling and publishing.
Opened in April, Barcelona’s new, upscale Llibreria Finestres is a bookstore, its staff says, ‘on a human level.’
Children’s and YA books grew 9.4 percent in 2021 over 2019 in Germany, gaining even over pre-pandemic levels, the Börsenverein reports.
Now in its second year, the publisher-owned Fraktura bookshop serves as a hub of literary events and trusted recommendations in Zagreb.
Three European trade organizations call on policy makers to exempt bookstores from any lockdowns deemed needed for COVID-19 response.
ECOFIN’S adoption of a new allowance for VAT reductions means EU member-states have an option to lower taxation on books and more.
As the Malaysian Book Council promotes international rights availabilities for books from its market, one publisher there talks about his company’s pandemic experience. (Sponsored)
Knihobot, an online second-hand bookseller, is seeing increasing success with Czech consumers and plans to expand to Slovakia and Germany.
Urban revitalization efforts and funding opportunities for publishers are encouraged by the Börsenverein as the country’s political parties debate initiatives.
A 2020 BookNet Canada survey of English-language Canadian independent booksellers shows that many stores had set up e-commerce before the pandemic.