A new tax law allows Czech companies to offer tax-deductible book vouchers to employees. Publishers are hoping for a boost in book sales and book prices.
Czech publishers see gains in 2016’s market performance but are concerned about stubbornly high VAT rates and falling book prices.
Czech book distributor Euromedia Group hopes to expand its activity by acquiring the country’s leading bookstore chain, Neoluxor.
The Franz Kafka prize winner speaks on Saturday (June 3) at BookExpo’s BookCon with ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ showrunner Bruce Miller.
From Radio Prague: A winner of the EU Prize for Literature, Bianca Bellová says that when she hears her text translated, ‘I feel a bit embarrassed.’
The Czech Republic’s largest media conglomerate, Empresa Media, has just launched a book publishing division, adding to its television, radio and magazine businesses.
Solidifying its hold on the Czech children’s book market, Albatros Media acquires Danish consortium Egmont’s Czech operation.
Nielsen sees 55 percent of those surveyed on global consumer confidence saying that in the fourth quarter of 2015, they believed the were in recession.
The Saudi government is protesting the publication of a new translation of Salman Rushdie’s The Satanic Verses in the Czech Republic.
Czechs are ranked among the most avid readers in Europe and a campaign is afoot to reduce what is seen as an excessive 15% VAT rate on books.
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