Our wide angle survey of the e-book scene in Germany finds the e-book market at 6.2% of sales, but growth in demand, devices and titles promises more to come.
Spain’s biggest bookseller Casa del Libro, France’s Fnac, America’s Amazon, and several smaller competitors have turned Spain into an e-book battleground.
Nielsen Book reported at TOC Frankfurt that print book sales are declining in key global markets, but consumers are increasingly enticed by the value of e-books.
One out of five e-book publishers generate more than 10% of their revenues from e-books, according to a report from Aptara.
The publishing industry in the United States has grown since 2008 thanks to increased sales of e-books, fiction and higher education books.
European publishers may be lagging behind in e-publishing, but they have time to learn from the mistakes of publishers in the US, UK and Japan
By Edward Nawotka Simon and Schuster Opens Subsidiary in India It is the last of the “Big Six” US publishing groups to enter the Indian book market. The staff of six will focus on sales and marketing of S&S’s existing list of English-language titles. Three Million New Editions in the U.S. in 2010 If you thought the 1.3 million titles …
By Hannah Johnson The New York Times announced yesterday that it will begin publishing e-book bestseller lists for fiction and nonfiction titles early next year. The Times created and verified its e-book tracking system over a period of two years, says Janet Elder, the editor of news surveys and election analysis. Book Review editor Sam Tanenhaus said the addition of …