In January and February, ebooks were up 20.4 percent and downloadable audio was up 23.7 percent over 2020.
A series of virtual rights meetings and presentations featuring some 75 French publishers, BIEF’s French Week is set for May 17 to 28.
Data now being collected for a third year shows a distinct migration of Italian book sales from physical bookstores to online retail.
Strong book sales continue in Q1 of 2021, with print sales up 29 percent in the US. And in 2020, ebook sales increased by 17 percent.
In an 11th survey, the French book business sees continued adoption of digital book formats, confirming the ‘digital acceleration’ in the pandemic.
Widening its newly announced Scribd Audio program, the subscription service announces new Spanish-language audiobooks for its Mexican users.
In its new partnership with Frankfurt, the World Intellectual Property Organization will award its Accessible Publishing honor on October 20.
The Italian Publishers Association is moving to make permanent some of the cooperative partnerships achieved during the pandemic.
A new book market report on Finland’s book market shows the impact of the pandemic and looks at the bestselling Finnish books of 2020.
Saga Egmont says the acquisition of Mexican audiobook publisher Cuántica Activa Audiolibros fits with its growth in Spanish book markets.