The second iteration of the Salon de Livre Africain du Paris featured some 60 publishers from France and 11 markets in Africa.
Nielsen BookData 2022: A ‘Slight Decline’ in UK Book Sales
In 2022, Nielsen BookData saw a 10-percent fall in ebook volumes in the UK, and a 3-percent drop in print. Audiobooks’ growth slowed.
AAP StatShot: US Book Industry Up 3.5 Percent in January
The first monthly StatShot report from the Association of American Publishers in 2023 shows trade revenues up 3.1 percent in January.
UK: Manchester University Press Enters Distribution Deal with Germany’s De Gruyter
Scholarly presses: Manchester University Press agrees to have its lists and ‘ManchesterHive’ digitally distributed by De Gruyter.
AAP StatShot: Overall US Market Down 6.4 Percent in 2022
In the month of December 2022, the Association of American Publishers’ StatShot saw a 10-percent decline over December 2021.
Eman Hylooz of Jordan’s Abjjad: Ebook Provider for 124 Publishers
An Arabic reading app, Abjjad has 1.5 million registered users and works with publishers in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, and other markets.
At Cairo Book Fair, Publishers Expand Rights Trade and Marketing
Publishers are building up their rights and digital business at Cairo International Book Fair this year, despite regional economic challenges.
Italy’s Book Market Up 13.3 Percent Over 2019
Presented in Venice at the Mauri School, the 2022 report from Italy’s publishers shows gains over the pre-pandemic era, amid market shifts.
AAP’s November StatShot: US Revenues Down 6 Percent Year to Date
The Association of American Publishers’ StatShot report shows the United States’ industry in November 2022 was down 14.4 percent, year-over-year.
Scholarly Publishing: Germany’s De Gruyter and OhioLink’s Deal
The De Gruyter ‘University Press Library’ gains content from six university presses in its new OhioLink agreement.