In its latest announced acquisition, the Québecois digital distributor De Marque acquires Feedbooks, a 12-year-old Paris-based ebook retailer.
Combined digital formats comprised 22.3 percent of reported US trade publishing revenue, in the first six months of this year, according to StatShot data.
Seeing its audiobook unit sales double year-over-year, Russia’s digital retailer now has a new presence in the Polish market.
The Digital Public Library of America and publishing consultants Thad McIlroy and Bill Kasdorf have created a free, annotated ebook of the Mueller Report.
The APA’s latest report on audiobook sales in the US shows that the format has seen double-digit growth for the last seven years.
In the US, book publisher revenue for April of this year was $793.5 million, down $13.1 million (-1.6 percent) compared to the same month last year.
Only one of the Top 10 performing titles on the Canadian English-language market in the first half of the year was frontlist content, BookNet reports.
With some softness in educational sectors, the UK industry reports its crucial export sector is holding steady ahead of the potential upheaval of Brexit.
Bonnier announces a sweeping expansion in Europe of its BookBeat audiobook service, multiplying by seven times its former reach in terms of markets.
Describing a gradual decline in revenue for the US book business, the AAP’s StatShot annual report estimates that the industry made $25.82 billion in 2018.