The new agreement with Bookwire will see the distribution of some 30,000 ebooks and 1,200 audiobooks from Planeta’s Spanish-language catalogue.
The downturns of April 2020 lead to strong comparative showings by the US industry in April 2021 in the new StatShot report from AAP.
The latest ‘Digital Consumer Book Barometer’ includes statistics from Italy, the German-language markets, Spain, Brazil, Mexico, and French-language Canada.
Looking ahead to customer-driven publishing and expanding international outreach, CNS chairman Peng Bo has held his business steady during the challenges of the pandemic.
In 2020, the report says, more than 71,000 audiobooks were published in the States, up 39 percent over 2019.
Trade books (consumer titles) were up 34.2 percent in March, and 24.9 percent year-to-date in the American market.
A new digital publishing report based on Bookwire’s Spanish-language customers cautions the book industry on ‘What We Need To Learn.’
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.