The frustration with higher VAT for ebooks than print books may finally be over Poland as legislation is proposed to drop the rate from 23 to 5 percent.
The publication of ebooks is beginning to grow among Spanish-language publishers as editors embrace digital, according to Bookwire, a distributor of the format, at CONTEC Mexico.
Citing a 156-percent increase in revenue for partners across its newsletters, Open Road Media sees more expansion ahead for its Ignition marketing services.
Québec City’s De Marque acquires MaBiblioNumerique.ca, making it the largest lender of ebooks in French Canada.
BookNet Canada releases the country’s bestselling English-language book sales of 2018—for both Canadian authors and overall bestselling titles.
Hardback books benefitted the most from the uptick in trade book revenue, with 28.5-percent growth compared to November 2017.
By making spoken story-option choices, young listeners navigate titles from Capstone’s ‘You Choose’ series on Alexa-enabled devices.
Taking stock as the new year comes in, Copyright Clearance Center’s ‘Beyond the Book’ podcast series has a trio of 2018 look-back episodes on tap.
The Second Circuit Court of Appeals rules that resale of digital content as conceived by the startup ReDigi is a copyright infringement.
For a second time in two years, the Association of American Publishers cites a rise in ebook revenues, as downloaded audio charges ahead as the main gainer.