As much as 75 percent of the Russian book industry’s usual domestic profits may be lost during the closures of physical bookstores in the pandemic.
The Spanish and Latin American markets are expected to have 14,000 Spanish-language audiobooks available this year, and, with ebooks, continued to see growth in 2019.
As print sales fall, Czech publisher Grada focuses on its digital subscription platform and much-needed tech upgrades to meet the growing demand for digital content.
Macmillan CEO John Sargent reverses his controversial stance on library ebooks, and Penguin Random House announces a discounted digital books amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Amid Europe’s largest coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, Italian citizens in lockdown are able to read free Mondadori ebooks in a program facilitated by Kobo.
The year-to-date view from the latest AAP StatShot report is better looking than the month-over-month comparison of November in 2018 and 2019.
The success of last year, says Open Road’s CMO, involves not just its ‘Ignition’ marketing program but also readers’ interest in work that may not be new.
Finland and Germany were the first markets added Nextory, the Stockholm-based unlimited-subscription service for ebooks and audiobooks.
The ed-tech company has partnered with the Answer Series to offer teachers free study guides as part of its new support platform.
Costing the books industry as much as €528 million, piracy is a major target for Italian book and news publishers in 2020.