Almost 50 years old, DK has had its best year in 2021 and its best half-year in 2022. We talk with co-CEOs Rebecca Smart and Paul Kelly.
With more than 90 percent of the Indian book market market in educational publishing, India’s publishers report an upbeat assessment.
The Association of American Publishers, in its annual-report estimates, sees a US$3.23-billion jump in 2021 over 2020.
Year to date: AAP’s StatShot shows the first six months of of 2022 almost flat for the trade in the USA, down a modest 1.6 percent.
Year-to-date hardback revenues were down 7.5 percent in May at US$1.2 billion, paperbacks up 8.7 percent for $1.3 billion.
The largest children’s book and educational publisher sees continued growth in its own school-based book fairs, and revenue-per-fair.
The StatShot report from AAP shows United States trade book industry revenues falling 8.9 percent in April and 1 percent year-to-date.
March trade revenues across all other categories came to US$804.4 million, down 4.2 percent from the figure for March 2021.
The Association of American Publishers’ StatShot for February sees downloaded audio down 3.3 percent, up just 0.2 percent year-to-date.
After a decade of wrenching struggle, Canada’s new federal budget specifically promises relief for beleaguered, unpaid copyright holders.