Philip Downer, former CEO of Borders UK, suggests there’s not room for both a mature physical bookshop market and a vigorous and growing online/digital offer.
A panel at of executives at Publishers Launch agreed that e-books were still three years away from reaching even 10% market penetration.
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Agents sound off on key emerging markets, digital issues, agents-turned-publishers, the growth of film rights, and more prior to the start of the Frankfurt Book Fair.
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Andres Hax highlights the four major books fairs that are most relevant to the Spanish-language publishing industry.
The Frankfurt Book Fair’s extensive event listings, exhibitor catalogue, maps and and general information have been packaged for for smartphones.
Michael Bhaskar of Profile Books previews ‘Google and the Top Three Metadata Mistakes You Can Make’ from next week’s Metadata Perspectives conference in Frankfurt.
Frankfurt’s Metadata Perspectives conference is filling up fast. Publishing Perspectives readers can get a special discount when they sign up by at registration.
E-books, royalties, territoriality, piracy, agents as publishers, publishers as booksellers, on the agenda for UK book community at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair.