The latest survey results from France’s publishers cites respondents saying they’ve read more during the market’s two lockdowns, younger readers taking the lead.
Shutdowns in December short-circuited the German market’s progress in making up book sales losses from spring lockdowns.
A new survey from French book publishers indicates that users in lockdown were more interested in reading and adopted more digital formats.
‘Those hours not spent commuting’ are on Richard Charkin’s list, as he tots up reasons for ‘a degree of optimism’ in book publishing.
The world’s largest trade show registered 4,165 new buyers and sellers on its Frankfurt Rights platform, 2,388 on the B2B ‘matchmaking tool.’
With 3,627 events on Frankfurt’s digital events calendar for the week, the trade show has kept a big conversation going online.
The trade show, while running this week in a digital format rather than physical, has 103 nations represented in registrations to date.
While a Latvian publisher seems encouraged, a counterpart in Estonia is less upbeat. And Russia’s LitRes is eyeing the region’s digital sales.
Nielsen Book’s extensive survey of India’s consumer behavior in and after lockdowns reveals shifts in the time spent reading–and listening–for publishers.
BookNet Canada’s new tool, LibraryData, promises to provide ‘nationwide data on loans, holds, renewals, on-order, and collection holdings.’