Presented in Venice at the Mauri School, the 2022 report from Italy’s publishers shows gains over the pre-pandemic era, amid market shifts.
The 40th Mauri School in Venice: ‘Interpreting Change’
The Umberto e Elisabetta Mauri ‘school of booksellers’ returns to Venice, with a live-streamed half-day conference available on January 27.
Italian Book Publishers Report on 2022 Revenue: A Slight Decline
Italy’s publishers expect their year-end revenue to be down by between a modest 1.1 and 1.8 percent as compared to 2021.
In England, Bookshop.org Names New ‘Indie Champions’ Shortlists
Publishers, organizations, and people can receive the new Bookshop.org UK awards emphasizing independent bookselling.
Italian Publishers: A Small Setback in January-June Sales
Despite a 4.2-percent step back in book sales, Italy’s industry sees a 14.7-percent gain over the same period of 2019.
Italian Publishers: Bookstores Gaining on Digital Retail
Italy’s publishers see online retail receding as physical stores reassert their prominence in the market’s book sales.
Italian Publishers: A 2.5-Percent Slip in Volume Through April
Seeing downturns in revenues and unit sales, January Through April, AIE plans a two-panel program at Torino’s book fair.
Venice’s 39th Mauri School, Part Two: A ‘Perfect Companion’
From the publishers on our Mauri School panel, Stefano Mauri and Andrew Franklin, new takes on the book business and the Web.
Venice’s 39th Mauri School, Part One: A ‘New Future’
The 2022 Mauri School conference commentary from booksellers and publishers was a deep look at ‘The New Future’ ahead for books.
Italy’s Publishers Report a Crisis in Paper Costs, Art and Travel Books
‘We are faced with two emergencies’ in paper costs and the state of art-book and tourism publishing, says AIE’s leadership.