Collective online bookselling site Les Libraires went a long way toward helping Québec’s bookstores stay afloat in 2020. (Sponsored)
In a new FGEE survey of Spanish readers, the number of people reading weekly increased from 50 percent in 2019 to 57 percent in 2020.
US books sales in 2020 were mixed, with AAP reporting trade book revenues up but declines in K-12 and higher education materials.
The annual Audie Awards program for audiobooks, now in its 26th year, prepares for a digital awards ceremony on March 22, having started with some 1,500 submissions in the pandemic year.
The trials of 2020 and outlook for 2021 drive discussions of discoverability, digital, and direct-to-consumer relations in Venice’s forum.
The fourth annual diversity survey of British publishing shows progress in women’s leadership, slower movement in BAME employment.
Overall in 2020, the AIE and ALI with Nielsen have reported, Italians purchased 104.5 million book in 2020.
An unusual dip for downloaded audiobooks plays into the November 2020 StatShot book sales figures from the Association of American Publishers.
With physical retail down, 2020 was the first year in which Beijing OpenBook tracked a downturn in the Chinese book market since 2000.
In what NPD’s Kristen McLean calls ‘a remarkable year’ for US book sales, Publishers Lunch reports a decline in 2020 of translation rights deals.