by Michael Kozlowski at Good e-Reader The Association of American Publishers has reported that from January to November 2016 e-books declined by 16.4% and digital audiobooks increased by 29.2%.
by Michael Kozlowski from Good e-Reader The European e-book market has been growing since 2007 when Amazon started selling the original Kindle. Over the course of the next ten years many companies have started to sell digital books, magazines and newspapers. Have you ever wondered what EU markets have the highest e-book penetration and how much… Read More The State Of The European EBook Market
by Jim Milliot by Publisher’s Weekly Anyone even remotely interested in book publishing knows who the Big Five trade publishers are—if not necessarily in what order they rank. For the record, Penguin Random House sold the most units through NPD BookScan outlets last year, followed by HarperCollins. Simon & Schuster was in third place; last… Read More Ranking America’s Largest Publishers
by Kobo Newsroom Toronto, February 22, 2017 – Booklovers from The Netherlands and Belgium will never run out of things to read thanks to Kobo Plus. The new subscription service jointly created by Rakuten Kobo, leader in the digital eReading space, and premier online Dutch and Belgian retailer bol.com, offers readers the largest all-you-can-read selection… Read More Kobo Launches Kobo Plus in The Netherlands and Belgium
by Lauren Coleman-Lochner at Bloomberg Barnes & Noble Inc. investors were bracing for weak results over the holidays. What they got was worse. The bookstore chain posted profit of 96 cents last quarter, well below the $1.13 analysts estimated. And same-store sales — a closely watched benchmark — plunged 8.3 percent. That was the biggest… Read More Barnes & Noble Plunges After Worst Holiday Quarter in Decade
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