Vincent Monadé, president of the French National Book Centre (Centre National du Livre, CNL), yesterday called for all institutions in the book sector to join... Read more
The Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS) is conducting a public consultation in response to Times Publishing's proposed acquisition of Penguin Singapore and Penguin Malaysia.... Read more
Harry Potter returned to number one among the Top 50 bestselling books in France last year, according to a study carried out by market research... Read more
Audible and Apple have agreed to end their exclusivity agreement for audiobooks following a European Commission (EC) probe.
Irish bookselling and literary organisations have protested the passing of a new national library tender for books, 60% of which has been awarded to suppliers... Read more
Exclusive Books has struck a deal to direct its customers to the Kobo website to buy e-books.
Macmillan c.e.o. John Sargent and Nielsen’s Jonathan Stolper kicked off the Digital Book World conference in New York on a positive note about the survival... Read more
The Publishers Association and the Independent Publishers Guild have welcomed clarity provided by prime minister Theresa May's speech, confirming the UK will be leaving the single market. ... Read more
Pearson intends to sell its 47% stake in Penguin Random House and will be issuing an "exit notice" to its joint venture partner Bertelsmann, which holds... Read more
France’s inaugural Reading Night on Saturday (14th January) was a “great success,” according to the culture ministry, which initiated and partially subsidised the event.... Read more
Further plans for libraries to be able to lend e-books were discussed this week at the European Commission.
A bestseller linking Japan’s conservative government and prime minister Shinzo Abe with an ultra-right lobby group seeking Japan’s return to pre-war values and remilitarisation has... Read more
David Nicholls has been announced as ambassador for this year’s London Book and Screen Week, taking place 13th-19th March 2017.
French publisher La Martinière has bowed to staff demands to part with its children and young adult books chief Béatrice Decroix, a week after more... Read more
Bertelsmann division Arvato has acquired India-based IT analytics start-up Ramyam to expand its footprint in India.
Friday, January 20 2017
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