Review of the Year 2014: Publishers - Risers and fallers

Review of the Year 2014: Publishers - Risers and fallers

Rising Stars

The number one spot in our High Flyers chart for publishers on the rise may give a few booksellers pause for thought. Createspace is Amazon’s print-on-demand self-publishing arm, and it has recorded triple-digit percentage growth through BookScan for three years on the trot. To give context to its rise, Createspace is now effectively the 30th biggest publisher in the TCM, outselling Elsevier (£6.3m), Profile (£6.2m) and Canongate (£5.8m) last year. 

While self-publishing has been effectively incorporated into the e-book mainstream, there does remain a good deal of sniffiness ...

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