Booming audiobook market can accommodate new entrants, Bar-Kar tells FutureBook

Booming audiobook market can accommodate new entrants, Bar-Kar tells FutureBook

The audiobook sector's boom means it will be able to accommodate Spotify's move into streaming but publishers are still only just realising the sector's potential, Bookwire's Videl Bar-Kar has said.

Bar-Kar (pictured), the firm's head of global audio, was speaking during a FutureBook panel on the future of audio featuring HarperCollins editorial director Fionnuala Barret, W F Howes general manager Miles Stevens-Hoare and Acast's UK content development manager Clarissa Pabi.

Asked by panel chair David Roper, m.d. of Heavy Entertainment, about firms such as Spotify and Netflix entering the ...

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