Amazon has increased its minimum wage to £10.50 in the London area and £9.50 for the rest of the UK, whilst also raising all US... Read more
The EU's Economic and Financial Affairs Council (Ecofin) today agreed on a proposal which will allow all member states to give e-books the same VAT-free status... Read more
Following criticism, protests and arrests at its 2017 instalment, Gothenburg Book Fair has banned populist exhibitors this year, while public money dictates Frankfurt must take... Read more
The Frankfurt Book Fair is having a structural revamp over the next two years with a new home for the rights and licenses business and... Read more
The Society of Authors (SoA) and the Irish Writers Union (IWU) have warned about the dangers of a no-deal Brexit.
Publisher Hans-Peter Übleis is returning to Holtzbrinck Publishing Group in an advisory role.
Francoise Dubruille will step down from the position as director of the European and International Booksellers Federation (EIBF) in April 2019.
The Publishers’ Association of South Africa (PASA) and its 91 members are under investigation by the country's competition authority over alleged price-fixing on books.
After a "frantic" few days at the Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF) last week, UK publishers have reported a successful fair with their Chinese counterparts hungry... Read more
Neil Gaiman and Haruki Murakami have been shortlisted for a substitute Nobel literature prize, created by cultural figures in Sweden after the Academy, rocked by a sexual assault scandal, was forced to postpone the awarding... Read more
A US producer and former Netflix executive are embarking on a joint venture, 'TaleFlick', which offers a library of searchable books for adaptation across film, TV... Read more
A company advertising for a bookseller in a luxury resort in the Maldives has admitted being "overwhelmed" by applicants since the job ad went viral.... Read more
Barnes & Noble was on the cusp of being sold to another book retailer in June before the deal fell through, it has been revealed.... Read more
Macmillan c.e.o. John Sargent will be taking part in this year’s ‘CEO Talk’ at Frankfurt Book Fair.
Rakuten Kobo is making strides into the US e-reading market through a partnership with Walmart which sees the multinational offering e-books to its customers.... Read more
Issue No 5826
Friday, January 11 2019
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