Dohle supports 'comeback' of bookshops but says Amazon is vital

Dohle supports 'comeback' of bookshops but says Amazon is vital

Penguin Random House c.e.o. Markus Dohle says Amazon must be seen as a vital component of the industry “ecosystem” but he still supports the “comeback” of physical bookstores. 

Dohle was speaking with Adam Grant, psychologist and author, at a virtual seminar on Monday afternoon in the lead-up to the inaugural US Book Show, hosted by Publishers Weekly

Dohle spoke about the growth during the pandemic and lockdown of the last year, saying: “In our company, last year was double digits – we don’t have that sort of growth... it is unheard of. That was the flourishing part of it. When people w...

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