Tagged: Germany

Germany's Lit.Cologne literary festival cancelled due to coronavirus

While German publishers are still reeling from the cancellation of the major spring fair Leipziger Buchmesse last week, the industry has been dealt two more... Read more

German book market posts small 2019 rise

Even though the holiday season was below par, Germany’s book market narrowly avoided another major disappointment and finished the year on a positive note. Overall... Read more

Sudden death of publisher Hendrik teNeues mourned by his family company

The TeNeues Media Group is mourning the death of publisher Hendrik teNeues, who passed away in Munich last week at the age of 67. Read more

Germany's 2019 book sales up 2.3% to date

The German book industry reported cumulated sales growth of 2.3 percent for the first six months of 2019 despite two sharp declines in March and... Read more

Buyer found for German distributor KNV

Berlin-based logistics service provider Zeitfracht has stepped in to secure the future of bankrupt KNV, Germany’s largest wholesaler and distributor. Read more

Germany's book sales up 4% in 2019 to date

After a turbulent year thus far for the German book industry, with the surprise announcement in January of the merger of leading book chains Thalia... Read more

German distributor KNV files for insolvency

The upheaval in the German book industry continues with wholesaler KNV Gruppe filing for insolvency. Read more

German trade association membership falls

Membership of Germany’s Börsenverein des deutschen Buchhandels has continued its downward spiral in 2018. Read more

Bertelsmann unveils 'Content Alliance' between its German businesses

As of the start of February, Bertelsmann is to launch what it is calling a Content Alliance between all its content businesses in Germany, to... Read more

Wiley in 'transformative' partnership with German academic institutions

Wiley has signed what it describes as a “transformative” partnership with Projekt DEAL, which represents nearly 700 academic institutions in Germany. Read more

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