Tagged: Germany

German book sales drop nearly 14% in 2020 first half

The coronavirus pandemic has hit the German book industry hard with sales down 13.9% year on year in the first half of 2020. ... Read more

FBF confirmed to be unaffected by Germany's mass events ban

The Frankfurt Book Fair is still scheduled for October, despite a government extension of the ban on mass events in Germany to the end of... Read more

Frankfurt Book Fair 2020 to go ahead

After weeks of speculation the Supervisory Board of the Frankfurt Book Fair decided yesterday (Wednesday 27th May) that the fair will take place as scheduled from... Read more

German booksellers share experiences of reopening shops

Germany is acclimatising to a ‘new normal’ as bookshops reopen across the country and customers start to return. Read more

Germany's bookshops to reopen next week

German booksellers will be permitted to reopen their shops from next Monday (20th April).  Read more

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

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