A strong holiday season helped the German book market to grow sales in 2021 by 3.2% in value year on year and 0.8% compared to 2019,... Read more
Ten months into Brexit, German book importers have settled into a “new normal” for moving books across the channel.
German audio platform Zebralution is enjoying a purple patch after listener numbers rose among locked-down readers, and is looking to further ally itself to the... Read more
Solid demand for printed books throughout the spring and summer supported by a strong list of new releases in the autumn is fuelling optimism for... Read more
Danish digital publishing house SAGA has acquired the audiobook press Audiobuch Verlag oHG, a move which sees it become the largest audiobook publisher in Denmark.... Read more
Peter Kraus vom Cleff will become the new managing director of the German trade association Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels on 1st January 2022. He succeeds Alexander Skipis,... Read more
Leipzig Book Fair, the main spring event for the German book industry, has been cancelled for the second year running owing to the pandemic.... Read more
The German book market ended 2020 down by 2.3% across all channels in value and 5.3% in volume.
German bookseller Osiander’s shock decision to enter a strategic partnership with Thalia Mayersche is sending ripples of concern throughout the industry.
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