The upheaval in the German book industry continues with wholesaler KNV Gruppe filing for insolvency.
Membership of Germany’s Börsenverein des deutschen Buchhandels has continued its downward spiral in 2018.
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 has signed what it describes as a “transformative” partnership with Projekt DEAL, which represents nearly 700 academic institutions in Germany.
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
A critical report published by the Monopolies Commission (Monopolkommission) demanding the abolishment of retail price maintenance for books is creating a stir in Germany.... Read more
The German book industry is nursing a hangover after a very disappointing 2017 in which not only the Christmas period but also the year as... Read more
The announcement that Amazon is getting closer to opening physical stores in Germany has put a dampener on the Christmas spirit among many booksellers and retailers... Read more
German booksellers are hoping for a shopping frenzy in the final run-up to Christmas to salvage an otherwise disappointing year.
After 2016 brought a welcome boost with sales up 1%, the German book industry couldn’t carry the momentum into 2017.