Tagged: Sweden

Digital subscriptions help Sweden market rise as physical sales sink

Physical book sales in Sweden are falling but the take-up of digital subscription services is on the rise, leading to a boost in revenue during... Read more

Storytel acquires Finland's Gummerus

Audiobook streaming service Storytel has acquired family-run company Gummerus Kustannus Oy, the third-largest publisher in Finland. Read more

Springer Nature signs its first 'pure OA' deal with Sweden's Bibsam

An agreement between publisher Springer Nature and Sweden's Bibsam consortium - made up of institutional libraries and funders - will see the two share the... Read more

Audio subscription revenues propel 2018 rise in Sweden's book market

Revenues from streaming companies skyrocketed by 33.4% in Sweden in 2018, according to annual research by the Swedish Publishers Association and the Swedish Booksellers Association. Read more

HQ to publish Swedish guide to 'anti-inflammatory' life

HQ is to publish a book about the anti-inflammatory lifestyle by Swedish science writer Maria Borelius. Read more

Photographer at centre of Nobel Prize row charged with rape

Jean-Claude Arnault, the French photographer at the centre of the sexual assault allegations which have led to the postponement of this year’s Nobel Prize in... Read more

'Freed' HK bookseller seized again by Chinese agents

Hong Kong publisher and bookseller Gui Minhai has been seized again by Chinese agents on suspicion of sharing secret information with Swedish diplomats. ... Read more

BookBeat sounds out UK audiobook market

Swedish audiobook business BookBeat, part of Bonnier Books, could launch in the UK ahead of Storytel, Sweden's largest audiobook business. Read more

Parragon to distribute Disney books in Scandinavia

Parragon is to distribute its portfolio of Disney products, including its Frozen titles, in Denmark, Norway and Sweden.   “Disney’s portfolio of character brands has... Read more

Natur and Kultur: 'e-lending ups sales'

E-book library lending in Sweden does not lead to cannibalisation in sales, according to a new study by publisher Natur & Kultur.  In Sweden libraries... Read more

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