Tagged: 2014

The noise and fury

Barely two weeks into 2015, and already the year is shaping up to be a humdinger. Booksellers are back! The print book... Read more

Quarto: 'steady progress in 2014'

Illustrated book publisher Quarto made “steady progress in 2014 despite a tough first half to the year”, c.e.o. Marcus Leaver has said in a trading... Read more

Prime fuels Amazon fourth quarter profit

An increase in Prime membership subscriptions helped Amazon to a fourth quarter profit. The e-commerce giant has been under pressure from investors to return a... Read more

Record year for children’s

Led by hits from David Walliams, Jeff Kinney and Egmont’s Minecraft stable, the UK children’s market hit an all-time high in revenue and market share... Read more

Indies rejoice following best Christmas in years

A greater percentage of independent booksellers reported that they enjoyed Christmas sales increases in 2014, compared to the previous two years, according to a survey... Read more

What the industry learned in 2014

The discovery of talent via YouTube, a resurgence at Waterstones, the long-running Amazon/Hachette terms dispute and the thinning out of independent publisher numbers were among... Read more

2014: Book trade figures look back at the year

Tom Weldon, Penguin Random House UK c.e.o. 2014 has been a year in which publishing... Read more

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