Tagged: International

International Spotlight: Ireland book sales’ value falls 29% in lockdown

Across the Irish Sea the books market has suffered as bookshops have been shuttered, falling by almost a third in value Read more

US audio booms by 29% but overall publishing sales dip

American publishers’ total industry sales dipped slightly in 2017, but audio downloads continued to boom, rising by 28.8% year-on-year. Read more

EIBF hails geo-blocking e-book ruling

The European and International Booksellers Federation (EIBF) has praised proposals devised between European Parliament, the Commission and the Council which will ensure the geo-blocking regulation... Read more

PRH completes acquisition of Ediciones B

Penguin Random House has acquired Ediciones B’s imprints from Grupo Zeta and will merge it into Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial (PRHGE) in Spain and... Read more

International markets' Christmas performance

In Russia, a biography of Putin was a Christmas bestseller; in Norway and Sweden, there were surprise festive hits on hair-braiding; in Australia, it was... Read more

International Christmas Sales

France: Barbara Casassus Book sales in France were mixed in 2014, falling... Read more

PRH to close French and German offices

Penguin Random House UK is to close its Penguin Benelux and France and Penguin Germany offices, putting up to six roles at risk of redundancy,... Read more

Amazon takes top online retail spot in France

Amazon has become the leading online retailer in France for the first time. A consumer panel run by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and Toluna for LSA-conso showed... Read more

Dan Brown heads for Sharjah

Thriller writer Dan Brown is set to be the guest of honour at Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) 2014. The 33rd edition of the fair... Read more

'At least 20' French publishers in Scribd piracy tussle

The French digital book watchdog Groupement pour le Développement du Livre Numérique (GLN) has identified at least 20 French publishers whose books are being offered... Read more

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