Last week I wrote that the growth in the listening market risked leaving publishing behind, with two of the fastest growers, Spotify and Storytel, running... Read more
Streaming company Storytel has signed a deal to acquire Audiobooks.com from owner KKR for $135m (£101m), extending its reach into English language audio market.... Read more
Storytel's Lotten Skeppstedt has been appointed director of books and podcasts at Sesamy, a Sweden-based platform for subscription-free audiobooks and e-books.
Hesitant UK and US publishers need to move into audiobook streaming to stay relevant, and maintain premium pricing in the face of interest from music... Read more
Audiobook streaming service Storytel has released its financial results for the third quarter, revealing its streaming sales have risen 23% and its subscriber base is up 34%.... Read more
Audiobook streaming service Storytel has acquired family-run company Gummerus Kustannus Oy, the third-largest publisher in Finland.
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.
Audiobook streaming service Storytel is to open in four new markets this year: Russia, Spain, India and the United Arab Emirates.
The full programme for this year’s FutureBook Conference has been revealed, including speakers ranging from Hachette UK c.e.o. Tim Hely Hutchinson, Mendeley founder Jan Reichelt,... Read more
Storytel’s purchase of Sweden's second largest publishing house, Norstedts, was no surprise to the trade.