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International Editors Observe Trends in the German Book Market

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-08-02

Contrasts and comparisons, challenges and opportunities: a group of English-language children's book editors share their observations of the Germany market following their summer German Book Office...

Publishers Look to Crack the National Parks Market

Publishers Weekly – 2016-08-05

With the National Parks enjoying a popular centennial year, publishers are working with in-park gift shops to reach the growing number of parks visitors.

Rio’s Tomás Pereira: Decoding Brazil’s Beleaguered Publishing Market

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-08-17

The Portuguese translation of The Da Vinci Code launched the fortunes of Brazilian publisher Arqueiro. Tomás Pereira now sees sales down 20% from 2015. The post Rio’s Tomás Pereira: Decoding...

IEX's 'Flash Boys' exchange goes live, aims to disrupt market

Reuters – 2016-08-20

NEW YORK (Reuters) - IEX Group, the upstart trading venue featured in Michael Lewis's book "Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt," began operations as a public stock exchange on Friday after more than...

São Paulo’s Book Fair: Brazil’s Bid for Hope in a Tough Market

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-08-19

Amid falling book production, sagging sales, low readership, and higher book prices, one of Brazil's key publishing events opens next week, the industry looking for ways forward. The post São...

Growing Chinese journals market 'too big to ignore', PA report says

The Bookseller – 2016-08-25

The Chinese journals market is experiencing a huge shift to digital, while more English-language journals are being produced by Chinese publishers and Chinese researchers are beginning to make a...

Beijing Book Fair: Market Opportunities for Everyone

Publishers Weekly – 2016-08-29

Overseas exhibitors were happy to see that the huge Chinese book market remains positive and open with business opportunities for different segments of the industry.

Blast in Philippine market leaves 12 dead, at least 24 wounded

Los Angeles Times – 2016-09-02

A powerful explosion killed 12 people and wounded at least 24 others at a night market late Friday in President Rodrigo Duterte's hometown in the southern Philippines amid a security alert due to a...

Arab Trade Delgation Reflects on the Latin American Market

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-09-13

On a trade mission to Brazil, a United Arab Emirates publishing group finds sharp interest among Latin American colleagues in Arabic-Portuguese rights. The post Arab Trade Delgation Reflects on the...

Decline of Distributors to Christian Stores Reflects Market Trends

Publishers Weekly – 2016-09-14

Following the closing of Send the Light Distribution (STL) this summer, the number of book distributors serving the Christian market has dropped to a new low.

Sainsbury's exits e-book market

The Bookseller – 2016-09-21

Sainsbury’s is pulling out of the e-book market and closing its digital entertainment offer.

Amazon competitors left 'fighting for scraps' in e-book market

The Bookseller – 2016-09-23

Amazon’s dominance in the UK e-book market is so huge that other competitors are left "fighting for scraps” tech entrepreneurs have said.

Children's 2016 print book market up 11.7% to date

The Bookseller – 2016-09-28

The children's print book market is on course for an 11.7% increase to a full year value of £394m this year if sales continue at the same pace - making 2016 the biggest year for children's books for...

In the kitchen: Shishito peppers and other farmers market gems

Los Angeles Times – 2016-09-28

One of the great pleasures of living in Southern California is our farmers markets, a network of what are essentially outdoor food halls, where we can shop for dinner, meet friends and revel in our...

Square One Enters the Fiction Market

Publishers Weekly – 2016-09-29

Best known for publishing nonfiction books in such areas as alternative medicine, the indie publisher is trying its hand at fiction after acquiring the rights to five novels by James Misko.

Poetry market celebrates National Poetry Day with highest sales ever

The Bookseller – 2016-10-07

Annual sales of poetry books are set to surpass £10m for the first time since records began, The Bookseller can reveal on National Poetry Day today.

Digital Census: 'self-published writers to grow e-book market share'

The Bookseller – 2016-10-13

Self-published writers and digital only publishers will continue to grow their share of the digital content market while traditional publishers over-price e-books, according to early results of the...

LitRes Chief Has Goal of Dominating Russian Audiobook Market

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-10-13

Russia's Eksmo-owned LitRes announces its goal to boost its current 7,000 audiobooks on offer to 50,000 of them—in five years. The post LitRes Chief Has Goal of Dominating Russian Audiobook Market...

Tiny homes are all the rage. But here's why the market is more bust than boom

Los Angeles Times – 2016-10-14

After hearing all the hype about tiny homes — the TV shows, lifestyle websites and magazine photo spreads — Lee Saenz decided that building the dinky dwellings would make a great part of his...

Watch Today, Read Today: Book Tie-Ins Are Hitting the Market Faster

Publishers Weekly – 2016-10-21

Publishers are accelerating the development cycle for licensed tie-ins to satisfy consumer demand.

The Implications of Brexit for the UK Academic Market

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-10-21

Threats and opportunities were considered by leading figures from academic publishing at Thursday’s panel discussion on Brexit. The post The Implications of Brexit for the UK Academic Market...

Detroit's Rebounding Housing Market Transforms Write A House

Publishers Weekly – 2016-10-28

Write A House, which has been giving away renovated homes in Detroit to emerging writers, is responding to the city's rebounding housing market by offering aspiring authors a free place to stay, not...

Penguin Random House Rules the Children's Book Market

Publishers Weekly – 2016-11-04

The publisher has a 20-point lead in market share over its closest competitor, HarperCollins.

Rwanda’s Huza Press Founder on the Challenges of Her Market

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-11-09

In talking about the Rwandan cultural context for reading and literature, publisher Louise Umutoni of Huza Press talks of authors publishing outside Africa. The post Rwanda’s Huza Press Founder...

PWC Sees Stable Future for German Book Market

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-11-10

In its annual review of Germany’s entertainment media sector, PriceWaterhouseCooper predicts stable revenue from the German book market through 2020. The post PWC Sees Stable Future for German Book...

Still in vogue: luxury magazines defy print market gloom

The Guardian – 2016-11-21

Top glossy titles pull more readers and advertisers as fashion, arts and lifestyle content retains its shiny appealWith 100-year-old Vogue and design and lifestyle bible Wallpaper producing their...

How Instagram recruits college football teams to market Stories

Digiday – 2016-11-29

Instagram has recruited seven colleges to use Instagram Stories as part of a new initiative to show the behind-the-scenes atmosphere on game days through the rest of the college football season. For...

A View From Within the Latin American Market: Base Tres

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-11-30

Mexico's Base tres consultancy connects book professionals within Latin America and from outside the region, helping them understand this evolving market. The post A View From Within the Latin...

Audio market has not reached 'full potential'

The Bookseller – 2016-12-03

Book industry players need to work closer together to ensure the audiobook market reaches its full potential, Laurence Howell, senior director at Audible UK, told the FutureBook...

Beano tops annual market despite huge Pokémon boost

The Bookseller – 2016-12-03

The Beano Annual 2017 (D C Thomson) is on track to be the biggest selling children’s annual this Christmas, with sales of 13,401 units (£52,549 in value terms) to date, according to Nielsen...

Digital Single Market may have 'disastrous' cultural consequences

The Bookseller – 2016-12-07

The "cultural consequences of the Digital Single Market in Europe would be disastrous", according to Chris Auty [pictured], head of the producing department of the National Film & Television...

Jill Corcoran Expands into Adult Market

Publishers Weekly – 2016-12-13

Jill Corcoran Literary Agency, in an effort to both extend its reach in the children's book market and expand into the adult book market, has announced the addition of four new agents.

Book Publishing Market Overview: Myanmar’s Challenges and Potential

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-12-12

In a land of nearly 2,000 small book publishers, Myanmar's post-junta industry is strengthening its ties to ASEAN and serving a youthful demographic. The post Book Publishing Market Overview:...

Scotland says to unveil single market Brexit plan this week

Reuters – 2016-12-18

LONDON (Reuters) - Scotland will publish proposals this week for how it can remain in the European single market after Britain leaves the European Union in order to avoid the "national disaster" of a...

Market Report: Modest Growth in Italy’s Publishing Sector

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-12-19

After losses of almost €556 million, Italy's book publishing market grew in 2015 and 2016 for the first time since 2010, according to the Italian Publishers Association. The post Market Report:...

Two blasts at Baghdad market kill 28, wound 54

Los Angeles Times – 2016-12-31

A pair of bomb blasts targeting a market in central Baghdad Saturday killed at least 28 people and wounded at least 54, according to police and medical officials.  The attacks took place early...

Print market posts 7% increase for 2016 as Wicks tops chart

The Bookseller – 2017-01-05

The print market sold 195 million books for £1.59bn in 2016, a 7% boost in volume over the last 12 months and a 4.5% jump in volume.

Market Overview: Vietnam’s Walk on ‘Book Street’

Publishing Perspectives – 2017-01-06

Major bookselling initiatives, along with book fairs and campaigns to promote reading, are underway in Vietnam's developing book publishing market. The post Market Overview: Vietnam’s Walk on...

Growing Russian Book Market Looks to Educational and Children’s Books in 2017

Publishing Perspectives – 2017-01-12

With book production down 40 percent in Russia, the country's publishers are looking to favorable book pricing as a source of revenue growth in 2017. The post Growing Russian Book Market Looks to...

Market Overview: Pakistan’s Emerging Publishing Industry

Publishing Perspectives – 2017-01-10

A market with few reliable statistics, Pakistan's literary leaders work in Western publishing markets and its main play at home is in textbooks. The post Market Overview: Pakistan’s Emerging...

‘The market is being flooded with crap because there’s an influencer in it’: Confessions of a video producer

Digiday – 2017-01-17

It’s become normal for video publishers and streaming platforms to cast social media stars in their shows. As one Hollywood producer argues, the reasoning is simple: it’s a quick way to draw...

Publishers welcome 'clarity' on leaving European single market

The Bookseller – 2017-01-18

The Publishers Association (PA) and the Independent Publishers Guild (IPG) have welcomed prime minister Theresa May's speech yesterday (17th January) confirming the UK will be leaving the single...

DBW Speakers See Stable Trade Market

Publishers Weekly – 2017-01-18

With gains in unit sales of print books offsetting declines of e-book the trade market has been relatively stable over the last four years, Nielsen's Jonathan Stolper said at the start of the Digital...

Kingston University students help to market Vintage Classics Russians

The Bookseller – 2017-02-01

Students at Kingston University have contributed towards a video marketing campaign for six titles in Vintage's "Classics Russians" collection. 

Hackers are seeking out company insiders on the black market

PC World – 2017-02-02

If you’re the CEO of a company, here’s another threat you need to worry about: hackers trying to recruit your employees for insider-related crimes.Researchers at security firms RedOwl and...

Taipei Book Fair 2017: Taking the Pulse of Taiwan’s Book Market

Publishers Weekly – 2017-02-08

The 25th edition of the Taipei International Book Fair takes place this week amid concerns of a decline in sales and the future for independent bookstores.

Stock market books longest string of record closing highs in 25 years

MarketWatch.com – 2017-02-16

Stock market books longest string of record closing highs in 25 years

Travel market rises as publishers innovate

The Bookseller – 2017-02-20

Travel publishers promise innovation as print "finds its place" in the market, following second consecutive year of growth.

Market Focus Poland programme revealed

The Bookseller – 2017-02-22

A programme of author talks, panel discussions, live drawings and "translation slams" has been announced by London Book Fair as part of this year’s Market Focus Poland.

'Strong publishing' boosts Scotland's market

The Bookseller – 2017-02-22

Publishers and booksellers are “thrilled” with the news that the Scottish market has achieved growth for the second year in a row with 2016 value sales increasing 4.3% year-on-year.

Denmark’s Egmont Ends 27 Years in Russian Children’s Book Market

Publishing Perspectives – 2017-02-24

Despite its stance among the top three children's publishers in Russia, the Danish media corporation Egmont has sold its Russian operation to shareholders. The post Denmark’s Egmont Ends 27...

Chinese tech giant eyes global market with custom chip

Yahoo! News – 2017-02-28

Chinese technology giant Xiaomi on Tuesday unveiled an in-house processor, setting its sights on a top-tier global market long dominated by American companies. With the launch of its Surge S1...

Chargers will seek to prevent season tickets from being sold on secondary market

Los Angeles Times – 2017-03-03

The Chargers will attempt to prevent some season-ticket holders from profiting on the limited supply of tickets this coming season. In an announcement Thursday that seat selection at the 30,000-seat...

Another Pressure Point in Bookselling: Delhi’s Textbook Market Nai Sarak

Publishing Perspectives – 2017-03-06

As do many parts of the international marketplace, India's book retail districts like Delhi's Nai Sarak face growing competition from online retail. The post Another Pressure Point in Bookselling:...

Market Focus Poland at London Book Fair: ‘We’ve Become Interesting Neighbors’

Publishing Perspectives – 2017-03-06

'We've ceased to be anonymous migrants,' says Dariusz Jaworski. London Book Fair attendees next week will be greeted by Books From Poland. The post Market Focus Poland at London Book Fair:...

Katharine Hepburn’s former estate returns to market for $11.8 million

Los Angeles Times – 2017-03-09

Katharine Hepburn’s onetime summer retreat in Old Saybrook, Conn., has come back on the market for $11.8 million. Sitting on 1.5 acres of grounds, the idyllic waterfront estate was previously...

Markets Right Now: Slump in energy stocks pulls market lower

Yahoo! News – 2017-03-09

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):

London Digital 2017: Can Self-Publishing Crack the Academic Market?

Publishers Weekly – 2017-03-13

PW talks to Daniel Berze, senior v-p of academic publishing for Glasstree, who says the traditional scholarly publishing model is broken—and self-publishing can help fix it.

Lincoln to build luxury SUVs in China for fast-growing Chinese market

Los Angeles Times – 2017-03-14

Ford’s luxury division Lincoln Motor Company will begin building upscale SUVs in China, after seeing sales in that country triple between 2015 and 2016. The company, which claims to be China’s...

Quarto’s ‘Scratch & Create’ Chases the Adult Coloring Book Market

Publishing Perspectives – 2017-03-14

Instead of coloring-in, adults—Quarto's team hopes—will want to scratch-off. The company has eight titles in the pipeline for this year. The post Quarto’s ‘Scratch &...

Inside source confirms Galaxy S8 release date for at least one major market

Yahoo! News – 2017-03-15

We're just a couple of weeks away from Samsung's Galaxy S8 launch event, and we've seen everything there is to see on the phone. We know there's two devices, no home buttons, and one...

Tamblyn: MFN cessation to liberate ‘e’ market

The Bookseller – 2017-03-17

The European Commission ruling that led to Amazon pledging to abolish its Most Favoured Nation clauses in contracts with publishers will give it freedom to run more “innovative” promotions with...

Children's Books in China 2017: Trends in the Rights Market

Publishers Weekly – 2017-03-17

Over the past decade, China has imported classic children’s books of all genres from the West at a rate far faster than it would have taken another country or territory to accomplish, observes...

Children's Books in China 2017: An Overview of the Children’s Book Market in China

Publishers Weekly – 2017-03-17

Though describing the massive Chinese children’s book market is as easy as A, B, C (amazing, booming, crowded), explaining the forces behind its growth may take more than 1, 2, 3—but that is...

Mikey Garcia reluctant to enter boxing's slumping pay-per-view market

Los Angeles Times – 2017-03-23

Mikey Garcia is an unbeaten world champion like Gennady Golovkin, but as the 29-year-old lightweight assesses boxing’s television landscape, he’d prefer exposure over the chance for a few extra...

Children's market up 2.6% in first three months of 2017

The Bookseller – 2017-03-28

For the first 11 weeks of 2017, the Children’s market is up 2.6% in value, to £46.4m, compared to the same period a year ago.

Berry on the top as the print market posts growth for first quarter

The Bookseller – 2017-03-29

Mary Berry has once again been crowned queen of Mother’s Day, as Mary Berry Everyday (BBC) ascended to the UK Official Top 50 number one spot.

A Big Market’s Industry Report: ‘Largest Cultural Industry in Europe’

Publishing Perspectives – 2017-03-31

With 575,000 new titles in 2015—and employing more than 150,000 people—the highly varied publishing industries of Europe come together in a new report. The post A Big Market’s Industry...

Egmont spots gap in the market...

The Bookseller – 2017-04-04

Egmont is to publish the first picture book iteration of Dodie Smith’s children’s tale The Hundred and One Dalmatians.

Tesla overtakes giant Ford in market cap

Yahoo! News – 2017-04-04

Tesla on Monday became the second-largest US car maker in terms of market capitalization, displacing Ford, whose sales lagged amid concerns about the ability of the US market to keep growing. Many...

Tesla overtakes General Motors in market value

Yahoo! News – 2017-04-10

Tesla Motors overtook General Motors to become the biggest US automaker by market capitalization Monday, a sign of how Silicon Valley has captured investor excitement at Detroit's expense. Tesla...

Will Honda bring clarity or confusion to the electric vehicle market with its latest cars?

Yahoo! News – 2017-04-13

Japanese carmaker Honda has set itself a huge target of selling 75,000 electrified cars in the US within the next four years and it believes that the key to meeting that goal is to offer buyers a...

Readers say why they 'couldn't take it anymore' in coastal California's pricey housing market

Los Angeles Times – 2017-04-15

The high cost of housing in California, especially along the coast, is a pressing issue increasingly debated among residents, businesses and politicians in Sacramento. And the reaction to a recent...

Citroën moves comfortably into the SUV market in Shanghai

Yahoo! News – 2017-04-18

As well as being the marque's first ever full-size SUV, the new C5 Aircross promises to be the most comfortable and powerful production car in Citroën's history when it goes on sale following its...

Is there an untapped market for print in local journalism? No, seriously.

Poynter. – 2017-04-20

A few months ago, staff at The Minneapolis Star Tribune did something journalists don't always have the time to do: think way ahead. One year in advance, staff photographers shot images of the...

Paris stock market falls after attack, before French elections

Yahoo! News – 2017-04-22

New York (AFP) - The Paris stock market fell on Friday after the latest violent attack in the city and as traders awaited a hotly-contested presidential election in France.

China's quota threat charges up electric car market

Yahoo! News – 2017-04-23

China's electric-car market is already the world's biggest, but a government proposal to introduce "new energy" vehicle quotas for automakers is further charging it up. With the threat of the...

'Trigr' Warning: Bloomberg To Show Ads Depending on Stock Market Pops -- And Drops

Advertising Age – 2017-05-01

Bloomberg Media wants marketers to capitalize on consumer mood swings.The publishing tycoon plans to use its NewFronts presentation on Monday to promote a new offering, dubbed Trigr, that allows...

San Francisco police shoot, kill man on Market Street

Yahoo! News – 2017-05-04

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police shot and killed a man who officers say was stabbing another man on the city's busy downtown Market Street on Wednesday.

A cheat sheet to this week's Night Market: Locol, Bludso's BBQ, the best Hainan chicken in L.A.

Los Angeles Times – 2017-05-09

Who's coming to the first Night Market this week.

BookExpo’s International Market Forum Sessions: Rights and Regions

Publishing Perspectives – 2017-05-11

Rather than focusing on a single country or region, BookExpo's Market Forum sessions this year address several territories and issues on May 31. The post BookExpo’s International Market Forum...

Tough Higher Ed market hits Cengage revenues

The Bookseller – 2017-05-12

Cengage’s adjusted revenues stood at $1.5bn for the fiscal year 2017, down 10% from the prior year, the company has told investors, ahead of posting its annual report later this month.

Amazon hopes to dominate yet another market — furniture

Los Angeles Times – 2017-05-13

Online retail behemoth Amazon already sells the goods that line our bookshelves, drawers and cabinets. Its next goal is to sell the bookshelves, drawers and cabinets themselves. While the...

Man stabs Oregon market worker while brandishing human head

Yahoo! News – 2017-05-15

A man covered in blood and reportedly carrying what appeared to be a severed human head, has been arrested after allegedly walking into an Oregon grocery store and stabbing an employee. Other...

‘It’s not a sustainable market’: Header bidding puts a strain on DSPs

Digiday – 2017-05-22

Header bidding is a gold rush for publishers, but for the buy side, it leads to bid request explosion and additional costs for demand-side platforms. The post ‘It’s not a sustainable market’:...

L.A. County median home price ties record high as housing market sizzles

Los Angeles Times – 2017-05-24

The median home price in Los Angeles County rose nearly 6% in April from a year earlier, hitting $550,000 and tying a record reached in summer 2007. The milestone comes more than five years after...

Publishers in a Freelance Market: Reedsy Asks ‘How’s That Working Out for You?’

Publishing Perspectives – 2017-05-24

As more publishers turn to outsourced services, the international freelance marketplace Reedsy looks for pressure points in a new white paper, 'The The post Publishers in a Freelance Market: Reedsy...

In a Quiet Week, Hardcover Gains Offset Declines in Audio, Mass Market Paperback

Publishers Weekly – 2017-05-26

At outlets that report to NPD BookScan, unit sales of print books were 1% higher in the week ended May 21, 2017, than in the similar week in 2016.

Is Mass Market Dying, Or Just Evolving—Again?

Publishers Weekly – 2017-05-19

The format, in steady decline for years, is either in the midst of a slow death or has begun to resurrect itself. Which one is the case is anyone's guess.

New English Translations of Slovakian Literature in the UK Market

Publishing Perspectives – 2017-05-30

Translators of Slovak literature say that the interest level in this work remains low compared to how Czech literature fares. The post New English Translations of Slovakian Literature in the UK...

Feeling insulted, Mexican to market 'Trump' toilet paper

Yahoo! News – 2017-06-01

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican businessman offended by President Donald Trump's insults to his countrymen is seizing on a possible oversight in the magnate's branding plans.

Argentina's Book Market Fell 40% in 2016

Publishers Weekly – 2017-05-11

Numbers released today, at the Buenos Aires International Book Fair, highlight the dire state of Argentina's publishing sector. Many feel the drop is tied to government policies instituted by the...

Porsche races into the bespoke market with the 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series

Yahoo! News – 2017-06-08

For over 30 years, Porsche has been offering clients the option of adding personalized details to their 911 but as the demand for bespoke automotive services continues to soar, the company is finally...

US oil output hampering market rebalancing: OPEC

Yahoo! News – 2017-06-13

Increased oil production in the United States is hampering efforts to balance out market supply and demand, OPEC said on Tuesday. While a "rebalancing of the market" was "underway," it was "at a...

Germany’s 2016 Book Market Report: ‘Stable Amid Transformation’

Publishing Perspectives – 2017-06-15

Even as German booksellers see online efforts pay off, consumption patterns are weaker, says a new report: 'A truly distressing drop in customer frequency." The post Germany’s 2016 Book Market...

Hot Property: The housing market is alive and well

Los Angeles Times – 2017-06-17

Classic comic actor Groucho Marx may be long gone, but his Hollywood Hills West estate is still around and appears to be a hot item. After only six months, the property is back up for sale at a...

The Latest: Bombings at market in northwest Pakistan kill 15

Yahoo! News – 2017-06-23

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on the day's attacks in Pakistan (all times local):

Authors From Nearby Nations Look to India’s Big Market

Publishing Perspectives – 2017-06-28

From IANS and the Hindustan Times: Authors from nations neighboring India may find the big country's market more attractive in some cases than their own. The post Authors From Nearby Nations Look to...

Acquisitions: Germany’s MVP Expands to the American Market With a US Subsidiary

Publishing Perspectives – 2017-06-30

Stepping up its international expansion with an entry into the US market, Germany's MVB acquires two ordering services, forming a New York-based subsidiary. The post Acquisitions: Germany’s MVP...

Irish market returns to fortune

The Bookseller – 2017-06-30

A print recovery in the past two years has somewhat slowed in 2017, with the Irish market sporting a bestseller-shaped hole.

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