The Association of American Publishers released its usual welter of limited and confusing book market stats today. Depending on which figure you’re looking at, the AAP reported that publisher revenues from January to October were up 4.1% (if you look at the trade market only) and that publisher revenues from January to October were up 5.5%… Read More »
Early in the third and final day of the DBW conference Jonathan Nowell, the President of Nielsen Book, shared new details about the rise of the US print book market in the years leading up to the modern ebook era – and how print sales declined in the years since. You can find the complete… Read More »
A new report from the Association of American Publishers today reveals that publishers revenues were up slightly in the first 9 months of 2014.
There’s a new blog post up on the Neilsen site this week which shares some news on teen ebook adoption. According to Nielsen, teens lag adults in adopting ebooks. At least that is what Neilsen says; you tell me if they prove the claim in the headline:
Barnes & Noble released their quarterly statement today. Mixed in with the usual dry statistics was a bombshell: B&N is buying out Microsoft’s share of Nook Media. After almost two years of co-owning a moneypit, MS is selling off their interest and walking away. In financial news, B&N reported that total revenues dropped 2.7%, to $1.7 billion, as… Read More »
The Association of American Publishers announced today that the US ebook market, or rather the segment tracked by AAP member publishers, saw moderate growth in the first 8 months of 2014.
The American Association of Publishers released a new report today with the latest stats on the US book market. As with their past monthly reports, the AAP has released the bare statistics to the press, and from what I can see the news is generally good.
Recent data shows that the ebook markets are growing in the UK, the Netherlands, Germany, and elsewhere, but not curiously enough in Canada. PW reported last Friday that BookNet, Canada’s leading book industry market research firm, had stopped surveying consumers on their ebook purchases:
The American Association of Publishers posted their monthly irregularly released snapshot report of the state of the US trade publishing industry today, and the news is generally good.