How is the position of translated literary fiction evolving as compared to literature in general? How are diverse linguistic communities finding their respective audiences, especially by comparison to a globalized culture with English as a predominant lingua franca? And how successful are sponsors of various forms of support to translated literature in the aim of […]

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The Global Ranking of the Publishing Industry, which has been updated every year since 2007, currently represents 50 companies that each report revenues from publishing of over 150 m€ (or 200 m US$). The Global Ranking for the first time is now available as a PDF digital publication, which encompasses: A table ranking the global top 50 publishing ventures; Detailed […]

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The newly released first BookMap report, “How Big Is Global Publishing?”, provides surprising insights, based on data from around 20 countries worldwide.   Consumers spend around 122 billion euros on books and publications across the six continents. Two thirds of the money are earned by publishers in just six countries: The USA, China, Germany, the […]

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The Global eBook report 2017 is out
May 24, 2017 by ruediger

The Global eBook report 2017 is a standard reference for international market developments in digital consumer books. Overall market trends for print and digital in the Americas, Europe and Asia; New and more detailed ebook sales trends across key markets; In depth analysis on how genre, price and sales channels drive, and differentiate, ebook markets; Critical […]

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The entirely re-written 2017 edition of the Global eBook report will present new data approaches for a realistic reading of how ebook markets perform, especially in non-English language markets. What we find in the markets is not at all the same “plateauing” or “flattening” of digital sales in consumer publishing. Instead, digital reading has become […]

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The Global eBook report 2016, the reference and resource on the development of key book publishing markets and drivers for the current transformation is now available at www.global-ebook.com for an introductory price of € 15 (instead of € 20).   Highlights include Freshly updated market close ups for US, UK, continental Europe (Western as well […]

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Let’s face the simple truth: Not one prediction about ebooks (as far as I know) has been correct so far: No, ebooks will NOT go away any time soon. But no, again, they will not replace printed books, not even mass paperbacks, within a decade or so. Thus far, ebooks have strongly impacted only on […]

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In its new “Global entertainment and media outlook 2014 – 2018“, PriceWaterhouseCooper (PWC) predicts ebook growth patterns not only for the US (expeciting digital to outgrow print by 2017), but also for a number of European markets. Strangely, France, of all countries, is expected to produce a significant upward curve in ebook sales, similar to […]

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The Spring 2014 Release of the Global eBook Report Is Out: Full coverage of recent ebook market developments for the US, UK, Europe, Brazil and India, comparative key data on overall publishing, and the new eBook Yellow Pages included. The Global eBook report update spring 2014 brings for the first time direct comparative data across […]

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How ebooks are confronting the global with the local in international publishing The Global eBook report provides an overview of internationally emerging ebook markets, with a unique set of data from a wide array of the best available sources, a thorough analysis and a synopsis of key global developments and a broad set of detailed […]

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