September 8th, 2015
Ebook sales are falling, the Wall Street Journal reports, this after languishing sales for the past several years. We’ve seen statistical examinations of a drop in ebook sales, but this is the first article to focus in-depth on a possible cause: rising ebook prices from the big 5 New York publishers.
August 12th, 2015
I’ve been on the road these past few months: in, Bogota, Colombia, in Toronto, Canada and in Australia, both Sydney and Melbourne. It gave me a chance to hear the concerns of publishers in each of these places. The conversations were more often about mobile than they were about print.
June 29th, 2015
Barnes & Noble released its fiscal year 2015 earnings report last Thursday.
June 18th, 2015
Imagine being a English-language book publisher in a country with a population of 50 million, surrounded by 25 other English-language countries with a total population of over 400 million. On top of that your publishing industry lives in the shadow of an older European nation where your language originated and which remains the dominant player in English-language…
May 27th, 2015
A May 26 Wall Street Journal article is headlined “Mobile Isn’t Killing the Desktop Internet.” With such an inflammatory title it’s of course one of the top trending stories.