Interesting News in Publishing – August 2018

 

Interesting News in Publishing
August 2018

Companies                                                                                                                                    

AMAZON 

Amazon E-Book Sales Grow in 2017 and 2018
A report on publishing-industry net revenues for the first third of 2018 has been released by the Association of American Publishers. The report’s …
Forbes
 
Amazon is going to launch the Kindle in Sweden
Amazon launching in Sweden will be a boon for the local publishing industry and give them a wider reach to sell audiobooks, ebooks and print.
Good E-Reader (blog)

APPLE 

Apple All Set To Replace iBooks On iOS 12
In the last week’s Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple previewed Apple Books, which is a new app that has been entirely redesigned to make …
MobileAppDaily
 
         
Apple Files Trademarks for Apple Books, ClassKit and Pod
In the past week Apple has filed for a number of trademarks in the U.S. and Hong Kong, China covering the rebranded Apple Books, Pod and ClassKit.
Patently Apple

BARNES & NOBLE

Barnes & Noble Announces “Kids’ Book Hangout,” Which Is Like Book Club For Your Little Ones
Publisher’s Weekly reported that Barnes & Noble teamed up with Penguin Random House to create the program, which will be happening in all …  
Romper

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