Interesting News in Publishing, March 2017

Interesting News in Publishing
March 2017



Affirm to start supplying titles to Book Depository, Amazon – In a blog post on the Affirm Press site, publisher Martin Hughes writes that ‘it’s been an enormous pain not supplying Amazon and Book Depository… – Books+Publishing


Bonnier launches self-publishing platform Type & Tell – Swedish company Bonnier is launching a new self-publishing platform, Type … Amazon has an estimated 90% share of the e-book market in the UK. – The Bookseller


Disney Lays Off 80 From Maker, Digital Media Unit Amid Restructuring – Disney is laying off 80 employees across its digital media unit, including … The layoffs will hit both Maker and Disney’s publishing and digital media… – Hollywood Reporter


Hachette UK reports 17.5% sales hike in fourth quarter – Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, both published by Little, Brown, helped Hachette UK to see “strong”… – The Bookseller

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