Consumer magazine market strength in various world regions, (2015–2020). Growing middle classes & economies drive consumer magazine revenues.
Barnes and Noble statistics, including stock drop, upcoming new stores, and Nook sales. Industry digital statistics against print sales.
Profile of author Alessandra Torre, who has released a new adult novel, Moonshot. The book hit the combined print and ebook bestseller list.
Links of interest for August 24, 2016, including: how to write your book description, diversity efforts, Amazon publishing.
The New York Times announces that Pamela Paul—editor of The New York Times Book Review—will oversee all books coverage at the publication.
Conference programming showed a new investment in trade publishing with the energy and self-directed context of the indie-author movement.
Kickstarter data indicates that general publishing has produced 9,695 successfully funded projects so far—and 23,017 unsuccessful projects.
Wattpad announces Wattpad Futures, which pays writers when readers watch video ads inserted between chapters.
Barnes & Noble is once again without a CEO, making the position perhaps the fastest revolving door in the publishing industry.