The BNC Press Room

Monday
Mar242014

Total Market Slightly Down

BookNet Canada has released the 2013 edition of its annual market report, The Canadian Book Market. The report compares English-language print book sales in 2013 to 2012, and includes market stats, in-depth data for over 50 categories, and pricing and format trends.

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Monday
Mar172014

Benchmark Digital Publishing Report Released

Canadian publishers’ digital publishing programs are well underway, according to a report released today by BookNet Canada. The State of Digital Publishing in Canada 2013 lays out the results of a survey conducted by BookNet Canada in fall 2013. Eighty-four respondents, representing small, mid-sized, and large publishers and distributors, reported on various aspects of their digital publishing programs, including staffing, ebook production & conversion, digital originals, enhanced ebooks & apps, ebook bundling, and ebook sales & distribution.

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Monday
Dec092013

Alice Munro's Sales Soar

Winning the Nobel Prize in Literature resulted in a significant increase in Alice Munro’s book sales not just in Canada, but also internationally, according to a study released today by BookNet Canada. Alice Munro, at Home and Abroad: How the Nobel Prize in Literature Affects Book Sales compares sales data for Alice Munro’s titles in ten countries, before and after her Nobel Prize in Literature win.

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Wednesday
Nov272013

Registration Opens for New Ebook Production Conference

On March 5, 2014, BookNet Canada and eBOUND Canada will host ebookcraft, a new full-day conference dedicated to ebook production. This event will take place in conjunction with BookNet’s annual Tech Forum conference (March 5–6, 2014).

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Monday
Sep162013

Children's Uptake on Ebooks Expected to Increase, Says New BookNet Canada Study

Ebook readership in Canadian families is already high—41% of parents and 27% of teens have already adopted digital reading—and another surge in ebook reading is coming soon, predicts a newly released study by BookNet Canada.

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