Don Weisberg, Government’s Economist Raises Concerns over PRH-S&S Merger

Don Weisberg, Government’s Economist Raises Concerns over PRH-S&S Merger

“Less competition is going to change the dynamic. Two of the major players becoming one—the prices, the advances, the type of competition at the auctions—I think it’ll have impact across the board,” Macmillan CEO Don Weisberg testified in federal court on August 8. “If I’ m an agent and there’s one player that’s bigger than … Read more

Mass Market Paperback Sales Whither

Mass Market Paperback Sales Whither

No matter which way you look at it, sales of mass market paperbacks have been in steady decline since 2017. NPD BookScan data shows that unit sales fell 31.5% in 2021 compared to 2017, while the Association of American Publishers put the decline in dollar sales at a more disturbing 42.7% in 2020. Both data … Read more