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European book pricing: How much do you know?

Booklovers are always on the hunt for good books, often thinking they are priced differently depending on where they buy them. However, this isn’t always the case: it varies greatly from one country to another. To understand this, in today’s EIBF Insights edition, we will look into a key feature of the book world: fixed and free book pricing. 

New edition of EIBF Insights

Spring 2022 edition of EIBF Insights now available

Welcome to a new edition of EIBF Insights, our quarterly newsletter dedicated to sharing news from the EIBF world and the wider bookselling industry.

National recovery and resilience plans – how do they help booksellers?

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, national economies across the world have been severely hit by ongoing lockdowns and restrictions. Many sectors, including the cultural sector, have been jeopardized by the crisis and are only now starting to recover.

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Exchange of best practice

EIBF fosters the exchange of best practice between its members and acts as a forum for discussion and cooperation.


EIBF meets decision-makers of both European and international institutions, explaining the specificities of the bookselling industry, at different stages. 

Industry events

EIBF regularly organises targeted policy-oriented events on different subjects with the aim of boosting the visibility of the bookselling industry. 

Book Charter

Why bookstores are crucial to community life - check out our new book charter.

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The European and International Booksellers Federation represents national booksellers associations in the European Union and beyond. EIBF Members in turn have in membership booksellers of all kinds: brick and mortar bookshops, online bookshops, independents, chains.


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