EIBF webinar: Marketing campaigns in the lead up to the holiday season

We're excited to invite you to join our autumn EIBF webinar series. The first event will take place on Thursday, 23 September, from 7.00 pm CEST, when we will talk about the upcoming marketing campaigns supporting the end of the year bookshop sales.  

Events and conferences 2021

Want to know about EIBF and the work we do? Discover the events you can join to find out more  


Discover the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Book Club recommendations on SDG14, focusing on reducing water pollution in order to protect our ecosystems and biodiversity within the oceans   SDG14: Life Below Water

New edition of EIBF Insights

New issue of EIBF Insights explores the impact of Brexit on bookselling industry and shares a call for a more ambitious DMA for book sector   

Booksellers and publishers partner for a more ambitious Digital Markets Act

EIBF and the Federation of European Publishers (FEP) have joined forces to highlight the main changes we are proposing to the Digital Markets Act (DMA) proposal for it to truly benefit the book sector  

EIBF Webinar: Social media planning for booksellers

On Wednesday, 23 June, we hosted a webinar exploring the do's and don't's of social media engagement for booksellers  

When local bookshops close, more people give up reading

Many consumers don't rush to buy books online; they simply choose other activities instead of reading, write Georg Götz, Daniel Herold, Jan Thomas Schäfer and Phil-Adrian Klotz  

How bookshops are helping with isolation

"In uncertain times, few spaces feel more comforting than a bookshop. It feels especially painful that during this global pandemic, bookshops – at least physically – have become increasingly out of bounds." Clare Thorpe explores how booksellers are dealing with COVID-19 outbreak

SLF press release following bookstore protests in France

Bookshops must remain safe spaces for debate

Independent bookstores are milestones of civilization

American novelist Douglas Kennedy spoke about the importance of independent bookstores for improving education outcomes for children and adults alike in a recent interview with ActuaLitté.

E-book sales: Booksellers’ Perspective

In a series of infographics, we will try to shed some light on the more technical elements of bookselling.


There is nothing more important for everyone in the book industry than to continually broaden consumer access to books – in whatever format readers choose. In a world that is changing rapidly – all of us – authors, publishers, booksellers, distributors, agents, librarians, etc.

Infographics: e-Book Sales Profit Margins

In a series of infographics, we will try to shed some light on the more technical elements of bookselling. This chart illustrates the average profit for e-book sales when all expenses have been paid.

Infographics: The e-Book Sales Process

In a series of infographics, we will try to shed some light on the more technical elements of bookselling.

Geo-blocking: EIBF & FEP reiterate their request to exclude non-audiovisual copyright-protected content from the scope of the regulation

Recent developments in the discussions around the proposed Geo-blocking Regulation in the European Parliament committees are a cause for great concern for the book industry. In a joint letter sent by EIBF & FEP to all IMCO MEPs, the book industry reiterates its request to exclude non-audiovis

The American Booksellers Association supports freedom to publish controversial books

Amid the strong controversy that currently surrounds Milo Yiannopoulos and the calls for boycotting his book, the American Booksellers Association (ABA) joined the National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) and other free speech a