LIBER: A joint effort to boost Swiss bookshops’ sales

Patrick Schneebeli, President of the LIBER Association, spotlights a recent initiative from the Swiss book trade: LIBER bookshop vouchers 

Despite challenges, French booksellers mark one of the best year in sales

EIBF co-President Jean-Luc Treutenaere and EIBF Board members Anne Martelle and Nina Stavisky explore the opportunities and challenges on the French bookselling market in 2021 

Central European Bookselling Markets: what we can learn from 2021 figures

Analysing the preliminary sales figures from the past 12 months, we take a closer look at nine bookselling markets in the central Europe 

Launch of the SDG 15 reading list

Discover the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Book Club recommendations on SDG15, focusing on sustainably managing forests, combatting desertification, and reversing land degradation   SDG15: Life on Land

Meet the bookseller: Matthieu de Montchalin

Ever wondered what bookseller's life looks like? Or how people come into the bookselling profession? If so, read on! 

EIBF calls for ambition ahead of trilogue negotiations on Digital Markets Act

Today marks the start of the trilogue negotiations on the Digital Markets Act (DMA) between the European Parliament, the Council of the EU and the European Commission

The European & International Booksellers Federation is against the use of closed generic TLD by commercial entities

The European and International Booksellers Federation, EIBF, represents Booksellers Associations in the European Union and in the world.

Platform Statement on strong budget for Creative Europe

The European Platform on the potential of Cultural and Creative Industries advocates for a strong budget for Creative Europe

EBF CONTRIBUTION TO THE CONSULTATION REVIEW OF EXISTING LEGISLATION ON VAT REDUCED RATES

The full contribution can be found in attachment. 

EBF AND FEP JOINT STATEMENT FOR ROUND TABLE ON E-BOOKS WITH VICE-PRESIDENT NEELIE KROES ON 26 JUNE

The European book sector is the first cultural industry in Europe with an estimated turnover of 40 billion euros(i). The European book sector employs several hundreds of thousands of highly skilled European citizens. Most of multinational book publishing companies are Europe-based.