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Worldwide Audiobooks Industry to 2027 - Strategic Recommendations for New Entrants - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, October 16, 2020 - 12:02pm

According to the report, the Global Audiobooks Market accounted for $2.67 billion in 2019 and is expected to reach $13.45 billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 22.4% during the forecast period.

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  • According to the report, the Global Audiobooks Market accounted for $2.67 billion in 2019 and is expected to reach $13.45 billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 22.4% during the forecast period.
  • Some of the key factors propelling the market growth are the increase in younger listener inventory, expansion of home studios, and easy accessibility of copies.
  • However, the lack of smooth transition from taped materials to intelligent devices is the restraining factor for the growth of the market.
  • Recording and editing have been easier like never before, and hence amateur authors, narrators, and publishers can produce a decent quality of audiobooks.

DGAP-News: Cliq Digital AG: Third Quarter 2020 Earnings Call Invitation

Friday, October 16, 2020 - 8:01am

CLIQ Digital (CLIQ.DE, ISIN: DE000A0HHJR3 , WKN: A0HHJR ), a leading digital lifestyle company in the TMT sector and offers consumers worldwide streaming entertainment services with unlimited access to movie, music, audiobook, sports and games content, will announce its Third Quarter 2020 earnings on Thursday 29 October 2020.

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  • CLIQ Digital (CLIQ.DE, ISIN: DE000A0HHJR3 , WKN: A0HHJR ), a leading digital lifestyle company in the TMT sector and offers consumers worldwide streaming entertainment services with unlimited access to movie, music, audiobook, sports and games content, will announce its Third Quarter 2020 earnings on Thursday 29 October 2020.
  • Management Board member, Ben Bos, will present CLIQ Digital's 3Q/9M 2020 financial results during an audio conference call on the day of results.
  • CLIQ Digital ( www.cliqdigital.com ) is a leading digital lifestyle company, providing consumers worldwide with streaming entertainment services.
  • In 2019 CLIQ Digital realized over 90% of its sales in Europe and North America.

Mom's Choice Awards Gives the Learning Ally Audiobook Solution Highest Mark of Distinction as Trusted Resource

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 6:15pm

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Learning Ally Audiobook Solution has won a 2020 Mom's Choice Award earning the highest mark of distinction as a trusted resource for educators, students and families.

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  • PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Learning Ally Audiobook Solution has won a 2020 Mom's Choice Award earning the highest mark of distinction as a trusted resource for educators, students and families.
  • "Our audiobook solution is an optimal resource to support students in class, distance, or hybrid learning environments."
  • "This award is an affirmation that our audiobook solution is an optimal resource to support students in the classroom, in distance learning, or a hybrid learning environment."
  • The Learning Ally Audiobook Solution is our cornerstone award-winning reading accommodation used in approximately 19,000 schools to help students with reading deficits succeed.

With Print Supplies Disrupted, More Schools Adopt Digital Books for Remote Learning

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 12:11pm

In response to this need, OverDrive Education , the leading digital reading platform for K-12 schools worldwide, today announced support for several major curriculum systems.

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  • In response to this need, OverDrive Education , the leading digital reading platform for K-12 schools worldwide, today announced support for several major curriculum systems.
  • This means that schools can provide instant access to assigned titles as ebooks and audiobooks for in-class and distance learning for all students.
  • More than 35,000 schools have shifted to OverDrive Education for digital books as the company has significantly expanded its catalog to include grade-leveled class sets aligned to teaching units.
  • Founded in 1986, OverDrive the leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools worldwide and OverDrive Education are based in Cleveland, Ohio USA.

Storytel to launch in Belgium in the fourth quarter of 2020

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 7:54am

STOCKHOLM, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Storytel, one of the world's leading audiobook and e-book streaming services, will be launching its service in Belgium during the fourth quarter of 2020.

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  • STOCKHOLM, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Storytel, one of the world's leading audiobook and e-book streaming services, will be launching its service in Belgium during the fourth quarter of 2020.
  • The Belgian service will be operated from the office of Storytel Netherlands.
  • Storytel will be launching in Belgium in the fourth quarter of 2020.
  • Ztory - a subscribed digital read-all-you-can streaming service for newspapers and magazines - has been part of Storytel since January 2019.

TrueLake Brings Copyright Infringement Claims Against Ximalaya, Himalaya Media and Himalaya Japan

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 1:00pm

The Complaint filed in United States District Court for the Northern District of California is case number 3:20-cv-06639.

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  • The Complaint filed in United States District Court for the Northern District of California is case number 3:20-cv-06639.
  • TrueLake Holdings Limited is a media publisher, specializing in Mandarin content.
  • TrueLake's distribution channel includes the major Internet audio platforms in China, reaching over 95% of the Chinese audiobook market.
  • Its international sales efforts are shored up by its distribution network to over 40,000 libraries, schools and institutions, as well as to individual users.

ABP Publishing, a European Market Leader Audiobook Publisher, Rose Superior to Coronacrisis and Increased Sales 65%

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 9:00am

Based on the financial reports for the second quarter, the sales increased 65% compared with the same period of the previous year.

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  • Based on the financial reports for the second quarter, the sales increased 65% compared with the same period of the previous year.
  • The most impressive results have been achieved in the French market with doubled sales.
  • Speaking of listeners' reviews, the average merit of ABP Publishing audiobooks at Audible is more than 4.5 out of 5.0.
  • The strategy eventually led to the production rise in all the subsidiaries: ABP Verlag, ABP Editions, and ABP Editore.

DGAP-News: CLIQ Digital appoints experienced Investor Relations team

Friday, September 4, 2020 - 9:00am

Dusseldorf, 4 September 2020 - CLIQ Digital ( CLIQ.DE , ISIN DE000A0HHJR3 , GSIN A0HHJR ), a leading digital lifestyle company, which provides streaming entertainment services to consumers worldwide with unlimited access to music, audiobooks, games, sports and movie content, has just added a key new team to its ranks to step up its investor relations activities:

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  • Dusseldorf, 4 September 2020 - CLIQ Digital ( CLIQ.DE , ISIN DE000A0HHJR3 , GSIN A0HHJR ), a leading digital lifestyle company, which provides streaming entertainment services to consumers worldwide with unlimited access to music, audiobooks, games, sports and movie content, has just added a key new team to its ranks to step up its investor relations activities:
    Effective from 1 September 2020, Sebastian McCoskrie became the Head of Investor Relations at CLIQ Digital AG.
  • "Investor relations represents an important channel for conveying our mission to become a major player in digital entertainment services," said Ben Bos.
  • With Sebastian and Michael, we were able to attract very experienced individuals in investor relations, and I am really looking forward to working with them."
  • CLIQ Digital ( www.cliqdigital.com ) is a leading digital lifestyle company, providing consumers worldwide with streaming entertainment services.

Simon & Schuster Audio And Kevin Hart's Laugh Out Loud To Publish New Comedy Audiobook Series

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:27pm

"Comedy has long enjoyed enormous success on audio, from classic albums by Richard Pryor and Lenny Bruce to recent audiobook bestsellers by Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish," says Chris Lynch, President & Publisher of Simon & Schuster Audio.

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  • "Comedy has long enjoyed enormous success on audio, from classic albums by Richard Pryor and Lenny Bruce to recent audiobook bestsellers by Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish," says Chris Lynch, President & Publisher of Simon & Schuster Audio.
  • We are so excited to partner with Simon & Schuster Audio to continue to meet that demand for our content through this new audiobook offering with LOL Audio."
  • ABOUT SIMON & SCHUSTER AUDIO: Simon & Schuster Audiois a leading publisher of general interest audiobooks including bestselling fiction, nonfiction, business/finance, self-improvement, inspiration, language learning programs, original audiobook productions, and children's titles.
  • Its divisions include Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing, Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, Simon & Schuster Audio, Simon & Schuster Digital, and international companies in Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom.

Missy Sherburne Appointed Chief of Growth and Strategic Partnerships for Learning Ally

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 6:00pm

PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Learning Ally, a leading nonprofit with a mission to transform the lives of the 30 million U.S. students who struggle to read, has appointed Missy Sherburne as its Chief of Growth and Strategic Partnerships.

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  • PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Learning Ally, a leading nonprofit with a mission to transform the lives of the 30 million U.S. students who struggle to read, has appointed Missy Sherburne as its Chief of Growth and Strategic Partnerships.
  • Ms. Sherburne will report to Andrew Friedman, CEO and work closely with the Leadership Team at Learning Ally to advance the organization's growth goals.
  • Learning Ally's flagship product is the Learning Ally Audiobook Solution which serves struggling readers through schools and directly to households.
  • For more information on Learning Ally, and the Learning Ally Audiobook Solution, visit http://www.learningally.org/educators or call 800-221-1098.