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Industry Facts

1. In 2015 there were 200,000 publishing jobs in the creative industries - 3.7% rise between 2014 & 2015.

2. Exports of physical and digital books were worth £1.45bn to UK publishers in 2014. In 2015 - £4.4bn.

3. Physical book sales increased while digital sales decreased in 2015, first time since the invention of the ebook.

4. The publishing industry contributes ÂŁ10.2bn a year to the UK economy.

5. Nearly 70% of young adults titles are purchased by Adults between the ages of 18 and 64.

Online Resources

Trends - Pattern

Trends - The Classics

Trends - The Classics

Trends - Limited Colour Palette

Trends - Simple/Bold Graphics

Trends - Type Based

Case Studies - Pushkin Press

Penguin Random House Nancy Mitford Republished

Case Studies - Penguin

Case Studies - Penguin

Case Studies - Folio Society

Case Studies - Crossover Books

Publishing for adults