Digital now accounts for nearly a third of overall revenues at Hachette, one of the world’s largest book publishers. A year ago, that number was just under a quarter.The growth in ebooks comes with growth at the company overall in revenues and profits.The announcement of the company’s ebook growth should come as little surprise to Digital Book World readers as Hachette was the top ebook publisher in 2013 when it came to best-sellers (in a certain way of looking at it).More. To get all the ebook and digital publishing news you need every day in your inbox at 8:00 AM, sign up for the DBW Daily today!The rest of the day’s top news:Hachette Finds New Publisher for New Imprint (DBW) Hachette Books, which is made up mainly of the old Hyperion list that Hachette acquired last year, will be led by Mauro DiPetra, who comes from Penguin Random House.Amazon Publishing Goes German (DBW) The publishing arm of the world’s largest ebook retailer is launching a German-language publishing program. Details.Children’s App Developer Cupcake Digital Acquires iStoryTime (DBW) The acquisition of zuuka, iStoryTime’s parent company, greatly enhances the number of apps Cupcake offers.Al Kutub to Help You Find Arabic-Language Ebooks (Good E Reader) …read more

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