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Apple App Store subscription plan gouges publishers, eats their young

By Joe Wilcox, Betanews Somebody call the cops -- eh, antitrust authorities. Apple's subscription plan is here, and it's as bad for many, if not most, publishers as rumored. The first of several key sentences from Apple's press announcement: "Publishers may no longer provide links in their apps... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

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Gardners to launch consumer website

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 15/02/2011 - 09:57 read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Salt launches digital romance imprint

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 15/02/2011 - 09:39 Indie publisher Salt has launched a digital imprint, Embrace Books, comprising four series of erotica and romance titles. Red Velvet is billed as "sexy, sophisticated romance", while After Dark is an "intense,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Publisher demands delaying Borders liquidation

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Tue, 15/02/2011 - 08:53 Publishers' demands for control of pricing in Borders' closing sales are delaying its impending bankruptcy ruling. Reuters reports the retailer is in discussions with liquidators over a plan to close around 20 of its 650... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Myrmidon acquires Commonwealth Writers Prize shortlistee

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 16/02/2011 - 06:35 Independent publisher Myrmidon has bought world English language rights (excluding South Africa) to a novel shortlisted for the 2010 Commonwealth Writers Prize. Ed Handyside, publisher and founder, bought the rights to Trespass... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Quarto defends high street as it posts strong results

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 15/02/2011 - 09:43 Most publishers are neglecting the marketing role provided by bricks and mortar bookshops, said the head of Quarto as it unveiled its annual results. Chairman and c.e.o. Laurence Orbach said he was "pleased" with the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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British Bookshops to cease trading within a month

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 15/02/2011 - 17:04 All remaining 28 British Bookshops and Stationers stores will shut up shop within a month, unless a last-minute deal can be made with any interested parties. The programme of closure will begin over the next week, with around... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Apple Unveils Digital Subscription Service

Apple has officially rolled out its long awaited subscription-model for content publishers in the App Store. Under the plan, if subscribers come to a publisher's app organically through the App store, Apple gets a 30 percent share. If the publisher brings a new or existing subscriber to the App,... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookmarc: Bookstore as Luxury Brand

Bookstores may be many things, but fashionable isn’t usually one of them. That could change now that designer Marc Jacobs has put his imprimatur on Bookmarc stores on both coasts and added branded Bookmarc sections to a handful of MJ stores from Provincetown, Mass., to San Francisco, as well as... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld acquires Streets memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 15/02/2011 - 08:51 Transworld is to publish music memoir The Story of the Streets by Mike Skinner, detailing the rise of the Birmingham-born rapper and his band. Editorial director Simon Thorogood bought UK and Commonwealth rights from Jon... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Government may take direct control of libraries

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 14/02/2011 - 08:39 The government may take direct control of libraries if councils are overzealous in closures. The Sunday Times, quoting Whitehall sources, said the government is concerned some communities, particularly rural ones, may end up... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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RHCB sign development deals for kids titles

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Mon, 14/02/2011 - 16:10 read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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David Graham appointed Aurum m.d.

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 14/02/2011 - 15:26 David Graham has been appointed managing director of Aurum and its UK trade publishing division, also titled Aurum. Former Granta staff Alex Clark and Rosalind Porter are also to set up a new literary imprint at the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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HarperCollins Children's Books acquires four

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 14/02/2011 - 17:21 HarperCollins Childrens Books publishing director Helen Mackenzie Smith has bought her first books since joining the publisher from Random House earlier this year. She bought four books by picture author and illustrator Rachel... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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iBookstore joins Fiction Uncovered promotion

Publication Date: Mon, 14/02/2011 - 08:31 Apple's iBookstore is the latest retailer to sign up to Fiction Uncovered as the new promotion for midlist authors attracts 80 submissions. The online giant joins Waterstone's and Waterstones.co.uk, Foyles, The Book Depository, Amazon.co.uk, W H Smith... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Borders expected to file for bankruptcy

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 14/02/2011 - 08:46 Borders is expected to file for bankruptcy as soon as tomorrow [15th February], after it failed to agree new funding of more than $1bn with lenders. The book retailer has been struggling for months, with Publishers Weekly... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Xcite to launch "one-stop shop" for romance

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 14/02/2011 - 15:25 Accent Press imprint Xcite Books is launching a "one-stop shop" for romantic and erotic ebooks and audio formats. The site, www.erotica-romance-ebooks.com, will launch on 1st March and replaces Xcite's three current sites... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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The Fenn Fallout

With Grant Thornton, the financial company managing the affairs of Canada's bankrupt distributor H.B. Fenn, saying more details about the alternatives it is exploring on the Fenn bankruptcy are still a week or so away, some industry members are questioning whether distribution is still a viable... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Condé Nast to open London newsagent

Luxury magazine publisher Condé Nast is launching a London newsagent, which will sell more than 110 of its magazines from around the world. Continue reading at 'Media Week'

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BB&S owes £6.3m to unsecured creditors

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 14/02/2011 - 09:48 British Bookshops and Stationers owes £6.3million to its unsecured creditors, it has been revealed. A statement of the troubled company's financial affairs released over the weekend showed that while owing the vast sum,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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