#Book industry

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London Book Fair's Return to ExCel Raises Industry Concerns

Concern is mounting among the publishing community, in London and elsewhere, over a possible relocation of the London Book Fair to the ExCel Exhibition Centre in Docklands, the far east of the capital. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russian Government Targets $100m at Book Industry in Crisis

With 20% of Russia's bookstores having closed and book sales in free fall, the government is investing $100m to promote reading and change in the industry. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Books a Winner in 2012

Total book industry sales fell to $27.12 billion in 2012, down by just under 1% from the prior year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA's Godfray: Amazon can destroy book trade

Amazon’s quest for industry domination is “scary” and it could have the ability... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Twelve Book Trade Days of Christmas

For your holiday pleasure we offer our own version of The Twelve Days of Christmas, customized for the publishing business. Enjoy and happy holidays! Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Overseas imports dominate UAE book trade

The United Arab Emirates is punching above its weight in terms of the development of its book... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-11-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Trade enthusiasm' for Forsyth Book of the Week

Icon Books' title The Horologicon by Mark Forsyth is following in the footsteps of its... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Italian books trade slumping

The books market in Italy has “deteriorated significantly” in 2011 and the first nine... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-books 30% of US adult fiction trade sales

US publishers' sales of ebooks more than doubled in 2011, meaning that the digital book is... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book trade runs for charity

Five runners attempting the 26-mile marathon in aid of the Book Trade Charity (BTBS) yesterday (... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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CourseSmart may expand into trade books

E-textbook rental specialist Coursesmart is considering expanding its offer to trade titles, the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French book trade protests at VAT hike

French booksellers have called it a "catastrophe" that VAT rates will go up to 7% in... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Australian book industry moves to ease import restrictions

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Wed, 09/11/2011 - 09:15 Australia’s publishers have moved to compromise in the battle to protect their industry from parallel importing. According to a report from Inside Retail, the Book Industry Strategy Group (BISG) has made a recommendation to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bezos tops Guardian book trade power list

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 26/09/2011 - 08:50 Amazon c.e.o. Jeff Bezos has been named as the most powerful man in books in a Guardian and Observer "power list" of the 100 key people in the trade. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book trade escapes effects of the riots

Written By: Benedicte Page and Philip Stone Publication Date: Thu, 18/08/2011 - 15:38 The book trade’s TCM sales showed another big year on year drop last week, but the regional breakdown of the Nielsen BookScan figures suggests the nationwide riots were unlikely to be the major factor,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Weak start to 2011 for UK and US book trade

Written By: Benedicte Page and Philip Stone Publication Date: Mon, 11/04/2011 - 09:40 Book sales have slumped on both sides of the Atlantic as the British and American markets experienced year-on-year declines in the first quarter of 2011. Book sales in the UK were down 3.1% to £324m, with... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade looks to "packed" London Book Fair

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 08/04/2011 - 08:48 A record number of exhibitors are set to showcase at the London International Book Fair next week, as one publishing m.d. reported a "bouncy and optimistic" mood ahead of the three-day event and digital conference. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Japanese book trade facing worst crisis since WWII

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 22/03/2011 - 16:31 The Japanese earthquake and tsunami has caused the worst disruption to the Japanese book industry since the Second World War, the president of the Japanese Publishers Association has said. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N Is #1 in Trade Books

Barnes & Noble, through its combination of physical bookstores and bn.com, remained the largest outlet for the sale of trade books in 2010. That was one of the first findings from Bowker’s annual rollup of its monthly book consumer tracking program, PubTrack Consumer. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade gears up for World Book Day

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Tue, 22/02/2011 - 15:42 read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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