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Continued audio growth for big publishers as new players enter market

Audiobook sales are continuing to rocket, with a number of the biggest publishers in the space confirming they are still experiencing “strong double-digit growth” year on year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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LadBible takes over social media rival UniLad

Takeover exposes financial challenges in face of success on FacebookUniLad has been bought by its arch-rival internet company LadBible following a takeover process that laid bare the financial challenges facing online publishers.The two British companies – who were competitors but have an... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Unilad: Facebook viral publisher goes into administration

Hundreds of jobs at risk with parent company owing £6m and administration loomingUnilad, one of the biggest publishers on Facebook, has gone into administration, putting hundreds of jobs at risk and casting doubt on whether outlets that rely on the social media platform for distribution can... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Writers and publishers trade blows over plummeting author pay levels

Responding to a survey that found the median author income had dropped to £10,500, Publishers Association said the figures were ‘unrecognisable’The Society of Authors has issued a sharply worded challenge to the UK’s biggest publishers after the chief executive of the Publishers Association... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Ebooks are stupid', says head of one of world's biggest publishers

The chief executive of Hachette Livre, Arnaud Nourry, says the industry has had ‘one or two successes among a hundred failures’ and that ebooks have ‘no creativity’The head of one of the world’s largest book publishers has described the ebook as “a stupid product” that is unlikely to see further... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A year in review: E-book sales fall for all but one of the UK’s biggest publishers

It was another year of digital contraction for the UK’s biggest publishers, who experienced a second consecutive year of declining ebook volumes in 2016. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ales Kot, the writer taking comic books to mindbending new dimensions

He has only been in graphic storytelling for three years, but already the Czech-born writer has produced several influential series for the biggest publishers – and his latest is set to reinvent crime noirAt 28 years old, Ales Kot is at the forefront of a new generation of writers injecting... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scribd Unveils ‘Netflix for Comics’

On Tuesday, the San Francisco startup announced that it is expanding its ebook and audiobook subscription service to include unlimited access to more than 10,000 comic books from some of the industry’s biggest publishers, including Marvel, Archie and Valiant. The post Scribd Unveils ‘Netflix for... Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2015-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon and Hachette feud could rewrite the book on publishing

The Ebook price row has the potential to create irreversible changes to the literary world and its business modelsThe battle between Amazon and the French publisher Hachette is not just a spat about the price of books. Their row over ebook prices, which led to the online retailer freezing out... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book merger 'will not be blocked'

Penguin and Random House, which are merging to form one of the world's biggest publishers, are confident of regulatory approval but will sell "bits and pieces" if necessary. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2012-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin talks lift Pearson shares

Pearson shares open higher on news that two of the world's biggest publishers, Penguin and Random House, are in talks about a possible merger. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2012-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reports: Apple Could Face Federal E-Book Suit Today

The Department of Justice may file a suit against Apple today over ebook price-fixing complaints, according to reports from Reuters and Bloomberg. The DOJ has been probing antitrust complaints regarding Apple's 2010 pacts with  book publishers; several of the biggest publishers are preparing to... Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2012-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Anobii signs retail deals with publishers

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 26/10/2011 - 15:07 Social networking site Anobii has signed retail partnerships with 10 UK publishing companies, including the UK's four biggest publishers, meaning the site will sell their ebooks from the end of October. Penguin, Random... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google launches UK eBooks store, Australia and Canada 'soon'

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Thu, 06/10/2011 - 14:17 Google eBooks has launched its e-bookstore in the UK. The store can be found at Google.co.uk/ebooks with frontlist titles including The Fear Index by Robert Harris priced at £9.06 and Kill Alex Cross by James Patterson priced... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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