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HC to Buy Egmont Book Groups in the U.K. Poland, and Germany

Under an agreement set to close April 30, HarperCollins will buy Egmont Books UK, Egmont’s book business in Poland, and the German unit Schneiderbuch. All three focus on the children's market. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The SUM of Metadata for Publishers

Are you in the book business? Are you trying to get your staff to understand metadata better? Try this game. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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As Coronavirus Spreads, Publishers Struggle with When, and How, to Move Pub Dates

With the new coronavirus pandemic affecting every part of the book business, now is not a great time to be publishing a book, and many authors with titles scheduled for the coming months might be tempted to a new publication date. But for publishers, moving titles en masse will be tricky. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Coronavirus Continues to Disrupt the Book Business

For the second time in two weeks, the new coronavirus has forced the cancellation of a major international book publishing conference—and made clear to publishers that these issues aren't going anywhere for a while. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus: The Brussels Book Fair Is Open for Business

Unlike many publishing trade shows, fairs, and festivals, the Brussels Book Fair has been able to start its run on time this week–with medical personnel on-site and a careful eye on the coronavirus. Editor’s note: A bright spot among so many stories of canceled and postponed publishing events,... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-06 16:30:49 UTC ]
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For China's Book Biz Right Now, There's Nothing to Do But Work and Wait

An editor at a Beijing-based publisher describes the Chinese book business in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnsley revisits old territory as Castle Howard launches Brideshead Festival

The Fourth Estate founder and former HarperCollins chief reveals plans for a June festival based around Evelyn Waugh’s iconic novel, and reflects on the evolution of the book business. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-12 12:31:36 UTC ]
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A Slow Year for Publishing Mergers and Acquisitions

B&N’s purchase by Elliott Adviors was the largest purchase in a quiet year for acquisitions in the book business. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Seeking and Finding: PW Talks to Joel Fotinos

With over four decades of experience in the book business, publisher of St. Martin's Essentials Joel Fotinos reflects on changes and growth in mind-body-spirit publishing and where the category is headed in the future. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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FutureBook Live: On getting books to the top of the cultural agenda

The book business punches about its weight in terms of keeping the attention on books, but with today’s busy news agenda, the rise of social media, and other entertainment sectors, led by Netflix, what must the industry do to keep on top? Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-12 17:29:17 UTC ]
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Publishing Perspectives Talks: Executive Women on Pay and Bias in the Book Business

Amid what Amazon Publishing's Mikyla Bruder describes as 'the unconscious bias you're confronted with every day,' panelists call for equal pay for women. The post Publishing Perspectives Talks: Executive Women on Pay and Bias in the Book Business appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-18 04:27:59 UTC ]
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From Frankfurt: Hachette’s Clare Harington Bows Out

After more than four decades in the book business, Hachette UK’s group communications director Clare Harington will retire with a wide network of friends in the industry. The post From Frankfurt: Hachette’s Clare Harington Bows Out appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-17 08:05:26 UTC ]
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Russia’s Book Business Statistics Chief: Some Market Contraction

Industry output in Russia continues to slide, according to figures cited by the market's book chamber, even as book prices rise. The post Russia’s Book Business Statistics Chief: Some Market Contraction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-02 03:20:55 UTC ]
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Jenn Baker, PW Superstar, on Diversity in Publishing

Jennifer Baker is this year’s PW Star Watch Superstar. We spoke to Baker after her win about her experiences in the book business, the work she does to make the industry more diverse, and what needs to change in publishing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Groups Ready Green Initiatives

The U.K.'s Booksellers Association is working with the ABA and the Australian Bookseller Association to develop a manifesto detailing environmentally friendly practices for the book business. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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AAP Issues Its Annual 2018 StatShot Look at the US Publishing Industry

Describing a gradual decline in revenue for the US book business, the AAP's StatShot annual report estimates that the industry made $25.82 billion in 2018. The post AAP Issues Its Annual 2018 StatShot Look at the US Publishing Industry appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-24 03:19:46 UTC ]
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What Happens After Amazon’s Domination Is Complete? Its Bookstore Offers Clues

Popular novels, technical tomes and self-published books are pirated and sold on Amazon. That may actually be helping the company extend its grip on the book business. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-06-23 21:06:40 UTC ]
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Four Decades of Christian Publishing: PW Talks to Dave Lewis

Longtime Christian publishing executive Dave Lewis reflects on 43 years in the book business and discusses what he calls the changing but promising future for the industry. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Moving On From Publishing Executive: The Song Remains the Same

It’s been nearly six years since I took on the very meta role of directing a publication about publishing. It’s been a period of great uncertainty, innovation, and disruption, all of which create a lot of noise, so I always took the job of editor-in-chief of Publishing Executive and Book... Continue reading at 'Publishing Executive'

[ Publishing Executive | 2019-05-31 19:37:34 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: A Wide-Ranging Keynote Kicks Off Programming

A roundtable featuring three industry leaders—all of them women—discussed the future of storytelling in the book business. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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