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Announcing Nord Compo's 'The Future of Publishing' Podcast Series

Publishing industry leaders, starting with John Ingram, sound off on the future of the book business in this new podcast series. (Sponsored) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: CEOs See a Stable Book Industry in an Unstable World

For the book business, print and digital markets have found balance, CEOs say, but political instability in the culture at large remains a cause for concern. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher Katrin Reinmaa on the ‘Sun and Cloud’ of the Estonian Children’s Book Business

Today, only some 30 percent of Estonian children's literature originates in Estonia. Katrin Reinmaa is one of the leading publishers of content for youngsters, in a country where 'books are expensive both to publish and to buy.' The post Publisher Katrin Reinmaa on the ‘Sun and Cloud’ of the... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Kindle Changed the Book Business. Can It Change Books?

A decade after the first Kindle, Amazon looks toward disrupting books themselves. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2017-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Letter from the Editors: Covering Sexual Abuse in the Book Business

As a trade publication for the book business, we are committed to helping make publishing a profession where all members are given the respect they deserve. That means covering sexual abuse in publishing—with rigor. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Returns in the Digital Age

Technology may have changed the book business, but it doesn't offer any magic solution to help booksellers reduce returns. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book revenue drops 4% at W H Smith

W H Smith has reported a 2% rise in revenue and a 7% rise in pre-tax profits for the year to end August 2017. However its book business saw a like-for-like revenue drop of 4% on the previous year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Dohle Highlights Stability of the Book Business

Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle praised the slow, but continuous growth of the book business around the world and noted the “healthy co-existence" of the print and digital markets. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French Publishing Sales Rose 4.25% in 2016

A change in the curriculum at schools gave France's book business a boost in 2016, while its new minister of culture, a former publisher, is addressing lingering challenges, including the regulation of online bookselling. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A class above: introducing the Rising Stars of 2017

The book business’ Rising Stars of 2017 are a class apart in more ways than one, with signs that the trade is opening its doors to new voices... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mostly Books sold to 'passionate' book lover

Mostly Books in Abingdon has been sold to new owner Sarah Dennis, who has held a “long ambition” to run her own book business. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The good publisher

The book business, out of all the media and creative industries, looks to be in the best shape. Don’t give up now. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Digital 2017: Publishing’s Startup Culture

Consultant and blogger Thad McIlroy talks to PW about his recently released report on startups in the book business. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2016: PW Talks to Pew Research Center’s Lee Rainie about Reading in the Digital Age

It's been a disruptive decade for the book business, but Pew's latest research suggests that Americans' reading habits have remained relatively stable. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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South Africa’s Bridge Books: ‘To Link Publishers With Readers’

As in parts of the world, distribution challenges loom large in Johannesburg for the book business. Bookseller Griffin Shea sees the need for a 'metaphorical bridge.' The post South Africa’s Bridge Books: ‘To Link Publishers With Readers’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Expand the Number of Readers’: Brazil’s Miriam Gabbai

With economic shrinkage forecast to continue, Brazil's publishing industry battles educational and distribution challenges: 'We've had to reinvent ourselves,' says a key player in the book business. The post ‘Expand the Number of Readers’: Brazil’s Miriam Gabbai appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Bourne Was Born: Three Key Operatives in the Franchise

As the fifth Bourne film is released, a trio of author Robert Ludlum's publishing colleagues think back on his writing and the book business. The post How Bourne Was Born: Three Key Operatives in the Franchise appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Prestel looks to treble UK sales for kids’ books, despite 'Brexit'

The UK division of a German publisher is pushing ahead with plans to expand its children’s book business, despite the economic uncertainty caused by the UK’s decision last week to leave the European Union. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Executive Shutters Print Edition

Will go digital-only along with Book Business, with plans for more events and webinars. The post Publishing Executive Shutters Print Edition appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Books Having Good Finish to Solid Year

The book business looks ready to mark a second consecutive year of unit growth of print books. With one week to go in the year, unit sales of print books were up 2.8% compared to the same period in 2014. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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