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Exchange rates

As the ongoing trade war between the United States and China rumbled on early this year, some interesting book industry statistics were coming out of the People’s Republic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-20 23:06:52 UTC ]
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BISG Convenes First Meeting of New Board

The newly elected board of directors of the Book Industry Study Group will meet for the first time on July 25 in New York City. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon, that upstart online bookstore, turns 25 (Photos)

Since its launch 25 years ago, Amazon's reach has extended well beyond an online bookstore. And while it may seem obvious today, at the time Jeff Bezos was working to get his idea to the masses, many investors thought it would be no match for bookstore giants like Borders and Barnes &... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-07-08 11:14:14 UTC ]
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Amazon, that upstart online bookstore, turns 25 (Photos)

Since its launch 25 years ago, Amazon's reach has extended well beyond an online bookstore. And while it may seem obvious today, at the time Jeff Bezos was working to get his idea to the masses, many investors thought it would be no match for bookstore giants like Borders and Barnes and... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-07-08 10:53:45 UTC ]
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(PHOTOS) Amazon, that upstart online bookstore, turns 25: A history in photos

Since its launch 25 years ago, Amazon's reach has extended well beyond an online bookstore. And while it may seem obvious today, at the time Jeff Bezos was working to get his idea to the masses, many investors thought it would be no match for bookstore giants like Borders and Barnes and... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-07-08 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon, that upstart online bookstore, turns 25 (Photos)

Since its launch 25 years ago, Amazon's reach has extended well beyond an online bookstore. And while it may seem obvious today, at the time Jeff Bezos was working to get his idea to the masses, many investors thought it would be no match for bookstore giants like Borders and Barnes and... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-07-05 17:38:09 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2019: The Chinese Children’s Book Market Is Still on a Roll

The oft-quoted numbers remain as compelling as ever: 370 million people under the age of 18, an additional 17.5 million babies born annually, and at least 600 active publishers in the children’s book industry. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Salon du Livre in Montreal: Common Goals Across a Linguistic Divide

Several initiatives and issues in Canada's book industry are bringing francophone and anglophone publishers together to support their authors and celebrate their culture. The post Salon du Livre in Montreal: Common Goals Across a Linguistic Divide appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nurturing the literary landscape

Benedicte Page reflects on the current status of literary fiction and the role of independent publishers in the book industry. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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North of England publishers on obstacles to regional diversity in the book industry

Independent publishers based in the north of England explore the problems faced by such presses in a market dominated by London-based corporate publishers in a round-table discussion chaired by The Bookseller at Bradford Literature Festival. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Flexing Export Muscle Ahead of Brexit: The UK’s Publishers Association Releases Its 2017 ‘Yearbook’

The Publishers Association released 2017 statistics on the UK book market, emphasizing strong export sales and the book industry's economic contribution ahead of Brexit. The post Flexing Export Muscle Ahead of Brexit: The UK’s Publishers Association Releases Its 2017 ‘Yearbook’ appeared first on... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers should 'hire more BAME staff' to improve representation in children’s books

Hiring more employees of colour and seeing stories with BAME characters as normal, not niche, are just some ideas suggested by the book industry following a damning report which revealed that only 4% of all the children’s books published in the UK last year featured a black, Asian or minority... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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An Exclusive New Column Series: Richard Charkin on the Vocabulary of Publishing

If "unputdownable" means "putdownable" and "educational publishing" is "anything that's not trade publishing," what does "quality" mean in an insider's lexicon of the book industry? Ask Richard Charkin. The post An Exclusive New Column Series: Richard Charkin on the Vocabulary of Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bill Clinton is bungling his publicity tour. But how's the book?

From the book industry's perspective, the existence of Bill Clinton's novel The President Is Missing makes perfect sense. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2018-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fifty authors call on book industry to ditch plastic

Fifty of the UK’s authors and illustrators, including Sir Michael Morpurgo, Chris Riddell and Jacqueline Wilson, have pledged their support for a campaign encouraging the book industry to ditch the plastic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jacqueline Wilson calls for books industry plastics ban

Dame Jacqueline Wilson joins author Lauren St John's campaign calling for the book industry to ditch plastic. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2018-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALLi: Blockchain the missing link

The Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi) is exhibiting at LBF for the first time and has launched a white paper which claims that the development of blockchain technology could revolutionise the book industry. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why China’s Children’s Book Industry Is Growing So Fast

In an interview during the Bologna Book Fair, Haiyun Zhao from SAPPRFT and Xueqian Li of CCPPG discuss the rapid development of China’s children’s book publishing market. The post Why China’s Children’s Book Industry Is Growing So Fast appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Perspectives’ Spring Magazine: Call for Stories on Diversity

With challenges to so many voices becoming shrill in so many markets, Publishing Perspectives' Spring Global Overview Edition will spotlight the book industry's champions of diversity and efforts to promote it. The post Publishing Perspectives’ Spring Magazine: Call for Stories on Diversity... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Catalonia’s Book Industry Is Small But Vibrant

The city of Barcelona may only have 1.6 million residents, but it dictates much of what Spanish speakers around the world read. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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