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The Power of Books: Isobel Abulhoul on Engaging Young Readers

Isobel Abulhoul, who founded the Emirates LitFest and Magrudy’s bookstore chain, focuses on turning children into readers. The post The Power of Books: Isobel Abulhoul on Engaging Young Readers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-04-22 21:55:50 UTC ]
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Italy’s Messaggerie-Libraccio Alliance: A Shift in Ownership

During 'Bologna week,' Publishing Perspectives learned that the Italian distributor Emmelibri-Messaggerie and the bookstore chain Libraccio are engaged in a merger after many years of cooperation. The post Italy’s Messaggerie-Libraccio Alliance: A Shift in Ownership appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-04-12 22:11:07 UTC ]
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Canada’s Indigo Bookstore Chain Agrees to a Buyout Offer

The buyout offer is expected to close in June, when Indigo will be removed from Toronto's stock market, the company going private. The post Canada’s Indigo Bookstore Chain Agrees to a Buyout Offer appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-04-03 21:44:05 UTC ]
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PW Notables 2023: Mitchell Kaplan

Mitchell Kaplan has been an influential fixture in publishing since he founded the bookstore chain Books & Books in Miami in 1982. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Undergoes a Back-to-Basics Redesign

As the bookstore chain mounts a comeback, it’s breaking a cardinal rule of corporate branding and store design: consistency. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2023-10-17 15:29:03 UTC ]
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Authors leave Hungarian publisher in protest at sale to Orbán-linked college

Libri Group’s takeover by Mathias Corvinus Collegium raises fears of crackdown on literary freedomsThe takeover of Hungary’s largest publishing house and bookstore chain by a private foundation with close ties to the country’s prime minister, Viktor Orbán, has prompted walkouts from authors who... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-06-23 11:38:44 UTC ]
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Indigo won't pay ransom for stolen employee data

Canada's largest bookstore chain says it won't pay ransom to the online group claiming responsibility for the cyberattack that stole at least some personal data of current and former employees of Indigo Books & Music, and which likely caused... Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2023-03-02 02:09:18 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble to Host Inaugural BookTok Festival

The bookstore chain has announced the first-ever BookTok Festival will be held at its flagship store in New York City's Union Square on February 4. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers, Friends Raise Money for Ukraine

Mitchell Kaplan, owner of Books & Books bookstore chain in Miami, has launched HUBB — Helping Ukrainian Books and Booksellers. Together with a group of literary friends and booksellers, HUBB is sending its first grant of $10,000 this week. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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From the Archive: August 29, 2011

We look back on our 1991 survey of the bookstore chain landscape, when 11 corporations operated a total of 3,300 outlets. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Half Price Books Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

Half Price Books, a Texas-based company, has firmly established itself as the nation’s third-largest bookstore chain with 121 stores. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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From the Archive: March 5, 2001

We look back at the liquidation of Crown Books, which was once the third-largest bookstore chain in the U.S. before its closure in 2001. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Indigo Sales Topped C$1 Billion in Fiscal 2022

Driven by an increase in its physical stores, sales at Indigo Books & Music increased 17.4% in the fiscal year ended April 2, 2022, over fiscal 2021, rising to C$1.06 billion. Canada’s largest bookstore chain had an operating profit of C$29 million, compared to a loss of C$31.9 million in... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.K. Waterstones Buys Blackwell's

Waterstones, the U.K. bookstore chain owned and overseen by the same team—Elliott Advisors and James Daunt—that runs Barnes & Noble has acquired Blackwell's that operates 18 U.K. bookstores. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble apologizes for ‘serious network issue’ after days-long Nook disruptions

Customers have reported days of disruption to the Nook e-reader service, as well as other systems that the company said have since been restored. After users reported issues with Nook e-reader book access for days, with Barnes & Noble saying Monday that a “system failure” was interrupting... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-10-14 17:46:15 UTC ]
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In Mexico, One Bookstore per 120,000 Inhabitants, by Elena Poniatowska

Pandemic Dispatches Elena Poniatowska In this column that originally appeared in La Jornada, Elena Poniatowska considers the role of editors and talks with Diego Rabasa, founder of publisher Sexto Piso. Already precarious, the pandemic lockdown has made... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-06-03 21:05:48 UTC ]
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In Mexico, One Bookstore per 120,000 Inhabitants, by Elena Poniatowska

Cultural Cross Sections Elena Poniatowska In this column that originally appeared in La Jornada, Elena Poniatowska considers the role of editors and talks with Diego Rabasa, founder of publisher Sexto Piso. Already precarious, the pandemic lockdown has... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-06-03 21:05:48 UTC ]
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B&N's Daunt: 'Books Are Essential'

While total sales have fallen slightly since the outbreak of the new coronavirus at Barnes & Noble, company CEO James Daunt is confident the bookstore chain can continue to be a profitable venture with one provision—that it is allowed to keep its stores open. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Half Price Books Closes All 126 Stores

Half Price Books became the largest U.S. bookstore chain to close its doors as a result of the pandemic. The company, which has 126 stores in 17 states, said there would be no layoffs among its 3,000 employees. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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What Happened to Barnes and Noble and What’s in Store for the Chain

A quick update on the tumultuous recent history of Barnes and Noble, and where the bookstore chain might be headed under new ownership. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-27 10:33:29 UTC ]
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