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Coronavirus has left small publishers desperately fighting for survival

A survey of indie presses shows that 60% fear they could be out of business by the autumn, writes Galley Beggar Press cofounder Sam JordisonOver the past few years, the success of independent publishers such as Fitzcarraldo, And Other Stories, Bluemooose and Influx Press has been something to... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-15 06:00:32 UTC ]
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Booksellers urge government to 'act quickly' on 'Amazon tax'

News that the government may bring in an ‘Amazon tax’ to help “rebalance the playing field” between physical and online retailers has been welcomed by booksellers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bullish Scottish indies report sales rises in 2017

Scottish booksellers have trumpeted a strong year of trade in 2017, despite economic uncertainty and competition from online retailers. Rosamund de la Hey, The Mainstreet Trading Company, Golden Hare Books, Lighthouse Bookshop, Mairi Oliver, Marie Moser, The Edinburgh Bookshop Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Harry Potter ebooks coming this September

J K Rowling is launching new short-form content about the Harry Potter world, called Pottermore Presents, in September, which will be available to sell through online retailers in the UK. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Could online apps help save indie bookshops?

With fewer than 1,000 stores in the UK, a number of online initiatives are aiming to help shoppers find their way back to local independent bookshopsThe rise of online retailers and ebooks have had a devastating impact on the UK’s independent bookshops. According to the Booksellers Association,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IndieCommerce Lags Other Online Retailers by 'A Decade,' Says NAIBA

Both the NEIBA and NAIBA boards contacted the ABA's board to express their dissatisfaction with ABA's IndieCommerce platform, which lacks many of the features that online shoppers have come to expect. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sunday trading consultation opens today

The government has launched a consultation today (5th August) on plans to give local areas the power to allow large shops to open for longer on Sundays to help compete with online retailers. The government’s department for Business, Innovation and Skills said the reforms would give metro mayors... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Bookindy app helps bookshops fight back against Amazon

Type in a book you’d like to read, and the app will compare the Amazon price with nearby independent book shops – in the hope you’ll go and buy thereIndependent booksellers have launched a new weapon in their two-pronged offensive against online retailers such as Amazon and the supermarket... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-books Gained, Online Retailers Slipped in 2014

E-books’ market share of new-book sales increased slightly in 2014 over 2013, while the share of all book sales made through online retailers and bookstore chains dipped in the same period. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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VIDEO: The man who turned around Foyles

Sam Husain has fought off the threat of ebooks and online retailers to make Foyles bookshops profitable again. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2015-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book software company Trajectory signs deal with Tencent, plans to double workforce

It's a fact: even though printed books are not yet dead, there's an increasing number of people who are turning to ebooks to read their favorite book. Trajectory, a Marblehead-based company launched three years ago by two technology veterans, seeks to not only help publishers distribute their... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2015-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Websites Are Wary of Facebook Tracking Software

Online retailers and publishers are pushing back against Facebook Inc. FB -0.20% 's efforts to track users across the Internet, fearing that the data it vacuums up to target ads will give the social network too much of an edge. Web traffic exp ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2014-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshops 'need to offer more'

Independent bookshops need to make readers feel special in order to compete against online retailers, say book trade experts. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2014-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Online Retailers, E-books Gained in 2012

At Publishers Weekly’s May 8 discussion series on trends in consumer book-buying, held at the offices of Random House in New York City, Carl Kulo, U.S. director of Bowker Market Research, highlighted the major shifts that took place in 2012 in such key areas as sales by format and by channel. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK Book Buyers Spend Less, But Still Loyal to Print

For the fifth year in a row, UK book revenue is down, as consumers switch from print to digital formats and from physical shops to online retailers, even for print purchases. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Finding the Right Course

It’s not just trade bookstores that are feeling the pinch from online retailers and other discounters. At the National Association of College Stores’ Campus Market Expo held earlier this month at the Salt Lake Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, NACS’s OnCampus Research division... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Acting on Impulse

The question of how readers will discover books that they didn't already plan to buy has been growing in importance in the book industry as more sales move from physical bookstores to online retailers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Braving the Digital Path

Given that nearly 90% of Russian households are expected to have Internet access by 2012, it is easy to see why ebooks, online retailers, and electronic libraries are getting so much attention (and investment interest) in recent years. Russian publishers, fueled by the success of their U.S.... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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