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Column: America's oldest children's bookstore is struggling in the pandemic. But there's hope

Jimmy Fallon, local authors and devoted regulars are rallying to help Once Upon a Time in Montrose — the country's oldest kids' bookstore — survive the pandemic that has destroyed so many small businesses. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-10-27 12:00:02 UTC ]
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Government brings in new loans to help pandemic-struck small businesses

The chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a new micro-loan scheme for small businesses, to alleviate the impact of the coronavirus lockdown. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-27 14:18:05 UTC ]
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Indie Publishers, Booksellers Waiting for CARES Act Relief

As small businesses around the country await funds from the landmark “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act,” indie publishers and booksellers are having mixed experiences trying to secure this financial lifeline. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshop.org to share 30 percent of each purchase with bookstores impacted by coronavirus shutdowns.

Bookshop.org, an alternative to Amazon that shares proceeds from book sales with independent bookstores, will give more money to those stores in response to the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on small businesses. Bookshop announced today that it would increase bookstore partners’ affiliate... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-18 15:09:12 UTC ]
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Budget 2020: reading tax scrapped by Rishi Sunak

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has abolished VAT on e-books, dubbed the “reading tax”, alongside halting business rates on small businesses for a year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-10 22:51:42 UTC ]
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Google's CallJoy is an AI phone operator for small businesses

Around a year ago, Google unveiled Duplex, an AI-powered feature that can call businesses and book appointments for you. Ahead of this year's I/O, Google revealed the other half of the equation, a virtual customer service agent that can automatically... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2019-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Business Journals is launching services to diversify its revenue

Starting with SelecTalent, the business news publisher will begin rolling out digital services for small businesses. The post The Business Journals is launching services to diversify its revenue appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2018-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hollywood is adding jobs as TV and digital content surges, MPAA report says

Hollywood is adding jobs and giving a boost to small businesses around the country as studios continue to ramp up production of TV series and digital content, according to a new report that is expected to be published Monday by the Motion Picture Assn. of America. The MPAA ​said that jobs... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers Association blasts delay in business rates support

The Booksellers Association has called for delays in financial support to bookshops to be addressed "urgently" after it has emerged many small businesses are still waiting for help with soaring business rates. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New enterprise bill in Queen's Speech

The government is to introduce a new enterprise bill which it says will cut £10bn of red tape, modernise the business rates appeal system, and help small businesses to resolve disputes faster. The bill was announced today (27th May) in the Queen’s Speech. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Watermark King's Cross to close

Watermark Books in King’s Cross is to shut at the end of July. In announcing the closure Farah Taylor, buyer and manager of Watermark Books, also warned the government it needed to review business rates for small businesses. Watermark is closing so its parent company Lagardere Services Travel... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, April 9

Facebook’s cred is still intact with teens, survey saysA Pew Research survey has found that Facebook is the most popular social network among teens, debunking the notion that it was losing ground among the younger generation. While 71 percent of all teens surveyed use Facebook, 41 percent said... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2015-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Roundup, Week Ending February 20, 2015

Winter weather continues to affect bookstores and other small businesses, particularly in the Boston area, which is winding down its celebration of Valentine's Week. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA tells Treasury 'scrap business rates altogether'

The Booksellers Association has called for the scrapping of business rates altogether for small businesses in a meeting in the House of Commons. Tim Godfray, c.e.o of The Booksellers Association, said in a speech to the all-party parliamentary small shops group that The BA and the British... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Growth for UK's Small Business Saturday

Awareness of Small Business Saturday (SBS) in the UK is growing, with an extra £36m spent in small shops last weekend. The initiative, which encouraged people to shop in their local businesses last Saturday (6th December), is in its second year, but has already seen a marked increase in... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow wins Nectar business award

Children’s publisher Nosy Crow has beaten hundreds of small businesses to be crowned Small... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-09-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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