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From the Archive: December 12, 1986

In December 1986, we covered the surprise announcement that Barnes & Noble had agreed to buy B. Dalton, cementing its position as the country’s largest bookstore chain. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan Employees Deal with 'A Very Tough Day'

Macmillan Trade US president Don Weisberg said Thursday was "definitely a very tough day" for Macmillan employees following the surprise announcement that CEO John Sargent will leave the company at the end of the year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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After Network Backlash, Nielsen Reverses Course on Delaying National OOH Measurement

After Nielsen weathered severe backlash from networks following Thursday's surprise announcement to delay its national out-of-home measurement rollout--scheduled for this fall--until at least early 2021, the company has reversed course. This afternoon, Nielsen told networks it will go ahead with... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2020-07-10 20:36:48 UTC ]
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Germany's book sales up 4% in 2019 to date

After a turbulent year thus far for the German book industry, with the surprise announcement in January of the merger of leading book chains Thalia and Mayersche and the insolvency of wholesaler/distributor Koch Neff Volckmar (KNV) two months later, some good news has just been delivered on... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-09 19:25:24 UTC ]
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Oyster, the Netflix of ebooks, is shutting down

The world of ebook subscription services lost one of its earliest proponents late Monday evening, when Oyster—the so-called “Netflix of ebooks,” which also recently opened an online book store—announced it was shutting down “over the next few months.”The surprise announcement comes less than two... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2015-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mockingbird sings again on bestseller chart

Last week's surprise announcement of a forthcoming To Kill a Mockingbird sequel has propelled Harper Lee's classic novel up the charts, with the book bursting into the UK Official Top 50 for the first time in almost five years.  Meanwhile, J K Rowling has scored her second overall number one... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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