A Dull Holiday Season?

Without a hot book or hot category—like last year's adult coloring book phenomenon—unit sales of print books have fallen 6% since Thanksgiving compared to the same period in 2015. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Question of the Day: The state of the holiday season for publishers

The Digiday Publishing Summit brought leaders in the world of media companies together with the platform and technology partners that work with them. Across the course of three days in Miami, in September 2021, experts and executives framed the state of publishing — identifying trends and next... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2021-10-19 01:00:00 UTC ]
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Bill Gates says to read these 5 books for ‘a change of pace’ this holiday season

The billionaire philanthropist offers some recommendations to get you through the final stretches of quarantine. While Bill Gates’s 2020 summer reading list concentrated on the pandemic and its economic repercussions, the Microsoft founder opted for a “change of pace” in considering his... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-12-08 11:00:59 UTC ]
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4 of the Best Free Holiday Short Stories Online About Season’s Drama

If you find the holidays more foreboding than cheerful, find someone to relate to in these 4 free holiday short stories available to read online. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-16 11:35:47 UTC ]
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Shipping Delays Frustrate Indies’ Holiday Season

Across the country, booksellers described mounting frustration with late deliveries this week as split and unfulfilled orders caused confusion and concern. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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20 Literary Holiday Cards to Send This Season

Send your friends, family, and favorite bookstore and library workers warm holiday greetings with these 20 literary holiday cards! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-29 11:34:57 UTC ]
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Kohl’s calls on AI to help power through holiday season

Retailer is using AI to help with digital media bidding on Google as it strives to differentiate itself in the festive period; the brand is also running a new football-themed holiday spot from RGA. Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-11-06 20:31:35 UTC ]
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21 of the Best Audible Books to Gift This Holiday Season

From the hugely popular to the lesser known, these are the best Audible books of 2019 that will make perfect audiobook gifts for anyone on your list. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-04 11:37:38 UTC ]
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61 amazing independent bookstores worth supporting this holiday season

They don’t own Whole Foods, but they do sell books! As Groucho Marx once said, outside of a dog, books are man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google unveils holiday season savings on games, apps, books and movies

It can't have escaped your attention that -- in the US at least -- holiday season is just around the corner. With Thanksgiving comes Black Friday and other sales, and Google is getting in on the action with a series of discounts in the Play Store. There are great savings to be made on games and... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2018-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s National Book Awards Announce Holiday Season Shortlists

Designed 'to find the best popular books of the year in the lead-up to Christmas,' the UK's Specsavers National Book Awards will end with a consumer vote. The post The UK’s National Book Awards Announce Holiday Season Shortlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Holiday Shipping Offer Ready; McIntosh Optimistic About the Season

Penguin Random House is gearing up for the upcoming holiday season with the announcement of its now annual seasonal rapid-shipping program for independent booksellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How brands and publishers used Facebook Messenger this holiday season

Facebook is bullish on the bot, and its partnering with early-adopting brands and publishers to begin to edge commerce inside of Messenger's four walls. For the holiday season, brands like Burberry and Estée Lauder used Facebook Messenger to extend holiday campaigns into interactive experiences... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NRF Predicts Increased Spending for Holiday Season

The world's largest retail trade association predicted that 135.8 million people will shop this weekend, and that total holiday sales will increase 3.7% to reach $630.5 billion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'All the Light We Cannot See' becomes a star of the holiday season

'Light' was published in May but has stayed visible due to acclaim like a nomination for the National Book Awards. Now many independent bookstores say Anthony Doerr's novel is one of their top sellers. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent bookstores, Amazon all report successful holiday season

Many independent bookstores reported holiday sales as good or better than last year's, while Amazon called the 2013 holiday season its best ever. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Analysts Look at the Holiday Season—and Beyond

How’s the holiday shopping season shaping up for 2011? It could be better, market-watchers said, but it could be worse. “Business is never as bad as people say,” said Todd Slater, former managing director of Lazard Capital Markets, “or as good.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Season 5 Of “OITNB” Looks Like The Season We’ve Been Waiting For

Since Piper Kerman published her memoir Orange is the New Black, the former felon has become a staunch activist for the rights of prisoners and system reform. Jenji Kohan’s Netflix adaptation has certainly hit on very real topics like the privatization of prisons and poorly trained officers, but... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2017-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Best Bookish Etsy Shops for Holiday Gifting

Looking for the perfect holiday gift for your favorite book lover (or yourself)? Here's a list of bookish Etsy shops to order from.- Neymat Raboobee Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-10-05 10:34:00 UTC ]
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A Spooky, Witchy Reading List to Kick off Scary Season

Witches have always been a bit of figment and fact, appearing in some way in every culture and throughout history. They’ve been said to have supernatural healing abilities, calling back loved ones, precious livestock, and near-barren lands from the brink of demise. Further still they’ve crossed... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-10-01 08:49:55 UTC ]
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