A Slow Year for Publishing Mergers and Acquisitions

B&N’s purchase by Elliott Adviors was the largest purchase in a quiet year for acquisitions in the book business. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Strong year for Children's publishing as W H Smith unveils Books of the Year

W H Smith has unveiled its Books of the Year, with the retailer recognising two children's books for the first time.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 15:22:56 UTC ]
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Moscow School of Publishing: This Year a Digital Seminar Program

This year's Moscow School of Publishing program has been delivered in a series of digital lectures and conversations from the Garage Museum. The post Moscow School of Publishing: This Year a Digital Seminar Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-03 14:33:53 UTC ]
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Bologna names Best Children's Publishers of the Year, as event moves online

The winners of the Bologna Prize for the Best Children's Publishers of the Year have been revealed as an online edition of the 57th Bologna Children's Book Fair (BCBF) launches, with Italian publisher Camelozampa named the winner in the Europe category. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-05 09:16:49 UTC ]
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Publishing for the future: how children’s books have changed in 20 years

Looking back and charting changes in a business as multi-faceted and all-encompassing as children’s books is a tricky business. Given that the peak titles from the past last a very long time while most titles fade away fairly fast and the least successful disappear surprisingly completely it is... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-29 19:37:34 UTC ]
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Aster to publish A Year of Living Simply by Kate Humble

Aster, part of the Octopus Publishing Group, has acquired A Year of living Simply: From Complexity to Contentment by Kate Humble.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-19 12:41:53 UTC ]
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Bonnier unveils three-year portfolio of new Louise Pentland publishing

Bonnier Books UK has announced a raft of new books by Louise Pentland publishing across its adult non-fiction, adult fiction and children’s fiction imprints.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-12 12:01:32 UTC ]
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5 Trends Publishers Should Embrace This Year

One of my greatest lessons at Flipboard has been that no two publishers are the same. While our business discussions typically revolve around two key areas—growth and monetization—there are so many paths to achieving both. In my role as Flipboard’s head of paid content partnerships, I have... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-03-02 19:29:48 UTC ]
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The NYPL was founded 125 years ago. Here are their 125 favorite books published since then.

The New York Public Library is marking its 125th birthday this year—in part with this list of their favorite books written for adults from the past 125 years, which they hope will “inspire a lifelong love of reading.” The list is full of classics, of course, but it’s also got a few refreshing... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-14 14:59:09 UTC ]
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All of the Sci-Fi Stories We Published This Year

In a moment where the future seems impossibly turbulent, leaving us feeling powerless, science fiction can help us get our heads around the complexity. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-12-31 14:00:05 UTC ]
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‘A silent assassin’: Brand safety tags slow publisher sites

"The challenge we have is that we don’t get visibility of the full extent of this, it’s a bit of a silent assassin," said one magazine publishing executive, speaking anonymously. The post ‘A silent assassin’: Brand safety tags slow publisher sites appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-12-19 05:00:20 UTC ]
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In Year-End Note, S&S’s Reidy Hails Merger, New Imprints, Bestsellers

In her annual year-end letter to Simon & Schuster staff, S&S CEO Carolyn Reidy cited the successful launch of new imprints and publishing initiatives and a long list of bestselling S&S titles, and projected a wave of new opportunities as part of ViacomCBS. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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New Zealand’s News Publishing Merger Back on the Table

Sure, times are tough for the news media companies in the large Western media markets, but just think how rough Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-12-16 18:30:39 UTC ]
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Plan S will make 2021-22 tough years for publishers, predicts Inchcoombe

The years from 2021 to 2022 will be tough for academic publishers as they struggle to adapt to the requirements of Plan S, a FutureBook panel on Open Access heard yesterday Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 00:03:26 UTC ]
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Bluemoose launches subscription model for its women-only publishing year

Bluemoose Books is launching a subscription model for the first time, to accompany its year of only publishing female writers over 45 in 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 08:25:36 UTC ]
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After Its Merger, Gannett Will Be the Largest Newspaper Publisher in the U.S.

Shareholders approved a deal to combine GateHouse Media, which has received SoftBank funding, with the publisher of USA Today. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-11-14 20:26:07 UTC ]
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Meredith Sells Money Magazine Brand, Nearly Two Years After Time Inc. Merger

Meredith Corp. has sold the Money magazine brand to Ad Practitioners LLC, a three-year-old Puerto Rico-based media and advertising startup behind the product review site ConsumersAdvocate.org, both parties announced Tuesday morning. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. One of a handful of... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-10-22 16:06:17 UTC ]
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Media Mergers Aren’t New. So Why Are Publishers Consolidating Now?

Perhaps it was promising, years ago, to see the media industry booming thanks to investments by venture capital-backed funders and large media conglomerates hoping to cash in early on promising new digital media titles. But now, it's the time in the industry's life cycle for those same flashy... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-10-14 15:22:42 UTC ]
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RCW's Peter Robinson leaves publishing after 30 years as agent

Rogers, Coleridge and White’s Peter Robinson is leaving the publishing industry after 30 years of being an agent. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-24 06:39:15 UTC ]
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‘Do black people read?’ What my years in publishing have taught me about diversity in books | Natalie Jerome

Malorie Blackman laments the lack of BAME children’s characters. I know – it’s a real battle to get writers of colour publishedMy daughter, like me, is of mixed heritage. She has wildly curly hair, as have I. When she was born four years ago I was given five copies of the same kids’ picture book... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-17 07:00:41 UTC ]
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