At Time Inc., a Jittery Reckoning on the Day After the Sale

Many employees of Times Inc. had been stunned by the news that the publisher had agreed to sell itself to the Meredith Corporation. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2017-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Warner Put the "For Sale" Sign on Time Inc. Last Fall

Jeff Bewkes and company used to insist they wanted to hang on to their magazine business. They stopped saying that in September. Continue reading at AllThingsD

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Amazon starts Boxing Day sale on Christmas Day

Amazon.co.uk will begin its Boxing Day sales on Christmas Day this year, responding to the fact... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Stressful Times Prompt Sales for Spirituality Titles

New and backlist titles offering esoteric insight, ancient wisdom, and empowering practices did well during a year of ‘profound uncertainty,’ publishers say. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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'Strong' first-day sales of Obama memoir online, says Waterstones

Waterstones has seen "strong" online orders for A Promised Land (Viking), with the title also at number one in Amazon's bestseller charts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-18 06:17:45 UTC ]
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Pandemic drives ebook and audiobook sales by UK publishers to all-time high

Printed book sales plunge in first six months of 2020 on back of shop and school closuresSee all our coronavirus coverageSales of digital books by British publishers are set to hit an all-time high this year as the public turns to reading to escape pandemic cabin fever.However, the ebook and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-14 07:00:02 UTC ]
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Retail site Bookshop makes £65k sales on UK launch day

New online retailer Bookshop.org secured sales of around £65,000 in its first day, making £16,000 for indies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-02 12:21:42 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite is on sale for only $80 for Prime Day

It’s Amazon Prime Day, so unsurprisingly the company’s own hardware is on sale. One of the more noteworthy deals is on Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite, which is selling for $80, down from the usual $130. The Kindle Paperwhite has been our favorite e-reade... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-10-13 10:00:23 UTC ]
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This Saturday is Independent Bookstore Day: no better time to stock up on books.

Just a friendly reminder that tomorrow, August 29th, is Independent Bookstore Day. This year, the festivities will be both online and in-person at 600+ local bookstores around the country, starting tonight with a conversation between Mary Norris and Ann Goldstein about Elena Ferrante’s The Lying... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-28 17:01:59 UTC ]
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Grab an Amazon Kindle for $65 in time for Father's Day

If you're scrambling to find something to give your dad for Father's Day, why not encourage them to read more by grabbing them an e-reader? Amazon has discounted its base model Kindle by $25, making it currently $65. You can also get the ad-free vers... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-06-15 16:15:58 UTC ]
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In Q1, Sales Rose 26% at Amazon as It Works to Improve Shipping Times

Sales increased to $75.5 billion in the second quarter at Amazon, even as it acknowledged that the surge in demand forced it to prioritize essential items such as household staples and "dampened demand" for non-essential products. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bernardine Evaristo doubles lifetime sales in five days after joint Booker win

Almost 6,000 copies of Girl, Woman, Other sold in the week after Evaristo’s win alongside Margaret AtwoodBernadine Evaristo’s Girl, Woman, Other more than doubled its lifetime sales in the week following its Booker prize win, with joint winner The Testaments by Margaret Atwood also flying off... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-22 16:25:45 UTC ]
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The Testaments smashes first day sales for Waterstones

Waterstones has celebrated its biggest first day of sales of 2019 with Margaret Atwood's Booker-shortlisted The Testaments (Chatto & Windus).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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TIME Names New Sales, Marketing Leads | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_170617" align="alignright" width="150"] Viktoria Degtar[/caption] Five weeks into Keith Grossman's tenure as president of Time magazine, the list of new additions to its executive ranks is getting longer. Following last month’s appointment of chief legal officer Dana... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-09-05 19:34:18 UTC ]
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Frankfurter Buchmesse Announces Extended Sales Days

Approved by the board of the Börsenverein in late June, this year's sales days at the Frankfurter Buchmesse will double on the weekend, October 19 and 20 The post Frankfurter Buchmesse Announces Extended Sales Days appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The new Kindle Oasis adjusts its screen color to the time of day

Finding the perfect reading light can be a challenge, no matter the time of day. Amazon's latest Kindle Oasis comes with a new color adjustable front light that can switch from cool to warm hues as the day progresses. Adjustable lighting isn't a new... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-06-19 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Trump, immigration, dystopias are topics on last day of L.A. Times Festival of Books

After Donald Trump was elected president, Ben H. Winters put aside the novel he was writing in favor of a new project. The result was “Golden State,” set in a society where every interaction is recorded and lying is severely punished. Trump’s election was also the catalyst for some key essays in... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Susan Orlean talks ‘The Library Book’ on first day of L.A. Times Festival of Books

Susan Orlean cracked open her book and bent toward the microphone. “Covers burst like popcorn,” she said, reading from her book about the mysterious 1986 fire at downtown L.A.’s Central Library. “Pages flared and blackened and then sprang away from their bindings, a ream of sooty scraps soaring... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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For first time, L.A. schools have free SAT day for all juniors

The Los Angeles school district has focused in recent years on boosting high-school graduation rates and sending more students to college. This month, it has taken a big step by having all juniors take the Scholastic Aptitude Test on a school day, for free. It’s not lost on district officials... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent Bookstore Day 2018: Animals and Authors Inspire Sales

More than 500 bookstores participated in this year's Independent Bookstore Day, which took place across the U.S. this past Saturday, April 28. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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