B&N Education Buys Student Brands for $58.5 Million

Barnes & Noble Education has acquired Student Brands, a direct-to-student subscription-based writing skills service, for $58.5 million. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Acquisitions: Netflix Buys Millarworld; Barnes & Noble Education Buys Student Brands

Netflix acquires comic book publisher Millarworld. Barnes & Noble Education adds positions in Brazil, France, Mexico with Student Brands. The post Acquisitions: Netflix Buys Millarworld; Barnes & Noble Education Buys Student Brands appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bustle Digital Group Buys Mic for an Estimated $5 Million

Executives at digital news publisher Mic managed to lay off nearly the entire company and secure a new owner all in one day. The company, which launched with a splash as a go-to news source for millennials, is officially being sold to Bryan Goldberg's Bustle Digital Group. Sources say a... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N Education Buys MBS for $174 Million

In another move that consolidates the college retail and wholesale market, Barnes & Noble Education has acquired MBS Textbook Exchange for $174.2 million in cash. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Team Whistle buys OTT marketing firm Tiny Horse for $30 million

Digital media company Team Whistle has acquired Tiny Horse, a marketing services firm focused on over-the-top streamers, TV networks, producers and advertisers. The companies didn’t disclose terms of the deal, however, sources told Variety the acquisition was mostly in the form of a stock swap... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-05-22 09:54:48 UTC ]
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Hodder Education offers free online resources to students

Hodder Education is offering students nearly £1m worth of online learning resources, following the closure of schools owing to coronavirus. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-24 09:40:04 UTC ]
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Indigo Lays Off 5,200, Urges Shoppers to Buy 'True Canadian'

Indigo Books and Music, Canada's dominant bookstore chain, closed all of its 199 retail locations on March 18. On Friday, March 27, the company laid off 5,200 of 7,000 total employees. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Scribd Gets $58 Million in New Financing

Scribd said the new investment will be used to support growth and product innovation as well as enhance operations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-25 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Restaurant software startup raises $5 million

Fairfax restaurant software startup MarginEdge Co. has raised $5 million in fresh funding, the company announced Tuesday. The round was led by Osage Venture Partners with participation from New York-based In Good Company Hospitality. It brings its total funding since MarginEdge's founding in... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-10-22 12:00:00 UTC ]
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WH Smith to buy second US travel retailer; High Street book sales fall 5%

WH Smith has announced it is to buy US indie travel retailer Marshall Retail Group (MRG) for $400m. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 21:24:24 UTC ]
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City targets illegal $5 million Airbnb ring

City officials are going after a group of landlords, accusing them of operating a ring of illegal short-term rentals that they marketed on popular booking sites including Airbnb, booking.com and... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2019-06-20 17:52:51 UTC ]
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City targets $5 million illegal Airbnb ring

City officials are going after a group of landlords for operating a ring of illegal short term rentals that they marketed on popular booking sites including Airbnb, Booking.com and Homeaway.com. The... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2019-06-20 17:52:51 UTC ]
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Gen Z doesn’t want to buy your brand, they want to join it

Gen Z can create personal brands faster and more effectively than any generation that’s come before them. If you represent a brand or agency, that should give you pause for thought. Gen Z will make up 40 percent of all consumers by 2020. As this generation of digital natives has been building... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Acorn Intelligence’s 5 top tips for winning with sponsored brands

Acorn Intelligence's co-founder Ross Caveille shares his top tips for working successfully with sponsored brands. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The way we buy and sell branded content is broken. Here’s how to fix it

A few years ago, I ran a content campaign for an electronics company in partnership with a popular tech publisher. The content was all about how to choose the right tech for your needs, and it absolutely crushed it. The publisher had to do little more than share it once on Facebook, and the... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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5 Guiding Principles for Doing Branded Content Right

We’re living in the age of content; it touches most every facet of our lives. It’s the conversation you had with Alexa this morning, the Apple News story you skimmed on your way to work, the mid-meeting Twitter notification, the professionally shot five-second Instagram boomerang of you and your... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Top 5 most creative brand ideas you need to know about now

Welcome to our weekly rundown of the Top 5 most innovative brand ideas you need to know about now.5. Shutterstock: Pop-Art Oscars PostersIn time for the Academy Awards, Shutterstock debuted yet another round of pop-art inspired versions of movies for Oscar-nominated films. Among them, a comic... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Meredith to sell Fortune brand for $150 million

Media and publishing giant Meredith Corp. says it is selling its Fortune brand for $150 million in cash Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2018-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Endeavor Business Media Buys Healthcare Brand From Vendome Group

Endeavor Business Media has acquired Vendome Group's Healthcare Informatics brand, the Nashville-based b2b firm announced Friday. The deal—which includes the brand's website as well as 13 annual Health IT Summits throughout the U.S.—marks Endeavor's second acquisition since absorbing SouthComm... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kaplan Buys Educational Assets, And Name, from Barron's

Kaplan has acquired the test prep, study aid, and foreign language assets of Barron’s Educational Series, in addition to purchasing the Barron’s brand name. Barron's is retaining its large trade list which will be published under a new name. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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