B&N to Outsource Some NOOK Functions

As part of its efforts to rightsize the NOOK business, B&N signed an agreement with Bahwan CyberTek for certain NOOK technology functions and will close two offices. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Outsourcing Marketing Functions For In-House Results

Despite a stabilizing economy, many publishers still function with a “lean” staff. In order to accommodate growing digital demands and a wider advertising portfolio with a thinner team, some companies are finding solutions outside their office walls. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Nook for iOS adds support for high-res iPad magazines, Nook Comics

Barnes & Noble may have saved most of the limelight today for in-app purchasing on Nook hardware, but it's not leaving other platforms by the wayside. Its Nook 3.4 update for iOS focuses heavily on visuals, with new support for both Nook Comics as well as "HD" magazines on Retina... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dark Horse Comics graphic novels coming to Nook Tablet and Nook Color

Dark Horse Comics has penciled a contract with Barnes & Noble (it'll be sent off to be inked and colored next week*) to get the former's content onto the latter's Tablet and Color e-readers. Available in the Nook Comic store, you'll be able to pick up a mix of the publisher's licensed titles... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble apologizes for ‘serious network issue’ after days-long Nook disruptions

Customers have reported days of disruption to the Nook e-reader service, as well as other systems that the company said have since been restored. After users reported issues with Nook e-reader book access for days, with Barnes & Noble saying Monday that a “system failure” was interrupting... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Palm Coast Data to Lay Off Staff, Outsource Services and Vacate HQ

Magazine fulfillment services provider Palm Coast Data will lay off up to 150 of its 400 employees, outsource some key operations to competitor CDS Global and leave its Northeast Florida headquarters for a smaller facility in the region by mid-August. The news comes shortly after the conclusion... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Form or function? In the history of poster art, the two sides are constantly at war.

“The Poster,” edited by Gill Saunders and Margaret Timmers of the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, is a beautiful survey of the medium. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Beyond ad targeting, the demise of the third-party cookie will hit key digital media functions

When third-party cookies vanish, publishers will need to find alternatives for a host of functions, including user profiling and audience analytics. The post Beyond ad targeting, the demise of the third-party cookie will hit key digital media functions appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Doin’ It In The Nook: Reading With Kelly Corrigan and Matt Nathanson

Doin' It In The Nook with Kelly Corrigan and Matt Nathanson. If you're not part of this book club yet, you will want to be ASAP. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Barnes & Noble isn't ready to give up on the E-Ink Nook

Just in time for beach reading, Barnes & Noble is releasing a new Nook with a 7.8-inch screen and waterproof design. The new GlowLight Plus has the company's largest E-Ink screen to date, and as with past models users can choose between a cool wh... Continue reading at Engadget

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Kickstarter Adds Subscription Fundraising Function

Looking to add a new fundraising facet to its crowdfunding platform, Kickstarter is launching Drip, a subscription service that will allow fans to provide recurring financial support directly to their favorite creators. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Printing in Hong Kong & China 2017: Outsourcing Print

In this age of email and WhatsApp (or WeChat in China), getting books manufactured overseas is more about ensuring wifi connectivity than battling time zone difference. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Nook Terminating Accounts of Erotica Authors

A new content policy instituted by Nook Press last week has resulted in the termination of the accounts of numerous self-published authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Outsourcing and the Role of Strategic Alliances

As publishers, we recognize that our own operations need to evolve if we are going to survive in the long run. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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B&N Readies $49.99 Nook Tablet

As it tries to improve sales of digital content, Barnes & Noble has introduced its cheapest Nook yet, the Nook Tablet 7”, priced at $49.99. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wrexham Council scraps plans to outsource libraries

Wrexham Council is scrapping plans to hand over its libraries to a trust after a review revealed it would cost it £200,000 a year less to continue running the facilities itself. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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B&N’s Nook Press Debuts Print, In-Store Event Programs

Barnes & Noble’s self-publishing platform has launched a self-service option that allows Nook Press authors to create print editions of their titles and sell them via B&N stores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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OUP outsources technology services triggering job consultations

Oxford University Press has decided to outsource some of its technology services to Cognizant Technology Solutions as it moves towards becoming “a more digital business”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Barnes & Noble kills off Nook app and video store as part of digital retreat

Barnes & Noble ceded another battle in the ongoing war with Amazon over digital hearts and minds.The company will end the dedicated Nook app and video store on March 15, which was where you could purchase content for Nook-branded hardware, according to a report in diginomica.Nook digital... Continue reading at PC World

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Barnes and Noble to close its Nook ebook store in the UK

Barnes and Noble has decided to lay down its arms and stop competing with Amazon for ebook and e-reader sales in the UK. The bookstore operator has announced it will stop selling digital content, including fiction and non-fiction, magazines and video... Continue reading at Engadget

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