B&T, Ingram Offer Holiday Support for Retailers

Both firms are kicking off programs offering rebates, extra discounts, and free shipping for eligible indie bookstores to make it easier to order and reorder during the high-volume holiday shopping season. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Giving Tuesday’: Penguin Random House Supports Worldreader, Ingram Supports Binc

Two corporate leaders in international publishing, Penguin Random House and Ingram, are kicking off the 'season of giving' with support for book related charities. The post ‘Giving Tuesday’: Penguin Random House Supports Worldreader, Ingram Supports Binc appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Crowdfunder Offers Fundraising Plus Support

Zoop is a new crowdfunding platform designed to fund comics and other pop culture projects and offers a suite of support services to help organizers run and fulfill their campaigns. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Chancellor to offer shops £6k 'restart grants' and ponders online retail tax

Chancellor Rishi Sunak will offer shops in England grants of up to £6,000 to help them start trading again in this week's Budget and may also be planning a tax on online retail. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-28 15:29:53 UTC ]
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Christian Retailers Offer a Status Update Amid Covid-19

The Christian Retail Association surveyed over 220 independent Christian bookstores to see how the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted them, offering an idea of the number of store closures, furloughs, layoffs, and ways retailers are coping. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BA calls on government to support sector with retail space 'furloughing'

The Booksellers Association has written to Chancellor Rishi Sunak asking for a series of measures to support booksellers during the Covid-19 crisis, including allowing retail spaces to be "furloughed" and help to keep the supply chain open.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-28 12:49:34 UTC ]
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Haymarket Books Offering 10 Free Ebooks to Support Social Distancing

You can now download ten free ebooks on social and economic justice from Haymarket Books to read while social distancing. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-19 15:10:47 UTC ]
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ABA Donates $100K to BINC, Offers Strong Support

American Booksellers Association CEO Allison Hill said the organization had donated $100,000 to BINC. In addition, it is reducing membership fees, paying out for e-commerce faster, and running a daily open forum for members. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers Offer Promos for Holiday Shopping Kickoff

Store owners from BXsellers, PW's bookstore Facebook group, are prepping special promotions for Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, focusing on loyalty discounts and gift card bonuses. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-26 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Ingram Expands Christian Retail Presence

Ingram Content Group announced Genesis Marketing Group will represent its Christian marketing division, Spring Arbor, effective immediately. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-04 04:00:00 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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Ingram In Rumored Bid to Buy B&T Retail Arm

The Ingram Content Group has made a tentative offer to buy the retail wholesaling operation of Baker & Taylor, and the Federal Trade Commission has launched what it is calling a “very preliminary investigation” of the proposed deal, sources told PW. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-04 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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Patterson Offers 'Happy Holidays' for 320 Indie Booksellers

For the third year in a row, the bestselling author is giving holiday bonuses to indie booksellers. This year he sent checks ranging from $750 to $1,250 to booksellers and bookstore owners around the country. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SoA calls on next government to offer 'more than just words' to support authors

The Society of Authors (SoA) is calling on the next government to offer "more than just words" to help support British authors and the culture sector. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Holiday Retail: Iceland’s Jolabokaflod, or Christmas Book Flood

The Icelandic publishing industry has a somewhat extreme emphasis on the holiday sales push, with Jólabókaflóð this year carrying more than 840 titles. The post Holiday Retail: Iceland’s Jolabokaflod, or Christmas Book Flood appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Ingram partners with BitLit to offer ebook bundles

BitLit and Lightning Source have struck a new agreement allowing publishers using Ingram's CoreSource Plus programme to offer ebook bundles to readers. Mary Alice Elcock (pictured), BitLit vice-president for content, told The Bookseller that this means more than 200 new publishers have been... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hummingbird Offering E-book Retailing Option

Hummingbird Digital Media is the latest company to try to develop a system that will allow booksellers to sell ebooks and digital audio directly to consumers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russian Gov’t Offers Support for Bookstores

With the number of bookstores in Russia in free fall as a result of rising rents, the Russian government is extending subsidies to support retailers. The post Russian Gov’t Offers Support for Bookstores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google and Facebook offer support after Nepal earthquake

When disaster strikes, technology can often be put to good use. Following the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal this week, Google and Facebook are among the companies helping those in the area, as well as people looking for friends and relatives. Google's People Finder does very much what... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2015-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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