Barnes & Noble Digital Sales Quadruple, Retail Sales Decline

Bookseller and newsstand provider Barnes and Noble had a strong first quarter with its digital content, sales in that channel quadrupled. Though digital sales have had some tenacious growth, sales at retail decreased by more than $25.7 million or 3 percent. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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GfK MRI Spring 2012 Report Reveals a 1.7 Percent Decline in Print Readership

GfK MRI's latest Survey of the American Consumer reveals an unsurprising drop-off in print readership, along with a glimmer of hope from digital editions. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2012-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Printed book sales slump to nine-year low

As temperatures soared across the UK, printed book sales slumped to their lowest level in nine... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon, Publisher Settle Digital Books Dispute

A three month long dispute over the sale of digital books between Amazon.com Inc. and a leading independent book distributor has been resolved, both parties said Friday. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2012-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Urbanite magazine seeks investor to expand digital platform

Publisher says monthly is not for sale or going out of businessThe publisher of the Urbanite, a free monthly magazine focused on Baltimore urban affairs, said Wednesday she was seeking an investor to help the publication expand its digital media offerings. Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2012-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Future plc iPad App Sales Hit $5 Million Since Newsstand Debut

In its interim statement for its fiscal half-year ending March 2012, enthusiast publisher Future plc is reporting a quickly growing digital operation. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2012-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fifty Shades sales enjoy 20% surge

For a fourth consecutive week, the three books in E L James' Fifty Shades trilogy were the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Akenhead in new digital role at HUK

Isobel Akenhead is to take on the role of digital promotions manager in Hachette UK's Group... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury: ebooks at 9% of adult trade sales in 2010/11

E-books accounted for 9% of Bloomsbury's adult trade sales overall across the 12 months to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-05-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA: new digital offers for high street

The Booksellers Association's chief executive Tim Godfray has said Kobo, Anobii and Hive will... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-05-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fairfax Digital CEO Role Scrapped

Jane Huxley is leaving Fairfax after her role as chief executive officer and publisher of digital was scrapped in a company restructure. The move is part of Fairfax Metro Media’s ongoing restructure to closer align print and online. Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adobe Announces Next Generation of Digital Publishing Suite

NEW YORK — May 15, 2012 — At Adobe’s annual Digital Publishing Summit, Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced a series of groundbreaking new features for Adobe® Digital Publishing Suite (DPS) th ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ABC Interactive to Conduct Audit of Adobe Digital Publishing Suite Metrics

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (May 15, 2012) – ABC Interactive announced it is working with Adobe to audit metrics provided by Adobe’s Digital Publishing Suite, an industry-leading set of hosted services and viewer technologies that ena ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Flooved offers digital book subs

A start-up digital textbook platform has agreed terms with 12 publishers ahead of a 1st September... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers build collaborations as digital pace quickens

Publishers are hastening to embrace new partnerships, stronger direct-to-consumer programmes and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Future Launches Weekly Digital Cycling Magazine

Future plc has launched a new weekly digital magazine, called Cycling News HD, to be sold through Apple’s Newsstand. The first issue is available for free, while subscriptions are priced at $.99 per week, or $42.99 per year. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2012-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Four retailers up for BSBAs

Waterstones and W H Smith have been shortlisted for the retailer of the year category at this... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PPA Conference: Digital takes up 80% of our time, says Hearst's Dolphin

Although print accounts for 80% of Hearst's revenues, the publisher is spending 80% of its time on the "huge potential" of digital, according to Ella Dolphin, publishing director of Hearst Magazines UK's young women's group. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2012-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital focus for Policy Press

The Policy Press (TPP) has revealed plans to increase its digital focus as the popularity of e-... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle Fire sales are still hot

Wow, what a swirl of good-news/bad-news last week for the media tablets aimed at the ereader market. As it turns out, the roller-coaster ride continues this week. comScore reported that the Kindle Fire from Amazon generated far more Internet activity in February than any other Android media... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2012-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reading Agency and PA launch digital skills scheme

The Reading Agency and the Publishers Association have launched a digital skills sharing... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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