BIBF buoyant for UK, but US publishers face trade tariff problems

UK publishers at the Beijing International Book Fair last week saw typically buoyant rights trading, as the country's book market boom continues in 2019, with double-digit growth at the half-year stage. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-27 09:09:20 UTC ]
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UK publishers hail 'buoyant and optimistic' start to BIBF 2018

The 25th edition of the Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF) has opened to an "upbeat" and "inspiring" start, with a flurry of rights activity and collaboration between industry figures. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The UK’s Publishers Association 2020 Report: ‘In the Face of COVID’

Amid the challenges of the pandemic year 2020, the United Kingdom's overall publishing market rose 2 percent. The post The UK’s Publishers Association 2020 Report: ‘In the Face of COVID’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Publishing Needs to Face Its Ableism Problem

The communications manager of We Need Diverse Books asks that publishers continue to allow employees to work from home after the Covid-19 outbreak fades. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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UK Publishers Association Slams Trump Tariffs: Book Exports as ‘Collateral Damage’

The export-reliant UK industry's publishers association raises the alarm, having invoiced close to US$160 million in printed books last year. The post UK Publishers Association Slams Trump Tariffs: Book Exports as ‘Collateral Damage’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Trade asked for evidence so UK can retain 'world-leading' publishing sector

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Publishing has called for evidence from the trade as it seeks to maintain a “world-leading” publishing sector in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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White Lion Publishing: Quarto Announces Reorganization of Its UK-Based Trade Imprints

With an aim of 'breaking down silos and embracing new ways of communicating with our target readers,' The Quarto Group consolidates three imprints into one master entity headed by Richard Green. The post White Lion Publishing: Quarto Announces Reorganization of Its UK-Based Trade Imprints... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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UK faces 'common problems' with Turkey, authors warn

A panel of Turkish authors speaking about censorship in the troubled country have warned that the UK faces "common problems" with Turkey, where right-wing anti-intellectualism has led to a state crackdown on freedom of expression following the failed coup on 15th July. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘As We Trade Less Neurotically’: A Nice Chat About Those UK Publishing Numbers

'Publishing is now multi-format: success in one format should not be seen as a victory over the other format.' But are we ready yet to hear such wisdom around the UK Publishers Association's report? The post ‘As We Trade Less Neurotically’: A Nice Chat About Those UK Publishing Numbers appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Quercus plots to become top five UK trade publisher

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The UK’s Welbeck Publishing Group To Publish in Australia, New Zealand

Anticipating producing 50 titles per year from Australia, Welbeck's Marcus Leaver and Mark Smith are partnering with retailer Tony Nash. The post The UK’s Welbeck Publishing Group To Publish in Australia, New Zealand appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Publishers Association hails ‘biggest year ever for UK publishing’ in latest report

The PA’s annual yearbook has found across-the-board growth for the book trade, with total invoiced sales up 3.5% on its last report—but Brexit and Covid-19 could endanger the recent gains Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Clayton to lead UK field sales for Bonnier Publishing UK

Hachette's Sarah Clayton has been appointed head of UK Field Sales for Bonnier Publishing UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK publishers apply for offices in Sharjah's Publishing City

At least three UK publishers have applied to have bases in Sharjah’s “Publishing City”, The Bookseller has learned. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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IPA: UK publishers 'published most in the world' in 2013

The UK publishing market led the world in terms of the number of new titles published relative to population size in 2013, as well as in 2013 export revenue, according to new figures from the International Publishing Association (IPA). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK Publishing Crowd Gathers in London to Discuss Self-Publishing

Self-publishing pros observed that the self-publishing vs. traditional publishing debate may be moot: it's all publishing. But what you want from it depends on you. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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UK Publishing Pros Ask: “Is Publishing Cool Any More?”

Will the bright, imaginative, tech savvy, book reading (or content devouring) twentysomething choose Gollancz or Google, Faber or Facebook, Orion or O2? Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Will Self-Publishing Counterbalance Trade Publishing Consolidation?

More traditional publishers will likely merge over the next decade, further consolidating power. but as self-publishers continue to organize, they offer a viable alternative. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Bonnier Books UK buys Edinburgh indie Black & White Publishing

Bonnier Books UK has acquired independent Scottish publisher Black & White Publishing as part of its long-term strategy for growth.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Saluting HMH, a Storied Trade Publisher

Gary Gentel, the former head of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's trade division, remembers a proud and feisty house, now gone. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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