Black confirms 'strategic review, potential sale' at Osprey

The chairman of the Osprey Group has confirmed the company is undergoing a “strategic... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bertrams confirms its future is under strategic review

The future of the Bertrams wholesaling business is at risk following the sale of its online bookshop The Wordery and the temporary closure of its book supply business as a result of the coronavirus lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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B&N Education to Begin Strategic Review

Barnes & Noble Education's board has approved the hiring of a financial advisor to help the company review its strategic options as it continues look for ways to keep pace with a rapidly changing market for college materials. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Nielsen Will Split Into Two Companies Following Strategic Review

The media measurement company Nielsen will spin off its market research and analytics business from its global media measurement business, the firm announced Thursday. The split, which is expected to take anywhere between 9 and 12 months, will split Nielsen into two publicly traded businesses.... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Review: In ‘Black Super Hero Magic Mama,’ a grief-stricken mom gets comic book counseling

Sabrina, the single mother at the center of Inda Craig-Galván’s new play, “Black Super Hero Magic Mama,” is acutely aware of the various ways her son’s life can be upended. Gangs, drugs, street violence, the police: If Sabrina (Kimberly Hébert Gregory) is overcontrolling, it’s because she knows... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Review: TNT's ‘I Am the Night’ brings midcentury L.A. alive with a Black Dahlia mystery

From the old-money mansions of Pasadena’s Arroyo Seco to greasy-spoon diners in Burbank to landmark sites all over Black Dahlia-era Hollywood, Los Angeles and its lore play a starring role in TNT’s gripping period drama, “I Am the Night.” Inspired by the true-crime memoir “One Day She'll Darken:... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A year in review: E-book sales fall for all but one of the UK’s biggest publishers

It was another year of digital contraction for the UK’s biggest publishers, who experienced a second consecutive year of declining ebook volumes in 2016. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Black Friday damages high-street sales, report shows

Black Friday damages high street sales for weeks before the event, a report from KPMG has revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sales Propel Latest Potter Book In Face of Mixed Reviews

In spite of tepid critical reaction to 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two,' which became available to the public at precisely 12:01 a.m. on July 31, the book seems to have hit its high sales performance expectations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Asia’s Potential Monsoon of Ebook Sales: Philip Tatham on ASEAN

'The reason we want to start selling ebooks direct into ASEAN,' says Monsoon's Philip Tatham, is because it's a major and rare territory still without heavy competition from major ebook retailers. The post Asia’s Potential Monsoon of Ebook Sales: Philip Tatham on ASEAN appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Pearson confirms Economist sale talks

Pearson has confirmed that it is in talks to sell The Economist Group. The company said it is “in discussions” with the board of The Economist Group and with trustees regarding sale of its 50% share. “There is no certainty that this process will lead to a transaction,” said a statement from... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Greens confirm copyright policy review

The Green Party is to review its policy on copyright following protests by authors and publishers. In a policy document released last week the party said it wanted to reduce copyright terms to a maximum of 14 years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Communist Manifesto sales Penguin bargain little black classics

Ultra-cheap Little Black Classics, celebrating imprint’s 80th birthday, sell 70,000 copies in first week – with Marx and Engels the favourite so farMore than 1,700 bargain copies of The Communist Manifesto have sold in the last week, in the form of an 80p edition of Karl Marx and Friedrich... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Little Black Classics review – affordable snippets of great literature

From Homer to Balzac to Darwin to Dickens, these Penguin 80th birthday booklets are where publishing meets public serviceIt was quite overwhelming, to open the box containing all 80 of these booklets – one for each year in the life of Penguin Books. Each is around 60 pages long; each is an... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Black Friday boosts US book sales

Book sales in the US jumped 23% week on week in the seven days ending 30th November as 15.8 million print books registered through Nielsen BookScan. It follows two consecutive weeks of volume growth above 5%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Black Friday Drives Sales of Kindles, Fire Tablets

Amazon kicked off this year’s cyber Monday by claiming that Black Friday sales of its Kindle e-readers and Fire tablets were up significantly over last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Can Barnes & Noble's Black Friday 'secret weapon' reverse the chain's slumping sales?

Barnes & Noble will be offering 500,000 copies of signed works by major authors to kick off the holiday shopping season. But will it be enough? Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-11-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ellora’s Cave CEO Confirms Amazon Sales Drop

Ellora’s Cave CEO Patty Marks confirmed the house is downsizing in the wake of what she described as "drastic" and unexplained declines in its ebook sales via Amazon. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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From Black Panther to Black Lightning: black superheroes are go!

African-American comic book characters are finally stepping up from sidekicksAfter five decades as sidekicks, secondary characters and niche titles, the black superhero’s time has finally come.Next month Marvel releases its eagerly awaited Black Panther movie, centred on a young African king who... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Children/YA Sales Rose, Adult Sales Fell in October

Sales in the children/young adult category increased 20.9% in October over October 2018, while sales of adult books fell 3.7%, according to AAP's StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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