BookExpo 2018: The Future of Book Retail is Innovation and Experimentation

Despite fears of a physical store "retail apocalypse," NPD BookScan's Kristen McLean outlined a future for indie booksellers driven by experimentation and selling books in more places. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Macmillan's Sargent Not Afraid of the Future

John Sargent, CEO of Macmillan, gave this year’s Frankfurt CEO Talk, discussing everything from the future of print books to his battle with the White House over the publication of 'Fire and Fury.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Connecting Children’s Books with Readers

Authors, publishers, and booksellers gathered for a panel discussion on efforts to reach young readers Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Big Kids’ Books of the Show

We spoke with a number of booksellers about their impressions of the show, and the titles they were most looking forward to grabbing at publishers’ booths. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Church Publishing Turns 100, Embraces the Future

Founded in 1918 in New York City, Church Publishing Inc. is celebrating its first century this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: CEOs See a Stable Book Industry in an Unstable World

For the book business, print and digital markets have found balance, CEOs say, but political instability in the culture at large remains a cause for concern. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2018: Why Amazon’s 'Digital Roots' Will Reshape Physical Retail

On a Christmas Eve shopping visit to the bustling Amazon Books in New York, journalist Cherie Hu realized that Amazon had flipped the table on the analog environment of traditional bookselling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Outcry over book ‘censorship’ reveals how online retailers choose books — or don’t

Bricks-and-mortar booksellers curate books for you. Online, the decisions are more arbitrary. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2019: Markus Dohle Is Sold on the Future of the Book

In a reception at Penguin Random House's stand at the Frankfurt Book Fair, global CEO Markus Dohle again expressed his confidence in the future for both his company and the book industry in general. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2018: Reed Primes a “Reimagined” BookExpo

This year, the show organizer has instituted a number of changes to increase the interaction between book buyers and authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Thinkingdom Children’s Books

“Helping every kid to become a book lover” is the motto at Thinkingdom Children’s Books, which was established in 2002 to translate classic and award-winning children’s books. Less than one year later, it published two well-known authors: Tetsuko Kuroyanagi (Totto-Chan: The Little Girl at the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Top 10 Children's Books in China - A Quick Market Analysis

The two biggest online book retailers in China are Dangdang and JD, which combined take up nearly two-thirds of the market. However, despite serving the same readership, their top 10 bestseller lists tend to differ greatly. Interestingly enough, for 2017, their charts share not even one title. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2018: Everafter Books Publishing House

When it comes to partnering with major overseas publishing houses, few people are more knowledgeable than founder and publisher Huang Xiaoyan of Everafter Books. After all, she was involved in the high-profile joint ventures of Macmillan Century and Hachette-Phoenix. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Promoting Wordless Picture Books in China

“The more words, the better” is a general truism of the Chinese children’s book market. Chinese parents and educators always want more words for children to learn and more paragraphs to relay additional information. A book’s value often is tied to the quantity of text on its pages. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2018: Beijing Yutian Hanfeng Books Company

Beijing Yutian Hanfeng’s full-color 222-page catalogue is a testament to the company’s dedication to design and art: every page, highlighting a particular series of books, is beautifully illustrated and meticulously designed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2018: Beijing Dandelion Children's Book House

The contradictions embodied in the folk symbol of the witch captured the attention of Sally Yan, founder and editor-in-chief of 11-year-old publishing company Beijing Dandelion. “The witch is a popular figure in Western classics: sometimes as the protagonist; other times, in the periphery. The... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: The Continuing Story of the Children’s Book Market in China

Eleven years ago, in 2007, China Children’s Press & Publication Group (CCPPG) participated in the Bologna Book Fair for the first time. Their booth in Hall 29 was small, shabby, and minimally decorated and very few visitors dropped by. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Art Books' Future Now: Art & Photography Books 2013

Borders’s closure in 2011 served as a gloomy backdrop for the panel at the New York Public Library on February 12, “The Future of Art Book Publishing,” whose title carried a hint of bad news for catalogues and monographs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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U.S. Book Show: The Future of the Publishing Office

In the U.S. Book Show's opening panel, experts discussed the many concerns surrounding the future of the publishing office, the best practices to help bring them back safely, and how the business has changed in an age of remote work. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Former Washington Post editor Martin Baron is working on a book about Trump, Bezos and the future of journalism

“Collision of Power” will be part memoir and part investigation into what’s ahead for the free press. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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