Bookseller Options in the Post-B&T Retail World

If you’re a bookseller, you’re probably looking to figure out the best way to keep books coming in following Baker & Taylor's withdrawal from retail wholesale. Here are your options. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BlogHer Looks At A 'Post-Oprah, Post-Martha' World

BlogHer co-founder and CEO Lisa Stone sounded triumphant today in San Diego, where her women-focused blog and advertising network was hosting its seventh annual BlogHer conference. More than 3,500 bloggers were in attendance, and the company announced some new partnerships like the "Live Well... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Opinion: How digital media can get serious about building transparency, privacy and neutrality in a post-cookie world

Google’s sunsetting of third-party cookies gives us an opportunity to shape our long-term future. Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2020-06-03 10:30:00 UTC ]
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A look at the post-apocalyptic world envisioned in the novel ‘After London’

Richard Jefferies’s book prefigures J.G. Ballard’s disaster novels like “The Drowned World.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-27 15:57:12 UTC ]
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Help unemployed booksellers, shop here: The Bookstore at the End of the World

We’ve already brought your attention to the ways you can help bookstores (and bookstore workers) during the coronavirus pandemic, and here’s another one: a collective of recently laid-off booksellers has started an online storefront at Bookshop.org (in case you missed it, Bookshop is the new... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-25 15:14:23 UTC ]
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Bookselling at the End of the World

On the afternoon of Wednesday, March 18, 2020 I stood in an empty bookstore and cried. A friend had just sent a congratulatory text with a picture from the April issue of Alta Magazine. My wife and I were interviewed a few months ago for a profile of Point Reyes Books, the bookstore we’ve owned […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-20 08:49:38 UTC ]
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Septemberland, How to Find Your Way in a Post-9/11 Dystopian World

TO BE A STRANGER in your own land is alienating enough, but to be a stranger among your own people? That vexing question is at the heart of two books — one a Bildungsroman, the other a memoir — by Arab authors whose narratives might be best described as the misadventures of the insider-outsider.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-02-15 18:00:32 UTC ]
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The (Surprisingly) Small World of Bookselling (shelftalker)

A bookseller says goodbye to a colleague and reflects on the ways industry relationships come back around. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-13 11:00:53 UTC ]
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The perfect buyer for the National Enquirer, Runner’s World does retail, The Onion’s threats: Publisher’s Brief

Welcome to the latest edition of Ad Age Publisher's Brief, our roundup of news from the world of content producers across digital and print. Got a tip? Send it our way. Joining us late? Here's the previous edition. All Peckered out: Supermarket tabloid the National Enquirer, as you’ve probably... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At CONTEC Mexico: Booksellers on Countering the Online Retail Challenge

At the third CONTEC Mexico conference, booksellers from Germany and Spain discussed the art of attracting customers in an age of online shopping. The post At CONTEC Mexico: Booksellers on Countering the Online Retail Challenge appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russian Booksellers Say Online Retail Competition Is Gaining Fast

The share of online sales of books could be as high as 35 percent in the Russian market within five years, according to one executive. The post Russian Booksellers Say Online Retail Competition Is Gaining Fast appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Retail Pressures: Ukraine’s Open-Air Bookselling Marketplaces Appear Headed for Closure

As Ukraine's bookselling prospects improve, the loss of the country's open-air market book stalls may mean more challenges for the book business. The post Retail Pressures: Ukraine’s Open-Air Bookselling Marketplaces Appear Headed for Closure appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mic faces an uncertain future in a post-Facebook world

Mic isn’t alone in trying to survive the distributed media landscape, but other publishers have been further ahead in increasing traffic to their own sites. The post Mic faces an uncertain future in a post-Facebook world appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HQ's post-natal thriller optioned for film

Thriller debut Little Darlings by Melanie Golding has been optioned by Free Range Films, months after it was snapped up by HQ in a six-figure pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paramount options film rights to Templar’s Ology World

Paramount Pictures has optioned film rights for the Ology World series published by Templar, an imprint of Kings Road Publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Rundown: Publishing in a post-Facebook world

In this week’s Rundown, publishers of all stripes are coming to grips with Facebook’s major news feed changes. The post The Rundown: Publishing in a post-Facebook world appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Booksellers Show Post-Holiday Confidence

The unpredictable climate throughout the U.S. in December, both environmental and political, didn’t stop consumers from shopping at independent bookstores—and they have the sales to show for it. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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As Book World Closes, Indie Booksellers Eye Its Locations

As the Midwest chain liquidates its inventory, it is fielding requests about its 45 locations from potential buyers who are considering turning the now-available sites into indie bookstores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vanity Fair's hunt for an editor is a litmus test for the post-Weinstein world

As sexual harassment accusations sweep through many industries, the selection of a new editor has become a prism through which to read a changing landscapeThe publishing industry guessing game over who will assume Vanity Fair’s leadership role from long-serving superstar editor Graydon Carter... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Britain report reveals retailers’ challenges

Bricks-and-mortar booksellers have an extra weapon in their arsenal when it comes to persuading the UK government of the importance of addressing the “unfair” playing field on which they and rival online retailer Amazon operate, after a report released today by the Centre for Economics &... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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