Booksellers call for clarity from Johnson as coronavirus hits business

Booksellers have called for clarity from Boris Johnson’s government as measures to tackle the coronavirus outbreak hit the high street.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 08:20:02 UTC ]
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Taylor & Francis owner Informa issues shares as coronavirus hits business

Taylor & Francis owner Informa has launched an issue of shares worth 19.9% of its existing capital as the coronavirus pandemic hits its events business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-15 15:21:35 UTC ]
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W H Smith issues £40m profit warning as coronavirus hits travel business

W H Smith has warned the impact of the coronavirus outbreak could cut its profit by up to £40m as the pandemic hits its Travel business.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-12 09:57:11 UTC ]
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For Midwest Booksellers, It's Business as Usual Despite Coronavirus Fears

Midwest booksellers and the two regionals representing them report that business is usual despite coronavirus fears, although booksellers are minimizing physical contact between visiting authors and their fans. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bookseller calls on trade to back business rates petition

The Bookseller is calling on readers, authors, agents, publishers and the general public to sign a petition urging the government to give bookshops the same business rate discount as pubs. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: ABA Calls for Invoicing Overhaul; Bookseller Calls for 'Action' Against Spicer

ABA CEO Oren Teicher announced the organization's investment in Batch and called for bookseller support. Booksellers pushed for a boycott of Sean Spicer at BookExpo and increased awareness of gentrification in bookselling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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CUP's online coronavirus essays prove a hit with readers

Cambridge University Press has revealed that its collection of online essays about coronavirus, Cambridge Reflections: Covid-19, has attracted 44,000 visitors in the month since it launched. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-11 09:01:30 UTC ]
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Future of Q magazine in doubt as coronavirus crisis hits media

Bauer reviews portfolio of UK titles as pandemic accelerates fall in print advertisingCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe music monthly Q is one of 10 magazines that could disappear from newsagents’ shelves as one of the UK’s biggest publishers considers the future of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-18 19:16:59 UTC ]
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First Quarter Industry Report: The Coronavirus Hits China’s Publishing

A first assessment of the Chinese market, January to March, shows physical bookstore sales plunging 60+ percent, printing stalled, supply chain disrupted. The post First Quarter Industry Report: The Coronavirus Hits China’s Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-05 03:15:53 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann reports first quarter decline of 2.7% as Covid-19 hits business

Penguin Random House owner Bertelsmann has reported a first quarter revenue decline of 2.7% in what it said was a “satisfactory” performance given the challenge of Covid-19. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-29 16:46:13 UTC ]
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Coronavirus: Italian Publishers Join Libraries and Booksellers in Appeal

As coronavirus-related economic aid is released in Italy, publishers, libraries, and booksellers are asking for a cultural-spending incentive for families. The post Coronavirus: Italian Publishers Join Libraries and Booksellers in Appeal appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-29 13:42:24 UTC ]
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U.K. Booksellers Call for Government Help

With sales at some bookstores down by as much as 80% since the outbreak of the coronavirus, the U.K. Booksellers Association has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer outlining steps the government can take to support the industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon revealed as £250k donor to bookseller coronavirus fund

Amazon has been revealed as the mystery donor which pledged £250,000 to a fundraising drive to help booksellers impacted by the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-23 04:37:57 UTC ]
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Coronavirus: IPA Again Calls on Egypt to Release Publisher Khaled Lotfy

As the COVID-19 impact intensifies in prisons, the International Publishers Association again appeals to Egypt for Khaled Lotfy's release. The post Coronavirus: IPA Again Calls on Egypt to Release Publisher Khaled Lotfy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-17 15:59:41 UTC ]
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RELX reports 'significant impact' to exhibitions business owing to coronavirus

RELX, whose Reed Exhibitions business organises the London Book Fair and BookExpo, has published a trading statement revealing exhibitions are being "impacted significantly" by the coronavirus outbreak, making the group's outlook for the year as a whole "highly uncertain". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-08 07:29:50 UTC ]
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In Mexico, PRHGE Prioritizes Digital as Coronavirus Hits

Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial Mexico has shifted to teleworking and added new digital workflows, and is offering online classes prioritizing the sales of e-books, much for the first time. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bookseller survey: staff experiences of working through the coronavirus challenge

At the coronavirus outbreak reshapes our industry, The Bookseller is inviting staff members from across the book trade to share their experiences of working during the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-24 12:47:26 UTC ]
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Indie Black Booksellers, Publishers Hold National Pandemic Conference Call

A coalition of African-American independent booksellers and publishers convened a national video conference call to survey the state of black books around the country in the wake of the new coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Here’s how to support worker relief funds for booksellers trying to survive coronavirus closures.

The coronavirus pandemic has hit independent bookstores hard, with booksellers and other book workers now in need of emergency support. Here are some opportunities we’ve spotted to help out, but please let us know of any others and will add to the post. (Email [email protected]) The Book Industry... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-23 20:01:09 UTC ]
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Trade trio launches £10,000 crowdfunder for booksellers hit by Covid-19 crisis

Three members of the trade have launched a £10,000 crowdfunder raising money for hardship grants to help booksellers hit by the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 07:43:54 UTC ]
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