Brexit uncertainty has hit industry investment, PA president warns

The prolonged uncertainty over the shape and timeline of Brexit has led to delayed investment decisions from publishers which will affect industry growth further down the line, Publishers Association president Peter Phillips has said.     Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-07 12:51:47 UTC ]
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Trade warns May's Brexit defeat leaves industry 'limbo'

Trade leaders have warned Theresa May needs to “urgently” come up with a Plan B after MPs rejected the government’s Brexit deal in an historic defeat last night. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Prepare for Brexit despite uncertainties', urges PA

The Publishers Association has advised businesses take “practical steps” to prepare for Brexit as best they can despite the “frustrating and challenging” political uncertainty, while the Society of Authors has warned it has “significant concerns” should a no-deal Brexit come to pass ahead of a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Creative industries facing 'catastrophic' loss of talent after Brexit, report warns

Britain’s creative industries are facing a "potentially catastrophic" loss of talent and skills following Brexit, the Creative Industries Federation has warned, arguing that the end of freedom of movement poses a "huge risk" to the sector. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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T&F Callanan becomes PA president, Shelley vice-president

Annie Callanan, c.e.o. of Taylor & Francis, has been elected president of the Publishers Association (PA) and vowed to demonstrate the “value and opportunity that publishers provide to society”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-15 17:06:00 UTC ]
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'Brexit means Brexit', government has told PA

The government has told the Publishers Association that “Brexit means Brexit” and publishers should use this opportunity to “really make the case for the publishing agenda” going forward. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PA and Pearson join Creative Industries Trade Advisory Group

The Publishers Association and Pearson are to sit in on the Creative Industries Advisory Group, to assist in steering "ongoing and upcoming trade negotiations" in the UK.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-01 06:08:05 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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Confronting COVID-19: ‘Publishers Weekly’ President Discusses Book Industry Impact, Shares Hope

Publishers Weekly has been providing news to book businesses since 1872, weathering many world crises since then. While the coronavirus pandemic brings new challenges to the magazine and the book industry it serves, current technologies are enabling the publisher to adapt. Continue reading at Publishing Executive

[ Publishing Executive | 2020-04-09 16:57:30 UTC ]
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Pearson warns Covid-19 will hit profits and pauses share buyback

Pearson has warned its profits will be hit, and paused its share buyback, after the Covid-19 pandemic closed testing centres and saw US state assessments postponed or waived.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-22 23:25:19 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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PA sets out industry demands ahead of General Election

The Publishers Association has sent a manifesto to all political parties ahead of the General Election setting out five key priorities for the industry, including committing to the UK’s copyright regime. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-30 06:27:43 UTC ]
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PA to hold no-deal Brexit advice forum for publishers

The Publishers Association has convened a free industry-wide event to help the trade deal with the legal and logistical challenges of a no-deal Brexit. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-29 18:05:04 UTC ]
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Cressida Cowell warns industry will become 'dead in the water' without school libraries

Author Cressida Cowell has argued that the industry will become "dead in the water" without more support for children's reading, as she reiterated her campaign to make school libraries a statutory requirement. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-24 04:02:45 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Amy Einhorn Named Macmillan Henry Holt’s President and Publisher

The publisher of Flatiron Books now leads Macmillan's Henry Holt. And New York's Scandinavia House hosts a reception for Frankfurt Guest of Honor Norway. The post Industry Notes: Amy Einhorn Named Macmillan Henry Holt’s President and Publisher appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-16 19:38:39 UTC ]
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How Brexit Could Destroy the U.K. Publishing Industry

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[ Electric Literature | 2019-09-12 11:00:55 UTC ]
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Condé Nast Pulls Investment from FarFetch Over Management Concerns| Industry Notes

Condé Nast Pulls Investment From FarFetch [caption id="attachment_161701" align="alignright" width="150"] José Neves[/caption] Condé Nast pulled its nearly $300 million investment in the London-based luxury fashion retail marketplace FarFetch, following concerns about the management of the... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-07-09 18:18:07 UTC ]
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Meaningful goats: Brexit picture book hits the farm

Andersen Press will publish “the first Brexit picture book”, Smriti Prasadam-Halls and illustrator Robert Starling’s The Little Island. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EUnicorns and merMays: Brexit hits Bologna

As Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2019 kicks off, children’s publishers are preparing for a bus load of Brexit-inspired characters to hit bookshelves—though publication dates are proving tricky. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PA calls for Article 50 extension as Brexit deal defeated again

The Publishers Association has called for a longer extension to Article 50 after Theresa May’s Brexit withdrawal agreement was voted down for the third time by MPs. Politicians voted by 344 votes to 286 against the government’s deal, meaning Britain is now scheduled to leave on 12th April. The... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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