Cengage emerges from Chapter 11

Cengage Learning has emerged from Chapter 11 after completing its financial restructuring.... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book marketing’s next chapter

Book publishing has been famously slow to embrace technology, but some industry executives are hoping it's never too late to change. Taking a page from the tech community, an independent publisher and a top talent agency will announce Monday that they have joined forces to host the first-ever... Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2013-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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"Collaborative" Macmillan Campus hub emerges

A focus on collaboration across Macmillan’s global Science & Education division will... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Debut authors make Waterstones 11

An award-winning ballet dancer and a French opera director are among the debut authors tipped for success in 2013 by book chain Waterstones. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2013-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lee Enterprises: Emerging From The Shadows Of Bankruptcy

The story of Lee Enterprises is as interesting as an investigative piece reported by the local newspaper in town. Recently emerged from a prepackaged Chapter 11 bankruptcy in January 2012, it is now a newspaper publishing company trading at a minuscu ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Emerging Markets are Key to Penguin Random House Merger

Overlooked in the much of the discussion of the Penguin Random House merger is just how important Latin America, China and India are to the deal. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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11 Other Localish Companies Google Might Buy

Early this week news broke that Google is acquiring the venerable guidebook publisher Frommers. That comes on the heels of the search giant's eye-opening deal to purchase Zagat last year. It can't be that Sergey and Larry just like to travel. Rather it seems clear that Google has a plan to... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2012-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cengage Learning among bidders for McGraw-Hill Education

Cengage Learning is among the companies that have put in initial bids for McGraw-Hill... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Books starts a new chapter in France

Now that the legal dust has settled and Google's publishing woes in 'ol Gaul have been swept under the rug, it's back to business as usual. Starting today, the land of Jerry Lewis lovers will have access to books on Google Play, making it the fifth European country to participate in Mountain... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big players slip as emerging markets rise

The top 10 publishers in the world had their lowest combined market share last year in the Livres... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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First quarter sales up 11% at Pearson

Pearson increased sales by 11% to £1.16bn in the first three months of 2012, it announced... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Women writers dominate Waterstones 11 list

Eight female novelists have made the Waterstones 11 2012 selection, with three novels each from... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Readers 11 Percent of Total Magazine Audience

For those who still doubt that magazine content has a place in the digital world, new data proves magazines’ growing digital prowess. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Sony Reader details emerge

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Tue, 30/08/2011 - 08:38 Details have emerged of Sony's forthcoming e-reader, the Reader PRS-T1. The new device will include wifi and a web browser and multitouch support for a six-inch e-ink pearl display. It will include a stylus to make... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins ebook sales 11% of revenue

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 11/08/2011 - 09:10 HarperCollins ebook sales now comprise 11% of its total revenue, the company has said following parent NewsCorp's latest results. As has now become customary, figures for HarperCollins were not stripped out. There was no... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Report Says Forbes Media Underwent Emergency Restructuring

The list of aggressive private equity investments in publishers that flamed out during the recession is a long one and that list also nearly included Forbes Media, according to an article in the Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Check it Out: Amazon Will Add 11,000 U.S. Libraries to the Kindle [eMoney]

Amazon just eliminated one of the biggest differences between the Kindle and competing e-readers. It said today it will be rolling out the Kindle Library Lending feature later this year, allowing customers to borrow books for free from more than 11,000 libraries in the U.S. Other e-readers and... Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo Opens New Chapter in Europe [eMoney]

Toronto-based Kobo, the e-reading service going up against Amazon, Apple and others, is expanding into Europe. It plans to launch local content versions starting in Germany and Spain in May, and then expand to France, Italy and the Netherlands later. Kobo, which isn't focused on selling... Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstone's to close 11 stores by end of week

Written By: Lisa Campbell Eleven Waterstone's stores will close by the end of this week. The outlets are spread across the UK and are mostly in locations where more than one Waterstone's store currently exists. Staff at the affected Waterstone's stores have now entered into a period of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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