Columbia business 'honest broker' between farmers and consumers

In Michael Lewis's best-selling book Flash Boys , a group of do-good stockbrokers abscond from their cushy, high-paying jobs at big Wall Street banks to become the honest broker in what is depicted as increasingly corrupt stock market, one that rewards leaving the everyman on the raw end of the stick. Continue reading at 'Baltimore Sun'

[ Baltimore Sun | 2014-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HCCP Names Senior V-p of Direct to Consumer Business

HarperCollins Christian Publishing and HarperCollins Focus appointed Kate Johnson to lead the expansion of its direct-to-consumer business as senior v-p of direct. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Assessing the State of the Consumer Magazine Print Business

In the rush to the digital future, publishers have taken their eyes off the “print-ball.” The post Assessing the State of the Consumer Magazine Print Business appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2015-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why is the Ebook Business So Out of Sync with Consumers?

Confusing licensing rules, walled gardens, limited bundling, subscriptions, and library borrowing, buggy platforms. Why do we put up with this ebook nonsense? Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Busy Busy Busy: Books Urge, Slow Down

Tethered to our smartphones, over-scheduled, spiritually and physically fatigued--all symptoms of a society gone crazy busy. Is running from work to school to church to practice to home and back again really the best way to live? A crop of new books says no. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bobit Business Media Acquires Newport Business Media

Bobit Business Media, the b-to-b media company specializing in the vehicle-fleet business, announced Tuesday that it has has acquired Newport Business Media, whose brands include Heavy Duty Trucking (HDT), TruckingInfo.com, Heavy Duty Aftermarket Journal and Newport Poster Network. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Smiths News boosts business with airline and ebook business

Smiths News, the newspaper and magazine wholesaler, has completed the purchase of the remaining assets of Dawson Holdings, which include its ebook unit and its newspaper and magazine airline distribution business. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2011-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hudson joins Bloomsbury to head consumer publishing division

Industry veteran Ian Hudson has joined Bloomsbury as m.d. of the consumer publishing division and as executive director on the Bloomsbury executive committee. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-11 20:31:10 UTC ]
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New Report Offers Post-Pandemic Outlook for Book Business

In a free 50-page report released this week, three veteran publishing and digital media consultants offer a postmortem on 2020 and a glimpse at what the future holds for publishers, booksellers, libraries and readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW’s 2020 Person of the Year: The Book Business Worker

The most important people in the book business in 2020 are not the powerhouse agents or the megabestselling authors or the Big Five CEOs. It is the collective of book business workers, often overworked and underpaid, that kept the industry afloat and challenged it to live up to greater standards. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Announces Arabic Conference With Columbia University

‘The Foundations and Transformations of Arabic Literary Theory' will examine Arabic literary theoretical frameworks, in June and October. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Announces Arabic Conference With Columbia University appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-12-09 17:04:28 UTC ]
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Sarah Frier’s No Filter has won the 2020 FT and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award.

Today, The Financial Times and McKinsey & Company announced the winner of its 2020 Business Book of the Year Award, which recognizes a work that provides the “most compelling and enjoyable insight into modern business issues.” The prize comes with £30,000 prize and each of the five... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-01 20:59:19 UTC ]
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Sarah Frier Wins the 2020 Business Book of the Year Award

Sarah Frier's 'No Filter' takes the £30,000 Business Book of the Year honor, in a strong shortlist from the FT and McKinsey & Company. The post Sarah Frier Wins the 2020 Business Book of the Year Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-12-01 20:59:13 UTC ]
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Unfinished business in Belarus

Earlier this year, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya decided to run for president in Belarus, a country widely known as “Europe’s last dictatorship,” after her husband, a popular YouTuber who had planned to run himself, was jailed. Alexander Lukashenko, the longtime dictator, allowed Tikhanovskaya to... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-12-01 13:25:34 UTC ]
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Ebury launches new business imprint, Ebury Edge

Ebury is launching a new imprint called Ebury Edge, dedicated to business and performance publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-30 02:14:00 UTC ]
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Hodder Studio acquires Taylor's 'wickedly honest' account of motherhood

Hodder Studio will publish Ellie Taylor's memoir My Child and Other Mistakes: How to Ruin your Life in the Best Way Possible next summer.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-29 12:35:38 UTC ]
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Surveying the Coronavirus’ Impact on the International Book Business

The IPA explores 'the need for a joined-up, ecosystem recovery roadmap' to address effects of the pandemic on the world publishing industry. The post Surveying the Coronavirus’ Impact on the International Book Business appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-24 16:10:39 UTC ]
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Farmer and Ace promoted at Little Tiger

Ellie Farmer and Lauren Ace have both been made editorial directors at Little Tiger, while Charlie Moyler has joined as art director.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jeff Bezos’s thoughts on Big Business, outer space and The Washington Post

An anthology of writings provides a glimpse into the mind of the Amazon founder. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-20 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Weldon 'optimistic' amid pandemic as consumer demand soars

Penguin Random House UK c.e.o. Tom Weldon has praised the resilience of the book trade in an interview at FutureBook 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-19 21:20:38 UTC ]
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