Daunt calls for end of 'Luxembourg problem'

Waterstone's m.d. James Daunt has called for the government to intervene over tax rates, as... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daunt attacks 'Luxembourg problem'

Waterstone's m.d. James Daunt has called for the government to intervene over tax rates,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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CILIP delivers Downing Street petition calling for end to library austerity

Library and information association CILIP has delivered a 7,000 signature petition to Downing Street calling for an end to austerity in the service. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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In Jenny Offill’s ‘Weather,’ the end of the world is only part of the problem

The real question at the heart of this novel is how a woman is supposed to prepare for the apocalypse when everyday life is so maddening. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-27 22:49:38 UTC ]
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Konnie Huq and 90 MPs call for end to 'reading tax' in UK

TV star joins delegation to the chancellor of the exchequer demanding an end to VAT on digital books, which traditional publications escapeChildren’s laureate Cressida Cowell and former Blue Peter presenter Konnie Huq have joined 90 MPs calling on the government to scrap the “reading tax” on... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-31 15:01:27 UTC ]
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MPs back PA campaign calling for end to VAT on e-books and audiobooks

Nearly 40 MPs have signed a letter calling for the Chancellor to remove VAT on e-books and audiobooks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-21 10:27:19 UTC ]
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WIRED Book Club: Picking Apart the Satisfying, Uncheesy End of Three-Body Problem

Three bodies in the WIRED Book Club talk religion and science in the final act of Liu Cixin's mind-bending book. The post WIRED Book Club: Picking Apart the Satisfying, Uncheesy End of Three-Body Problem appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2016-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'I Would Call It Fraud': Why Attribution Has a Viewability Problem

The rise of viewability has caused headaches for premium online publishers, with brand advertisers demanding that their ads actually have a chance of being seen by humans. But here’s the irony: Those that adapt may be hurting themselves wit ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘I would call it fraud': Why attribution has a viewability problem

Premium online publishers have struggled to make their ads viewable. But those that do may be paying the price with direct-response advertising. DR tends to be measured on a view-through basis, which gives credit for the conversion to the last exposure. But this model traditionally doesn’t bake... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2015-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon ends UK sales diversion to Luxembourg

Amazon has started booking sales made to customers in the UK through the UK branch, instead of diverting sales through Luxembourg. The company’s new arrangements came into force on 1st May. Previously retail sales have been recorded in Luxembourg, where Amazon has its European headquarters,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Europe's universities call for end to 'double dipping'

Europe's research universities have called on the academic publishing sector to stop double-dipping when charging researchers and their institutions for subscriptions and fees for processing contributed articles.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publicity Campaign Calls on Booksellers to End Novel

Booksellers are usually tasked with selling books but, in a twist this holiday season, they’ve been invited to write the ending to one. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Calling Silicon Valley Out On Its Gender Problem

It's no secret that the Valley has a gender problem, a new book explores just how deep discrimination runs and how to fix it.In July, Twitter reported that only 10% of its tech jobs are held by women. This report joins a host of recent demographic disclosures by tech firms, from Google to... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2014-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DOJ Calls for Apple to End Book Deals, Link to Rival Bookstores

The Department of Justice and 33 state attorneys general on Friday called for an array of sanctions that they claim will "reset competition to the conditions that existed before the conspiracy." Continue reading at AllThingsD

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B&N's James Daunt Isn't Daunted At All

New Barnes & Noble CEO James Daunt gets to work on rejuvenating America’s largest bookstore retailer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Reuters Connect to Offer End-to-End Productivity Suite with Partners

Reuters today unveiled plans to enhance its digital content platform Reuters Connect with ‘end-to-end’ production apps offering creation, production and Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-08-20 15:02:57 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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‘We’re building an end-to-end solution’: Bloomberg wants in on the agency business

With branded content hard to do profitably, publishers including Atlantic Media and Bloomberg Media are trying to offer strategic services on a retainer basis. The post ‘We’re building an end-to-end solution’: Bloomberg wants in on the agency business appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NUJ backs Impress, calling Ipso a 'pointless so-called regulator'

Union believes alternative regulator is more compliant with Leveson reportThe National Union of Journalists has endorsed Impress, the regulator created as an alternative to the Independent Press Standards Organisation (Ipso).In so doing, the NUJ has labelled Ipso, which was set up by the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle Oasis: The Highest-End High-End Kindle So Far

For years, the conventional wisdom about Amazon's Kindle e-reader was that the company, which likes to say that it wants to make money when customers use its products, would eventually make buying ebooks irresistible by offering a Kindle e-reader for free. But Amazon has refused to play along.... Continue reading at Fast Company

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