Europe’s Geo-Blocking Debate: Booksellers on the Ropes

On the way to Europe's Digital Single Market, booksellers are sharply alarmed about geo-blocking and its potential effects on ebook sales. The post Europe’s Geo-Blocking Debate: Booksellers on the Ropes appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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European Booksellers Cheer as Digital Market Talks on Ebooks and Geo-Blocking

'We trust that the European Commission will take the specific nature of the (ebook) sector into account," says the Börsenverein' Jessica Sänger. The post European Booksellers Cheer as Digital Market Talks on Ebooks and Geo-Blocking appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In Québec: New Report Cites Book Sales Uptick; Booksellers Debate Backlist

Booksellers in French-language Canada are required to carry extensive backlist titles but say sales of them are slow and require staff training. The post In Québec: New Report Cites Book Sales Uptick; Booksellers Debate Backlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Québec Publishers on Making Sales in Europe: Ground Teams and Booksellers

Sometimes called 'direct export,' the best route to markets in Europe for Québec's publishers may be through European booksellers–and agile ground teams to get their attention. The post Québec Publishers on Making Sales in Europe: Ground Teams and Booksellers appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EIBF hails geo-blocking ebook ruling

The European and International Booksellers Federation (EIBF) has praised proposals devised between European Parliament, the Commission and the Council which will ensure the geo-blocking regulation will not apply to ebooks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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European Publishing Associations on Geo-Blocking, Ebooks, and the Digital Single Market

On the European Commission's geo-blocking regulations for ebooks, the Italian, Greek, French, and European publishing associations issue words of caution. The post European Publishing Associations on Geo-Blocking, Ebooks, and the Digital Single Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tide turns for Europe’s bookselling chains

Booksellers around the world have been enduring tough times in recent years. But it seems that the tide is finally turning—not only in the UK, but throughout Europe. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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EC's new geo-blocking rules won't apply to ebooks

Trade bodies representing publishers and booksellers in Europe have welcomed the fact that new European Commission rules on geo-blocking do not apply to ebooks, for the time being. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spanish and Mexican Bookselling: Madrid’s Day of Debate

With 42 percent of Spain's population reporting to surveys that they're not reading books, last week's symposium in Madrid about bookselling had an extra edge of urgency. The post Spanish and Mexican Bookselling: Madrid’s Day of Debate appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Europe’s top publishers on what they’re doing about ad blocking

Publishers are divided about what to do about ad blocking, whether it’s follow in the steps of Axel Springer’s Bild and toe the hard line, or unite together and make a stand against to block ad blockers. At Digiday’s Publishing Summit in Bologna this week, we asked Europe's top publishers what... Continue reading at Digiday

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Booksellers join debate on 'Riders' cover

Booksellers have expressed mixed views over the new cover look for Jilly Cooper’s Riders (Corgi), which Transworld has reissued to celebrate the book’s 30th birthday. Like the previous cover, the new one shows a woman from the waist down wearing a pair of white jodhpurs. The cover still... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Trade debates 'broken' bookselling model

Publishers and retailers need to better understand each others businesses in order to improve a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jeffrey Boakye | 'I feel like the debate is opening, but it’s not always a safe debate'

Schoolteacher and writer Jeffrey Boakye’s second book is a charismatic and entertaining attempt "to explore the central nervous system of racial semiotics". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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San Diego Bookseller Undergoes Surgery, Other Booksellers Keep His Store Open

After San Diego bookseller Seth Marko, the co-owner of the Book Catapult, underwent emergency heart surgery last week, other indie booksellers in San Diego and beyond stepped forward to keep the store open while he convalesces. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Midwest Booksellers Association Announces Bookseller Award

The new Midwest Bookseller of the Year award will honor excellence in bookselling and be awarded, annually, to a bookseller affiliated with any indie in the MIBA region. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Publishers Offer Economics of Publishing 101 for Booksellers

Publishers will be using profit-and-loss statements to educate booksellers about their financial realities at this year's regional trade shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Children’s Authors Appearing at the 2015 Regional Bookselling Trade Shows

A selection of some of the hundreds of children's book authors who will be at this season’s regional shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Adult Authors Appearing at the 2015 Regional Bookselling Trade Shows

Here is a selection of some of the hundreds of authors who will be at this season’s regional shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: No Matter Where You Live, There's a Book for There: TK# Picks from Booksellers

Booksellers from across the country share standout books with strong regional ties. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The third Democratic debate has more substance, less fodder for pundits

Even by the standards of such events, the reaction to the third Democratic presidential primary debate, on ABC and Univision last night, has been tired. There was nothing unusual in the clichéd post-game chyrons (“GLOVES COME OFF IN THIRD DEMOCRATIC DEBATE”) or the contradictory accounts of who... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

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