Evolving Travel market dips but category remains key for retailers

The international terror threat, a weaker pound and ill feeling towards the election of Donald Trump have contributed towards a shift in the travel market, but the book trade is still bullish about its long-term health, despite a drop in sales last year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alan Jones laments Daily Telegraph column dropped but remains in News Corp stable| The Weekly Beast

The Sky News After Dark presenter denies being an anti-vaxxer as his regular sports column continuesAlan Jones has denied being an anti-vaxxer and encouraging the anti-lockdown protesters in an emotional broadcast after his regular column was dumped by the Daily Telegraph.“I now face a headline... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-07-30 04:08:30 UTC ]
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US marketing tech company acquires Bloodhound Books

US-based marketing tech company Open Road Media (OR/M) has acquired UK e-book specialist indie Bloodhound Books for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-27 20:12:24 UTC ]
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Shedding Excess Baggage: Travel Books 2021

New guidebooks and narrative nonfiction spell out the rewards that travel can bring: pleasure, enrichment, even sanity. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bonnier appoints Power to head children's marketing and publicity

Bonnier Books UK has appointed Rob Power to head marketing and publicity for its children's and YA trade division. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-10 01:13:24 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Christian Publishing Centralizes Sales, Marketing

Doug Lockhart will oversee sales and marketing at HCCP in the newly created role of senior-v-p for sales and centralized marketing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Write to roam: why armchair travelling is back in fashion

Reissued tales of classic journeys are being snapped up as Britons long for escape while having to stay at homeSome will go on a “great trudge” from the Hook of Holland to Istanbul. Others will explore the canyonlands of Utah or the mountains of Iran. But there is one idiosyncrasy they will all... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-07-04 07:30:15 UTC ]
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Second Scottish travel guide from 'Outlander' stars to Hodder

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired The Clanlands Almanac: Seasonal Stories from Scotland, a second title from Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish, stars of the historical drama series "Outlander" and authors of 2020 title Clanlands (Hodder).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-01 03:43:36 UTC ]
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Retail Sales Finish Fiscal 2021 Down 22.5% at B&NE

Sales in Barnes & Noble Education’s retail division, by far its largest group, showed some improvement in the final quarter of fiscal 2021 ended May 1, 2021, but sales for the full year declined 22.5%, to $1.33 billion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russian Book Market: Paper Shortages and Prices Challenge Recovery

Despite having more than 20 percent of the world's forests, Russia is market with a paper shortage that means higher book prices. The post Russian Book Market: Paper Shortages and Prices Challenge Recovery appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-29 15:08:58 UTC ]
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Traveling a Spiritual Path

As travel revives, publishers meet fresh interest in pilgrimages with new titles geared for journeys with an inspirational goal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ABA Brings Back #BoxedOut Marketing Campaign

Ahead of Amazon's Prime Day sales event, set for June 21 and 22, the ABA is reviving its #BoxedOut campaign, which is aimed at highlighting the danger that Amazon's dominance of online retailing continues to pose for local communities and independent stores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Faith Publishers Aim for Men’s Market

Father's Day may bring a sales spike to books for dad, but Christian publishers offer Bible study, prayer guides, parenting, and devotionals geared to male readers all year long. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Working Group Calls for Change in the Library E-book Market

In a paper released this week, the American Library Association’s Joint Digital Content Working Group offered a frank assessment of the state of the library e-book market and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Key Findings from Project Panorama's 'Immersive Media & Books 2020' Report

Professors Rachel Noorda and Kathi Inman Berens offer a 21-minute presentation of some key findings from their groundbreaking survey report 'Immersive Media & Books 2020.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Traveling (at last)? Take along the 10 best books of May.

When travel beckons, be sure to pack the 10 best books of May. Any journey feels more meaningful with a good novel or nonfiction title at hand. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2021-05-18 17:32:54 UTC ]
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CCBF to welcome international delegates if travel restrictions allow

The Shanghai Children’s Book Fair, scheduled to take place this year from 19th-21st November, will welcome international delegates to an in-person event as long as travel restrictions are not in place, the organisers have confirmed.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-07 10:39:23 UTC ]
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Miller, Castellani Promoted to Key Roles at Bloomsbury

Liese Mayer, editorial director for fiction, is leaving Bloomsbury, and the company has promoted Nancy S. Miller to publishing director for adult trade and Mary Kate Castellani to publishing director for children's trade. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HCCP New Imprint Dives Deep into Bible Study Market

HarperCollins Christian Publishing, already the nation’s largest religion publisher, has moved to broaden its stake in the church curriculum and Bible study market with a new imprint, HarperChristian Resources. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day: A Rights Roundup From Five Markets

Today's Rights Roundup, coinciding with World Book Day, includes titles from Germany, Finland, Canada, Sweden and the United Kingdom. The post World Book Day: A Rights Roundup From Five Markets appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-23 17:25:41 UTC ]
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Outcry over book ‘censorship’ reveals how online retailers choose books — or don’t

Bricks-and-mortar booksellers curate books for you. Online, the decisions are more arbitrary. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-22 10:00:00 UTC ]
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