Frankfurter Buchmesse Restructuring Concludes, 2021 Planning Begins

Corporate streamlining and the associated reduction in staffing has been completed, Frankfurt Book Fair reports, and plans are coming together for 2021. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse Restructuring Concludes, 2021 Planning Begins appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Xmas starts now as campaigns begin

Written By: Lisa Campbell, Graeme Neill and Philip Stone Publication Date: Fri, 04/11/2011 - 10:27 W H Smith has fired the starting pistol for festive promotions, with Waterstone’s, Amazon.co.uk, Blackwell, John Smith and Foyles following hot on their heels as 1st November saw the switch-on of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Small Demons Makes Big Splash at Frankfurt Book Fair

In his closing remarks, Frankfurt Book Fair director Juergen Boos said that 2011 was a strong year for startups at the fair. Among those startups, perhaps none had a better reception than Small Demons, in Los Angeles. “We couldn’t have asked for a better first Frankfurt Book Fair,” Small Demons... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Science book deals at Frankfurt

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 14/10/2011 - 11:25 Popular science writer Simon Singh has accepted a six-figure world English language rights pre-empt made at Frankfurt for his next book, The Mathematics of The Simpsons. The deal, Singh's first since winning the legal case... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair in upbeat mood

Written By: Philip Jones and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 13/10/2011 - 16:10 The quadruple threat of air traffic control strikes, economic slow-down, creaking Blackberry servers and digital disruption failed to dim spirits as the 63rd Frankfurt Book Fair continued this week. read... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Foulds wins EU prize at Frankfurt

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 11/10/2011 - 12:10 British novelist Adam Foulds is among the 12 winners of the 2011 European Union Prize for Literature, announced today at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Each winner of the prize, which recognises the best new or emerging authors in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt debates ebook prices

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Mon, 10/10/2011 - 14:15 Agents need to be less “conservative" if they are to protect their authors from accusations that their ebooks are over-priced, according to panellists at Publishers Launch Frankfurt this morning (Monday 10th October). read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Global woes unlikely to hit US business at Frankfurt

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 10/10/2011 - 08:43 Leading US publishers are looking forward to this week's Frankfurt Book Fair, with both Simon & Schuster and Hachette bringing more editors than they did last year. Hachette US chairman and c.e.o. David Young will be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Possible strikes threaten to disrupt Frankfurt flights

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 10/10/2011 - 08:25 Delegates flying to the Frankfurt Book Fair this week could face delays, as the prospect of a strike by German air traffic controllers looms. Contract negotiations with German air traffic controllers have collapsed, with... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt 2011: Going Digital Abroad

Last year at the Frankfurt Book Fair everyone was talking about digital rights. Same as the year before. With the ebook market exploding in the U.S., the fair is devoting more and more space to topics ranging from metadata to transmedia. But with the European market lagging two to three years... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies plan events for Murakami launch

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 29/09/2011 - 08:20 Independent booksellers are lining up special events for Haruki Murakami's eagerly awaited 1Q84 (Harvill Secker) with Foyles planning a midnight opening. The book, Murakami's first since 2007's After Dark, will be published on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst Magazines restructures senior management team

Hearst Magazines UK has appointed Anna Jones as acting COO and Matt Salmon as group commercial director, after concluding the business review triggered by the merger of NatMag and Hachette Filipacchi. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2011-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon begins testing Kindle library lending

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Wed, 21/09/2011 - 09:03 Libraries in Seattle have started testing the feature that allows readers to borrow books using their Kindle. Amazon signed a deal with Overdrive earlier this year to provide the service, which the retailer said will be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Business as usual’ for Frankfurt Book Fair

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 16/09/2011 - 16:21 Publishers are predicting a busy Frankfurt, reporting full meeting schedules. However, given the tough economic climate, there was a prevailing mood of caution. Hachette UK rights director Jason Bartholomew said: “Every year... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Afictionado plans subscription lending service

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 14/09/2011 - 09:00 Internet venture Afictionado plans to launch a pay-monthly ebook library in 2012. The company is yet to approach publishers to take part in the scheme, but is promising to offer "strong returns" to publishing partners, paying... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Random House teams restructure for digital

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 13/09/2011 - 15:47 Random House has made a series of promotions, including several to entirely new roles, in its group digital, operations, strategy and commercial teams led by deputy director c.e.o. Ian Hudson. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Works plans major expansion

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 09/09/2011 - 08:45 Discount retailer The Works has said it hopes to expand its stores in the UK by nearly 150, as well as growing its e-commerce business with the sale of ebooks. The retailer has opened 43 new stores this year—bringing its total... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Grand plans for Paolini as Inheritance Cycle climaxes

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 22/08/2011 - 11:40 Random House Children’s Books is hoping that Christopher Paolini’s Inheritance Cycle series will be remembered for generations to come as it plans marketing activity for the final instalment, Inheritance. The fourth... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New plans for Cambridge libraries

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 03/08/2011 - 13:30 Cambridgeshire county council is set to announce new library plans in September, with book "vending" machines at train stations and park and ride sites potentially on the cards. An online ordering and delivery service,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin plans focus on organic growth and high street

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 01/08/2011 - 08:59 Digital sales have helped to bolster profitability for Penguin in the first six months of 2011, with company chiefs looking for organic growth and a focus on the high street over the second half of the year. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-01 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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