Gardners opens sister company in France to mitigate 'frustrations' of Brexit

Wholesaler Gardners is opening a separate sister company in France to mitigate the "frustrations, paperwork, and additional costs" for European customers since the beginning of 2021 due to the changes introduced by Brexit. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-24 15:47:37 UTC ]
News tagged with: #european customerssince #additional costs #wholesaler gardners

Other Publishing stories related to: 'Gardners opens sister company in France to mitigate 'frustrations' of Brexit'


‘Brexit Means Brexit’? UK Publishing Isn’t Fully Convinced

'We will have to strengthen our voice,' says a panelist from the UK's Publishers Association on the implications of Brexit for the book industry there. The post ‘Brexit Means Brexit’? UK Publishing Isn’t Fully Convinced appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book industry #publishers association


How open is Open Access?

Goldsmiths Press director Sarah Kember argues that Open Access in the academy may not be the universal good many claim. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #open access


Open Source for an Open Publishing Ecosystem: Readium.org Turns One

March marked the one-year anniversary of the formation of the Readium Foundation (Readium.org), an independent nonprofit started with the objective of developing commercial-grade open source publishing technology software. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #one-year anniversary #open source #org turns


London Book Fair 2014: Open Source for an Open Publishing Ecosystem: Readium.org Turns One

Last month marked the one-year anniversary of the formation of the Readium Foundation (Readium.org), an independent nonprofit launched in March 2013 with the objective of developing commercial-grade open source publishing technology software. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #one-year anniversary #open source #org turns


Are You a Media Company or a Technology Company?

Let’s start with two truths. First, publishers need cutting-edge technology to hook an audience through today’s digital media channels of the Web, mobile, social, and search. And, second, the breakthrough technology can’t just be about product design -- it’s got to go beyond to create... Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #cutting-edge technology #technology company #media company


Historic England's Hudson sets up own publishing company

John Hudson, formerly head of publishing at Historic England, has set up his own publishing company, focused on architectural and landscape history. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-18 22:49:15 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #historic england #publishing company


Femi Kayode | 'I've gotten a bit frustrated by the Western-model of crime fiction'

Femi Kayode’s début novel, which is based on the real-life lynching of four undergraduates in Nigeria, is the first title in a forthcoming series from Raven Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-16 02:03:47 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #raven books #crime fiction


The Peace Prize of the German Book Trade Opens for 2022 Nominations

The Peace Prize of the German Book Trade, which honors contributions to 'peace, humanity, and understanding,' has opened for 2022 nominations. The post The Peace Prize of the German Book Trade Opens for 2022 Nominations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-01-13 14:14:57 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #german book #peace prize


Storytel revenues up 20% in 2021 as company eyes more exclusive content

Swedish audio streaming company Storytel’s revenues for the last quarter of 2021 were up 20% on the previous year, in line with its forecast. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-11 18:19:04 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #exclusive content


International Publishers Association Opens 2022 Prix Voltaire Nominations

The book industry's lead honor for freedom to publish, the Prix Voltaire will be presented this year in Jakarta at the IPA's 33rd World Publishing Congress. The post International Publishers Association Opens 2022 Prix Voltaire Nominations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-01-11 14:42:23 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #publishers association #prix voltaire #book industry


Revenues up £1.3m at Roald Dahl Story Company before Netflix deal earned £370m

The Roald Dahl Story Company, which manages the rights to the authors characters and stories, made £27.1m in the year to December 2020, up £1.3m from £25.8m in 2019, before its 2021 acquisition by Netflix earned the estate £370m. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-09 17:39:30 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with:


Jewish families, Nazi plunder and cultural amnesia in France

Two books take historical and personal looks at the theft of artworks during World War II. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-01-07 15:21:36 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with:


Barnes & Noble Unveils Union Square & Company

Approximately one year after Barnes & Noble CEO James Daunt tapped Emily Meehan to reinvent the retailer’s publishing operation, Meehan has unveiled a new name for the company and a host of new initiatives. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #barnes #publishing operation


France confirms minimum home delivery fee for books

The French parliament has adopted a law to ban virtually free home deliveries of books in a clear attempt to boost indies and clip the wings of Amazon and other online booksellers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-20 05:09:20 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #online booksellers


S&S scoops 'eye-opening' book on Tory Britain by Earle

Simon & Schuster UK has acquired Tory Nation: How One Party Conquered the UK by Samuel Earle. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-14 04:53:22 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #schuster #ss scoops


Investment fund to take over book club France Loisirs

The Paris Commercial Court has authorised the French investment fund Financière Trésor de Patrimoine to take over the bankrupt book club France Loisirs, which is owned by holding company Actissia. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-14 00:52:23 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book club #investment fund


How cooperative gig economy companies managed to flourish during the pandemic

‘What is the hope for gig workers who are underpaid and exploited? Cities, in a way. Cities can have a chance to intervene and actually get things done.’ In the Italian city of Bologna, bicycle couriers delivery bread, freshly baked at local bakeries, to nearby businesses every morning. The same... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2021-12-12 05:00:34 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #libraries #delivery service #grocery stores


Book Depot Acquires American Book Company

In a major deal in the bargain book business, Book Depot, the bargain book distributor based in Thorold, Ont., has acquired American Book Company headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #major deal


Northern Writers’ Awards open with new prize from Myers

The Northern Writers’ Awards has opened for submissions with a chance to win a share of £40,000 in development opportunities as former winner Benjamin Myers (pictured) launches a new short story category.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-03 20:45:57 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #northern writers


Open Access: Germany’s Knowledge Unlatched Acquired by Wiley

Announcing its acquisition of Knowledge Unlatched, Wiley stresses the need to simplify open-access transactions for both libraries and publishers. The post Open Access: Germany’s Knowledge Unlatched Acquired by Wiley appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-12-03 04:15:48 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #libraries #knowledge unlatched #open access