German trade looks to Christmas to salvage disappointing year

German booksellers are hoping for a shopping frenzy in the final run-up to Christmas to salvage an otherwise disappointing year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German book trade's Christmas saved by last-minute high street surge

Germany’s book market narrowly avoided another major disappointment when a last-minute surge in the high street before Christmas pushed sales marginally ahead of 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurter Buchmesse Fetes Bärbel Becker on 39 Years at the Trade Show

Praised by colleagues for her 'pragmatic approach, creativity and efficiency,' Frankfurt's Bärbel Becker goes into retirement. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse Fetes Bärbel Becker on 39 Years at the Trade Show appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-01 03:05:07 UTC ]
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Economist Amartya Sen Wins 2020 German Trade Peace Prize

For seeing society's wealth as reflecting 'the opportunities for development available to all individuals,' the German book trade's Peace Prize goes to Amartya Sen. The post Economist Amartya Sen Wins 2020 German Trade Peace Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-17 13:51:51 UTC ]
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Galway's Kennys Bookshop marks 80 years of trade

The independent family-run Kennys Bookshop & Art Gallery in Galway, Ireland, is celebrating 80 years in business this year after attributing its success to "innovation and experience". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-06 04:40:44 UTC ]
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Indie booksellers invited to complete 2019 Christmas trading survey

Indie bookshops in the UK and Ireland are being urged to complete The Bookseller’s annual Christmas trading survey.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-18 19:51:28 UTC ]
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Brazilian Photographer Sebastião Salgado Wins German Book Trade Peace Prize

During the Berlin Book Days events this week, the Börsenverein has praised Salgado for 'raising worldwide awareness for the fate of laborers and migrants as well as for the living conditions of indigenous peoples.' The post Brazilian Photographer Sebastião Salgado Wins German Book Trade Peace... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-18 13:44:39 UTC ]
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German Book Prize Draws 173 Titles for This Year’s Competition

German Book Prize jurors are reviewing the submissions for the 2019 literary award: 173 titles in total, of which 71 won't be published until this fall. The post German Book Prize Draws 173 Titles for This Year’s Competition appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette and PRH battle it out for The British Book of the Year trade awards

Hachette and Penguin Random House are leading The British Book Awards’ trade shortlists with 11 nominations each, with Hachette managing hat-tricks in both the Imprint and Publisher of the Year categories. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German trade association membership falls

Membership of Germany’s Börsenverein des deutschen Buchhandels has continued its downward spiral in 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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InMotion buy helps WH Smith to 6% Christmas trading rise

WH Smith has reported a “strong trading performance” for Christmas trading, with total sales up 6%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Aleida and Jan Assmann Given German Book Trade Peace Prize in Frankfurt

'Democracy thrives not on disputes, but rather on good arguments,' say author-scholars Jan and Eleida Assmann in their acceptance speech in Frankfurt for the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade. The post Aleida and Jan Assmann Given German Book Trade Peace Prize in Frankfurt appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Aleida and Jan Assmann To Receive the 2018 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade

The husband-wife team of Aleida and Jan Assmann, both authors and researchers, are known for their work in "cultural memory" and its contrast in many instances to individual experience and recollection in society. The post Aleida and Jan Assmann To Receive the 2018 Peace Prize of the German Book... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Radical’ Verso Wins IPG’s Frankfurter Buchmesse Trade Publisher of the Year

Verso Books was named the Frankfurter Buchmesse Trade Publisher of the Year at the 2018 IPG Independent Publishing Awards for its marketing and audience engagement. The post ‘Radical’ Verso Wins IPG’s Frankfurter Buchmesse Trade Publisher of the Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies reminded to complete 2017 Christmas Trading Survey

Indie bookshops in the UK and Ireland are being called upon to complete The Bookseller’s annual Christmas Trading Survey. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Bumpy year' for book trade but optimism prevails

It has been a “bumpy year” for the trade, with the market “a little unpredictable” in the face of “huge uncertainty” created by Brexit and Donald Trump’s presidency, The Bookseller has heard. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair: Booming Business for Trade Visitors, Reflections of German Politics Play Out

Publishers and agents report positive meetings and rights sales, and Frankfurt responds to political disputes by reaffirming its commitment to freedom of expression. The post Frankfurt Book Fair: Booming Business for Trade Visitors, Reflections of German Politics Play Out appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Sales Were a Bright Spot In a Dark Year for Sales

A 1.5% increase in trade sales wasn't enough to offset declines overall industry sales in 2016. which saw a 5.1% fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German and French book trades issue impassioned plea for government support

Germany and France have called on policy-makers in their respective governments in Berlin and Paris as well as in Brussels for sustainable policies to promote books in the digital age. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German Book Trade’s Peace Prize Goes to Canada’s Margaret Atwood

During Frankfurt Book Fair, Germany's publishers and booksellers will honor Margaret Atwood as 'one of the most important storytellers of our era.' The post German Book Trade’s Peace Prize Goes to Canada’s Margaret Atwood appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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