Global recession and no-deal Brexit will bite, IPG conference hears

As the UK edges closer to the Brexit transition deadline, global recession and the weakened state of the UK's economy because of Covid-19 will hit the trade hard, delegates at the Independent Publishers Guild conference heard.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-22 07:34:44 UTC ]
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US children's market still growing, Global Kids Connect conference hears

“Economic markers are positive,” proclaimed NPD-BookScan's Kristen McLean in the opening presentation at the Bologna Book Fair/Publishers Weekly Global Kids Connect conference in New York.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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China, Brexit Big Topics at Global Kids Connect Conference

The second annual Global Kids Connect conference surveyed China's booming children's publishing market, potential Brexit fallout, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Daunt and Newton to speak at IPG Virtual Spring Conference

Waterstones c.e.o. James Daunt and Bloomsbury founder Nigel Newton are among the list of speakers for the IPG's first ever Virtual Spring Conference, which is now fully booked. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-28 09:42:14 UTC ]
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IPG to hold virtual conference in June

The Independent Publishers Guild will host a virtual conference for its members in June. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-07 03:31:15 UTC ]
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Welbeck unveils global distribution deals

Welbeck has announced a series of deals to distribute its titles in the US, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-09 04:51:56 UTC ]
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Publishing insiders predict 'monster' global book deal for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle could become the next generation's Obamas with book deals worth "an eye-watering amount of money" now they are stepping back as "senior" royals, publishing insiders have said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-10 10:36:03 UTC ]
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IPG to host Brexit webinar

The Independent Publishers Guild will host a special free webinar to provide publishers with up-to-the-minute guidance on the potential impacts of Brexit on their business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-23 14:54:16 UTC ]
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Publishers braced for potential no-deal Brexit

Even as the British government and the European Union wrangle on a withdrawal agreement, UK publishers have begun warning staff of the dire consequences of a no-deal Brexit, fearing it could lead to book stock being held up at ports, paper supply to UK printers threatened, and a fall in the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 15:38:09 UTC ]
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PA to hold no-deal Brexit advice forum for publishers

The Publishers Association has convened a free industry-wide event to help the trade deal with the legal and logistical challenges of a no-deal Brexit. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-29 18:05:04 UTC ]
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No-deal Brexit could put indies out of business, says Galley Beggar

Indie press Galley Beggar has warned of the impact a no-deal Brexit could have on publishing after learning of "crazy" government requirements on distribution, saying it could put smaller publishers out of business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-16 11:58:39 UTC ]
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'Biting' Ian McEwan satire on Brexit to be released this month

Ian McEwan is releasing a new novella at the end of this month, a “biting political satire” on Brexit about a man’s metamorphosis into the Prime Minister, hellbent on carrying out the will of the people. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-12 00:26:24 UTC ]
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Unicorn strikes global deal with Royal Museums Greenwich

Unicorn Publishing Group (UPG) has struck a global sales and distribution deal with Royal Museums Greenwich for the organisation’s publishing programme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-13 04:27:24 UTC ]
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Macmillan scoops Snowden memoir in global deal

Pan Macmillan has scooped NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden’s "incredible" memoir as part of a global deal by Macmillan Publishers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-01 17:23:10 UTC ]
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HarperCollins secures Baddiel until 2023 in new global four-book deal

HarperCollins has signed a new four-book deal with David Baddiel, securing the middle-grade children's author until 2023.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-10 07:40:32 UTC ]
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Apollo Global near deals to buy Shutterfly, Snapfish

Private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC is nearing deals to buy digital imaging companies Shutterfly Inc. and Snapfish. New York-based Apollo has made the highest offer for Shutterfly though the exact amount could not be learned, Reuters reported Monday, citing unnamed sources familiar... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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BookExpo Hears the Call of Audio: APAC Becomes the Big Conference

Audiobooks' sales have done their work and the Audio Publishers Association's program is the main conference event at BookExpo 2019. The post BookExpo Hears the Call of Audio: APAC Becomes the Big Conference appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Rajan returns to IPG spring conference along with Google's Taylor

BBC media editor Amol Rajan is returning to the Independent Publishers Guild (IPG) Spring Conference in May for a second year, and will be joined by Google’s Venetia Taylor. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Global 'rights storm' with 10 deals for Lia Louis novel

Romcom Dear Emmie Blue by Lia Louis has led to a global “rights storm” with the biggest German deal of her agent Juliet Mushens' career. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PA calls for Article 50 extension as Brexit deal defeated again

The Publishers Association has called for a longer extension to Article 50 after Theresa May’s Brexit withdrawal agreement was voted down for the third time by MPs. Politicians voted by 344 votes to 286 against the government’s deal, meaning Britain is now scheduled to leave on 12th April. The... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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