Indies sign up for digital Christmas

Twenty-two independent bookshops have signed up to stock Kobo’s e-reader range, with... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-11-19 00:00:00 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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Mackesy’s illustrated début is indies’ lead Christmas hit

Debut children's book The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse is proving a hit with independents in the run up to Christmas, with some bookshops reporting frustrations at not being able to replenish stocks of the title fast enough amid buoyant trading this festive season. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-09 19:47:28 UTC ]
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Scottish indie BHP Comics signs with Curtis Brown for film and TV rights

BHP Comics has signed with Curtis Brown for the agency to represent the indie publisher's film and TV rights.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-13 01:17:45 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: London’s Exact Editions Digitizes ‘The Tablet’; Singapore’s MXRi Signs With OUP

The 180-year-old weekly 'The Tablet' now has its archive online. And Gerald Cai of MXRi and SnapLearn has a development project with Oxford University Press. The post Industry Notes: London’s Exact Editions Digitizes ‘The Tablet’; Singapore’s MXRi Signs With OUP appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Libro.fm Brings Digital Audio to Indies

Amazon’s Audible subsidiary has dominated the downloadable audiobook market for more than a decade, but a Seattle-based rival is starting to challenge that dominance. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trapeze signs 'touching' Christmas tale from Twitter sensation Hayley Webster

Trapeze has signed Hayley Webster’s One Christmas Night, a book commissioned off the back of a series of tweets. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sturgeon signs up to Book Week Scotland digital festival

Scottish Book Trust will later this month run a second digital festival, with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and award-winning author Maggie O’Farrell lined up to take part. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gardner’s Head of Zeus deal leads flurry of indie publisher signings

Zephyr, the new children’s imprint at Head of Zeus, has bought a young fiction series by Carnegie Medal-winning author Sally Gardner. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie bookshops bullish about 2018 after Christmas sales rise

Indie bookshops are kicking off 2018 with confidence after the majority reported sales rises over the Christmas period, but some some have urged publishers to take more risks and work harder to build authors into brands this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-12 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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Five thousand signed book plates for 'La Belle Sauvage' released to indies

Penguin Random House Children’s and David Fickling Books are releasing 5,000 La Belle Sauvage book plates, signed by author Philip Pullman, to independent bookshops as part of “special plans” promised last month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones, Blackwell's and indies report Christmas sales rise

Waterstones, Blackwell’s, Stanfords and independent booksellers have all reported strong Christmas book sales, with titles such as Five on Brexit Island and the GCHQ Puzzle Book proving hits with customers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie bookshops called on to complete annual Christmas Trading Survey

The Bookseller is calling on independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland to complete its annual Christmas Trading survey. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Can Libro.fm Turn Digital Audiobooks into a Revenue Stream for Indies?

The Seattle start-up, which just launched its platform, wants to be the go-to digital audiobook site for indies. Even with the support of the Big Five, it's still not clear how much of a difference it will make for its 85 partner bookstores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Indie bookshops report Christmas sales boost

Independent bookshops have reported robust Christmas trading, with 72% saying sales increased on last year, reflecting a buoyant market for indie bookshops amid the best Christmas for physical book sales in five years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Bookstore Day: ‘Christmas in May’

The inaugural nationwide celebration of indies was a success, with more than 25 stores exceeding their 2014 numbers for the same day within the first three hours. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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GCP Signs Indie Author Wild to 7-Figure Deal

In the third major deal for an indie author in the run-up to next week's London Book Fair, Grand Central's Forever imprint has inked Meredith Wild to a five-book, seven-figure deal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies rejoice following best Christmas in years

A greater percentage of independent booksellers reported that they enjoyed Christmas sales increases in 2014, compared to the previous two years, according to a survey by The Bookseller.   In a separate survey by the Booksellers Association of 80 bookshops, 55% reported sales were up—compared... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Call for indies to fill out Christmas Trading Survey

The Bookseller is running its annual Christmas Trading Survey once again to gauge a picture of the Christmas market for indie booksellers in the UK and Ireland. The survey is now live and probes how sales compared with last year, if deliveries held up and what books proved great Christmas hits... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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