Industry gears up for The Great Bookshop Debate

Authors want both online and bricks and mortar retailers to thrive, Louise Doughty has said.... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshop.org urges industry to back indies with links in Independent Bookshop Week

Online indie retailer Bookshop.org is calling for publishers and authors to link to independent bookshops and its own site for the duration of Independent Bookshop Week (IBW). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Return of bookshops and live events will be industry 'landmark'

The reopening of bookshops and potential return of live events in the summer will be a “huge landmark” for the industry, leading figures say, as they weigh up the implications of the government's roadmap out of lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-01 16:16:51 UTC ]
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Industry heads predict resurgence in 2021 and urge support for bookshops

Senior figures from across the publishing industry have shared their predictions for the year ahead with The Bookseller, with support for high-street retailers and further implementation of diversity practices cited as essential steps. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-07 21:52:12 UTC ]
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Use the 'great power' of comms to reach more readers, industry PRs advise

The publishing industry should trust and listen to its communications teams to see greater change and audience growth, PR professionals said at The Bookseller's FutureBook conference on Tuesday (17th November). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-18 06:55:46 UTC ]
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Bookshops gear up for second 'Super Thursday' as 355 new titles hit shelves

Bookshops are gearing up for another bumper Super Thursday with around 355 new trade hardback books hitting the shelves today (1st October), with some warning of a "creaking" supply chain. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-01 00:12:40 UTC ]
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BA calls for trade support as bookshops gear up for 15th June reopening

The Booksellers Association has called for publishers to support the sector in getting back to business after Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced yesterday (25th May) that stores could reopen from 15th June. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-26 03:20:25 UTC ]
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2020 AP Stylebook changes: person-first language, and the great ‘pled’ debate

The release of a new print edition of the Associated Press Stylebook has always been a highlight of many editors’ May, especially when it is accompanied by a session at the national conference of ACES: The Society for Editing, when AP editors announce the major changes. This year was a little... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-05-06 16:00:05 UTC ]
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Booksellers gear up for Super Thursday ahead of Bookshop Day 2019

Retailers are gearing up for a bumper Super Thursday ahead of this Saturday's Bookshop Day 2019 when events will be taking place up and down the country. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The single best Dem debate measurement. Plus, the magazine industry has 'Issues'

Welcome to the latest edition of Ad Age Publisher’s Brief, our roundup of news from the world of content producers across digital and print. Got a tip? Send it our way. Joining us late? Here’s the previous edition. Debate team: Just about every publisher seems to have a hot (or lukewarm) take... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-27 19:01:33 UTC ]
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Digital Solutions in India 2017: Gearing Up for the Shifts and Twists in the Digital Content Industry

Everything is different, and yet the same. Think about Polaroid cameras, which were first replaced by digicams and later smartphones for snapping instant photos. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Big Green Bookshop trebles orders as industry rallies to help 'skint' store

The publishing industry has rallied round to help the independent Big Green Bookshop after one of its owners sent out a desperate tweet appealing for customers because they were “seriously skint”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Japan is great' genre booms in bookshops

Exceeding even recent American triumphalism, a spate of bestsellers in Japan is reflecting a new national bent for self-congratulation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How Rewarding Are Book Awards? Australia’s Industry Debates the Costs

Some book publishers in Australia question whether the expense of entering the increasing number of book awards is worth the potential end result. The post How Rewarding Are Book Awards? Australia’s Industry Debates the Costs appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Royalties and industry image debated at PA a.g.m

Publishers should start to spread money from the sale of ebooks fairly between themselves and authors, and not make assumptions when they start to experiment with new channels that “an author is going to be thrilled with it”, Association of Authors’ Agents president Sam Edenborough has... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Yorkshire bookshops gear up for Tour de France

Bookshops around the country are gearing up to cash in on the Tour de France. Anticipation of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Industry gears up for first FutureBook Hack

Reinventing audio, re-mixing children's books, the challenge of content curation, and mining... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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London Book Fair 2014: Great Debate: Is Bigger Always Better?

With the recent consolidation of Penguin Random House fresh in everyone’s minds, this year’s London Book Fair Great Debate argued the proposition: "It’s all about size, bigger is always better." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Great British Bookshop to offer 'online alternative'

A new book retail site, The Great British Bookshop, is being soft-launched in December, vowing to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Commons to debate future of creative industries

Shadow culture secretary Harriet Harman has called a debate on the future of the arts and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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