Last-minute delay to UK Nook launch

The UK launch date for Nook e-readers has been delayed by two weeks, with the products now not... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Barnes & Noble launches its Nook GlowLight e-reader in the UK for £89

Barnes & Noble isn't exactly a household name in the UK, but in the States it's a book-selling behemoth, with hundreds of stores complimenting a vast library of ebooks, as well as a line of readers to consume them on. In autumn 2012, B&N expanded... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2014-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Retail site Bookshop makes £65k sales on UK launch day

New online retailer Bookshop.org secured sales of around £65,000 in its first day, making £16,000 for indies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-02 12:21:42 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing launches first UK ad campaign for celeb author

Amazon Publishing is launching its first ever ad campaign for a celebrity in the UK, rolling out digital signage across 100 London bus stops for essay collection Nothing Like I Imagined by US actress Mindy Kaling. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-13 00:14:33 UTC ]
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New Ijeoma Oluo title to launch Basic Books UK

Basic Books UK, John Murray Press' new imprint, has acquired Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male Power by Ijeoma Oluo to publish as its first title in 2021.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-22 20:18:01 UTC ]
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Havas Media launches social equity marketplace in UK

After reporting success with a similar scheme in the US, Havas Media Group wants to make it easier for UK advertisers to buy digital media that targets underrepresented audiences. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2020-09-21 15:04:05 UTC ]
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Indie retail site Bookshop.org launching in UK

Bookshop.org, a retail site billed as a way for indies to counter Amazon’s online dominance, is coming to the UK in time for Christmas after smashing its US sales targets since launching in late January. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-11 06:49:17 UTC ]
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Bonnier Books UK to launch Ollerton as fiction brand

Ex-special forces soldier turned TV star Matthew "Ollie" Ollerton is publishing a debut thriller with Bonnier Books UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-24 00:04:04 UTC ]
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Cengage/McGraw-Hill merger delayed again, following UK competition decision

The UK Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has announced that it will move on to a Phase Two investigation of the proposed merger between Cengage and McGraw-Hill, after concluding in its first probe that the move could result in higher-priced university textbooks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-24 16:41:27 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: John Murray Press Launches US Basic Books Imprint in the UK

Hachette in London is creating a Basic Books imprint for the UK in cooperation with the New York Hachette house of that name. The post Industry Notes: John Murray Press Launches US Basic Books Imprint in the UK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-20 04:30:58 UTC ]
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John Murray to launch non-fiction imprint Basic Books UK

John Murray Press will launch a new UK imprint of the award-winning non fiction New York publisher Basic Books, headed up by John Murray Press m.d. Nick Davies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-19 00:55:50 UTC ]
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Interactive storybook app Pickatale launches in UK

Pickatale, a mobile audiobook and storybook app for children aged 0–12, has launched in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-23 08:27:37 UTC ]
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Apple News+ Launches in the UK with The Times and Hearst on Board

Apple has rolled out its publisher subscription service, Apple News+, to the U.K. some six months after announcing it in the Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-10-01 19:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple News+ launches in the UK with The Times and Hearst on board

As with all publisher relationships with platforms, there are trade-offs to be made, depending on how far advanced publishers' subscription businesses are. The post Apple News+ launches in the UK with The Times and Hearst on board appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-09-30 18:05:44 UTC ]
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S&S UK Children's launches Love Your Library campaign with Peters

Simon & Schuster Children’s UK is partnering with specialist book suppliers Peters to launch the ‘Love Your Library’ campaign, supported by the Great School Libraries campaign, the School Library Association, CILIP and CILIP’s School Libraries Group. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-11 18:20:15 UTC ]
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Hachette UK and BA launch Sceptre Bookshop Award

Hachette UK and the Booksellers Association have launched a new £5,000 Sceptre Bookshop Award for stores that make an outstanding contribution to their community.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 10:33:41 UTC ]
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Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph to visit UK to mark book launch

Marc Randolph, co-founder and first c.e.o. of Netflix, will arrive in London next month to mark the publication of his book telling the inside story of the business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-21 21:01:15 UTC ]
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Growing kids’ market appeals to UK firms in Beijing as fair launches dedicated strand

Publishers and agents say they are expecting a positive Beijing International Book Fair, reflecting the growing Chinese market. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-20 19:02:53 UTC ]
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Artbook/D.A.P launches UK and Europe sales and distribution programme

Artbook/D.A.P. has launched a new global sales and distribution programme to expand its reach into bookshops, wholesalers and libraries in the UK and beyond. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-21 14:39:34 UTC ]
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Crowdfunder launched to keep historic copy of Lady Chatterley's Lover in UK

English PEN has set up a crowdfunding campaign to keep an historic copy of Lady Chatterley's Lover in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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