More Independent Booksellers Are Getting Into the Publishing Business

Looking to boost their bottom lines, some indies are forgoing things like cafes and coffee bars to become full-fledged publishers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russian Independent Booksellers and Publishers Say Big Players’ Partnerships Hurt Business

Small publishers in Russia see a book market unfairly dominated by large publishing groups and their control over the country's major bookselling chains. The post Russian Independent Booksellers and Publishers Say Big Players’ Partnerships Hurt Business appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Publishers Offer Economics of Publishing 101 for Booksellers

Publishers will be using profit-and-loss statements to educate booksellers about their financial realities at this year's regional trade shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in the Baltic Region 2018: A Publisher's View of the Lithuanian Book Business

The director of Tyto Alba describes what her house and other publishers are up to. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nine Criteria for Hybrid Publishing from the Independent Book Publishers Association

The IPBA has released a 9-point outline for hybrid publishers with author-subsidized business models to operate reputably and maintain quality standards. The post Nine Criteria for Hybrid Publishing from the Independent Book Publishers Association appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are small independent publishers doing the work for big publishers?

While the giant firms sink huge sums into fleeting fads, the commitment and passion of the smaller imprints leave a larger impression in the long termIndependent publishers pick the books they loved and wished they published in 2015Here’s an observation: it sometimes feels as though smaller... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Can Independent Publishers Rescue in South Korean Publishing?

Independent publishing and bookstores that offering indie press books are lone bright spots in an otherwise depressed South Korean publishing landscape. The post Can Independent Publishers Rescue in South Korean Publishing? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers, help us make this a 'reading Christmas', say booksellers

Booksellers are relying on support and innovation from publishers to help drive sales this year, as the industry's retailers urge the public to shop locally.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-19 07:03:01 UTC ]
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Michael O'Mara to publish business mindset book from Andy Murray's trainer

Michael O'Mara is to publish a professional development book from tennis trainer Matt Little, The Way of the Tortoise. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-02 09:36:26 UTC ]
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American publisher Levine promises ‘beloved’ titles from his new independent list

American publisher Arthur A Levine has launched the first titles fro his new independent children’s publisher Levine Querido in the UK. Levine founded Levine Querido last April after 23 years as the publisher of Scholastic Inc imprint Arthur A Levine Books. One of the driving forces that led him... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-14 12:12:21 UTC ]
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Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Ride Out the Pandemic

The Mountains & Plains Indie Booksellers Association held its annual membership meeting virtually during its online regional trade show and learned that, despite the pandemic, the organization remains on solid ground. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Emerald named Independent Publisher of the Year at IPG Awards

Emerald Publishing has been named Independent Publisher of the Year as well as Academic and Professional Publisher of the Year at the 2020 Independent Publishers Guild Awards.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-23 08:00:35 UTC ]
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Booksellers Talk Lost Books, Sex, and Good Business at NAIBA/SIBA Conference

In packed workshop sessions and thematic buzz panels, booksellers and editors were able to rekindle much of the educational reason for attending—and some of the interpersonal reasons as well. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: A British Publisher at Harvard Business School

Almost 30 years ago, another Cambridge was where Richard Charkin learned about 'the need to see things through others' eyes.' The post Richard Charkin: A British Publisher at Harvard Business School appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-21 13:12:48 UTC ]
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Wildfires Taking Toll on Booksellers, Publishers

As wildfires spread across the West, Oregon's Blackstone Publishing has started a GoFundMe campaign in support of eight employees who have lost their homes, while Binc begins to aid booksellers in need. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Pros and Cons of Virtual Events Weighed by Publishers, Booksellers

Three representatives from major publishing companies discussed the logistics of sponsoring virtual author events and best practices with Midwest booksellers on a September 8 panel that is part of the Heartland Fall Forum program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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US Publishers, Authors, Booksellers Call Out Amazon’s ‘Concentrated Power’ in the Book Market

American professional associations for authors, publishers, and booksellers write to the House subcommittee on antitrust issues about Amazon. The post US Publishers, Authors, Booksellers Call Out Amazon’s ‘Concentrated Power’ in the Book Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-17 14:51:35 UTC ]
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The Bookseller acquired by publisher of the Stage

The Bookseller has been acquired by the publisher of theatre magazine the Stage, in a move that will see the 162-year-old book trade newspaper join forces with the 140-year-old brand. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-06 12:20:48 UTC ]
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How low pay and low pay transparency undermine the publishing business

it is impossible for publishing to fulfil its own diversity agenda while continuing to pay low wages to most workers and to maintain its decades-long secrecy over pay and progression Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-11 23:48:14 UTC ]
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Little Tiger to publish key worker tribute for Independent Bookshop Week

Little Tiger is to publish a picture book celebrating the work of key workers, to raise money for the NHS during Independent Bookshop week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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