News Briefs: Week of June 16, 2014

Bookstore sales fell 1.3% in April and more in this week's publishing news briefs. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Salon CEO Gingras to Head Up News at Google

Richard Gingras, the chief executive of Salon Media Group, said on Wednesday he is leaving the online publisher to become global head of news products for Google Inc. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vintage Launches Crime Fan Site, 'The Weekly Lizard'

Under the auspices of its Vintage Crime/Black Lizard imprint, Vintage Books is launching the Weekly Lizard, a mobile-optimized online site devoted to news and feature content about crime and mystery writing. While the Weekly Lizard is designed to attract readers interested in crime, mystery and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Patterson top in another Random week

Written By: Tom Tivnan Publication Date: Tue, 21/06/2011 - 15:59 Random House had another stellar week, there was a record for Wilbur Smith and a Father's Day push led to double digit week on week rise in value and volume sales for the trade. RH did not repeat its unprecedented octet of the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Financial Times Sees 100,000 Downloads In Week After HTML Launch

Financial Times has decided to go another way for their digital subscription offering, opting out of the Apple sub model and creating an app through HTML 5, allowing users to get the app experience through their Web browser. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Grisham top for a second week

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 14/06/2011 - 16:09 John Grisham's The Confession (Arrow) has retained its position at the summit of the Official UK Top 50 despite a 24% drop in sales week-on-week. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Smiths News acquires Dawson Books

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 07/06/2011 - 09:49 Dawson Books has been bought by the parent company of book wholesaler Bertrams for £20m. Smiths News plc, which owns Bertrams, announced today (7th June) that the wholesaler and Dawson Books would be "fully integrated"... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors readied to support strong Independent Booksellers Week

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 25/05/2011 - 08:45 Edmund de Waal, Maggie O’Farrell and Tony Parsons are among the authors lined up to take part in Independent Booksellers Week. The week of events, in association with the Booksellers Association, will take place between... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Second week at the top for Madeleine memoir

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 24/05/2011 - 15:55 Kate McCann's Madeleine (Bantam Press) was comfortably the bestselling book at UK booksellers for the second week running, selling 63,909 copies in its first full week on sale. It brings total sales of the hardback edition of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Food News Media Launches Mobile Magazine, Restaurant Management

Durham, North Carolina-based Food News Media, a b-to-b publisher serving the food and restaurant industry, has introduced Restaurant Management, a mobile magazine targeting full-service restaurateurs and executives. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bidders given two weeks to make Waterstone's move

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Mon, 16/05/2011 - 09:10 Bidders for Waterstone's have a reported two weeks to express a formal interest in the chain, as parent HMV Group said it was in "advanced discussions" over a sale. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Five Rodale Titles See Increase in June Ad Pages

Rodale titles Prevention, Women’s Health, Bicycling, Organic Gardening and Runner’s World all experienced increases in ad pages for their June issues in a year-over-year comparison, according to the Publisher’s Information Bureau. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Short Order: May 16, 2011

A round-up of news from the cookbook world: 'Top Chef' Mike Isabella Gets a Cookbook Deal; Chronicle Joins iBookstore; 'Bon Appétit Desserts' for iPad. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book sales spring back after Royal Wedding week

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 10/05/2011 - 15:50 Book sales bounced back after a dire seven days in the week of the Royal Wedding in which physical book sales plummeted to an eight-year low. According to Nielsen BookScan data, spending in the seven days to 7th May was up... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Corp. Reports Disappointing Quarterly Numbers

News Corp. released its earnings report for the quarter that ended in March, and the results are a little disappointing. The company reported a decline in its operating income, which was down to about $1 billion, compared to $1.25 billion over the same period last year. The drop-off appears to... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2011-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales slump to eight-year low in Royal Wedding week

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Wed, 04/05/2011 - 16:00 Booksellers suffered their poorest sales in almost eight years last week with spending on physical books slumping by 12% week-on-week. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-Commerce News: New York Magazine To Launch Curated Deals Newsletter in May

Joining the line of publishers who are entering the e-commerce space is New York magazine and NY.com; they’ve announced a New York City-specific online deals program that is set to launch in May. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin to publish slow news title

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 28/04/2011 - 08:00 Viking has been scanning the local papers and choosing the most eyebrow-raising headlines—often for all the wrong reasons—in a tribute to the quirky world of slow news days. Whitstable Mum in Custard Shortage . . And... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ABC News High On Enhanced E-books

In deciding to launch the ABC Video Bookstore, Andrew Morse said the giant media company was looking for a product that could reach viewers who are attached to a digital reading device, be it an iPad, Kindle, or cellphone, and decided that an enhanced ebook was the right one. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Libraries Day could become a 'week of events'

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 20/04/2011 - 07:27 A first planning meeting is to be held to establish a National Libraries Day, after widespread support for the idea from organisations including the Booksellers Association, the National Union of Teachers, Booktrust, The... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News.me, the iPad News Aggregator Blessed By Big Publishers, Gets Ready To Launch [MediaMemo]

The 99-cents a week-service looks like the kind of thing that could drive the New York Times and the Associated Press batty. Instead, they've signed on for a piece of the action. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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