Nonprofits step up to help minority entrepreneurs navigate the pandemic

When Covid-19 began to take its toll on New York City's economy in mid-March, Harlem Community News publisher Pat Stevenson didn't know how she would survive. Stevenson's revenue is completely... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2020-10-08 18:41:46 UTC ]
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BA boss Halls named FutureBook Person of the Year following bold pandemic steps

When Meryl Halls took over as managing director of the Booksellers Association in April 2018, she wondered what would define her time at the top of the trade body. “My predecessor Tim Godfray’s signature thing was keeping VAT off books, and he was very proud of that. I’ve had a bloody global... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-23 21:12:32 UTC ]
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DK to publish entrepreneurs' guide to navigating racial bias in the workplace

DK is publishing a business book exploring "the unavoidable truths about racial bias in the working world", called Twice As Hard: Navigating Black Stereotypes and Creating Space for Success, by Raphael and Opeyemi Sofoluke. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-24 22:13:29 UTC ]
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”Pivot” has been the word’: How travel publishers are navigating the coronavirus pandemic

After seeing advertising in the travel category disappear, publishers including Insider, BuzzFeed and Condé Nast Traveler are seeing signs of life. The post ”Pivot” has been the word’: How travel publishers are navigating the coronavirus pandemic appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-08-20 04:01:00 UTC ]
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The New Normal: How Industry Magazines Are Navigating the Pandemic

The extent to which the COVID-19 pandemic will impact publishing is still coming into focus, and, as our content director noted last month, will likely take years to fully assess. Absent the luxury of planning years, months or even weeks into the future, publishers of all sizes have been forced... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-05-19 18:45:36 UTC ]
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Boston, Philly Mag Owner Brings in New CEO to Navigate Pandemic | People on the Move

David Lipson, third-generation owner of Boston and Philadelphia magazine publisher Metro Corp., is stepping down as CEO and bringing in management consultant Nick Fischer to run the company through the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, staffers learned this week. Fischer currently serves as... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-04-29 22:35:01 UTC ]
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Bumble to fund women entrepreneurs with Austin nonprofit

Female-first social networking company Bumble has partnered with an Austin nonprofit to provide financing for women entrepreneurs. Bumble, which operates legally as Bumble Trading Inc., has announced it will match up to $20,000 in grants through Nov. 6 to The 750 Fund: Somos Poderosas,... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Arvon takes inclusive steps for 50th anniversay and Borthwick steps down

National writing charity Arvon has made a raft of changes to encourage inclusivity, through discounted places for young people and online tutorials, as part of its 50th year celebrations. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Maryland entrepreneur runs into trouble for using the word 'entrepreneur'

Publishing company designed to support entrepreneurs often sues them Back in 2000, Entrepreneur's StartUps magazine featured an article about Janice McLean Deloatch as she was trying to launch a business in Maryland that dispensed pantyhose from vending machines. Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

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International pandemic book trends discussed at ReBoot workshop

The resilience of the print market, digital library borrowing and the appetite for backlist titles during the pandemic were among topics discussed at the ReBoot Books Business and Reading workshop held on Thursday (25th February).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-25 18:25:30 UTC ]
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International markets showed mixed response to pandemic in 2020

While the pandemic sent shockwaves across the world’s publishing industry in 2020, some international markets reported strong performances with the US posting record-breaking sales while Australia also saw a major boost. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-25 01:03:16 UTC ]
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8 Wonderful Libraries to Visit Post-Pandemic

If you're planning some bookish trips for the future, don't miss adding these gorgeous libraries to visit post-pandemic to the list. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-22 11:30:00 UTC ]
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DK's Quick Pandemic Pivot

Carsten Coesfeld took over as DK CEO days before Covid-19 shut down the publishing world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Jeff Bezos to Step Down as Amazon CEO in Q3

After 27 years, Jeff Bezos, the entrepreneur who turned an online bookstore into one of the most powerful companies in the world, announced his plans to step down as Amazon CEO. In an email to employees on Tuesday, Bezos said the transition will come in Q3, at which point he will become... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2021-02-02 21:43:59 UTC ]
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As Revenue Tops $380 Billion, Bezos to Step Down as Amazon CEO

Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, will hand over the CEO duties to Andy Jassy, head of Amazon Web Services, this summer. The company reported that sales in the year jumped 38% over 2019, to $386.1 million, and earnings skyrocketed 84%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Wilmers steps down as London Review of Books editor

Mary-Kay Wilmers is stepping down as editor of the London Review of Books after nearly three decades in the post. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-29 16:45:23 UTC ]
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London Review of Books editor Mary-Kay Wilmers steps down after 30 years

Influential editor and co-founder of the literary magazine to be succeeded by senior staffMary-Kay Wilmers is stepping down from her role as editor of the London Review of Books, a position she has held for almost 30 years.Wilmers was one of the founders of the literary magazine in 1979, along... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-01-29 15:28:52 UTC ]
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Gill's Gough joins HarperCollins Ireland as O'Brien steps up in UK

HarperCollins Ireland has appointed Catherine Gough from Gill Books as commissioning editor, while in the UK there is a promotion for Avon and HarperFiction marketing director Hannah O'Brien. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-28 15:53:18 UTC ]
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New Nonprofit to Advocate for Digital Content in Libraries

Among the group's priorities will be to advocate for “less restrictive" e-book licenses and new digital licenses that would allow libraries to "own" digital works with the same associated rights as print materials. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-27 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Steinberger Steps Down, Phillips Up as Arcadia CEO

David Steinberger is stepping down as CEO of Arcadia Publishing and will be succeeded in the role by Brittain Phillips, currently director of business development. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-26 05:00:00 UTC ]
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