Pearson down 5% in first quarter amid Covid-19 disruption

Pearson has reported it will pay its final dividend for 2019 to investors and is not furloughing any staff, despite a 5% fall in global revenues for the first quarter as a result of Covid-19. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-23 16:58:47 UTC ]
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Pearson down 5% in first quarter amid Covid-19 disruption

Pearson has reported it will pay its final dividend for 2019 to investors and is not furloughing any staff, despite a 5% fall in global revenues for the first quarter as a result of Covid-19. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-23 16:58:47 UTC ]
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AT&T cuts more than 8,700 workers in third quarter amid Covid-19

The cuts are the biggest since the surge in employees at the time of the Time Warner acquisition in 2018. Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-10-26 17:04:42 UTC ]
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Toronto's Pearson airport cuts 1/4 of staff due to reduced travel demand amid COVID-19 pandemic

The biggest airport in Canada is eliminating 500 jobs because of the dramatic reduction in demand for air travel due to COVID-19. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-07-14 14:02:27 UTC ]
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Digital Edition Providers See Opportunity in Print Disruption Amid Covid-19

With magazine publishers bracing for a likely downturn in single-copy sales as the COVID-19 pandemic forces the closures of newsstands and retail outlets across the country, providers of digital-replica editions are sensing an opportunity to onboard new clients. "We’re actually seeing a huge... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-04-06 15:15:47 UTC ]
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Paraclete Postpones Two Books Amid Covid-19 Disruptions

Paraclete Press announced that it is delaying the publication of two titles originally slated for release May and early June due to the new coronavirus outbreak and “a mostly disrupted book market at every level,” the publisher said. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Shanghai’s Children’s Book Fair Changes Venue Amid COVID Constraints

Moving its dates for a third time this year, the Shanghai Children's Book Fair is changing venue in an effort to host the event in December. The post Shanghai’s Children’s Book Fair Changes Venue Amid COVID Constraints appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-11-09 18:16:05 UTC ]
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Toronto airport boss tries to rally staff amid continued disruptions

The head of Canada's busiest airport sought to rally staff on Thursday, amid its continued disruptions and delays, but warned they might encounter more angry customers if the problems continue at Pearson International Airport.  Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2022-06-09 23:40:46 UTC ]
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Amid a muddled quest for covid’s source, a crucial message

The authors’ uneven investigation could overshadow their warning about lab safety. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-11-14 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Federation of European Publishers’ New COVID-19 Impact Report: Europe Closes 2020 Down 2 to 5 Percent

A first look at the new report on Europe's book publishing markets highlights the range of impact felt in the first year of the pandemic. The post Federation of European Publishers’ New COVID-19 Impact Report: Europe Closes 2020 Down 2 to 5 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-03-26 15:57:21 UTC ]
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Translating Fang Fang’s Wuhan Diary amid the Covid-19 Pandemic: A Conversation with Michael Berry, by King Yu

Interviews   Michael Berry is a professor of Asian languages and cultures and director of the Center for Chinese Studies at UCLA. He has published extensive works on addressing the richness and diversity of Chinese art and culture in sinophone... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2021-02-24 15:28:04 UTC ]
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Why Are Chicago Public Libraries Still Open Amid Soaring COVID Rates?

Demand an explanation for why Chicago Public Libraries are open to in-person services while COVID positivity rates soar above 15%. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-11-27 15:17:51 UTC ]
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Five excellent new thrillers and mysteries take us back to the pre-covid-19 era

Val McDermid, Brad Parks and Ann Cleeves have new novels to distract readers from reality. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-05 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Christian Retailers Offer a Status Update Amid Covid-19

The Christian Retail Association surveyed over 220 independent Christian bookstores to see how the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted them, offering an idea of the number of store closures, furloughs, layoffs, and ways retailers are coping. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Cenveo Shutters Cadmus Printing Plant Amid COVID-19 Downturn

Commercial printer Cadmus Communications is shuttering its Richmond, Va. printing plant and will lay off up to 184 employees by May 31, according to a WARN Act notice filed by parent company Cenveo Corp. this week. "The COVID-19 pandemic has adversely impacted our customers’ businesses and, in... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-05-07 19:05:44 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann reports first quarter decline of 2.7% as Covid-19 hits business

Penguin Random House owner Bertelsmann has reported a first quarter revenue decline of 2.7% in what it said was a “satisfactory” performance given the challenge of Covid-19. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-29 16:46:13 UTC ]
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Resolute indies ramp up innovative schemes amid distribution disruption

Independent publishers are reinvigorating book subscriptions and launching new services, amid disruption to normal distribution. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-06 10:18:40 UTC ]
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Care Packages Help Bookstores Amid Covid-19 Closures

Two West Coast booksellers have found success with custom care packages during Covid-19 closures, shipping books, gifts, and cards to customers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian publishers turn to e-book discounts to entice readers amid COVID-19

Some Canadian publishers are offering special deals on e-books in a bid to entertain readers and pay authors during the COVID-19 shutdown. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-03-23 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson warns Covid-19 will hit profits and pauses share buyback

Pearson has warned its profits will be hit, and paused its share buyback, after the Covid-19 pandemic closed testing centres and saw US state assessments postponed or waived.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-22 23:25:19 UTC ]
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Amid Financial and Digital Disruption, Print Remains a Powerful Medium for Human Emotion

Far from a nostalgia tour, speakers at the ModMag NY summit celebrate the enduring power of magazines past, present, and future. The post Amid Financial and Digital Disruption, Print Remains a Powerful Medium for Human Emotion appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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