People Who Shaped the Book Business

A glance at the movers and shakers over a century, and some who have starred in the past 25 years (reprinted from PW's 125th Anniversary issue in July 1997) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book People kicks off celebrations marking 30 years in business

Book People has embarked on a year of celebrations, including events, competitions and exclusive content for customers and staff, in honour of its 30th anniversary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Book People appoints Kittlety as it targets schools business

The Book People has appointed former Troubadour sales director, Rob Kittlety, as managing director of field sales. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Busy Busy Busy: Books Urge, Slow Down

Tethered to our smartphones, over-scheduled, spiritually and physically fatigued--all symptoms of a society gone crazy busy. Is running from work to school to church to practice to home and back again really the best way to live? A crop of new books says no. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This village was a book capital. What happens when people stop buying so many books?

Redu, Belgium, was for decades a destination for book lovers. But now more than half of its bookstores have closed. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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In-Person, Online: Edinburgh International Book Festival’s Business of Books

Amid some 250 events in August's hybrid edition of the Edinburgh International Book Festival, a group of programs welcomes industry players. The post In-Person, Online: Edinburgh International Book Festival’s Business of Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Concern for children's book market as The Book People fails to find buyer

Trade figures have said the failure of The Book People to find a buyer, leading to 155 redundancies, could have ramifications for the children's book market.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Book People rebrands under Bayliss to put books back in the driving seat

Following an unsettled five years, The Book People’s new c.e.o. Claire Bayliss has arrived with a fresh vision for the company: a rebrand and a further restructure, delivering significant profit over the next three years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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London Book Fair 2019: What a New Regime in Mexico Means for the Book Business

PW talks to Fernando Esteves, Managing Director of Ediciones SM in Mexico, about the state of the Mexican book business, and what lies ahead in 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Kindle Changed the Book Business. Can It Change Books?

A decade after the first Kindle, Amazon looks toward disrupting books themselves. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2017-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Dohle Highlights Stability of the Book Business

Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle praised the slow, but continuous growth of the book business around the world and noted the “healthy co-existence" of the print and digital markets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Book People publishes schoolgirl's book

Schoolgirl Isabel Harris has had her book published after winning The Book People’s inaugural Bedtime Story Competition. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic Book Week to reveal 'books that shaped modern Britain'

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Microsoft wants to help small businesses book appointments online with Bookings service

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Color It Confusing: Can the UK’s VAT People Classify Coloring Books as Not Books?

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‘Bookish People’ is the perfect summer read for book lovers

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Look through this archive of all the random things people have lost in library books.

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