Publishers reveal uplift in non-traditional retail

Many publishers have reported growth in non-traditional retail for book sales, with top sellers including self-care and gardening. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]

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As Traditional Publishing Fades Away, Publishers Need to Find New Means of Distribution and Monetization

Recently, I did some revenue forecasting for a client who is considering entering the digital news/content space. The product offering is pretty unique, but it will be entering a very saturated market with large, established competitors, traditional competitors like The New York Times and Wall... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-09-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nielsen: Self-Publishing Now More Like Traditional Publishing

With £58 million in sales and 5% of the UK book market in 2014, self-publishing is gaining further acceptance with readers, reports Nielsen. The post Nielsen: Self-Publishing Now More Like Traditional Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Traditional Publishing is for Men, Self-Publishing is for Women

The Guardian reviews the results of a survey that suggests “self-publishing helps women break through the book industry’s glass ceiling.” The post Traditional Publishing is for Men, Self-Publishing is for Women appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Traditional publishers missing out on romance and sci-fi sales

Publishers are missing out on audiobook listeners who want sci-fi and romance titles, statistics on sales show. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-25 14:46:44 UTC ]
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BookTrust reveals dearth of BAME creatives in UK children’s publishing

Less than 2% of authors and illustrators being published in the UK are British people of colour, new BookTrust research has revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The perfect buyer for the National Enquirer, Runner’s World does retail, The Onion’s threats: Publisher’s Brief

Welcome to the latest edition of Ad Age Publisher's Brief, our roundup of news from the world of content producers across digital and print. Got a tip? Send it our way. Joining us late? Here's the previous edition. All Peckered out: Supermarket tabloid the National Enquirer, as you’ve probably... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jacaranda reveals plans to publish 20 black British writers in 2020

Indie publisher says its #Twentyin2020 initiative will cover fiction, non-fiction and poetry and help ‘normalise’ diverse readersA group of unnamed individuals has donated £25,000 towards an independent publisher’s initiative to publish 20 black British writers in 2020, in the hope it will... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bluemoose reveals plans to publish only female writers in 2020

Bluemoose Books has revealed it will only publish female writers in 2020, with co-owner Kevin Duffy lamenting how “women over a certain age are overlooked in the publishing world”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lawsuit reveals takeover bid for B&N by rival 'book retailer'

Barnes & Noble was on the cusp of being sold to another book retailer in June before the deal fell through, it has been revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Snapchat moves beyond traditional publishing brands with latest partnerships

Haven't heard of Daquan or Goalslayin? The teens have, and Snapchat wants to work with the companies behind these social publishing accounts. The post Snapchat moves beyond traditional publishing brands with latest partnerships appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inside stories: Turkey’s grim tradition of publishing behind bars

Former HDP leader Selahattin Demirtaş has published a short story collection, written while in jail awaiting trial – just the latest example of a writer clashing with Turkey’s governmentAt the Istanbul book fair last November, there was a signing for the politician Selahattin Demirtaş’s short... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gender pay gap figures reveal big publishing's great divide

The UK’s biggest publishers release figures showing average differences in pay between men and women ranging from 11.3% to 29.69%The books industry may be dominated by women, but men are reaping the rewards, as the UK’s largest publishers reveal a “stark” divide in pay. Figures reported to the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SoA challenges publishers to reveal how much they pay authors

The chief executive of the Society of Authors has challenged publishers to reveal how much they pay writers in their annual financial accounts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Unprecedented demand' for Rebel Girls 2, reveals publisher

The company behind the  “Rebel Girls” series is already planning a second print run for book two, due for release next week, following “unprecedented demand” for the title, a spokesperson has told The Bookseller. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Headline to publish 'uplifting' French bestseller

Headline has acquired How to Find Love in the Little Things by French author Virginie Grimaldi, translated by Adriana Hunter. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New literary publisher Fairlight reveals 'stonking' launch title

Newly-established publisher Fairlight Books has revealed the first of its new titles for 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers contribute £3.2bn to economy, report reveals

The British publishing industry contributed £3.2bn gross value added (GVA) to the wider UK economy in 2016, according to the chief executive of the Publishers Association Stephen Lotinga. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Britain report reveals retailers’ challenges

Bricks-and-mortar booksellers have an extra weapon in their arsenal when it comes to persuading the UK government of the importance of addressing the “unfair” playing field on which they and rival online retailer Amazon operate, after a report released today by the Centre for Economics &... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Why'd he get promoted? Because he has a dick': sexism in publishing survey reveals widespread frustration

Exclusive research by the Guardian uncovers consistent reports of women being held back in junior roles, while men rise easily to decision-making rolesIf you want to know whether there is a gender gap in the books world, all you have to do is walk the floor of any major publisher. Women dominate... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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