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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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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‘We’re just doing our best to adapt’: Emma Straub on running an indie bookstore amid coronavirus

The best-selling author and co-owner of Books Are Magic discusses how her store is weathering the crisis while supporting writers, staff, and other bookstores. For years, independent bookstores fought to stay in business in the face of big box stores and Amazon’s unstoppable growth. Now, they... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-04-10 10:30:03 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury reveals plans to support indies amid pandemic

Bloomsbury has announced a strategy to support independent bookshops during the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-08 07:54:28 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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Innovative indies find online silver lining as coronavirus closes stores

Indie bookshops are focusing on online sales and coming up with innovative ideas for business after the coronavirus crisis forced physical stores to close. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 17:14:30 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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BA launches Indie Book of the Month scheme

The Booksellers Association (BA) will launch the Indie Book of the Month scheme, to promote adult and fiction titles across the UK and Ireland next year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-03 19:14:43 UTC ]
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Six indies win Pan Mac's innovation competition

Indies From the Madding Crowd, Imagined Things, Hunting Raven, Mostly Books, Moon Lane Ink and Newham Bookshop have all been named winners of the Independent Bookshop Innovation Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eighteen indies shortlisted for Pan Mac Innovation Award

Pan Macmillan has unveiled the regional shortlists for its Independent Bookshop Innovation Award, launched in February as part of Macmillan’s 175th anniversary celebrations. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 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

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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O'Reilly heads mentoring scheme for indie booksellers

Indie booksellers looking to develop their business will be able to access free mentoring from former Dulwich Books owner Sheila O’Reilly, thanks to an initiative by the Unwin Charitable Trust. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Disrupting the disciplines: the UK affiliate of US indie Rowman & Littlefield is growing fast

Rowman & Littlefield International (RLI), launched in 2013 as an affiliate of long-established US academic indie Rowman & Littlefield (R&L), has been quick off the starting blocks. From publishing two titles in its launch year, it will bring out 90 in 2015; over 50 series have been... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Innovation Offers Hope to UK Indie Bookstores

Technology is giving UK booksellers hope in their battle against Amazon, including a new web extension, Bookindy, that finds a local book price for you. The post Innovation Offers Hope to UK Indie Bookstores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Prepare to Ramp Up News Distribution on Facebook’s Instant Articles in Coming Days

Publishers are ready to ramp up content distribution on Facebook’s Instant Articles in the coming days, people familiar with the matter said, with some newsrooms preparing to post a few dozen stories a day. Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Anobii puts back indie affiliation scheme

Anobii has postponed until 2013 an affiliation scheme it devised to enable independent... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Angry Robot to support indies with ebook scheme

Angry Robot has set up an ebook initiative to support independent bookshops, with the scheme... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Alliance sets up loyalty card scheme

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 23/09/2011 - 09:00 The Independent Alliance has launched a nationwide loyalty card scheme for independent bookshops, with 114 indies signed up so far. Love Your Indie, which will be run in association with the Guardian and Observer as part... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Indie Author–Indie Bookseller Relationship Warms Up

More and more indie booksellers are tightening bonds with their communities is by stocking self-published titles by local writers—as long as they don't say a word about Amazon. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies First Goes North: Canadian Authors for Indies Day is May 2

Nearly 100 independent bookstores and 270 authors throughout Canada have signed up for the first annual Canadian Authors for Indies Day on May 2. The post Indies First Goes North: Canadian Authors for Indies Day is May 2 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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