Scholastic Posts Gains in Q3, Eyes Higher Costs

Revenue at Scholastic rose 24% for the third quarter ended February 28, 2022, over the prior year period, and the company cut the quarterly operating loss. While sales trends remain favorable, the company said that it is working on ways to control higher prices for paper, printing, and freight, as well as higher labor and fuel costs. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Huffington Post releases first ebook

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Thu, 08/09/2011 - 08:43 The Huffington Post has turned digital publisher, releasing its first ebook, A People's History of the Great Recession by reporter Arthur Delaney, yesterday (7th September). The title is available on the UK Kindle store... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Independent Publishers Are Keeping Paper Costs Down

Despite enormous amounts of attention directed towards digital efforts in the magazine industry, many independent publishers still count print as their main business and most reliable source of revenue. As the paper market continues to fluctuate, publishers are finding new ways to keep the price... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Private Eye to mark 50 years with anniversary book

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 24/08/2011 - 14:46 Private Eye is marking its 50th anniversary by publishing a book looking back at the history of the satirical institution. Private Eye: The First 50 Years is written by Adam Macqueen, a journalist on the magazine since 1997. It... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Polygon buys novel by Private Eye contributor

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 10/08/2011 - 08:43 Polygon has bought a novel by the Private Eye writer and cartoonist Barry Fantoni. Publishing director Neville Moir bought UK & Commonwealth rights to Harry Lipkin through David Riding of MBA Literary Agents. The book,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Society of Authors short story petition gains 5,000 signatures

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 27/07/2011 - 07:20 The Society of Authors' petition against the cuts to BBC Radio 4's short story programming has now amassed over 5,000 signatures. SoA general secretary Nicola Solomon and assistant general secretary Jo McCrum will present... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Legal aid body 'ignores appeals review' over library costs

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 06/07/2011 - 16:25 The Legal Services Commission, which handles legal aid, has been accused of "cynically changing the rules" by ignoring the decision of its own appeals panel that library campaigners pursuing judicial review claims should not... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lecturers posting notes online "harming" bookshops

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 04/07/2011 - 08:31 University lecturers posting course notes online are "harming" academic booksellers, and the posts can also deter students from reading around the subject, the chairman of the Booksellers Association's Academic, Professional... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N launches new Nook and eyes international market

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Tue, 24/05/2011 - 15:40 Barnes & Noble c.e.o. William Lynch has said he is looking at international opportunities for its Nook ebook reader, as it announced a new touchscreen device today. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Post-Christmas ebook sales drop 2.5%

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 19/05/2011 - 09:15 The percentage of ebook purchases has dropped back from the high of the post-Christmas period, falling to 2.5% of all book purchases in volume over the four-week period to 20th March. In a presentation at the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Marketshare of ebook sales drops back after post-Christmas high

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 19/05/2011 - 10:00 The percentage of ebook purchases has dropped back from the high of the post-Christmas period, falling to 2.5% of all book purchases in volume over the four-week period to 20th March. In a presentation at the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstone's plans ebook push for post-HMV era

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 10/05/2011 - 15:49 Waterstone's could soon bring e-reading front of store in its physical bookshops in a manner similar to Barnes & Noble with its Nook in the US, according to e-commerce manager Alex Ingrams. Speaking to delegates at the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trustee of Willy the Wizard makes appeal over costs

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 27/04/2011 - 09:11 The trustee of the estate of the late Willy the Wizard author Adrian Jacobs has appealed against the High Court's order for him to pay £1.5m as security for the costs of J K Rowling and Bloomsbury before the plagiarism... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PA backs publisher admission over piracy costs

Written By: Philip Jones and Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 12/04/2011 - 09:15 Publishers are having to spend more money to keep up with the pace of piracy, the chief executive of the PA has said, as robust debates over piracy affecting royalty rates dominated the first day of London Book... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gardners Hive will look to apps post launch

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 06/04/2011 - 09:13 Gardners will look to create a mobile phone app for Hive after its official launch. The book wholesaler has been working with e-consultancy firm Tangent One to build the Hive website, which will sell books directly to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst sets eyes firmly east with Lagardère deal

The decision by the owner of Cosmopolitan to buy Lagardère's international portfolio, and the rights for Elle, reflects the shifting sands of the magazine marketplace. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2011-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quarto defends high street as it posts strong results

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 15/02/2011 - 09:43 Most publishers are neglecting the marketing role provided by bricks and mortar bookshops, said the head of Quarto as it unveiled its annual results. Chairman and c.e.o. Laurence Orbach said he was "pleased" with the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US group eyes Bertelsmann's DirectGroup France

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Tue, 08/02/2011 - 15:30 Bertelsmann is negotiating to sell its French subsidiary DirectGroup France to US investment fund Najafi Companies. The fund, which is based in Phoenix, Arizona and was created in 1983, said it was in exclusive negotiations... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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