Smiths News boosts business with airline and ebook business

Smiths News, the newspaper and magazine wholesaler, has completed the purchase of the remaining assets of Dawson Holdings, which include its ebook unit and its newspaper and magazine airline distribution business. Continue reading at 'Media Week'

[ Media Week | 2011-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BuzzFeed News’ Ben Smith: ‘Every company needs diverse business models’

Once dependent on Facebook, the publisher is broadening the ways it distributes its news and makes money. The post BuzzFeed News’ Ben Smith: ‘Every company needs diverse business models’ appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Corp. attacks internet platforms for hurting news business

general counsel blamed internet platforms for hurting the news business by siphoning off profits and promoting less reliable news for readers in his prepared remarks for a congressional panel... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2019-06-11 20:09:08 UTC ]
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W H Smith to cut up to 1,500 jobs in restructure after Covid-19 hits business

W H Smith has announced plans for a major restructure which could see around 1,500 roles made redundant across the business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-05 02:02:59 UTC ]
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‘No brainer’: Marie Claire launches sampling business to boost revenue and data practice

With retail on lockdown "Working in skincare, samples are the number-one way to get people into a product." The post ‘No brainer’: Marie Claire launches sampling business to boost revenue and data practice appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-08-03 04:01:29 UTC ]
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W H Smith issues £40m profit warning as coronavirus hits travel business

W H Smith has warned the impact of the coronavirus outbreak could cut its profit by up to £40m as the pandemic hits its Travel business.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-12 09:57:11 UTC ]
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W H Smith boosted by travel stores ahead of full year results

W H Smith has been boosted by a "strong performance" of its travel stores as the retailer says it expects full year results to be in line with expectations, ahead of c.e.o. Stephen Clarke's departure.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-28 09:11:14 UTC ]
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Continuing charm offensive, Facebook creates tool to boost news publishers’ reach on the platform

Facebook has been testing a tool with five publishers including BuzzFeed to help them improve their reach on the platform. The post Continuing charm offensive, Facebook creates tool to boost news publishers’ reach on the platform appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-08-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The long-suffering news business keeps getting big promises from Big Tech

With Google under pressure to clamp down on YouTube conspiracies and low-quality clickbait, the search giant is launching a major new effort aimed at strengthening its relationship with news publishers–and perhaps keeping them from going under. At an event in New York today, the company... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook program aims to boost local news subscriptions

Just because Facebook is downplaying publishers in your News Feed doesn't mean it's uninterested in giving media outlets a helping hand. The social network's Journalism Project is launching a Local News Subscriptions Accelerator that will help "metro... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News magazines enjoy circulation boost while celebrity titles suffer

Private Eye, the Economist and others increase readership as Marie Claire, Heat and Grazia experience lossesWomen’s weekly and celebrity-focused magazines suffered a difficult first half of the year with sharp declines in sales, according to the latest industry figures.Titles including Heat,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Will Writing That E-Book Really Boost Your Business?

Self-published authors share what they wish they’d known from the beginning. If you haven’t written a book yet, you probably know someone who has—particularly if you’re an entrepreneur. A recent industry report found ISBN registrations for self-published titles have grown more than 375% since... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2017-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann boosts education business with WhiteCloud acqusition

Penguin Random House parent company Bertelsmann has acquired WhiteCloud Analytics, a performance management firm, to boost its education business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Humour books boost 'good' first half for W H Smith

W H Smith has reported a 4% rise in group profits for the six months to end February 2017, with spoof humour titles the key driver of sales in its books business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sharjah Book Fair’s Professional Program: Boosting Business in the Arab World

In a combination of analysis, commentary, and rights-center deal-making, the 35th Sharjah fair clarifies issues and opportunities for industry growth. The post Sharjah Book Fair’s Professional Program: Boosting Business in the Arab World appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Library News: A New Librarian of Congress; A Budget Boost, and a New Branch for NYPL

Among the headlines: Carla Hayden is confirmed as librarian of Congress; New York libraries land a historic budget increase; NYPL opens its new 53rd St. branch; and two significant developments in the open-access movement. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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By getting into the news business, Facebook opened itself up to a new controversy

To lure more users and advertising dollars, Facebook has increasingly assumed the role of a news organization by curating and publishing articles -- and to great effect. Four in 10 U.S. adults now get their news from the social media giant. But with recent accusations that Facebook suppressed... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inside Harvard Business Review’s Plans to Boost High-Frequency Traffic

How the 94-year-old publisher is taking a 21st-century approach to driving loyalty among its digital audience. The post Inside Harvard Business Review’s Plans to Boost High-Frequency Traffic appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Apple boosted ebook prices and accidentally tanked sales

Apple suffered a final defeat in its legal fight with the US Justice Department over ebooks this week, when the Supreme Court refused to hear the company's appeal. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2016-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple's ebook business is no longer under scrutiny

Three years ago, the Department of Justice brought Apple, and major publishers, to book for trying to maintain the prices at which ebooks could be sold. As part of its punishment, the firm had to suffer the presence of a court-approved monitor, Mi... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2015-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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