Taking Stock of Overstock

Until Overstock began its price war with Amazon in late July, the companay and its CEO Patrick M. Byrne had kept a relatively low profile in the book business. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pandemic Takes a Toll on Industry Stocks

The Publishers Weekly Stock Index fell nearly 20% in the first six months of 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers take stock following the cancellation of the London Book Fair

Publishers and agents react to the cancellation of one of publishing’s most significant events and seek new ways to host meetings scheduled for the fair Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 08:52:23 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2019: Nicholas Lemann Takes Stock of the American Dream

Ahead of the Frankfurt Book Fair, PW caught up with Nicholas Lemann, author of the brilliant new book, 'Transaction Man: The Rise of the Deal and the Decline of the American Dream.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Second ‘Building Inclusivity’ Conference: ‘Taking Stock’ of Diversity Challenges

'Publishers are noticeably investing in improving inclusivity,' says the Publishers Association's Emma House in London ahead of Monday's conference. The post The UK’s Second ‘Building Inclusivity’ Conference: ‘Taking Stock’ of Diversity Challenges appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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As France is Fêted at Frankfurt, French Literary Agents Take Stock

Seeing the French president join the German chancellor in opening France's Guest of Honor program at Frankfurt, French literary agents survey the market. The post As France is Fêted at Frankfurt, French Literary Agents Take Stock appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Leader in Canadian Writing Takes Stock of Self-Publishing

Authors, traditionally published and self-published, need to adapt to stay viable, says Merilyn Simonds, former chief of The Writers' Union of Canada. The post A Leader in Canadian Writing Takes Stock of Self-Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spain’s Publishers Take Stock of Their Industry’s Health

Book industry statistics in Spain show a market still in trouble, despite some signs of growth. Publishers are focusing on relatively healthy export sales to boost revenue. The post Spain’s Publishers Take Stock of Their Industry’s Health appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Taking Stock of the Big Screen Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

Samsung and Barnes & Noble unveiled a new 10.1-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK yesterday. Early word from the tech press on the $300 tablet was mixed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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It’s Take Two for Take Magazine

After nearly folding in 2016, the magazine is back and better than before. The post It’s Take Two for Take Magazine appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2017-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Notes: Catapult Takes Counterpoint Onboard, OverDrive Takes Pimsleur Offshore

A significant merger in influential independent publishers in the US, and a new wholesale distribution deal for a language-training program outside the States. The post International Notes: Catapult Takes Counterpoint Onboard, OverDrive Takes Pimsleur Offshore appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Avon takes two from Big Issue contest winner Sharland

Avon has signed two books from debut author Louise Sharland following a competition with the Big Issue to find a new crime writing voice. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-08 04:45:22 UTC ]
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Crime-fighting pigeons take flight to Hollywood

James Corden to produce film and TV series based on Australia’s Real Pigeons children’s booksThe humble pigeon may be an unlikely breed of star but an author-illustrator duo from Melbourne have been turning the birds into a crime-fighting troupe of superheroes – and they’re about to take flight... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-07 21:55:36 UTC ]
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6 of the Best Audiobook Mysteries That Will Take You Around the World

Armchair detectives, get ready for a voyage around the world. You don't need to pack a bag--just pick up these audiobook mysteries and get sleuthing. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-07-07 10:31:58 UTC ]
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The book industry needs to take responsibility for transforming itself

It would have been hard to have missed last week’s digital launch of Rethinking ‘Diversity’ in Publishing. The report - the first of its kind on diversity in trade fiction - not only landed noisily, but put the publishing ecosystem in the dock. So what's next? Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-03 09:58:58 UTC ]
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Take a Walk on the Wild Side With These Animal Centric Manga Series

Do you want more animal manga series in your life? Check out this list of titles, which ranges from the cute to the downright weird. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-07-02 10:33:25 UTC ]
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Geppi Takes Control of GFE; Heidmann to Leave

Diamond Comic Distributors founder Steve Geppi announced that he is returning as president of Geppi Family Enterprises, the parent company of Diamond. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette’s Northern outposts take root under the leadership of Layfield

Emma Layfield, picture book development director, North, has laid the foundations for Hachette to open five offices in the North of England later this year, aiming to tap into local talent Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-26 11:21:11 UTC ]
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Boston private equity firm buys stock media company

This story first ran in DC Inno, a sister publication of the Boston Business Journal. Storyblocks, a digital content company in the Washington, D.C. area, has struck a deal to sell to private equity firm Great Hill Partners, more than a decade after the company’s launch as a stock video... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-06-25 22:32:04 UTC ]
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The four best audiobooks of June to take you places

Hardboiled mysteries, obscure farming communities, and tales of home and family provide ample entertainment in June’s audiobook roundup. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-06-23 23:13:15 UTC ]
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