The profiteers of the coronavirus pandemic

When the outbreak started, many saw a chance to make a buck, writes J. David McSwane Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-04-22 12:00:17 UTC ]
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”Pivot” has been the word’: How travel publishers are navigating the coronavirus pandemic

After seeing advertising in the travel category disappear, publishers including Insider, BuzzFeed and Condé Nast Traveler are seeing signs of life. The post ”Pivot” has been the word’: How travel publishers are navigating the coronavirus pandemic appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-08-20 04:01:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Impact: Nielsen Book India on Readers in the Pandemic

Nielsen Book's extensive survey of India's consumer behavior in and after lockdowns reveals shifts in the time spent reading–and listening–for publishers. The post Coronavirus Impact: Nielsen Book India on Readers in the Pandemic appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-15 14:45:54 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Impact in Russia: Publisher Cites Up to 75-Percent Profit Loss

The Russian market's book publishing sector has been designated by the state as eligible for special financial support during the pandemic. The post Coronavirus Impact in Russia: Publisher Cites Up to 75-Percent Profit Loss appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-11 16:37:40 UTC ]
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Baltimore Sun looks to non-profit status to stay afloat amid coronavirus threat

Paper owned by Tribune has seen deep cuts to newsroomBaltimore-based group wants paper to become non-profitThe Baltimore Sun has just won the Pulitzer prize for local reporting, despite years of job cuts and as the coronavirus pandemic appears set to ravage the nation’s journalism sector even... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-12 10:00:08 UTC ]
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Authors' Club launch LitFest Online in response to the coronavirus pandemic

The Authors' Club has launched new digital initiative LitFest Online in response to the cancellation of festivals and bookshop events. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-22 02:33:41 UTC ]
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Sphere to publish 'necessary' essay collection on coronavirus pandemic

Sphere is publishing a collection of essays providing "a new non-fiction take on the Covid-19 pandemic". Titled A Little Light, it contains contributions from journalists including the science editors of both the Times and the Telegraph. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-17 00:13:49 UTC ]
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Quarto 'pleased' to post 2019 profit, but pandemic forces cost-cutting measures

Quarto has posted a trading update for its 2019 results, saying it expects revenues to slip 9% to $135.8m (2018: $149.3m) but will be returning a profit of $2.9m.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 02:44:11 UTC ]
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What China’s Literary Community is Reading During the Coronavirus Pandemic

I had a fight with my mother the other day. In the past we had argued on many things but never politics, because we’d seldom talked about it. The video call, which started with her asking me about the outbreak in the US, ended up opening my eyes to the chasm between me and the […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-17 08:49:21 UTC ]
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How you can support bookstores during the coronavirus pandemic.

Though most bookstores are closing their doors to the public, you can still buy books from them! And because you believe in our shared responsibility to preserve the wellbeing of those most vulnerable among us, you’re staying home and reading books, right? This past weekend saw many book people... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-16 19:01:49 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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Coronavirus Live Updates: Book trade staffers tell of anxiety over coronavirus outbreak

Anxiety about health and finances, stress at juggling childcare and uncertainty for the future are frequent reactions among book trade staffers to working through the current coronavirus crisis, according to the nearly 150 respondents to The Bookseller's survey, launched yesterday Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 20:14:36 UTC ]
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Profits, Sales Tumble at HarperCollins

Sales dropped 11% and profits plunged 54% in the quarter ended September 30 at HarperCollins. Much lower sales of print books through Amazon impacted the revenue decline, and higher costs across the board contributed to the profit drop. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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How Stoicism Guided Me Through Opening a Small Town Bookstore in the Midst of the Pandemic

There was more than one moment in the depths of the pandemic that the decision to open a small town bookstore seemed like the absolute worst idea in the world—a monument to arrogance and self-indulgence. At first we couldn’t open. Then we didn’t feel right opening. Then a freak storm (and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-11-07 09:54:32 UTC ]
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S&S Sales Up 10% in Q3, but Profits Are Flat

Though its third-quarter results slowed compared to the first half of 2022, Simon & Schuster remains on track to have a record year, which CEO Jonathan Karp attributed to employees' ability to stay focused on books despite the company being for sale for more than two years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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J. Drew Lanham on Finding Refuge in His Backyard During the Pandemic Lockdown

Emergence Magazine is an online publication with annual print edition exploring the threads connecting ecology, culture, and spirituality. As we experience the desecration of our lands and waters, the extinguishing of species, and a loss of sacred connection to the Earth, we look to emerging... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-09-26 08:52:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Aims for 70 Percent of Its Pre-Pandemic Size

In today's German and international news conferences, key elements of Frankfurt Book Fair were spotlighted by organizers. The post Frankfurt Aims for 70 Percent of Its Pre-Pandemic Size appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-09-08 20:35:29 UTC ]
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Are we ready to poke fun at pandemic times? Christopher Buckley is.

Buckley’s “Has Anyone Seen My Toes?,” a novel about a screenwriter who’s gone off the rails, takes aim at pandemic-fueled neuroses. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-09-04 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Schoolchildren’s pandemic struggles, made worse by U.S. policies

Alongside heartbreaking snapshots of kids' challenges as schools closed, Anya Kamenetz explains the systemic failures that made so many vulnerable. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-09-02 10:00:24 UTC ]
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Quarto Posts Big Jump in Profits

Quarto Group reported that revenue rose 9% in the first six months of 2022 over the comparable period in 2021, to $61.9 million, and net income jumped 124%, to $4.7 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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