Time Inc senior executive denies IPC is up for sale

Evelyn Webster, executive vice president of Time Inc's lifestyle group, has denied long-running speculation that the company is considering the sale of the UK magazine unit, which houses titles such as NME, Marie Claire and Look, confirming "IPC is not being sold". Continue reading at 'Media Week'

[ Media Week | 2012-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Warner Put the "For Sale" Sign on Time Inc. Last Fall

Jeff Bewkes and company used to insist they wanted to hang on to their magazine business. They stopped saying that in September. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2013-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle sale brings the Paperwhite back to an all-time low

Amazon's latest Kindle Paperwhite is one of the nicest (and newest) e-readers out there, and you can now pick one up at an all-time low. It's on sale for just $105, for a savings of $35 (25 percent) off the regular $140 price. You'll also find deals on the regular Kindle with a built-in front... Continue reading at Engadget

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Brown Joins R&L as Senior Executive Editor of Religion

Veteran university press and religion publisher Richard Brown will join Rowman & Littlefield as senior executive editor of religion and his tasks include reviving the company's Sheed & Ward Catholic book imprint. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Blackwell’s up for sale for first time in 143-year history

The UK’s largest independent bookshop chain Blackwell's is up for sale for the first time in its 143-year history. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite drops to all-time low price of $71 in one-day sale

Now might be a good time to buy an e-reader for school — or that end-of-summer vacation. Amazon has cut the price of the ad-supported 8GB Kindle Paperwhite to an all-time low of $71 in a one-day-only sale, well below the official $130 sticker. That's lower than what we saw just two weeks... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2021-08-29 15:44:54 UTC ]
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Stressful Times Prompt Sales for Spirituality Titles

New and backlist titles offering esoteric insight, ancient wisdom, and empowering practices did well during a year of ‘profound uncertainty,’ publishers say. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-27 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Pandemic drives ebook and audiobook sales by UK publishers to all-time high

Printed book sales plunge in first six months of 2020 on back of shop and school closuresSee all our coronavirus coverageSales of digital books by British publishers are set to hit an all-time high this year as the public turns to reading to escape pandemic cabin fever.However, the ebook and... Continue reading at The Guardian

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In Q1, Sales Rose 26% at Amazon as It Works to Improve Shipping Times

Sales increased to $75.5 billion in the second quarter at Amazon, even as it acknowledged that the surge in demand forced it to prioritize essential items such as household staples and "dampened demand" for non-essential products. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Gannett Names Former We Company, Time Warner Executive as Chief Financial Officer

Gannett, the owner of USA TODAY and more than 260 other daily publications, appointed a new chief financial officer as Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Florida men deny smalltown library access to the New York Times online, citing “fake news.”

The bullpen of the 1993 San Diego Padres Citrus County Commission (pictured above) has denied funding to county libraries for digital subscriptions to the New York Times. Led by left-handed middle-reliever area man Scott Carnahan, the commission (comprised of Scott, Jeff, Ron, Jimmie, and Brian)... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-05 16:08:55 UTC ]
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TIME Names New Sales, Marketing Leads | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_170617" align="alignright" width="150"] Viktoria Degtar[/caption] Five weeks into Keith Grossman's tenure as president of Time magazine, the list of new additions to its executive ranks is getting longer. Following last month’s appointment of chief legal officer Dana... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-09-05 19:34:18 UTC ]
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Tributes paid after Hachette sales executive Melvyn Munyua dies on holiday

Hachette has paid tribute to its “incredibly charming and generous” international sales executive Melvyn Munyua, who has died in a drowning accident. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ben LeRoy Named Executive Director of IPC

The Independent Publishers Caucus has taken another step in its effort to become an advocacy group for independent publishers, naming former Tyrus Books publisher Ben LeRoy as its first executive director. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Veteran journalist Norman Pearlstine named executive editor of the Los Angeles Times

Norman Pearlstine, who has spent 50 years in journalism helping shape some of the nation’s most prominent publications — including Time Inc. magazines, Bloomberg News, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal — on Monday was named executive editor of the Los Angeles Times. It was the first major move... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Meredith Corp. Shuffles Sales Structure Amid Ongoing Time Inc. Integration

Six group publishers will each oversee a handful of brands, reporting to Meredith Magazines president Doug Olson. The post Meredith Corp. Shuffles Sales Structure Amid Ongoing Time Inc. Integration appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Home entertainment spending overtakes print sales for first time

UK music, video and games sales higher than those of magazines, books and newspapers last yearThe soaring popularity of services like Netflix, Amazon and Spotify has pushed the amount consumers spend on home entertainment products past the amount spent on books, magazines and newspapers for the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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At Time Inc., a Jittery Reckoning on the Day After the Sale

Many employees of Times Inc. had been stunned by the news that the publisher had agreed to sell itself to the Meredith Corporation. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Time Warner, AT&T deal contingent on CNN sale: report

AT&T’s proposed $85-billion purchase of Time Warner Inc., which owns CNN, HBO and Warner Bros. studios, is encountering resistance from the U.S. Department of Justice. For months, the Dallas telecommunications giant has been confidently predicting that it would finalize the takeover of Time... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book Sales Up in in May, for First Time in Two Years

E-book sales at trade houses rose 2.4% in May 2017 for the first time since 2015, according to new figures released by the Association of American Publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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