Travel market takes a wrong turn

Two years of growth were ended in 2017, with print sales dropping to an all-time low. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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When Creativity Takes A Wrong Turn: Lousy Book Covers

Aptly titled new Tumblr "Lousy Book Covers" collects the delightfully dubious achievements in jacket design. The book Spending Christmas With a Yeti is already at a marketplace disadvantage, what with that title, but then there’s the book cover. Oh boy, where to start. The real-life... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Traveling (at last)? Take along the 10 best books of May.

When travel beckons, be sure to pack the 10 best books of May. Any journey feels more meaningful with a good novel or nonfiction title at hand. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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‘Nothing Is Wrong and Here Is Why’ takes hilarious aim at the current administration. But it’s not all fun and games.

Alexandra Petri’s new essay collection makes our current sociopolitical dumpster fire not just very funny but stingingly poignant. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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A Bookstore Turned “Travel Agency”; Chewy Celebrates Very Good Pets: Friday’s First Things First

Welcome to First Things First, Adweek's daily resource for marketers. We'll be publishing the content to First Things First on Adweek.com each morning (like this post), but if you prefer that it come straight to your inbox, you can sign up for the email here. A Bookstore Shocked Fans and Boosted... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-05-01 10:45:39 UTC ]
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Heartwood takes on Marco Polo travel guides

Heartwood Publishing is taking over exclusive licensing and distribution rights in the English speaking world for MairDumont’s Marco Polo travel guides. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-09 15:50:41 UTC ]
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Peaks and troughs for travel market

The market for travel books has struggled in the past year, but publishers are finding ways to rise to the challenges of a tough retail environment, changing trends and a shift to more sustainable travel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-20 13:59:01 UTC ]
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Taking a Turn Behind the Circulation Desk (shelftalker)

From cool technology to book clubs to a tricky round of Jeopardy, a bookseller plays librarian for a day. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-20 12:00:45 UTC ]
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How economists turned all of society into a market

From policy to dating, seeing issues through this lens has ill effects, Binyamin Appelbaum writes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-20 01:24:30 UTC ]
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Taking Middle Grade to Market

With an increasing number of books for the middle grade audience in the pipeline, publishers share their strategies for capturing the interest of preteens. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Teenage kicks: Illustrator Small takes Dark turn

We spoke to award-winning children’s illustrator David Small, who returns this October with a "fictional follow-up" to his 2009 memoir Stitches. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Prima Games Takes Travel Publishing to Virtual Worlds

The 25-year-old imprint at Penguin Random House’s DK division has adopted a hybrid publishing model to evolve along with the video game industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Evolving Travel market dips but category remains key for retailers

The international terror threat, a weaker pound and ill feeling towards the election of Donald Trump have contributed towards a shift in the travel market, but the book trade is still bullish about its long-term health, despite a drop in sales last year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Q&AA: Rafat Ali on Media, Marketing Travel in an 'Age of Anxiety'

Rafat Ali is co-founder and CEO of the travel site Skift, which covers the business side of the travel industry. In publishing circles, he's also known as an astute and pointed observer of digital media. For this interview, he dons both hats. We also touch on his time growing up in India, where... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Company spotlight: Dialogue Books taking the road less travelled

In three months at Little, Brown, Sharmaine Lovegrove has got off to a flying start, as Sarah Shaffi discovers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Travel market rises as publishers innovate

Travel publishers promise innovation as print "finds its place" in the market, following second consecutive year of growth. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Taipei Book Fair 2017: Taking the Pulse of Taiwan’s Book Market

The 25th edition of the Taipei International Book Fair takes place this week amid concerns of a decline in sales and the future for independent bookstores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Is Targeting Travel Marketers to Buy Native Programmatic Ads

In July, Google started offering native programmatic buying through its DoubleClick network with a pilot program that lets publishers make their so-called native advertising inventory available to brands. Brands can run multiple native campaigns by uploading all of the bits of the ad—including... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Comic book artist turned wrestler Michel Mulipola takes workshops at Te Oro

 A comic-artist-by-day come super-villain-wrestler-by-night has been helping inspire the youth of Auckland. Continue reading at Stuff

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FT takes controlling stake in content marketing company Alpha Grid

Publisher to ramp up its presence in branded content, especially digital and videoThe Financial Times is to significantly boost its advertiser-funded video and digital content by acquiring specialist firm Alpha Grid.Alpha Grid produces branded content across broadcast, video, digital and social... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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