Will Self-Publishing Counterbalance Trade Publishing Consolidation?

More traditional publishers will likely merge over the next decade, further consolidating power. but as self-publishers continue to organize, they offer a viable alternative. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade-Published Romance Sees a Coronavirus Boost in the States

Unit sales of romance ebooks 'increased 17 percentage points from January through May 2020' in the US market, NPD Books reports. The post Trade-Published Romance Sees a Coronavirus Boost in the States appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-20 14:14:36 UTC ]
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PRH becomes latest trade publisher to pull out of Frankfurt

Penguin Random House has joined the other big trade publishers in pulling out of the Frankfurt Book Fair's physical event this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-08 07:32:23 UTC ]
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Lockdown diaries: the trade publisher

Lockdown is not something that is at all suited to my personality – I miss my friends, I miss my life and perhaps most importantly - I miss Bancone. Publishing is such a social business and I’ve been finding it incredibly hard to cope without that side of it. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-18 13:56:25 UTC ]
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Blackburn to lead HCG's picture books and trade non-fiction publishing

Emma Blackburn is leaving Bloomsbury Children's Books after eight years to join Hachette Children’s Group in the role of picture book and non-fiction publisher.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-24 10:24:27 UTC ]
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Publishers donate unused LBF stock to Book Trade Charity

Publishers including Penguin Random House, Pearson, Bonnier Books UK and Macmillan Education have donated books they planned to use at the cancelled London Book Fair to the Book Trade Charity. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-11 20:10:12 UTC ]
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Audible, Publishers Trade Proposals in Captions Litigation

In an October 30 letter to the court, Audible attorneys asked the judge to "preserve the status quo" while Audible considers a proposal made by the publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Mergers Aren’t New. So Why Are Publishers Consolidating Now?

Perhaps it was promising, years ago, to see the media industry booming thanks to investments by venture capital-backed funders and large media conglomerates hoping to cash in early on promising new digital media titles. But now, it's the time in the industry's life cycle for those same flashy... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-10-14 15:22:42 UTC ]
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BA urges trade to examine impact of publishing to curb climate change

Publishing has made strides in becoming more sustainable, but firms need to collaborate for a more radical overhaul, both the Booksellers Association and Extinction Rebellion have separately claimed this week.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-12 13:23:59 UTC ]
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BIBF buoyant for UK, but US publishers face trade tariff problems

UK publishers at the Beijing International Book Fair last week saw typically buoyant rights trading, as the country's book market boom continues in 2019, with double-digit growth at the half-year stage. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-27 09:09:20 UTC ]
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US trade publishers saw 4.6% lift in 2018, but education sales fell

American trade publishing saw a 4.6% rise in revenue for 2018 but a decline in educational sales left the market relatively flat, new figures show. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade gets behind new Female Leadership in Publishing newsletter

A new digital platform and newsletter called The FLIP (Female Leadership in Publishing), launched by three Transworld colleagues to showcase "brilliant, inspiring, courageous and creative" women who work in the publishing industry, has been "inundated" with support, collecting hundreds of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US trade sales increase despite a fall in publishing revenues

Publishing revenues declined 1.4% in the US in the first three quarters of the year, despite a rise in trade revenues of 4.4%, according to the Association of American Publishers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AAP Reports August Revenue Up for Trade Publishers in the US

Once again, digital audio sales show robust gains, with ebook sales largely holding steady in August. Adult sales in the US market show a rise of $22.7 million, with children's and YA also moving upward. The post AAP Reports August Revenue Up for Trade Publishers in the US appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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American Publishers Cite 3.6-Percent Rise in Trade Revenue, First Half of 2018

While audiobook sales grow, the AAP's new report show children's book sales struggling and declines in education and scholarly revenues. The post American Publishers Cite 3.6-Percent Rise in Trade Revenue, First Half of 2018 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Remained Publishing’s Brightest Spot in 2017

Trade sales have grown steadily over the last five years—even as other major segments continue to have their struggles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Writers and publishers trade blows over plummeting author pay levels

Responding to a survey that found the median author income had dropped to £10,500, Publishers Association said the figures were ‘unrecognisable’The Society of Authors has issued a sharply worded challenge to the UK’s biggest publishers after the chief executive of the Publishers Association... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Four Publishing Trade Groups Criticize Google’s Ad Policy Change in Letter to CEO

Announcing its policy change less than a month before GDPR goes into effect, Google has left publishers scrambling to make sense of its new rules. The post Four Publishing Trade Groups Criticize Google’s Ad Policy Change in Letter to CEO appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing trade groups criticize Google over GDPR policy

Four trade groups representing publishers such as Axel Springer, Bloomberg, Conde Nast, Hearst and the Guardian released a letter Monday addressed to Google CEO Sundar Pichai that sharply criticizes the company's approach to publishers as strict new privacy rules loom in Europe.The trade... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder Faith takes on Alpha International's trade publishing

Hodder Faith is taking responsibility for all trade publishing on behalf of Christian charity Alpha International as part of a new partnership. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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