Winter Institute 11: Report Finds $1 Billion Tax Gap Caused by Amazon

The American Booksellers Association and Civic Economics released a report on the devastating impact of online retailing on American communities in terms of lost state and local tax revenues. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Winter Institute 11: Authors United Still Wants DoJ Probe of Amazon

“The central problem is still with us,” Authors United founder Douglas Preston said, referring to Amazon, at a Winter Institute session called Authors, Agents, and Booksellers--United for a Fair Marketplace. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Report finds £23k 'class pay gap' in publishing

A report slamming representation in the arts has highlighted a "class pay gap" in publishing of up to £23,000 a year and found that people of working class origins make up just 12.6% of the sector. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Posts a $1 Billion Profit

Helped by a strong performance in its cloud services group, Amazon reported an operating profit of $1.1 billion in the first quarter ended March 31, 2016 compared to $255 million in the 2015 first quarter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Winter Institute 11 in Photos

Booksellers and publishers met up in Denver, Colo., from Jan. 23-26, for the 11th annual ABA Winter Institute. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Winter Institute 11: Small Presses Take the Spotlight on Day Three

On the final day of the show, small and university presses promoted their offerings to booksellers at a luncheon and closing reception. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Winter Institute 11: Kwame Alexander Becomes the 'Say Yes Guy' at the Show

"I'm the 'say yes guy,' the inspiration guy," said Kwame Alexander, Newbery Medalist for 'The Crossover,' on the third and final day of WI 11 in Denver, at a breakfast keynote. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Storm Jonas No Match for Winter Institute 11

Despite the weather, the Denver bookseller gathering had few cancellations, and the tone has been upbeat in the wake of what ABA president Betsy Burton called “an absolutely record-breaking year for many stores.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Winter Institute 11: Town Hall Looks at Bookselling’s Big Questions

Minimum wage, selling used books, a better search engine, financing for new booksellers, and an ongoing conversation on race and class were among booksellers' concerns. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ABA Winter Institute 2016: Authors and Books to Watch for at WI 11

A selection of adult and children’s authors to meet at this year’s Winter Institute—and what makes their books notable. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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First PRH ethnicity pay report shows gap of 16% for BAME employees

Penguin Random House has published its first ever ethnicity pay report, which found that BAME staff are paid 16% less than their white colleagues, on average. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Media report: Amazon plans to invest in Rackspace

San Antonio-based cloud services company Rackspace Technology Inc. could get investment from Seattle-based tech giant Amazon.com Inc., according to a Reuters report citing an anonymous source close to the deal. Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) would acquire a minority stake in Rackspace (Nasdaq: RXT) in... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Academic lists likely to be hardest hit by pandemic, new report finds

A report by consultancy Maverick Publishing Specialists says academic presses will be hit hard by falls in university revenue, while trade firms also face challenges in moving to a more agile, digital business model.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Poetry sector 'too white' by far, report finds

A report commissioned by the Centre for New and International Writing at the University of Liverpool has highlighted a stark lack of diversity in poetry publishing and, particularly, poetry criticism.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Harry and Meghan biography Finding Freedom listed on Amazon

The title of a new biography of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, reportedly written with the couple's co-operation, has been revealed as Finding Freedom. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Instagram’s story: Fast growth, a $1 billion sale and Facebook’s broken pledge

Sarah Frier traces the company’s cultural impact along with its business history. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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WI15: Celebrating Winter Institute’s Sweet 15 in Baltimore

Maryland’s largest city, once nicknamed the City That Reads, will host ABA’s leading educational conference. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon Reports Record Early Holiday Sales

Led by such categories and toys and fashion, Amazon had record sales between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday. One book managed to make it onto the company's top-selling items over the period. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hachette gender pay gap report: 'moving in the right direction'

Hachette UK has reported on its gender pay gap for 2019, revealing it has made some progress in closing the gender data gap in its core publishing divisions after increasing the number of higher paid women in its upper echelons. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Report: Private equity firm eyes Tech Data for potential $5 billion acquisition

Private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC is potentially interested in buying Tampa Bay's largest public company, according to a Tuesday report from Reuters. New York-based Apollo has approached Clearwater-based Tech Data Corp. (NASDAQ: TECD) with an offer to acquire the company for... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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