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Roche new chairman of LBF advisory board

The Bookseller – 2012-01-26

Former Borders c.e.o David Roche has been named as the new non-executive chairman of the London...
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Russian Authorities Seize Independent Newspaper's Entire Print Run

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-16

Reporters Without Borders deplores the arbitrary seizure three days ago of the entire print run of the independent regional weekly Vitebsky Kuryer. A truck carrying 10,000 copies of the newspaper from its printing plant in the Russian city of Smole...
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US book sales hold up, despite Borders collapse and e-book growth

The Bookseller – 2012-01-11

Print books sales in the US fell 9% in 2011, with strong growth in digital sales appearing to...
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Whither the Sales Rep

Publishers Weekly – 2011-12-02

While publishers have been reorganizing their sales forces for years, the shifting marketplace—one without Borders and with a lot fewer print books—is forcing publishers to rethink more than ever how they sell. Hachette Book Group’s elimination...
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BAM!’s Stores In Place

Publishers Weekly – 2011-10-28

When the 2011 holiday selling season begins in earnest around Thanksgiving, Books-A-Million will have more than 250 stores open as it completes the rebranding and re-opening of stores it took over from Borders. BAM! will move into 41 former Borders...
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Downer warns publishers: 'set the agenda'

The Bookseller – 2011-10-11

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Tue, 11/10/2011 - 15:33 Publishers must take ownership of selling books or face quickly becoming irrelevant, former Borders UK chief Philip Downer told delegates at Tools of Change Frankfurt today (11th...
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Print Declines Outpace Digital Gains

Publishers Weekly – 2011-09-16

Sales of print books in the major trade categories fell 22.9% in the first six months of 2011 at the houses that report figures to the Association of American Publishers. The declines were greatest among the adult segments, with sales down by more...
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Summer’s Over, How Did Bookstores Do?

Publishers Weekly – 2011-09-09

Clearly, 2011 will not be considerered a stellar year for a wide swath of bookselling: Borders is in the midst of closing its remaining stores; Books-A-Million has had two disappointing quarters, and Barnes & Noble’s growth is coming primarily from...
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After Borders

Publishers Weekly – 2011-09-02

Although Books-A-Million garnered attention for its acquisition of 14 Borders locations last week, many former Borders stores are about to have other new tenants.
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Big Houses Stay In the Black

Publishers Weekly – 2011-09-02

Half way through 2011, at least four of the major trade publishers continue to find ways to profitably publish despite the challenges posed by the digital transition and the collapse of Borders.
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Barnes & Noble sees strong Nook growth

Reuters – 2011-08-30

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Barnes & Noble Inc forecast sales of its Nook e-reader and e-books would more than double this fiscal year to $1.8 billion and said book sales would get a lift from the demise of rival Borders, sending its shares up 8 percent
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Old Bookstores, New Challenges

Publishers Weekly – 2011-08-12

When iconic bookstores like Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C., and the Red Balloon Bookshop in St. Paul, Minn., changed hands earlier this year against the backdrop of the closing of Borders, it reaffirmed the importance of...
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Borders 'terminates' president and c.f.o.

The Bookseller – 2011-08-05

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 05/08/2011 - 08:20 Borders US has "terminated" the employment of its president Michael J Edwards and executive vice president and chief financial officer Scott D Henry. The company's senior...
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What Booksellers Want

Publishers Weekly – 2011-08-05

Much has been made about the importance of bricks-and-mortar bookstores as showrooms, places that will help prevent the book business from going the way of the music industry as the sales of digital books grow. But hundreds of showrooms and...
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British Library launches 19th Century iPad app

The Bookseller – 2011-08-03

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 03/08/2011 - 14:05 The British Library has launched an iPad app allowing subscribers to browse 45,000 books from its 19th century historical collection. Subscription costs £1.99 per month and users...
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Independent bookstores look to life after Borders

Baltimore Sun – 2011-07-31

Jay Hancock: Is the death of Borders a bell that tolls for the book trade? Or a business opportunity?
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Book clubs in America: Why do we love them so much?

Slate – 2011-07-30

A casual observer of the book-club scene could be fooled into thinking that this summer was a hard one for the nation's leisure readers. Late in spring, Oprah's club shuttered, stranding publishers in what promises to be a long shoal of short print...
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A Sad Goodbye to Borders

Folio Magazine – 2011-07-28

With this closure, our market is losing a progressive magazine retailer.
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A World Without Borders

Publishers Weekly – 2011-07-22

It might seem only reasonable for independents to gloat, at least a little, now that one of their biggest competitors, Borders Book Group, which had 1,249 stores in 2003, has begun closing its remaining 399 stores. But the response from indies to...
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Books-A-Million in last-minute Borders bid

The Bookseller – 2011-07-22

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Fri, 22/07/2011 - 09:32 Books-A-Million has bid for up to 35 US Borders stores in a last-minute offer to try and save part of the 40-year-old bookselling chain. The chain, which also runs stores under...
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