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B&N may spin off Nook business, confirms overseas drive

The Bookseller – 2012-01-06

US bookseller Barnes & Noble has said that it is considering separating its Nook business...
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Atlantic Media Taps Editor-in-Chief for New Global Business Brand

The Atlantic Media Company names Kevin Delaney as editor-in-chief of its still untitled digital global business brand. Delaney brings over a decade of experience at The Wall Street Journal to this... | Folio Magazine – 2012-01-20

Atlantic Tries A Business Site Again; WSJ’s Delaney Will Lead Editorial

Nearly two years after Atlantic Media Company suspended plans for a business site, the company is back at it with nothing less than what Justin Smith calls “our most important new launch since... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-20

Bookseller Awards open for business

The starting gun has been fired in the race to find Britain's best publishers, retailers... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-20

B&N considers separating Nook business as device sales up 70%

Leading US book retailer Barnes & Noble has reported sales of its Nook e-reading devices... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-06

Barnes & Noble considers selling its Nook e-reader business

The book retailer's shares plunge 17% after the company says it may spin off its Nook e-reader and tablet business despite record sales over the holiday season.Shares of Barnes & Noble Inc. plunged... | L.A. Times – 2012-01-06

How would a split affect Barnes & Noble, Nook business?

Barnes & Noble is exploring whether to spin off or sell its Nook e-book and e-reader business line, according to paidContent and others. What would that mean? It would separate the fast-growing Nook... | Poynter. – 2012-01-06

Barnes & Noble exploring options for Nook business

(01-05) 06:56 PST NEW YORK, (AP) -- Barnes & Noble said Thursday it is reviewing its options for its Nook e-book and e-book catalog business and might separate it from its core bookstore business.... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2012-01-05

Barnes & Noble shares under pressure as company explores Nook e-book business options

Barnes & Noble shares under pressure as company explores Nook e-book business options | MarketWatch.com – 2012-01-05

S&S' Reidy: Digital could 'reshape international business'

E-books are expected to account for 17% of Simon & Schuster's total revenue in 2011,... | The Bookseller – 2011-12-20

Regional Mag Publisher Looks to Resuscitate Local Newspaper Business with Weekly Offering

Dan Shannon, publisher of North Carolina city titles Chapel Hill and Durham Magazines, has spotted a hole in the current news publishing model. | Folio Magazine – 2011-12-02

Mark Cuban crows about $2.99 best-selling business book

In one day, the slim under-100-page book, titled "How to Win at the Sport of Business: If I Can Do It, You Can Do It," soared to the top of the bestseller charts.LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - With the... | Chicago Tribune – 2011-11-30

News Leadership 3.0 -- The business of going digital first at Morris Communications

Although the Journal Register Company has claimed the name “Digital First” for their new spinoff, JRC is not the only news organization making big—and long—bets on the ascendancy of digital... | Online Journalism Review – 2011-11-02

Independent and Standard merge sports and business desks

The Independent and the London Evening Standard are to effect a partial merger. Sports and business departments at both newspapers are to be integrated.A statement issued at lunchtime said: "The... | Guardian – 2011-11-01

Magazine Publishers Look to Where Digital is Booming: The Book Business

After the initial flurry of excitement surrounding the release of their digital editions, magazine publishers are now beginning to focus on the strategies behind the products. In addition to complete... | Folio Magazine – 2011-10-28

Amazon/TBD merger "could put bookshops out of business"

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 26/10/2011 - 15:55 The Booksellers Association has said the Office of Fair Trading's decision to clear the merger between Amazon and The Book... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-26

Global woes unlikely to hit US business at Frankfurt

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 10/10/2011 - 08:43 Leading US publishers are looking forward to this week's Frankfurt Book Fair, with both Simon & Schuster and Hachette... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-10

Book Business Has Big Hopes for Biography of Steve Jobs

Industry experts said the biography of Steve Jobs could easily sell millions of copies in print, audio and e-book editions. | The New York Times – 2011-10-07

Amazon’s Kindles may open new business opportunities for publishers

Monday Note Frédéric Filloux speculates how publishers could take advantage of opportunities presented by Amazon’s new lineup of Kindle products. One idea is for publishers to give readers an... | Poynter. – 2011-10-03

Cornerstone buys business book from ex-Tesco c.e.o.

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 03/10/2011 - 08:05 Former Tesco c.e.o. Sir Terry Leahy has written a business book for Cornerstone. Random House Business Books publishing... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-03

Business columnist celebrates 60 years at the Dallas Morning News

Dallas Morning News The Dallas Morning News story (subscription required) on 87-year-old Robert (Bob) Miller says “he has lasted longer than any other full-time employee in our 126-year history —... | Poynter. – 2011-09-29

Summit Business Media Sells Off Highline Data

Summit Business Media has sold Highline Data--its insurance information services unit--to SNL Financial LC. | Folio Magazine – 2011-09-28

Forbes new IPG business development manager

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 27/09/2011 - 09:00 The Independent Publishers Guild (IPG) has appointed Imogen Forbes, previously communications officer at the Publishers... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-27

New on the iPad: The Story of Business Intelligence

Mobile business intelligence app developer Roambi wants to marry the excitement of a magazine narrative with the dryness of business intelligence data on the iPad. The goal is to tell the story... | PC World – 2011-09-22

‘Business as usual’ for Frankfurt Book Fair

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 16/09/2011 - 16:21 Publishers are predicting a busy Frankfurt, reporting full meeting schedules. However, given the tough economic climate, there... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-16

Six on "stimulating" business book shortlist

Publication Date: Thu, 15/09/2011 - 08:45 Titles exploring the rise and fall of the American dollar, the boom in cities and the economics of poverty have been shortlisted for the Financial Times and... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-15

Six Ways Amazon Book Streaming Could Help Small Business

Amazon's rumoured streaming-book service would be great for businesses, students, and educators. Here's why. | PC World – 2011-09-13

CNN’s Zite purchase shows how a content creator can break into the content discovery business

CNN’s purchase of Zite this week underscores the importance of news publishers investing in the platforms that people use to discover content on tablet devices. Apps like Zite and… Read more | Poynter. – 2011-09-01

Marinker to retire from W H Smith's travel business

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Wed, 24/08/2011 - 08:25 Simon Marinker, managing director of W H Smith's travel shops, is to retire from the business at the end of this year. He will... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-24

Smiths News boosts business with airline and e-book business

Smiths News, the newspaper and magazine wholesaler, has completed the purchase of the remaining assets of Dawson Holdings, which include its e-book unit and its newspaper and magazine airline... | Media Week – 2011-08-23

For-Profit Business Acquires Nonprofit Charity Site

GOOD, a fast-growing publishing and marketing business dedicated to promoting social causes, is acquiring Jumo, a social networking site devoted to raising money and support for nonprofit groups. | The New York Times – 2011-08-17

Silicon Valley business owners call on Amazon to drop fight against sales-tax law

Kepler's Books owner, others to gather in Palo Alto today in solidarity against Amazon's tax fight. | San Jose Mercury News – 2011-08-17

Wallpaper magazine celebrates 15 years in the business

IPC Media's Wallpaper magazine is publishing its 15th birthday edition, which has attracted 60% higher advertising revenues year on year. | Media Week – 2011-08-11

Indigo Digital Business Grows 170%.....Core Business in Transition

TORONTO, Aug. 9, 2011 /CNW/ - Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada's largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer reported a 1.1% decrease in net revenue for its first quarter ending July 2,... | CNW – 2011-08-10

Garfield Creator Says Comic Boom Software Could Put Him Out of Business

MONTREAL, Aug. 8, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - Software that turns mere mortals into superstar cartoonists has Garfield creator Jim Davis worried. Comic strips and even comic books can be created easily with... | CNW – 2011-08-09

'Transparency' the new watchword for business

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 05/08/2011 - 08:50 Publishers must tighten up their business practices across the developing world or risk falling foul of new anti-bribery... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-04

E-textbooks are destroying the old publishing business model

By Tim Conneally, Betanews The business model behind textbooks is completely out of step with what the market today wants, according to the head of Nature Publishing's digital textbook initiatives. | Betanews – 2011-07-15

Future restructures business as revenue falls

Magazine publisher Future is restructuring its business in the UK and US following a 5% fall in group revenues over the past nine months. | Media Week – 2011-07-15

Business writer Jim Collins agrees to e-books

Another e-book skeptic has converted: business writer Jim Collins. Harper Business announced Wednesday that Collins has a new book coming out in October, "Great by Choice," and will make it available... | Boston.com – 2011-07-07

London business news site planned

Two publishing entrepreneurs are planning to launch a online news business outlet, LondonLovesBusiness, in September.It is being pioneered by Graham Sherren and Mike Bokaie, founders of Centaur Media... | Guardian – 2011-06-27

David Roche launches new business

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 24/06/2011 - 11:14 Former Borders c.e.o. David Roche is working on a project to enhance reading as he launches his own business. Roche said David... | The Bookseller – 2011-06-24

Magazines Expand Business Models With Marketing Services, E-Commerce…and Matchmaking

NYMag.com partners with dating site HowAboutWe.com. | Folio Magazine – 2011-06-22

Business publisher Emap considers titles move to monthly or online only

Business publisher Emap is considering a change to its magazines model, examining strategies to take their weekly titles monthly or even online-only, in an attempt to streamline the business. | Media Week – 2011-06-16

Condé Nast's digital business edges closer to profit

CondeNet UK, the digital business of magazine publisher Condé Nast UK, edged closer to profitability in 2010, reducing its losses to £180,528, according to its latest financial results. | Media Week – 2011-06-14

Report on Business magazine wins 32 awards at 2011 National Magazine Awards

Awards ceremony honours industry's best in print and digital publications | CNW – 2011-06-13

Forbes places social media at heart of business

Mike Perlis, chief executive of Forbes Media, believes the business brand has unlocked a new form of "truly social media" to finally challenge the adage that publishers are obliged to swap print... | Media Week – 2011-06-08

Counting Page Views? Don't Call It A Business Model

Revenue performance indicators should be the most important metric. | Folio Magazine – 2011-05-26

E-Business Is the Buzz at Book Fair

This year’s BookExpo America, an annual publishing business trade show, is full of talk of e-reading and other shifts in the industry. | The New York Times – 2011-05-26

Publishers turn to digital business services to offset declining ad revenue

News publishers have had to develop a number of new digital capabilities in recent years, such as online advertising, social media, search-engine optimization, email marketing, video production, Web... | Poynter. – 2011-05-26

Live chat today: Journalist turned author explains how to start a small book business

In this week’s career chat, we’ll talk with Jennifer Bott VanderWeele, a former business reporter who has started a small book publishing venture. She once was a reporter for the Detroit Free... | Poynter. – 2011-05-24

Reinvent the business model, Teicher tells BIC

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 17/05/2011 - 08:29 There are opportunities for genuine growth and a renewed vitality in bricks and mortar bookselling if the business model is... | The Bookseller – 2011-05-17

A "Business Class" for news?

"Why do people fly Business Class? Why do they choose to pay a considerable increase of money that doesn't compare the difference in value of the place considering, in addition, that an airplane, in... | Editors Weblog – 2011-05-12

Journalists need to better understand the business of digital journalism, study says

The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism has published a new report on digital news economics, which highlighted how the relationship between content and advertising is changing, and... | Editors Weblog – 2011-05-10

Blackwell cuts 19 from library supply business

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 10/05/2011 - 14:19 Blackwell has today (10th May) axed 19 head office jobs from its library supply team. The staff, who are all based at the... | The Bookseller – 2011-05-10

Can Publishers Create a Business Class For News? [Voices]

In their ongoing struggle to get readers to pay for content, some media companies have implemented paywalls, while others have hitched their wagon to Apple’s app store and are trying a subscription... | AllThingsD – 2011-05-06

Small Business Barometer Finds Sector Prefers Advertising in Newspapers

According to Capital One Bank's Small Business Barometer, 62 percent of respondents said they were investing in newspaper and other print ads. | Editor & Publisher – 2011-05-04

Building a Business on Content Sales

The appeal of paid content is growing. Last month, The New York Times embarked on one of the largest tests yet around paid content, introducing a subscription plan for the heaviest users of its site.... | Folio Magazine – 2011-04-21

Nielsen Media and Reed Business Information

The breakup of these former media powerhouses exemplified the industry’s creative chaos: divestment, downsizing and dissolution, followed, perhaps, by opportunity. | Folio Magazine – 2011-04-21

How Newspapers Can Sustain Business and Our Planet

E&P Exclusive: Publishers developing environmental visions and engaging their suppliers on sustainability issues have the benefit of driving both forest conservation and a secure supply of FSC... | Editor & Publisher – 2011-04-20

The Pulitzer Prize winners: business coverage and ProPublica's web-only series stand out

The 2011 winners of the Pulitzer Prizes were announced yesterday, April 18, and for the first time, a web-only piece won one of the coveted awards. Other peculiarities this year included the fact... | Editors Weblog – 2011-04-19

United Business Media Reports 7.5 Percent Underlying Revenue Growth in Q1 2011

United Business Media (UBM) shared its first quarter report today, with a 13.7 percent increase in total revenue, rising from 2010 first quarter’s $338.74 million to first quarter 2011’s $385.07... | Folio Magazine – 2011-04-19

Citigroup to sell EMI 'as whole business'

US bank which wrested control of EMI from Guy Hands is said to agree that the company should not be broken upCitigroup, the US bank which wrested control of music giant EMI from financier Guy Hands... | Guardian – 2011-04-12

Bloomberg Business Week presents new iPad app

Interested in Bloomberg Business Week? There's an app for that. The magazine launched its iPad app today, April 11. Print subscribers get the application for free while non-subscribers pay $2.99 a... | Editors Weblog – 2011-04-11

Archant revamps its business structure

Restructuring appears to be the order of the day at regional newspaper groups. Soon after Northcliffe Media announced an organisational change, Archant has revealed a similar switch. It is reducing... | Guardian – 2011-04-07

Advantage Business Media Buys "Continuity Insights" Portfolio

Advantage Business Media, a b-to-b publisher targeting the communications, manufacturing, design and science markets, has purchased the assets of Continuity Insights from Gardner Publications. | Folio Magazine – 2011-04-06

Luke Johnson to write business advice for Portfolio

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 17/03/2011 - 15:57 Luke Johnson, best known in the book trade for his spell owning Borders, and fellow Financial Times journalist Mrs Moneypenny are... | The Bookseller – 2011-03-17

Greenspun Media Group Launches Weekly Regional Business Magazine

Regional publisher Greenspun Media announced it will launch Vegas Inc., a weekly business magazine for the Las Vegas market, on April 4. Vegas Inc. staff includes Greenspun business editor Richard... | Folio Magazine – 2011-03-11

Summit Business Hires to Expand Advanced Markets AdvisorFX

Summit Business Media announced today the expansion of staff for the Advanced Markets AdvisorFX, an online source for practice-building and client-management tools serving financial advisors and... | Folio Magazine – 2011-03-08

The business on...Jack Griffin, Unemployed publishing executive

Unemployed? As of yesterday, yes. Mr Griffin went to work as chief executive of Time Inc, the publishing business of Time Warner, but came home without a job. He got the chop. | The Independent – 2011-02-19

Penton Launches Online Auction Business

For many publishers, "e-commerce" means dabbling in sales of intellectual property, such as work plans (August Home Publishing, Hanley Wood). | Folio Magazine – 2011-02-03

Hearst pays €651m for Lagardère magazine business

Hearst Corporation has made a "binding offer" of €651m (£559m) for Lagardère's international magazine business, which includes a licensing agreement for fashion magazine Elle. | Media Week – 2011-01-31

Summit Business Media To File for Chapter 11

Summit Business Media has joined the ranks of publishers seeking to reorganize and slash debt through a voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy. | Folio Magazine – 2011-01-26

Levi Roots to offer business advice for Octopus

Celebrity chef Levi Roots will lend... | The Bookseller – 2011-01-20

Business Bookshelf: 'Crash of the Titans'

An immaculately reported story of how Merrill Lynch destroyed itself, how Bank of America came close to collapse and how the two ended up in an uneasy marriage is told in entertaining detail.While... | L.A. Times – 2010-12-26

Indie bookstores wrestle with e-book business

The Canadian Booksellers Association is in talks to make e-books available on bookstore websites and through in-store kiosks - the industry's response to the growing popularity of e-book readers | CBC – 2010-12-22

E-books worth 5% of Hachette's business - Hely-Hutchinson

E-books accounted for 5% of Hachette's total... | The Bookseller – 2010-12-17

Business Diary: Brown's book is no stocking filler

It is surely only a matter of time until he begins climbing therankings, but it pains us to report that Gordon Brown's tome on the financial meltdown, Beyond the Crash, remains stuck at around 400th... | The Independent – 2010-12-15

Doubleday sets record straight: business thriving

The Doubleday Canada Publishing Group, one of Canada's most prominent publishers, is trying to distance itself from news of the closure of DB Media Distribution Inc., which operated the similarly... | CBC – 2010-12-11

Adams Media Announces Book Publishing Opportunity for Business Professionals

AVON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Adams Media, the publisher of the bestselling Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands and the Knock 'em Dead job search series, has announced the details of its upcoming "Make a Book... | Yahoo – 2010-08-02

Business Journal ousts publisher

Lon Matejczyk was fired Friday as publisher of the Colorado Springs Business Journal, a weekly publication that reports on the local business community. Matejczyk, who marked his seventh anniversary... | Yahoo – 2010-07-23

Investors Back New China Business News Outlet

Cai Business Indepth aims to become a major provider of reliable financial news and analysis, in English, about China. | New York Times – 2010-07-20

Online, a Journalist Adds a Business Role

Kelly Wallace, a former broadcast journalist who moved to the Web site iVillage, found business aspects embedded in online journalism. | New York Times – 2010-07-19

Howard Schultz talks to Harvard Business Review: A preview of his upcoming book?

The interview offers insight into Schultz's thinking since he reassumed the role of CEO in early 2008. It's polished enough that it could be a broad-brush outline of the book he plans to publish... | Yahoo – 2010-07-16

Everybody’s Business: Online, We Pay With Our Time Spent Searching

Even if you don’t pay for TV shows, they aren’t exactly gratis: you can spend 5 to 10 minutes searching, on sites like Hulu.com or Clicker.com. | New York Times – 2010-07-10

University Readers Launches Harvard Business Publishing Collection; Expands its Online Library of Business Content to ...

University Readers distributes new readings in online library with the Harvard Business Publishing Collection. | Yahoo – 2010-06-21

Easy iPad Magazine Publishing Could Upset Big-Name Mag's Business

We've heard a lot on the iPad's potentially transformational powers for publishing , and we've seen some custom-built magazines and newspapers already. Now WoodWing has a tool that makes turning a... | Fast Company Magazine – 2010-03-26

Kindle for iPad Could Heat Up E-Book Business

Amazon has posted a preview of the future of e-books, its Kindle e-reader app for Apple's forthcoming iPad. Amazon, the top e-book reseller, is teaming its e-book format with the most anticipated... | PC World via Yahoo! News – 2010-03-22

'Washington Post' Readies Launch of New Pub 'Capital Business'

The Washington Post has announced a new weekly product titled Capital Business, a subscription publication that promises comprehensive coverage of the people, trends and ideas shaping the D.C.... | Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-16

Informa says publishing business performed 'exceptionally well' in 2009

Academic publisher Taylor & Francis performed... | The Book Seller – 2010-03-01

Starting a New Publishing Business— A Transformative Time in Life

A new biography of Henry Luce recounts how hard it was for him to raise funding for what, in 1922, was still called Fact, “the weekly newspaper.” “It’s an awful strain on the nerves,” he wrote,... | Folio Mag – 2010-02-28

Business Books: Choices and how we make them

Reuters - Whether it's a career or a meal, we want to choose. Exercising control feels good. It defines who we are. It's what creates our lives. | Reuters – 2010-02-25

Washington Post Co. Q4 Profit Soars on Education Business and Improving Newspaper Results

The Washington Post Co. Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter profit of $82.2 million, or $8.71 a share, a big jump from its year-ago net income of $18.8 million, or $2.01 a share. The Post Co.'s... | Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-24

Five Stones Press Launches With Innovative Business Model

Despite the combination of a fragile economy and a roiling publishing industry, people continue... | Publishers Wekly – 2010-02-19

Times Business Reporter Accused of Plagiarism Is Said to Resign

The reporter, Zachery Kouwe, is said to have resigned at a meeting called to discuss possible disciplinary action, including dismissal. | New York Times – 2010-02-17

Digital Book World: Piracy, Avid Readers and New Business Models

Macmillan president Brian Napack’s call for publishers to fight digital book piracy with a coordinated program of lawsuits, takedown pressure and anti-piracy legislation seemed to energize the... | Publishers Wekly – 2010-01-27

Magazine Closures, Layoffs Loom at Reed Business Information

Reed Business Information employees are bracing for some bad news following a memo on New Years Eve from CEO John Poulin. | Folio Mag – 2010-01-04

Business big shot: Simon Fuller

Simon Fuller’s entertainment empire could get substantially larger in the new year amid rumours that he will take control of CKX, the media rights company. | Times Online – 2009-12-21

Waltham's Back Pages Books starts publishing business

Alex Green called his bookstore's new publishing business a "one-man show, with a lot of volunteers." Green, owner of Back Pages Books, which opened on Moody Street on 2005, started a new venture... | The Daily News Tribune – 2009-04-02

How Chemical Business Media Embraced Paid Content Online

With ad pages dwindling and the print business model in question, more publishers are debating whether or not to charge for content online. | Folio Mag – 2009-03-30

Local news media needs dual business models, not dueling business models

I own and run a hyperlocal site www.sunvalleyonline.com . While we've managed to be one of the few pure-play local Internet media ventures to eke out a profit, the financial returns aren't anything... | Online Journalism Review – 2009-03-13

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