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HC plans Booker-winner reprint

The Bookseller – 2012-10-17

HarperCollins is to reprint 100,000 copies of Hilary Mantel’s Man Booker Prize-winning...
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Ambitious plans for Apple textbook growth

Publishers launching titles on the new Apple interactive textbook platform [part of the iBooks 2... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-30

Halifax Media Drops Plans Requiring Employees to Sign a Two-Year, Non-Compete Agreement

Halifax Media Group, the company which recently bought a chain of newspapers known as the New York Times Regional Media Group, has apparently dropped plans to have those employees sign a non-compete... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-12

Gannett plans to erect paywalls as Chicago title starts charging

Paywalls are going up at scores of US newspapers. The largest publisher, Gannett, has announced plans to charge online users from early next year.The Chicago Sun-Times and its 39 affiliated suburban... | Guardian – 2011-12-08

Google Plans to Seek Books Lawsuit Dismissal

After a so-far fruitless three-year effort to settle the case, Google and the plaintiffs suing it for alleged book-related copyright infringement apparently are... | PC World – 2011-12-06

Bloomsbury plans swashbuckling year for Pirates!

Bloomsbury has readied a slew of publishing to tie into the latest movie from the team behind... | The Bookseller – 2011-11-25

ZTE Plans 2 Billion-Yuan Center for China Unicom E-Books

ZTE Corp., China’s second-largest phone-equipment maker, plans to invest 2 billion yuan ($314 million) in a facility to support China Unicom (Hong Kong) Ltd.’s e-book service. | BusinessWeek – 2011-11-22

Booker prize winner Mantel plans sequel to sequel

LONDON, Nov 18 (Reuters) - Booker Prize winner Hilary Mantel, whose "Wolf Hall" retold the life and thoughts of Thomas Cromwell, is planning not one sequel, but two, she said in an interview... | Reuters – 2011-11-18

Barnes & Noble plans international Nook launch

Written By: Gayle Feldman Publication Date: Mon, 07/11/2011 - 17:18 Barnes & Noble is to expand its e-book service internationally next year, the company's chief executive has revealed. The... | The Bookseller – 2011-11-07

World Book Day plans reinvigoration for 2012 event

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 04/11/2011 - 15:27 World Book Day is set for a 2012 revamp, with new management, branding and digital promotional ideas hoping to achieve more than... | The Bookseller – 2011-11-04

Dallas Morning News publisher: No plans to discontinue printing daily Earlier today I reported that Mark Medici, vice president for audience at The Dallas Morning News, said Monday during a session at the Inland Press Association conference that the... | Poynter. – 2011-10-19

Afictionado plans subscription lending service

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 14/09/2011 - 09:00 Internet venture Afictionado plans to launch a pay-monthly e-book library in 2012. The company is yet to approach publishers to... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-14

The Works plans major expansion

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 09/09/2011 - 08:45 Discount retailer The Works has said it hopes to expand its stores in the UK by nearly 150, as well as growing its e-commerce... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-09

Huffington Post publishes its first e-book, with plans for more

The Huffington Post breaks into the e-book business today with “A People’s History of the Great Recession,” based on reporter Arthur Delaney’s blogging about economic hardship. With this,... | Poynter. – 2011-09-07

Grand plans for Paolini as Inheritance Cycle climaxes

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 22/08/2011 - 11:40 Random House Children’s Books is hoping that Christopher Paolini’s Inheritance Cycle series will be remembered for... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-22

New plans for Cambridge libraries

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 03/08/2011 - 13:30 Cambridgeshire county council is set to announce new library plans in September, with book "vending" machines at train stations... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-03

Penguin plans focus on organic growth and high street

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 01/08/2011 - 08:59 Digital sales have helped to bolster profitability for Penguin in the first six months of 2011, with company chiefs looking... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-01

Publishers Association plans second digital survey

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 19/07/2011 - 17:41 The Publishers Association is launching its second digital survey this year and could introduce a quarterly digital survey by... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-19

"Serious flaws" in Oxfordshire library plans

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 14/07/2011 - 15:18 Oxfordshire library campaigners have claimed there are "major gaps" in the council's plans to make extensive use of volunteers... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-14

Gannett plans to fire 700 staff

The US newspaper company Gannett is to fire 700 newspaper staff, some 2% of the company's total work force.The job reductions will affect the company's community publishing division, which consists... | Guardian – 2011-06-22

BCA plans for 30% growth in next year

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 10/06/2011 - 08:23 Book Club Associates has announced plans for 30% growth over the next year after it was bought by the Webb Group in a deal which... | The Bookseller – 2011-06-10

The Apple has landed: Steve Jobs' plans for futuristic new campus

Steve Jobs gave a masterclass in how to charm your local council planning meeting this week, personally presenting for 20 minutes on its ambitious plans for a new headquarters in Cupertino.The small... | Guardian – 2011-06-09

Canongate plans e-book giveaway for Brooks

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 03/06/2011 - 14:47 Canongate is planning to give a limited number of free e-book copies of Grow Up, the debut novel by 19-year-old Ben Brooks, ahead... | The Bookseller – 2011-06-03

DC Comics revamps line of 52 books and plans super distribution

Just as Green Lantern is about to be released on June 17, in a letter sent to retailers DC Comics announced plans to reboot all of its comic book titles. | The Independent – 2011-06-03

HC plans a summer of love for Harriet Evans

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 03/06/2011 - 08:40 HarperCollins is giving Harriet Evans' backlist a "summery" look as it plans its biggest ever campaign for the paperback release... | The Bookseller – 2011-06-03

Amazon's Publishing Plans Cause Rivals Some Unease

Earlier in the week, Amazon announced that it was hiring Laurence Kirshbaum, the former CEO of Time Warner Book Group, to head a new publishing imprint. This seems like an odd time for Amazon to be... | AdWeek – 2011-05-25

Utica Observer-Dispatch Plans New Format

The Observer-Dispatch will be adding a new Community News section to the newspaper and creating a stand-alone features section. | Editor & Publisher – 2011-05-24

Waterstone's plans e-book push for post-HMV era

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 10/05/2011 - 15:49 Waterstone's could soon bring e-reading front of store in its physical bookshops in a manner similar to Barnes & Noble with its... | The Bookseller – 2011-05-10

Conde Nast Reportedly Plans iPad Magazine Subscriptions

The New Yorker is expected to be the first in-app publication to be offered as more than a single issue sale. | PC World – 2011-05-09

Barnes & Noble Plans New E-Book Reader [Voices]

Barnes & Noble Inc. will unveil a new electronic book reader later this month, the bookseller told analysts and investors on Wednesday, according to a federal filing released after the close of... | AllThingsD – 2011-05-05

Barnes & Noble plans new electronic book reader

May 4 (Reuters) - Bookseller Barnes & Noble Inc plans to make an announcement on the launch of a new electronic book reader on May 24th, according to a regulatory filing released after the close of... | Reuters – 2011-05-05

Plans revealed for WBN 2012, Kingsford to head

Written By: Charlotte Williams and Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 11/04/2011 - 08:30 World Book Night organisers have unveiled future plans for the event, which is scheduled to take place on... | The Bookseller – 2011-04-11

Barnes & Noble Moves Forward With Plans To Allow Android Apps on Nook [Mobilized]

The bookseller is proceeding with plans to open its own Android app store for the Nook Color, announcing new tools for developers and promising they will get a 70 percent cut of revenue. The first... | AllThingsD – 2011-04-08

Eason unveils turnaround plans

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 08/04/2011 - 08:40 Irish union Siptu has said it would “completely oppose” any compulsory redundancies enforced by bookselling chain Eason, as m.d... | The Bookseller – 2011-04-08

Waterstone plans to "return chain to stock-holding roots"

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Mon, 28/03/2011 - 09:30 Tim Waterstone is reportedly assembling a management team for Waterstone's with a view of returning the chain to its... | The Bookseller – 2011-03-28

US judge writes unhappy ending for Google's online library plans

Some authors had complained they had not given permission for books to be scanned and made available onlineGoogle's controversial plans to create the world's biggest online library have been shelved... | Guardian – 2011-03-23

NYC judge calls off plans for Google library

(03-22) 16:04 PDT New York (AP) -- A judge rejected a deal between Google and the book industry Tuesday that would have put millions of volumes online, citing anti-trust concerns while acknowledging... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-03-23

Penguin plans peachy Dahl celebration

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Thu, 10/03/2011 - 15:15 James, Aunts Spiker and Sponge, as well as the Centi­pede, Ladybird and Earthworm will be celebrated this spring as Puffin... | The Bookseller – 2011-03-10

Popular Science Offers a Peek behind the Apple, Google Subscription Plans

Popular Science has been at the front of the pack in terms of early adoption since the start of the apps race. | Folio Magazine – 2011-03-10

Retailers finalise World Book Night plans

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 24/02/2011 - 09:42 Final preparations are underway for a medley of events planned to celebrate World Book Night, with independent and national... | The Bookseller – 2011-02-24

S&S plans unmissable Collins' launch

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 24/02/2011 - 15:30 Simon & Schuster is repackaging three of Jackie Collins’ backlist titles ahead of her latest novel, Goddess of Vengeance. read... | The Bookseller – 2011-02-24

Telegraph plans some digital content charges from September

Payment system described as 'very light touch', with a 'very generous allowance' before users forced to payTelegraph Media Group is understood to be planning to introduce charging for some of its... | Guardian – 2011-02-22

Borders files for Ch. 11 bankruptcy protection, plans to close about 200 stores

NEW YORK -- Bookseller Borders, which helped pioneer superstores that put countless mom-and-pop bookshops out of business, filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday, sunk by crushing debt and... | San Jose Mercury News – 2011-02-16

Yahoo plans digital newsstand for tablets

Yahoo unveiled plans Thursday to launch a digital newsstand for tablet devices, distributing content from a broad range of publishers to users in exchange for a cut of advertising and subscription... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-02-10

DMGT plans to move printing plant

Daily Mail owner has not ruled out redundancies if move from Surrey Quays to £50m site in Essex goes aheadDaily Mail & General Trust plans to move its printing operation from east London to a new... | Guardian – 2011-02-01

Vintage plans annual indie bookshop award

Vintage Books is launching an annual award... | The Bookseller – 2010-12-15

Publisher Plans a Palin Biography For Children

he Christian book publisher Zondervan wants to bring Sarah Palin’s story to a possibly undiscovered audience: 9-to-12-year-olds. | Yahoo – 2010-07-11

Hanley Wood to Buy ‘Category Killer’ Home Plans Site

In an effort to bolster its North American stock homes plans service portfolio, Hanley Wood has agreed to acquire Home Plans LLC, which features more than 14,000 single family house, multi-family... | Folio Mag – 2010-03-23

Publisher plans to super-size 'Green Hornet' series

Comic-book publisher Dynamite has decided that 2010 is going to be the year of the "Green Hornet" and is gambling that it will be able to capitalize on that in a big way. | Philadelphia Daily News – 2010-03-22

Venezuela denies plans to censor Internet

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela is not planning to censor the Web or to shut down social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook, officials said on Monday, after President Hugo Chavez called for... | Reuters – 2010-03-15

Canadian Booksellers Object to Amazon's Fulfillment Plans

Canadian booksellers have filed objections with the Canadian government over Amazon's plans to... | Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-10

India’s HT Media Surges to Two-Year High on Unit’s IPO Plans

March 8 (Bloomberg) -- HT Media Ltd. , owner of India’s Hindustan Times newspaper, rose to its highest in almost two years in Mumbai trading on its unit’s plan to raise 3 billion rupees ($66... | Bloomberg – 2010-03-08

Zimbabwe plans to relax media restrictions

Zimbabwe's unity government plans to relax draconian media restrictions as part of an action plan meant to restore basic rights, heal political scars and boost international trust, the state... | AP via Yahoo! News – 2009-04-06

The Times Plans Temporary Pay Cuts

Facing a steep drop in revenue, The New York Times Company plans to cut the pay of most employees by 5 percent for nine months, in return for 10 days’ leave, and will lay off 100 people and make... | New York Times – 2009-03-26

Texterity Plans Launch of New Digital Reader

Digital publishing vendor Texterity has announced plans to launch a new version of its Coverleaf Reader. | Folio Mag – 2009-03-25

'Fitz & Jen' Podcast Up Now: USPS Plans to Stick it to Newspapers

In the new edition of E&P's "Fitz & Jen Give You the Business" podcast: The United States Postal Service is at it again. Come spring, it plans to stick it to one of its biggest customers:... | Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-12

Trinity Mirror plans deeper cutbacks as ad revenue plummets

LONDON - Trinity Mirror plans to make £25m in cutbacks this year after revealing group ad revenues in the first two months of 2009 fell 30% year on year. | Media Week – 2009-02-26

Pressmen's Union Plans Protest Against 'L.A. Times'

"This rally is to protest and bring the public¿s attention to therecent announcement of mass layoffs and other flagrant anti-union tactics that management has used against us since we voted to... | Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-20

Associated Press Plans 'Multiplatform' Oscar Coverage

AP Global Director of Entertainment Products Michael Dutton stated: "We have bundled together our core video, photo and text coverage into an all-in-one interactive, which will enhance the way... | Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-17

New Naked City publisher plans to bring back monthly magazine’s ‘edge’

Carrie Follis, who bought the publishing rights to Naked City last month from FocusOn LLC, has a goal of bringing back the edginess the local lifestyle magazine once possessed. | BizJournals – 2009-02-16

Newsweek Plans Makeover to Fit a Smaller Audience

The magazine plans a new design, a much smaller and more affluent readership, and some shifts in content. | New York Times – 2009-02-09

Time Warner reports loss and plans job cuts

The media and entertainment giant was hurt by a $24.2 billion write-down for its cable, publishing and AOL assets and said it would shrink its work force 3 percent this year. | International Herald Tribune – 2009-02-05

Disney Plans to Cut Costs and Release Fewer DVDs

The global slowdown took a toll on DVD and television ad sales, but marketing promotions helped the company avoid dramatic declines at its theme parks. | New York Times – 2009-02-05

Time Warner posts loss; cable spinoff plans 1,250 layoffs

Time Warner on Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter loss, hurt by a $24.2 billion write-down for its cable, publishing and AOL assets, and Time Warner Cable said it is laying off 1,250 people over... | USA Today – 2009-02-04

Clear Channel Plans to Trim 1,850 Jobs

Hit with the advertising downturn, the company said it was eliminating about 9 percent of its employees, effective immediately. | New York Times – 2009-01-21

Publisher plans to cut 133 jobs

Publisher Cambridge University Press announces plans to cut 133 jobs in its printing business. | BBC News – 2009-01-21

Boston Globe Plans to Trim Its Newsroom by 12%

The cuts, through buyouts and possibly layoffs, are the latest example of a sharp contraction in the size of American newspapers as they grapple with falling advertising and circulation. | New York Times – 2009-01-15

Gannett offering time off sans pay :Publisher plans 1-week furloughs to avoid job cuts.

NEW YORK -- USA Today publisher Gannett Co. imposed one-week unpaid furloughs for most of its U.S. employees Wednesday, saying the move could help minimize the need for further layoffs amid a severe... | South Bend Tribune – 2009-01-15

Extras, Increased Copies Mark Big Inauguration Plans

The Washington Post and Chicago Tribune are planning afternoon extra editions on Inauguration Day to cover Barack Obama's swearing-in and related events. Numerous others, meanwhile, are set to... | Editor And Publisher – 2009-01-13

Verizon Wireless plans to support Kindle rivals

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) Verizon Wireless is poised to have rivals of Amazon's popular electronic Kindle reader use its network to download material such as books and newspapers wirelessly, according to... | Reuters – 2009-01-06

Newsweek plans staff cuts in makeover: report

(Reuters) - Newsweek magazine is planning staff cuts as part of a major editorial makeover likely to result in a slimmer publication, the Wall Street Journal said, citing people close to the... | Reuters – 2008-12-11

2 book publishers announce mobile phone plans

Two major book publishers announced mobile phone initiatives Monday as a worried industry increasingly banks on a digital future. | International Herald Tribune – 2008-12-08

Samhain Publishing Announces Expansion Plans

In a bold move, Samhain Publishing ( announced the purchase of Linden Bay Romance ( In light of the downward spiral of the economy and the... | PRWeb via Yahoo! News – 2008-12-05

BBC Trust expected to knock back online local video plans

Controversial plans by BBC management to launch a £68m network of local news websites with video content are expected to be rejected in their current form by the BBC Trust, based on evidence... | Guardian Unlimited – 2008-11-20

Lawmaker Plans Bill on Web Neutrality

Sen. Byron Dorgan plans to introduce a bill in January that would bar Internet providers from blocking Web content, setting up a renewed battle over so-called network neutrality. | New York Times – 2008-11-14

O'Reilly plans to sell stake in APN

Irish media company Independent News & Media plans to sell its stake in Herald publisher APN News & Media. INM, which is led by chief executive and former British Lions player Sir Anthony O'Reilly,... | The New Zealand Herald – 2008-11-02

Time Inc. Plans About 600 Layoffs

The restructuring, which will cut 6 percent of the company’s workforce, could alter the culture at the venerable publishing house. | New York Times – 2008-10-29

Magazine publisher Time plans restructuring, job cuts

Time Warner's Time Inc, the world's largest magazine company, plans a restructuring that could lead to as many as 600 job cuts, or about 6% of its workforce. | USA Today – 2008-10-29

Gannett, parent of The Courier-Journal, plans job cuts

Gannett Co. Inc., parent of The Courier-Journal, plans to cut staff at its newspapers by 10 percent by early December. | Louisville Courier-Journal – 2008-10-28

Amazon plans new version of Kindle e-book reader: Website Inc. is planning a new version of its Kindle electronic-book reader, including a number of improvements over the original, according to | Market Watch – 2008-10-05

Beaufort Keeping to ‘Medina’ Pub Plans

Beaufort Books has no plans to change its publication schedule for The Jewel of Medina following a weekend attack on the office's of the book's U.K. publisher. Beaufort president Eric Kampmann said... | Publishers Wekly – 2008-09-29

No plans to recruit more staff for Independent despite price rise, says Roger Alton

The Independent editor, Roger Alton, has said he will not be recruiting any more journalists on the title despite the increase in its cover price to £1. By Ben Dowell | Guardian – 2008-09-22

Esquire plans high-tech 75th anniversary cover

Men's magazine Esquire is celebrating its 75-year history by looking forward with some technology that has the potential to change the way people read print publications. The cover of the October... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-09-08

'Kangaroo' plans leap into new era for web TV

Controversial plans to create a website bringing together programmes owned by the BBC, ITV and Channel 4 have won the backing of Google, the owner of YouTube. | Times Online – 2008-09-03

Hunan Publishing plans 2 bln yuan Shanghai IPO

SHANGHAI, Aug 22 (Reuters) - China's Hunan Publishing Investment Holding Group, a state-owned media conglomerate, said on Friday it plans to raise 1.5 billion to 2 billion yuan ($220-290 million) in... | Reuters via Yahoo! Malaysia News – 2008-08-22

Mozilla plans Luganda web search

A project to translate Mozilla Firefox search engine into a Ugandan local language is launched. | BBC – 2008-08-14

Professor's warning deters plans to publish Islam book

Former journalist Sherry Jones wrote "The Jewel of Medina" to try to combat stereotypes about Islam. "What I really strove to do with this book … is to get women's voices into Islamic history,"... | The Daily Texan – 2008-08-11

Legend Press plans book club

Legend Press and its recent acquisition... | The Bookseller – 2008-08-07

AH Belo reports 2Q loss, plans 500 job cuts

A.H. Belo Corp., the publisher of The Dallas Morning News and three other newspapers, reported a second-quarter loss on Monday and said it was cutting 500 jobs, or 14 percent of its work force. Its... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-07-28

Herald and Times MD denies Charles McGhee quit over newsroom merger plans

The MD of The Herald and Times newspaper group has denied Charles McGhee resigned as editor of its flagship title over a plan to merge newsrooms. By Severin Carrell | Guardian – 2008-07-23

Fast-growing global media firm plans to triple its staff

A global media firm that quietly opened an office in downtown Honolulu last year has increased its sales by 300 percent in the past six months. It plans to triple staff and expand to Asia-Pacific in... | BizJournals – 2008-07-14

The (Baltimore) Sun details plans to cut 100 jobs

The (Baltimore) Sun will cut about 100 jobs, including 55 to 60 in the newsroom, through buyouts, layoffs and the closing of open positions. The latest in a series of cuts to the venerable newspaper... | International Herald Tribune – 2008-06-26

French government to digitize out-of-print 20th century works, plans ebook initiative

It's a case of having one's cake and eating it, too. Or, in this instance, digitizing the works of others and reselling them online for a 40 percent cut. According to Le Temps, a controversial new... | Engadget – 2012-03-06

Kobo plans marketing push to bolster British sales

E-bookseller Kobo plans to grow device sales in the UK with a strong marketing push towards the... | The Bookseller – 2012-03-15

'Revolutionary' website plans at Hachette UK

  The Group c.e.o of Hachette UK, Tim Hely Hutchinson, has told authors that substantial... | The Bookseller – 2012-03-30

Government announces high street plans

The government has announced it is to accept all the 28 recommendations made in Mary Portas... | The Bookseller – 2012-03-30

Kobo reveals big plans

Kobo will launch its self-publishing platform this quarter and plans on expanding to “a... | The Bookseller – 2012-04-17

Future plans new launch as iPad sales hit £3m

Future Publishing is planning to launch a print magazine to follow up its craft title Mollie Makes, while its iPad sales have now passed the £3m mark, according to chief executive Mark Wood. | Media Week – 2012-05-22

Marvel plans wedding for gay superhero Northstar

Wedding bells will ring this summer for Marvel Comics' first openly gay hero, super speedster Northstar, and his longtime boyfriend. The New York publisher said Tuesday that Canadian character... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2012-05-23

New Orleans Times-Picayune plans to publish only three days a week

NEW ORLEANS -- The Times-Picayune, one of the nation's oldest newspapers, is dropping its daily circulation after 175 years and plans to issue three printed editions a week starting in the fall. | San Jose Mercury News – 2012-05-24

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