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The ToC Perspective: A Call for a Unified E-book Market

Publishers Weekly – 2012-02-03

Imagine buying a car that locks you into one brand of fuel. That new BMW only runs on BMW gas. There are plenty of BMW gas stations around, so convenience isn't an issue. But if a different brand of...

W H Smith ‘won market share’ at Christmas

The Bookseller – 2012-01-26

W H Smith says it increased its market share over the Christmas period, with retail analysts...

Recession fails to bite children's market

The Bookseller – 2012-01-23

Children's publishing emerged relatively unscathed from a recessionary 2011, with 13 of the...

Barnes & Noble captures 25% of e-book market

San Francisco Chronicle – 2012-01-20

Number of the day 25% That's Barnes & Noble 's share of the U.S. electronic-book industry. While the company is a distant second to Amazon.com in the market, Barnes & Noble is generating $1.5 billion...

Moving Toward A Hybrid Market

Publishers Weekly – 2012-01-20

Even as more consumers buy dedicated digital reading devices and tablets, a hybrid market for books is developing in which readers will buy both print and digital books. That was one of the main...

YA market ripe for digital, say publishers

The Bookseller – 2012-01-16

Children's publishers remain confident that the printed book will be the dominant format for...

Bloomsbury Institute enters reader events market

The Bookseller – 2011-12-09

Bloomsbury has set up a literary events arm called Bloomsbury Institute, hosting literary salons...

EU Is Said to Start Probe Into E-Book Market, Including Apple

BusinessWeek – 2011-12-07

European Union antitrust regulators will open an investigation of the electronic-book market to examine restrictions on prices and sales across the region, two people familiar with the case said.

E-book market forecast to hit $5.2B as the book industry burns

GigaOM – 2011-12-02

I've never seen an industry change faster than digital publishing, where the sudden love of e-books created a "backdraft" that set the entire value chain aflame. These three large-scale shifts will...

Academic sector outperforming market

The Bookseller – 2011-11-28

The surge of students attending higher education institutions ahead of funding changes in 2012...

Scholastic targets younger market

The Bookseller – 2011-11-28

Scholastic UK is building its younger fiction in order to replicate its strength in the Young...

Apple Newsstand: can it crack the news market?

Guardian – 2011-10-24

The sales/subscription platform is a useful first step – but publishers must also create more imaginative tablet productsCan Apple crack the digital news market the way it did with music? The...

Amazon.com to enter Japanese e-book market: report

Reuters – 2011-10-19

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc may enter the Japanese e-book market this year and launch its Kindle readers in the market, the Nikkei business daily reported.

Kindle Fire: Amazon's bid to challenge iPad for tablet market

Guardian – 2011-09-28

Web retailer to take on Apple with launch of Android-based tablet on WednesdayAmazon is set to join the tablet wars on Wednesday as it launches a rival to Apple's best-selling iPad, a device that has...

Turkey to be LBF Market Focus 2013

The Bookseller – 2011-09-20

Publication Date: Tue, 20/09/2011 - 08:33 Turkey is to be the the Market Focus partner of London Book Fair 2013. The announcement was made last night (19th September) at an official signing event...

Amazon to enter the tablet market?

Editors Weblog – 2011-09-13

Tablets have long been touted as the saviour of newspaper publishing and an app like Flipboard, which delivers personalised magazine content to your tablet, has demonstrated much of the devices'...

One Day top as new releases fail to boost market

The Bookseller – 2011-09-06

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 06/09/2011 - 16:04 David Nicholls' One Day (Hodder) remains comfortably the bestselling book in the UK. The novel, which currently tops the Amazon,...

E-books usurping market for cheap paperbacks

SacBee – 2011-09-05

These are dark and stormy times for the mass-market paperback, that squat little book that calls to mind the beach and airport newsstands.

Upstart gets jump on Amazon in India's nascent e-shopping market

Reuters – 2011-09-04

BANGALORE (Reuters) - On some days when they were starting out, the Bansals would get on a motorbike to make the rounds of book warehouses around Bangalore, ride back to their two-bedroom apartment...

Mass-Market Paperbacks Sales in Decline

The New York Times – 2011-09-03

A Kindle reader on a train in Cambridge, Mass. E-book best-seller lists are full of genre novels.

Hubert Burda to market German titles to UK brands

Media Week – 2011-08-26

International magazine publisher Hubert Burda Media has opened a central marketing office in London to promote its German titles to UK-based advertisers.

Chaos hinders Japanese e-book market

The Bookseller – 2011-08-23

Written By: Michael Fitzpatrick Publication Date: Tue, 23/08/2011 - 08:26 A confusing maze of e-book stores, a difficulty in rendering text and high costs of purchase are dissuading Japanese...

MAGAZINE ABCs: How the publishers market their mags

Media Week – 2011-08-18

While publishers, media agencies and advertisers mull over the latest magazine ABC figures, here's a look back at some of the methods used by the press to promote their titles during the first six...

July retail growth "modest", amid poor book market

The Bookseller – 2011-08-09

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Tue, 09/08/2011 - 09:43 July retail sales saw a modest improvement, according to figures from the British Retail consortium, though book sales fell to...

Amazon to enter Indian market

The Bookseller – 2011-07-26

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Tue, 26/07/2011 - 09:30 Amazon.com is reportedly in discussions with e-commerce companies in India in a bid to expand into one of the world's...

Children's illustrators concerned over UK market

The Bookseller – 2011-06-10

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Fri, 10/06/2011 - 08:14 An up-and-coming children's illustrator has warned that new British talent is being forced to go abroad in search of work as the...

Study: App Store Makes More Money Than Android Market

PC World – 2011-05-28

It's far more common for apps in the iOS App Store to make money than it is for apps in the Google Android Market, according to a report published by Dutch mobile app store research firm Distimo.

Apple's iPad: an underachiever in the book market?

San Jose Mercury News – 2011-05-27

As the publishing industry wrapped up four days of digital talk at its annual national convention, Amazon's Kindle was seen as the leader in the growing e-market, Barnes & Noble's Nook was considered...

B&N launches new Nook and eyes international market

The Bookseller – 2011-05-24

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Tue, 24/05/2011 - 15:40 Barnes & Noble c.e.o. William Lynch has said he is looking at international opportunities for its Nook e-book reader, as it...

Google eyes digital display market

Guardian – 2011-05-23

Having conquered classified search, Google is targeting display advertising – a move that makes media companies nervous Neal Mohan is known as Google's $200bn man. Mohan, vice-president of display...

Indian newspaper market 'is on fire'

Guardian – 2011-05-13

Growing literacy rates in India, not to mention the country's growing prosperity, have fuelled massive newspaper sales increases. The market for newsprint is on fire across India.The country's print...

Osama bin Laden books rushing to market

CBC – 2011-05-06

An e-book of essays written following the death of Osama bin Laden will be published Monday, the first in an onslaught of books about the al-Qaeda leader and the hunt to find him.

Mail Online leads the increase of unique newspapers website visitors in the UK market

Editors Weblog – 2011-04-29

Good news from the UK newspaper websites market. ABC figures - reported by Journalism.co.uk - show a general increase in traffic for the month of March. The Mail Online leads this positive trend,...

Conde Nast decides to hold back on iPad editions until market expands

Poynter. – 2011-04-23

Ad AgeConde Nast committed to iPad editions for several of its major magazines before the device was even released. But in an acknowledgment that the emerging market can’t deliver results at the...

Easter break boosts market

The Bookseller – 2011-04-19

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 19/04/2011 - 15:35 Physical book sales in the seven days to 16th April soared 6.4% (£1.6m) week-on-week and were up 4.3% (£1.1m) on the same week...

Profits up at W H Smith amid "soft" book market

The Bookseller – 2011-04-14

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 14/04/2011 - 09:57 Like for like book sales at W H Smith have fallen by 3% in a "soft" market as the retailer reported a 3% increase in profits to...

Cutbacks hit the schoolbook market

The Bookseller – 2011-04-08

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 08/04/2011 - 14:47 The Publishers Association has called for more government investment in learning resources after a survey revealed the schoolbook...

The Dynamic Russian Book Market

Publishers Weekly – 2011-04-04

Talk about transformation. In a span of 20 years, the Russian book market has made a 180-degree shift, from state-owned publishing and distribution to privately held (except for a few exceptions) and...

Ladybird reshapes for digital market

The Bookseller – 2011-03-31

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Thu, 31/03/2011 - 15:38 Ladybird is updating its image with a new campaign designed to highlight its preschool credentials to families and to grow the...

Long Form Journalism Enters the Digital Market

Folio Magazine – 2011-03-30

As most publishers are scrambling to compact content (call it the Twitter effect), one company is bringing lengthy journalistic stories to digital devices.

Tablet Market Expands With New Competitors

Folio Magazine – 2011-03-23

RIM and Samsung have announced release dates for their versions of the tablet computer, with the RIM Blackberry Playbook on sale on April 19th and the new Wi-Fi version of the Samsung Galaxy tablet...

Google removes 21 apps from Android Market over malware

Betanews – 2011-03-02

By Ed Oswald, Betanews Some Android users are finding out the hard way the perils of an open platform, as Google was forced to take down 21 apps in the Android Market after it was found they...

Google introduces e-books to Android market

The Bookseller – 2011-02-25

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Fri, 25/02/2011 - 08:20 Google has introduced e-books to the web version of its Android Market of apps. By buying an app on the webstore, a user can...

Android Market e-books goes live; music and movies to follow?

Betanews – 2011-02-25

By Tim Conneally, Betanews The Android Market has never had any specific ban on carrying and selling straight up text documents, and users could search through the market and find apps that were, in...

The Daily to Enter Android Market?

Folio Magazine – 2011-02-24

The Daily may be coming to the Android market. The Daily, a daily newspaper app that debuted on the Apple iPad, was the first to utilize Apple’s new subscription plan app (and pay its 30 percent...

Borders files bankruptcy as it struggles to respond to changes in book market

The Washington Post – 2011-02-17

The story of Borders Group has apparently reached its climax.

A World of Recipes: The International Cookbook Market

Publishers Weekly – 2011-02-14

As the Paris Cookbook Fair gets underway next month, cookbook publishers are getting ready to do some shopping--and not just the sort that involves stocking up on Dijon mustard and bonbons from...

E-reader market doubles over Christmas in the UK

The Bookseller – 2011-02-09

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Wed, 09/02/2011 - 14:28 The e-reader market doubled over Christmas, according to statistics given out by the Publishers Association at its annual digital...

Supermarkets sweep up market share

The Bookseller – 2011-02-07

Written By: Philip Stone and Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 07/02/2011 - 09:24 The supermarket sector was the only winner in the 2010 retail trade, with sales jumping 7% year-on-year....

New Android market shows the future is in device-agnostic app stores

Betanews – 2011-02-05

By Tim Conneally, Betanews Google on Thursday finally launched a renewed web-based Android Market that integrates with a user's Google account and lets him shop for applications and send them to the...

Quercus increases market share by more than 100%

The Bookseller – 2011-02-02

Written By: Lisa Campbell Quercus has announced that its market share has increased by 103% in a year. The publishing group responsible for Stieg Larsson's best-selling Millennium Trilogy, revealed...

Wolverton: New Nook Color the best e-reader on the market

San Jose Mercury News – 2011-01-31

Amazon's Kindle has dominated the market for e-book readers since it debuted more than three years ago. Now it may have met its match.

Now Public, Demand Media Has Bigger Market Cap Than NYT

Folio Magazine – 2011-01-27

Demand Media started trading on the New York Stock Exchange this week, making it one of the first IPOs of 2011 and certainly one of the largest media IPOs that will be seen all year.

Are news publishers ignoring the large feature phone market?

Editors Weblog – 2011-01-25

The hype in the mobile journalism world is about new smartphone and tablet apps. Publishing companies are pouring their money and trust into app development, but despite the growing popularity of...

Pearson performing well across "anaemic" market

Media Week – 2011-01-19

Pearson, the publisher of the Financial Times, said it expects its headline company operating profits to balloon by around 20% in 2010, helped by the performance of its flagship business newspaper.

Bertrams sales fall in 'difficult' UK market

The Bookseller – 2011-01-14

Bertrams' revenues fell 2.9% on a...

UK e-books market expected to grow ten-fold over five years

The Bookseller – 2011-01-12

E-book sales in the UK will grow ten-fold...

Romance novels dominate e-reader market

San Jose Mercury News – 2010-12-13

If the e-reader is the digital equivalent of the brown-paper wrapper, the romance reader is a little like the Asian carp: insatiable and unstoppable. Together, it turns out, they are a perfect...

German e-book market slow to grow

Yahoo – 2010-07-29

Publishers, booksellers and industry insiders agree: the e-book is set to turn the entire industry on its head. But for the moment, sales figures for e-books in Germany are not reflecting this...

Amazon's Exclusive New Publishing Deal Threatens to Fracture E-book Market

Yahoo – 2010-07-23

The Wylie Agency has signed a deal to bring the e-book editions of 20 classic titles, including Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita and Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man, exclusively to Amazon's Kindle Store for...

E-book market could fizzle out

Yahoo – 2010-07-15

WASHINGTON — The e-book market created by the Amazon.com Kindle just a few years ago already is undergoing a shakeup — and it soon could see a shakeout.

News Agencies Stare Each Other Down in Shrinking German Market

New York Times – 2010-07-12

Relations between the agencies — D.P.A, which was founded in postwar West Germany, and D.A.P.D., which traces some of its roots to the former Communist East — have turned decidedly frosty.

Market Chatter -- Corporate finance press digest

Reuters – 2010-04-06

BANGALORE, April 6 (Reuters) - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media on Tuesday:

Apple iPad: Open market for content rivals?

ZDNet – 2010-03-10

Apple's new iPad will contain it's own iBooks store for e-book and subscription content. How many hurdles will third parties face to sell their content? by Jason Perlow

Lerner Moves into YA Market with Carolrhoda Lab

Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-09

Lerner Publishing Group has announced that the Minneapolis-based children's book publisher will...

iPad to Hit Market April 3

Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-05

Apple announced this morning that the iPad will be available April...

Canadian Market Up Slightly in 2009

Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-01

The Canadian book market remained relatively healthy throughout the economic turbulence of 2009...

Weak School Market Drops Results at McGraw-Hill Education

Publishers Wekly – 2010-01-26

An 18.4% decline in sales in its school group was the main factor in driving down revenue at McGraw-Hill Education in 2009, parent company the McGraw-Hill Cos. reported this morning. Total revenue...

Square Feet: A Magazine’s Home to Enter a Tough Market

New York Times – 2009-12-23

Reader’s Digest will leave its Chappaqua campus next year. The property’s owners face a wan real estate environment.

Rights Market Begins to Emerge in Middle East

Publishers Wekly – 2009-03-25

Approximately 220 deals were signed at this year's Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, helped by a subsidy scheme.

Reader's Digest to Exit Library Market

Publishers Wekly – 2009-03-10

Reader's Digest will close its World Almanac Education Library services unit and sell Gareth Stevens.

State of the Computer Book Market 2008, part 4 -- The Languages

O'Reilly Media – 2009-02-26

In this fourth post on the State of the Computer Book Market, we will look at programming languages and drill in a little on each language area. Overall the market for programming languages was down...

Larger-screen digital newspaper reader closer to market

International Herald Tribune – 2009-02-10

The screen of the Plastic Logic Reader is big enough to more closely approximate the look of a printed newspaper or magazine page.

STM Publishing Market Grew 3.8% as Recession Loomed

Marketwire via Yahoo! Finance – 2009-01-29

Overall growth in scientific, technical and medical publishing fell a point and half to 3.8% in 2008 to approach $16 billion for the English-language global, according to "Global STM Publishing...

'East Valley Tribune' Relaunches as four Free Tabs in Phoenix Market

Editor And Publisher – 2009-01-07

The East Valley Tribune Wednesday became four tabloid editions with selective free distributions in its greater Phoenix, Ariz., market that will no longer publish every day of the week.

Market Watch makes its Courier-Post debut

Courier-Post – 2008-12-23

Starting today, the Courier-Post will no longer publish a stocks page.

Iraqis celebrate reopening of book market

MSNBC – 2008-12-19

Iraqis danced and played traditional music in celebration as Baghdad's renowned Mutanabi book market formally reopened Thursday more than 18 months after a huge truck bombing.

Predictor of market downturn wins book prize

Reuters via Yahoo! News – 2008-10-15

"When Markets Collide: Investment Strategies for the Age of Global Economic Change" (McGraw-Hill) by fund manager Mohamed El-Erian won the Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year...

New Readers, Software Heat Up E-Book Market

NewsFactor via Yahoo! News – 2008-10-06

The battle over e-readers is heating up rapidly, thanks to new hardware entries from the world's two leading e-book manufacturers and the surprising popularity of e-book software on Apple's iPhone...

Shares in Newspaper Companies Fall with Market

Editor And Publisher – 2008-10-06

Shares in most newspaper companies fell with the broader market Monday as investors feared a government bailout plan won't work quickly to unfreeze the credit markets.

Bull market for books on economic disaster

AP – 2008-09-25

AP - As the government worked on a plan to prevent a financial disaster, readers are seeking out books about economic crises ? past, present and future.

Amid Market Meltdown, Wall Street Journal Goes Web 2.0

PC World – 2008-09-17

Amid this week's turmoil on Wall Street, the Wall Street Journal launched a redesigned Web site complete with social networking.

Heidelberg eyeing 55 percent market share in India

Calcutta News – 2008-09-09

Chennai, Sep 9 (IANS)The Euro 3.8 billion revenue German printing machinery major Heidelberg Druckmaschinen AG hopes to achieve 55 percent market share in the Indian market.

WSJ magazine targets upscale market

Financial Times – 2008-09-04

The Wall Street Journal will this weekend launch an upmarket lifestyle magazine, in a bet that luxury advertising revenues can hold up even as shrinking bonuses bring the credit crunch home to Wall...

Interest in E-Textbooks at the College Level Accelerates, Says Simba Information's "College Publishing Market Forecast ...

Marketwire via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-08-21

Although new and used textbooks dominate the higher education instructional materials scene, the rising trend is in multimedia tools -- particularly for homework assistance and assessment, according...

Morningstar: Battered Newspaper Shares Still The 'Market's Most Overvalued Stocks'

Editor And Publisher – 2008-08-18

Shares of nearly all publicly traded newspaper companies have lost as much as 80% of their value in the last year -- but they haven't hit bottom yet, says a blistering report on the sector released...

ABCs: OK! defies drops in women's weekly market

Guardian – 2008-08-14

Magazine ABCs: Nothern & Shell's OK! Magazine defied the trend of the woman's weekly magazine market in the first half of 2008 by growing its circulation year on year while rival titles plummeted....

Market Place: Newspapers Could Be Bargains, but Few Are Buying

New York Times – 2008-08-04

The weak economy and tight credit market have slowed buying in all sorts of media, but the drop-off is especially pronounced in newspapers.

Black Publisher Accuses Super Market Chain of Racial Bias in Newspaper Distribution

Black Press USA – 2008-07-30

RICHMOND, Va. (NNPA) - There’s no expiration date on the feud between the editor and publisher of the Richmond Free Press, Ray Boone, and Ukrop’s Super Markets.

Earnings: Hi-Media Sees Online Advertising Market Slowdown; Could It Spread?

CBS News – 2008-07-23

Could the impending advertising recession actually spread to online? Though many in web ads and publishing confidently predict a continuing "big flood of money coming out of traditional media"...

Japan's Mobile-content Market Hit US$100B in 2007

PC World via Yahoo! News – 2008-07-22

The value of ring tines, music and other content sold through cell phones in Japan broke the US$100 billion mark in 2007.

Worst is yet to come for Europe's ad market

International Herald Tribune – 2008-07-14

Advertising executives and media owners are worried that European marketers will slash their ad budgets, as many of their counterparts have already done in America.

WPP goes hostile for market research firm TNS

Guardian – 2008-07-09

Sir Martin Sorrell today went hostile in his pursuit of market research company TNS, but still faces the prospect of being outbid by his German rival GfK. By Graeme Wearden and Richard Wray

Monster Index Points to Declining Job Market

Editor And Publisher – 2008-06-05

Wachovia analyst John Janedis reports on May results of the Monster Employment Index (MEI), down 12% to 166 year-over-year indicating that the job market is weakening.

TC Media acquires Les Éditions Caractère, leader in the supplemental educational publishing market in Québec

CNW – 2012-02-14

MONTREAL, Feb. 13, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - TC Media is proud to announce that it has acquired the shares of Les Éditions Caractère, the leader in the supplemental educational publishing market in...

MAGAZINE ABCs: FHM tumbles another 9.5% in "extremely challenging" market

Media Week – 2012-02-16

FHM, the former leader in the men's magazine sector, has recorded a 9.5% dive in circulation over the final six months of last year according to the latest magazine ABC figures released today.

Self-published authors’ market share surges

The Bookseller – 2012-02-17

As much as a quarter of fiction e-books sold in the UK could be from self-published writers, as...

Indian book market in "rapid growth"

The Bookseller – 2012-02-22

The Indian book market grew by 45% in volume and 40% in value over the first half of 2011, with...

New Android Market stats make it easier to obsess over your app's performance

Engadget – 2012-03-01

Hey publishers, need more ways to breathlessly track just how well your app is doing on the Android Market? Fear not, the store is getting a number of new observable metrics. Publishers can now track...

Google recasts Android Market with new name

Reuters – 2012-03-06

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc is renaming its online storefront for music, books and digital goods, its latest move to raise its profile in the market for electronic content sales and to...

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