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Igloo boosts turnover to £20m

The Bookseller – 2012-02-09

Mass-market publisher Igloo Books anticipates growing its turnover by £4.4m for the year...

Economist publisher boosts profits after digital-only subscribers top 100,000

Guardian – 2011-11-28

Publisher of the Economist reports 6% increase in operating profits to £26.2m as ad revenue grows by 12%The publisher of the Economist has reported a 6% year-on-year increase in operating profits to...

Child on top as Super Thursday boosts sales

The Bookseller – 2011-10-04

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 04/10/2011 - 15:47 Six hardback books released on “Super Thursday” (29th September) sold more than 10,000 copies in their three days on sale last...

Smiths News boosts business with airline and e-book business

Media Week – 2011-08-23

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...

Mail boosts Dukan as French reclaims top spot

The Bookseller – 2011-07-26

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 26/07/2011 - 15:10 A resurgent Dawn French narrowly beat Sophie Kinsella to the summit of The Official UK Top 50 this week. The former’s A Tiny Bit...

Gannett Boosts Dividend

The Wall Street Journal – 2011-07-18

Gannett said profit fell 22% but digital sales were strong. The publisher of USA Today more than doubled its dividend.

Marie Claire publisher claims new technology boosts newsletter subs 60% in a year

Media Week – 2011-06-30

IPC Media claims its email marketing has been "revolutionised" by a new technology platform that has led newsletter subscriptions to increase almost 60% in a single year.

Royal wedding boosts sales of six nationals

Guardian – 2011-05-13

Mail records a 2.97% circulation increase and Express rises 2.41%The royal wedding gave UK national newspapers a welcome boost in circulation for April, with six titles recording sales increases.The...

E-Book Boom Boosts Simon & Schuster [MediaMemo]

AllThingsD – 2011-05-04

All of those Amazon Kindle sales -- and, presumably, sales of competitive e-book readers from Barnes & Noble and Apple -- have made an impact at publisher Simon & Schuster. The CBS unit says Q1...

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...

BBC boosts bookshop sales by "almost £500,000"

The Bookseller – 2011-03-23

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Wed, 23/03/2011 - 15:49 The BBC's "Faulks on Fiction" and "My Life in Books" series have boosted book sales by almost £500,000, Nielsen BookScan data...

Atkinson takes top, kids books climb and the Beeb boosts sales

The Bookseller – 2011-03-01

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 01/03/2011 - 16:09 Kate Atkinson has knocked Jamie Oliver off the top of the charts, thanks largely to a spot in W H Smith's "£2.99 if you buy the...

Jamie top, while Faulks boosts fiction

The Bookseller – 2011-02-22

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 22/02/2011 - 16:01 Sales of Jamie Oliver’s Jamie’s 30-minute Meals (Michael Joseph) fell 22% week-on-week, but its 39,118 sale in the seven days to...

Two Borders' execs resign; B&N's Nook boosts holidays

Reuters – 2011-01-04

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Barnes & Noble Inc reported strong preliminary holiday results at its superstores, led by the popularity of its Nook e-readers, and shares of the top U.S. bookseller...

Book borrowing boosts author's self-esteem

Guardian Unlimited – 2009-01-08

If small things amuse small minds, you'd be amazed at the minuscule size of the events that amuse small-press authors. Sam Jordison, although a writer with much bigger fish to fry than I do, has...

Newspaper publisher A.H. Belo boosts base pay for top executives

CNews – 2008-12-09

NEW YORK - Newspaper publisher A.H. Belo Corp. is boosting the base salary of two top executives even as it imposes a companywide wage freeze and suspends profit-based payments to retirement plans,...

Repro India boosts capacity with four new Goss presses

PrintWeek – 2008-09-29

Publishing giant Repro India is gearing up to add four new Goss presses as part of a major expansion.

Parcel book club 'boosts reading'

BBC News – 2008-09-16

A postal book club which sends packages to foster children significantly improves their reading, a study says.

Screen investment boosts Brown Brothers' productivity by 400%

PrintWeek – 2008-08-18

Brown Brothers has boosted pre-press productivity by 400% after it installed a PlateRite 4300S platesetter and Trueflow workflow package from Screen.

Retail Segment Boosts Harlequin

Publishers Wekly – 2008-07-31

With sales in its North America retail group up, second quarter revenue and profits had good gains at Harlequin.

Wales Book of the Year gaffe boosts sales

The Bookseller – 2008-07-30

The Claude Glass by writer Tom Bullough, the...

Uganda: Primary Education Boosts Publishing Industry

allAfrica – 2012-02-29

[New Vision] The introduction of Universal Primary Education (UPE) in 1997 opened doors for healthy competition among local publishing firms.

Elle boosts magazine subscriptions with Twitter

Media Week – 2012-03-30

Elle, the fashion and beauty brand published by Hearst Magazines UK, has doubled its magazine subscriptions after its first live digital streaming of a cover shoot via Twitter.

Angola: Book Promotion Boosts Learning Process - Minister

allAfrica – 2012-04-24

[ANGOP] Luanda - Angolan minister of Culture, Rosa Cruz e Silva, said Monday in Luanda that the promotion of book and reading ensures the development of teaching and...

Titanic anniversary boosts sales for classic book

Boston.com – 2012-04-24

The 100th anniversary of the Titanic's sinking has returned a classic account of the tragedy to the best-seller lists.

Self-publishing boosts US print output

The Bookseller – 2012-06-06

New figures suggest that recent growth in the self-publishing market has led to the first...

Fifty Shades boosts US sales

The Bookseller – 2012-08-09

The US book business is starting to reap the benefit of strong sales of the Fifty Shades of Grey...

New stock focus boosts HMV book sales

The Bookseller – 2012-08-24

HMV has seen a 16% rise in book sales year on year after refocusing its core offer back onto...

Sainsbury's boosts book sales by 20%

The Bookseller – 2012-10-03

Sainsbury’s has increased book sales by 20% in its second quarter, considerably above the...

Autumn half-term break boosts book market

The Bookseller – 2012-11-06

Sales of children's books soared last week as schools broke for the first holiday of the new...

Amazon tax fallout boosts indie Christmas sales

The Bookseller – 2013-01-07

The majority of independent booksellers saw a Christmas sales rise in 2012, with fall-out from...

E L James boosts e-book adoption

The Bookseller – 2013-02-25

E-book adoption by women increased dramatically around the time of the publication of E L James...

Trinity Mirror boosts Birmingham paper

Guardian – 2013-02-26

Publisher to give away 50,000 copies on Fridays to increase readershipTrinity Mirror is to give away 50,000 copies of the Birmingham Mail in the city centre on Fridays in order to stimulate the...

Journalism's decline boosts j-schools

Crains New York – 2013-04-06

Between 2003 and 2012, media giant Gannett Co. shed more than 20,000 employees, some of them journalists at its television stations, local newspapers and flagship daily USA Today. Nonetheless, on a...

Fifty Shades boosts UK book sales

BBC – 2013-05-01

The UK's Publishers Association reveals that spending on digital books rose by 66% in 2012.

Barnes & Noble boosts content on Nook with Google Play

PC World – 2013-05-03

Barnes & Noble is adding the Google Play store to HD versions of its Nook tablet, in a bid to counter slowing sales of its devices.Nook HD and Nook HD+ customers will be able to access over...

Online demand boosts market for rarest books, expert says

Reuters – 2013-06-03

HAY-ON-WYE, Wales (Reuters) - Prices of the rarest books are rising as the Internet drives the trade off dusty shelves and into the digital age, a leading expert said this weekend.

Gabo Graphic Novel Bio Boosts Colombia’s Publishing Profile

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-07-12

A graphic novel adaptation of the life of Gabriel García Márquez published by Rey+Naranjo in Bogota has brought new attention to Colombia's graphic novel industry.

Newsquest's pettifogging action over NUJ ballot boosts militancy

Guardian – 2013-08-28

Newsquest, the regional publisher that exemplifies all that's wrong with corporate (and foreign) newspaper ownership, objected to the result of a National Union of Journalists' ballot on the most...

Fiction boosts Lagardere in first half

The Bookseller – 2013-08-29

Lagardere has reported sales in its publishing division up 3.1% like-for-like in the first half...

U.S. judge boosts Google 'fair use' defense of digital books

Reuters – 2013-09-24

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Monday appeared to favor Google Inc's legal defense of its digital books project, which could imperil efforts by authors seeking to block it.

Twitter boosts IPO range amid strong investor demand

Reuters – 2013-11-05

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Twitter Inc raised the top end of its IPO price range by 25 percent and will close its books a day early, signaling strong demand for the most closely watched...

Gun Mags See Boosts in Circulation, Newsstand Sales

Advertising Age – 2014-01-07

Magazines offer advertisers far more than just print pages these days -- whether that's native ad units or co-sponsored parties -- but sway over editorial staffing remains, by and large, strictly...

As It Warned, Amazon Boosts the Price of Prime

Business Week – 2014-03-13

Amazon’s two-day shipping service, which also includes e-book borrowing and media streaming, jumped 25 percent

HighBridge buy boosts W F Howes range

The Bookseller – 2014-05-15

Audiobook publisher W F Howes has expanded its publishing range following the acquisition of US...

BEA 2014: Shambhala Boosts Its Roost Line

Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-29

While Shambhala Publications’ giveaways at BEA this year include Writing from the Senses by Laura Deutsch, The Authentic Life by Ezra Bayda, and other titles reflecting the heart and soul of the...

Seeing More Politics in Your News Feed? Facebook Boosts Partisan Sites

Editor & Publisher – 2014-07-14

Facebook has helped catapult sites like BuzzFeed and Upworthy into social stardom, boosting the visibility of media content on the News Feeds of millions of users and generating a deluge of traffic....

Qualcomm boosts its investment in OpenSignal’s phone sensor crowdsourcing tech

GigaOM – 2014-08-05

OpenSignal uses crowdsourcing to measure 4G network quality today, but its plan is tap all of the sensors in the smartphone to collect data from our surroundings. It's already started tracking...

Scottish referendum boosts book sales

The Bookseller – 2014-08-14

Scotland’s booksellers are seeing a “huge” boost in sales relating to the...

Tesla boosts model S Sedan's warranty coverage after criticism

Reuters – 2014-08-16

Aug 15 (Reuters) - Electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc TSLA.O said on Friday it had boosted warranty coverage on its Model S sedan, a week after an influential U.S. consumer magazine highlighted...

Predictive Data Boosts Social Messaging by 91%

AdWeek – 2014-08-19

Real-time social messaging is most beneficial to brands in the media and entertainment sectors, according to SocialFlow's latest study that examined 1.6 million posts by brands. The New York...

Harlequin buy boosts HC first quarter

The Bookseller – 2014-11-07

HarperCollins Worldwide's acquisition of Harlequin has boosted its revenue and profits according to the first set of results released since the purchase was approved. Revenues for the three months...

Black Friday boosts US book sales

The Bookseller – 2014-12-05

Book sales in the US jumped 23% week on week in the seven days ending 30th November as 15.8 million print books registered through Nielsen BookScan. It follows two consecutive weeks of volume growth...

Europe's authors say CCI study boosts copyright case

The Bookseller – 2014-12-05

A study published by EY (formerly Ernst & Young), has found that Europe's cultural and creative industries (CCIs) have experienced sustained growth even through recession, leading authors' groups...

Parragon Books restructure boosts profits to £19m

The Bookseller – 2015-01-03

Parragon Books has posted an operating profit of £19.4m in 2014 compared to a loss of £6m the year before, thanks to a company restructure earlier in the year. For the year ending the 31st March...

Mark Zuckerberg's book club boosts sales of first title

Yahoo! News – 2015-01-06

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has started up his own online reading club, A Year of Books, with leadership overview "The End of Power" by Moises Naim first on the list.

Strong December boosts high street

The Bookseller – 2015-01-08

High street chain retailers have been buoyed by successful December trading, The Bookseller can report. Blackwell’s saw a like-for-like sales increase of 3.38% excluding its London Charing Cross...

UPDATE 1-Broadcasting revenue boosts Gannett profit

Reuters – 2015-02-03

Feb 3 (Reuters) - Gannett Co, publisher of USA Today, reported a 24 percent rise in quarterly revenue as television broadcasting revenue more than doubled.

Reading for pleasure boosts self-esteem

The Bookseller – 2015-02-05

People who read regularly for pleasure have greater levels of self-esteem, are less stressed, and can cope better with difficult situations than lapsed or non-readers, new research for Galaxy Quick...

Canadian Miniseries Boosts 'Book of Negroes'

Publishers Weekly – 2015-02-12

The TV miniseries adaptation of Lawrence Hill’s award-winning novel is proving a major sales boost for the title, originally released in 2007.

Bafta success boosts Hawking book

The Bookseller – 2015-02-13

Alma Books has ordered a 15,000-copy reprint of Travelling to Infinity after demand soared following the film version’s triumph at the Baftas on Sunday (8th February). Travelling to Infinity is...

Good Housekeeping boosts lead over Glamour in women’s lifestyle sector

The Guardian – 2015-02-12

Hearst UK title lifts combined print and digital sales by 1.2% year on year, as its Condé Nast rival falls by 2.5%Good Housekeeping boosted its sales in the second half of last year to remain the...

Regnery Purchase Boosts Salem Media

Publishers Weekly – 2015-03-11

Revenue in the publishing division of Salem Media Group more than doubled in 2014, to $26.8 million, thanks, in large part, to the 2014 acquisition of Eagle Publishing, parent company of Regnery...

Caitlyn Jenner boosts ESPY Award ratings to record high

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-16

Caitlyn Jenner's appearance on the 2015 ESPY Awards gave the annual ceremony its best ratings.

Snapchat tweak boosts traffic for publishers: ‘Our views have doubled’

Digiday – 2015-07-28

Snapchat launched its Discover section featuring publishers’ content, but the channels could be hard to find. But since Snapchat tweaked its design to make Discover more visible, several publishers...

Snapchat Tweak Boosts Traffic for Publishers

Editor & Publisher – 2015-07-28

Snapchat is getting more love from publishers since it changed its design to make content more conspicuous.     The messaging app popular among teens launched its Discover feature...

MTV VMAs: Justin Bieber and Tori Kelly earn boosts on Spotify and social media

Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-01

In the social media era, awards are in the eye of the beholder, meaning that the ultimate winners from shows such as Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards aren't limited to the ones who left the Microsoft...

National Book Tokens boosts Book Aid International

The Bookseller – 2015-09-15

National Book Tokens is to partner with Book Aid International to help support the charity's work to provide books and develop library services in sub-Saharan Africa. A specially designed National...

Marie Claire and NME publisher Time Inc UK boosts profits to £23m

The Guardian – 2015-10-14

Company reports 6% rise in pre-tax profits as top executives paid more than £5mMarie Claire and NME publisher Time Inc UK boosted profits to almost £23m last year while paying out more than...

Local World deal boosts Trinity Mirror as focus turns to Richard Desmond titles

The Guardian – 2015-10-28

Publisher insists its finances remain healthy after sealing the regional deal – and refuses to rule out making a renewed bid for the Express and Star titlesTrinity Mirror’s share price has surged...

Spirit Awards: What movies received the biggest boosts?

Los Angeles Times – 2015-11-25

Netflix's child-soldier war drama "Beasts of No Nation," nominated Tuesday for five Film Independent Spirit Awards -- picture, director, lead and supporting actor and cinematography -- has been a pet...

Frequency of mass shootings paradoxically boosts public's sensitivity - and resignation

Los Angeles Times – 2015-12-03

Attackers with long guns and body armor storm a holiday party at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, and what follows is a routine that has become so commonplace as to be predictable. Word...

JK Rowling's empire lowers the drawbridge, boosts profits

The Christian Science Monitor – 2016-01-29

The renowned author's digital publishing house, Pottermore, has retained a monopoly on the sale of Harry Potter e-books and audio titles ever since its launch. But times they are a-changing, and the...

Archant boosts profits and pays first dividend since 2012

The Guardian – 2016-03-18

Local newspaper publisher, whose titles include the Eastern Daily Press and Ham & High, achieves 20% increase without cutting staffLocal newspaper publisher Archant is to pay its first dividend...

Gannett Boosts Tribune Bid, Showing CEO Dickey's Aggressive Approach

The Wall Street Journal – 2016-05-17

A newfound aggressiveness has become the hallmark for Gannett, which on Monday boosted its bid for Tribune to about $475 million, plus the assumption of debt. Gannett, the publisher of USA Today, has...

June Religion Bestsellers: A Bible Study Boosts Sales for ‘The Husband Project’; Jan Karon Stays #1

Publishers Weekly – 2016-07-13

Sales shot up for Kathi Lipp’s 2009 ‘The Husband Project’ with the launch of an online Bible. Plus, Jan Karon maintained the top perch in Religion Fiction for the second month in a row.

Finding Dory and Jungle Book boosts Disney revenues

BBC – 2016-08-10

The popularity of films such as Finding Dory helps Walt Disney post better-than-expected quarterly results.

Cursed Child boosts Scholastic Corp revenues

The Bookseller – 2016-09-23

Sales of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has given US-based Scholastic Corp a huge boost, as the company has today posted a first quarter revenue increase of 48%.

November Religion Bestsellers: Holiday Shopping Boosts Sarah Young, Karen Kingsbury

Publishers Weekly – 2016-12-14

Both of Sarah Young’s devotionals—‘Jesus Always’ and ‘Jesus Calling’— took top spots on PW’s Religion Nonfiction list for November. Plus, Karen Kingsbury came in at #1 in Religion...

Study: 'Pokémon Go' boosts physical activity, but not for long

Engadget – 2016-12-15

It was obvious when the need to catch 'em all first hit smartphones all over the world, more people were getting out of the house more to hit Gyms and Pokéstops. According to a recent...

Harry Potter boosts Scholastic results

The Bookseller – 2016-12-16

Scholastic Inc saw revenues and operating profit increase in the second quarter of the year thanks to strong sales of its Harry Potter publishing in the US and Canada.

'Cursed Child' Boosts Kids' July Sales

Publishers Weekly – 2016-12-20

The July publication of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' helped raise sales in the children's/young adult segment 31.1% in July over a year ago. July sales of adult books fell.

December Religion Bestsellers: Mormon Guide Breaks Top 10; Hollywood Boosts ‘The Shack’

Publishers Weekly – 2017-01-11

‘We’re With You’ by leaders of the Mormon Church broke the top 10 on PW’s Religion Nonfiction bestsellers list in December. Plus, the upcoming film adaptation of ‘The Shack’ boosted sales...

Fighting ire with hire: Tech firms say immigration boosts employment

PC World – 2017-02-02

U.S. President Donald Trump is seeking to channel populist anger to stem immigration, but tech companies want him to know that hiring immigrants is necessary for the country's economy and boosts...

Perseus Purchase Boosts Lagardère 2016 Revenue

Publishers Weekly – 2017-02-09

Total revenue at Lagardère Publishing rose 2.6% in 2016, to 2.26 billion euros. The increase includes a 70 million euro ($74.6 million) contribution from the Perseus Books Group publishing division,...

'Strong publishing' boosts Scotland's market

The Bookseller – 2017-02-22

Publishers and booksellers are “thrilled” with the news that the Scottish market has achieved growth for the second year in a row with 2016 value sales increasing 4.3% year-on-year.

George Braziller, independent publisher who gave early boosts to literary greats, dies at 101

The Washington Post – 2017-03-19

Norman Mailer, Arthur Miller and Orhan Pamuk were among those whose works he published.

The world’s best mesh Wi-Fi system now boosts any router you already have

Yahoo! News – 2017-04-22

By now you’ve undoubtedly heard about mesh Wi-Fi systems even if you don’t already own one. These next-generation wireless internet solutions use a router in combination with remote mesh points...

Russia boosts military spending despite sanctions: study

Yahoo! News – 2017-04-24

Russia became the world's third largest military spender in 2016 despite low oil prices and economic sanctions, as the global expenditure rose for a second consecutive year, a study said on Monday. ...

UPDATE 1-Infrastructure boosts Skanska profit, order book hits record

Reuters – 2017-05-05

* Repeats overall construction market outlook still positive (Adds detail, background)

China's Xi says Silk Road plan boosts finance, security ties

Yahoo! News – 2017-05-14

BEIJING (AP) — Pledging more than $100 billion in financing, Chinese President Xi Jinping called Sunday for closer cooperation across Asia and Europe in areas from anti-terrorism to investment as...

TPG boosts offer for Australia's Fairfax Media, shares leap to six-year high

Reuters – 2017-05-15

SYDNEY (Reuters) - U.S. buyout firm TPG Capital Management on Monday raised its cash bid for Fairfax Media Ltd , offering A$2.76 billion ($2.04 billion) for the struggling Australian publisher and...

Jessica Kingsley boosts turnover

The Bookseller – 2017-06-02

Group turnover for UK indie Jessica Kingsley Publishers (JKP) was up 13% to £6.1m for the year ending December 2016, delivering a 30th consecutive year of growth.

Bertelsmann boosts education business with WhiteCloud acqusition

The Bookseller – 2017-06-07

Penguin Random House parent company Bertelsmann has acquired WhiteCloud Analytics, a performance management firm, to boost its education business.

Amazon boosts kids' reading app with Signature Stories

The Bookseller – 2017-07-19

Reading app Amazon Rapids has extended its offering with Signature Stories, a feature which introduces stories from its TV shows.

Ryanair firms Alitalia interest, as EasyJet boosts jobs

Yahoo! News – 2017-07-24

Ryanair has made a "non-binding offer" for loss-making Italian rival Alitalia, the Irish no-frills carrier said Monday, as rival EasyJet said it plans to employ more than 1,200 new staff. "We have...

Modi boosts grip on power with alliance in scandal-hit India state

Yahoo! News – 2017-07-27

A former arch-rival of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi aligned with the Hindu nationalist leader on Thursday to form a new government in Bihar, one of the country's most populous states. The...

Receiver Mike Thomas boosts playing chances in Rams' new offense

Los Angeles Times – 2017-08-08

For the first time since training camp began, Mike Thomas on Monday ran routes and caught passes with other receivers. The second-year pro showed the speed that boosts his chances of contributing to...

Nosy Crow boosts team with raft of hires

The Bookseller – 2017-08-22

Children’s publisher Nosy Crow is expanding its team as it prepares to turn over £10m for the first time.

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