- BIP: Top 10 Children's Publishers Own 25% of Recent Titles. // Book Publishing Report;12/4/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 47, p4
The article offers information on Simba Information Inc.'s Children's Publishing Market Forecast 2007 report. According to the data on the report, the largest ten publishers, which is ranked by titles published, hold 25% of all juvenile titles published over the last five years. While the top...
- New Developments at Digital New Ventures. REID, CALVIN // Publishers Weekly;8/10/2015, Vol. 262 Issue 32, p28
The article discusses the effort of several start up book retailers to look for investors and adopt business models to help them survive in the digital marketplace in the U.S. Overview of several book retailers which are struggling to secure funds from investors to finance their digital formats...
- Cooperationâ€”Up to a Point. // School Library Journal;Jan86, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p2
Editorial. Proposes programs that can help librarians and book publishers in getting the best deals from book wholesalers. Risks encountered by librarians and publishers in dealing with wholesalers; Steps in analyzing a book wholesaler's contract.
- Wholesale change. Mutter, John; Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;1/1/1996, Vol. 243 Issue 1, p44
Reports on changes in the trade book wholesalers in the book distribution chain that are causing the current financial pressures. Publishers' offer to retailers of better discounts and terms without changing discounts and terms to wholesalers; Flat sales at independent bookstores; Strategies of...
- UMBA Tightens Its Show. Zeller, Brad // Publishers Weekly;10/14/2002, Vol. 249 Issue 41, p22
Reports on the annual Upper Midwest Booksellers Association trade show which was held in Saint Paul, Minnesota from September 27 to 29, 2002. Number of booksellers, publishers and authors who attended the trade show; Books that caught the interest of attendees.
- Publishing firm refines its focus. Agostinelli, Elizabeth A. // Indianapolis Business Journal;1/10/2005, Vol. 25 Issue 45, p37
Reports on the revitalization effort of Indianapolis-based Sams Technical Publishing by focusing on a new line of books centers on consumer-electronics and automotive technology. History of the publishing company; Action taken by the publishing company to both publish and redistribute other...
- A RETURNS-FREE WORLD. Maurer, Rolf // Quill & Quire;Mar1997, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p13
Reports on the system of returning unsold books by booksellers to publishers in Canada. Problem with the system; Origin of the system of return; Impact of the non-returnable process on the publishers; Expensive nature of the current consignment system in bookselling; Benefits that the book...
- The battle of the knuckleheads. Bellafante, Ginia // Time;10/5/1998, Vol. 152 Issue 14, p72
Discusses the competition between the For Dummies series and the Idiot's Guide series of books as of September 1998. Number of titles for each; 1997 revenue; Top seller; Upcoming titles; When the Dummies series was launched; The differences in both series.
- Modelling Competition in the Textbook Market: Some Lessons still to Learn. Jiménez, Juan Luis; Campos, Javier // Journal of Industry, Competition & Trade;Mar2010, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p71
Many European governments still advocate a so-called â€˜cultural exceptionâ€™, intended to protect consumers and smaller bookshops, to keep their book markets isolated from competition. Other countries, with similar aims in mind, have chosen liberalization schemes instead. To reconcile...