INDEPENDENT RETAILER WATCH: Lessons for the Big Three
- 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...
- 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.
- Exclusive: Booksellers Expect to Stock Less Adult Hardcover, More Young Adult in 2009. // Book Publishing Report;Feb2009, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p1
The article reports on the condition of the book publishing industry in the U.S. It notes on the 44.9% of booksellers which claimed to stock less adult hardcover titles due to the effects of recession and increased competition from prominent book publishers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and...
- Buyers Fall in Winter as 'Media Moochers' Keep Rising. // Book Publishing Report;Jun2013, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p9
The article discusses a proprietary survey conducted by Simba Information on book buying trends in the U.S. in the winter 2013. The survey revealed that print buyers dropped to 60. 8 million adults from 63.6 million adults in 2013 while paperback buyers dropped from 89.3 million adults to 87.4...
- 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...
- London now an international marketplace. Lottman, Herbert R. // Publishers Weekly;4/19/1999, Vol. 246 Issue 16, p22
Reports on the emergence of London, England as an international marketplace for books. Reasons for London's increased prominence in the book trade; Visitors to the 1999 London Book Fair; Participation of French, Italian, and German publishers in the event.
- BookExpo America 1999 addendum. // Publishers Weekly;4/19/1999, Vol. 246 Issue 16, p29
Presents an additional listing of exhibitors at the 1999 BookExpo America. Audio Publishers Association; Harvill Press; Sunbelt Publications; Travelers' Tales; Radio Spirits Inc.; Fromm International; Argo Insurance Brokers Inc.
- The Trade Book Publishing Industry in South Korea. Yang, Eric // Publishing Research Quarterly;Winter2004, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p37
This article reviews trends in the South Korean publishing industry as of 2003. The biggest news of the Korean book market in 2003 was the establishment of the Net Pricing Agreement. The key point of this agreement was that publishers cannot discount the prices of new titles within one year on...