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...
- 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.
- Paperback Recession. // Time;7/5/1954, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p90
This article discusses the falling paperback market in the U.S. in 1954. Publishers posted a decline in paperback sales from the previous year. Four companies plan to suspend publication for the summer and a paperback publisher intends to reduce book production by a third. Some publishers hope...
- Tough times. Silver-slayter, Rebecca // Quill & Quire;Aug2003, Vol. 69 Issue 8, p19
Anyone connected with selling business books knows that the past three years have been tough. Across Canada, many booksellers have responded by retreating from the category, blaming tighter corporate accounts, increased competition from online retailers, and more cost-conscious consumers. Gail...