Adams Media Unwraps Plan To Sell Books To The Specialty Gift Market
- Some Thoughts on the Present State of the Book World--II. Abel, Richard // Publishing Research Quarterly;Spring98, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p65
Comments on the major issues preoccupying in the retail bookselling sector in the United States (US). Trends shared by book publishing in the US with other developing nations; Ways in which the sector differs from that of its overseas counterparts; Consequences of these factors in the condition...
- Textbook Case. Mack, Ann M. // Adweek Midwest Edition;08/07/2000, Vol. 41 Issue 32, pIQ30
Focuses on electronic book retailing in the United States. Why retailers do not want to be called as textbook electronic retailer; Efforts of the companies to change their strategies and expand their scope; Background on Bigwords.com. and VarsityBooks.com; Competition in the business.
- EXECUTIVE INSIGHT. Matthies, Bill // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;6/8/2011, Vol. 26 Issue 12, p3
The article comments on changes in the book retailing industry in the U.S. including the decline in the number of book retailers in the country.
- Books gain a second look. Leccese, Donna // Playthings;Jun96, Vol. 94 Issue 6, p23
Looks at the economic potential of children's books for toy retailers in the United States. Indications of a booming children's books business; Cross-promotion tie-ins with books as a huge seller; Remarks from companies on successful book lines.
- Beer du jour for the savvy set. Marden, Lori // Folio: The Magazine for Magazine Management;11/01/97, Vol. 26 Issue 14, p39
Presents information on the magazine `Beer Connoisseur' launched by Adams Media in 1997. Comment from John Pennachio, publisher of the magazine; Details on the content of the magazine; Who the magazine is aimed at; Information on the cost of advertisements in the magazine.
- Thinking Local. Underhill, Paco // Conference Board Review;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p65
The author discusses the state of the U.S. retail business. He states that the U.S. retail industry is suffering from lack of funds, because of lack of local control or responsibility for lending. He discusses national-versus-local issues, in grocery and the book industry of the U.S. He mentions...
- Industry Coping, Hoping As Economy Slows. Zeitchik, Steven; Milliot, Jim; Mutter, John // Publishers Weekly;2001 Fall Announcements Issue, Vol. 248 Issue 33, p153
Focuses on the economic condition of the United States book industry in 2001. Force driving the industry's economic performance; Economic concerns of publishers; Financial performance of Simon & Schuster for the first half of 2001; Sales growth on the retail side. INSET: Studies See...
- Bookstore Sales Dip Slightly. // Publishers Weekly;12/14/2009, Vol. 256 Issue 50, p11
The article reports on the less than one percent decline of bookstore sales in the U.S. for the first nine months of 2009, according to the estimates of the U.S. Census Bureau. The sales totaled 13.56 billion U.S. dollars through October 2009. It notes that the sales performance of bookstores...
- Independent Retailer Watch: Cautious Inventory Through 2009. // Book Publishing Report;Apr2009, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p12
The article reports on the performance of independent book retailers in 14 consumer categories in the U.S. in 2009. Survey shows that booksellers plan to keep some of the categories such as cookbooks, biography/autobiography, and religion. Meanwhile, some booksellers plan to scale a few back...