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- INTERNATIONAL NEWS. // Book Publishing Report;06/04/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 23, p7
Reports developments related to publishing companies worldwide as of June 2001. Increase in the sales record of MacMillan; Details on the sales growth of the book chain Hammicks; Release of the first issue of the magazine 'Books Quarterly' by Waterstone; Appointment of John Roberts as publisher...
- RIPOFFS OR BARGAINS? Surguy, Phil // Books in Canada;Dec77, Vol. 6 Issue 10, p3
Comments on the increasing prices of books in Canada. Reactions of publishers to the growing concern over high book prices; Breakdown of the cost of publishing a book; Marketing and financial strategies of publishers; Pricing of trade books; Effect of paper cost on book prices; Effect of...
- Travel Directions. // Publishers Weekly;2/17/2014, Vol. 261 Issue 7, p38
The article discusses the travel publishing industry as of March 2014, with a focus on forecasts for U.S. sales. Topics include the effect of economic conditions on travel book sales, the effect of consumers accessing user-generated content to acquire free travel information, and finances for...
- How librarians help inflate the price of books and what to do about it. Leider, Robert // American Libraries;Oct80, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p559
Presents a publisher's view on how librarians affect the increase in the prices of books. Costs of book production; Book order form from librarians; Ordering of books from jobbers; Strategies use by librarians to avail books at lower prices.
- Is There a Conflict between Authors and Publishers over Book Prices? Layson, Stephen K. // Southern Economic Journal;Apr82, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p1057
The purpose of this note is to show that there is no conflict of interests between authors and publishers over book prices as long as the royalty percentage is negotiable.
It is interesting to note that there is little empirical support for the hypothesis that authors and publishers have a...
- CLASS ACTION. Surowiecki, James // New Yorker;11/7/2005, Vol. 81 Issue 35, p46
This article addresses the lucrative business of publishing textbooks in the U.S. Over the past two decades, growing school attendance and rising book prices have made textbook publishing more lucrative than ever. But dominance has its discontents, and textbook publishers are routinely denounced...
- BOOKS RECEIVED. // Cambridge Law Journal;Mar2012, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p242
The article lists several books received by the periodical including "Life after Life Imprisonment," by C. Appleton, "The Access of Individuals to International Justice," by A. Augusto and C. Trindade and "Exploring Private Law," by E. Bant and M. Harding.
- End of NBA brings widespread uncertainty to British scene. Baker, John F. // Publishers Weekly;10/30/1995, Vol. 242 Issue 44, p9
Reports on the uncertainty in book publishing in Great Britain as a result of the formal ending of the Net Book Agreement (NBA) concerning book prices. Agents' haggling over renegotiating contracts; Collapse of system of price maintenance; Implications of ambiguity about book prices. INSET:...
- 1995 average book prices. Gerhardt, Lillian N. // School Library Journal;Mar95, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p102
Editorial. Reports that the reason the average price of new children's books or young adult books has increased traces to the rising cost of paper. How the cost of paper has increased; Printing costs; What low inventory strategy does.