IN THE LOOP
- BookScan Launches Aggregated Sales Site. Nawotka, Edward // Publishers Weekly;6/25/2001, Vol. 248 Issue 26, p16
Deals with the aggregated sales site launched by book subsidiary company BookScan. Annual subscription; Number of books to be delivered by the Web site; Incentive offered to publishers.
- Units Post Modest Decline In 2009. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;1/11/2010, Vol. 257 Issue 2, p3
The article addresses the decline of sales in the book industry in 2009. According to figures released by Nielsen BookScan, total units dropped 3.3 percent to 751.7 million for the year ended January 3, 2010. The figures reflected the growing number of consumers who choose to buy trade...
- WE WANT YOU! // Courts Today;Feb/Mar2014, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p4
An introduction to the February/March 2014 issue of the journal is presented including a letter from the publisher calling for continued patronage from its readers, magazine information and a list of editors and staff.
- INTERNATIONAL NEWS. // Book Publishing Report;5/20/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 20, p7
Focuses on financial policies of some publishing houses in the U.S. for the year 2002. Reason for change of name by Whitaker BookTrack; Necessity for revolutionizing book buying policies by public libraries; Cause for which company Waterstone will have an increase in investment for the year 2002.
- A Rocky Start to 2009. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;5/18/2009, Vol. 256 Issue 20, p3
The article reports on the publishing industry's financial reports for the first quarter of 2009. According to Nielsen BookScan's unit sales data, total units were off by just 1.7% in the period, while juvenile segment units are up by almost 9%. Publishing company Pearson is anticipating a...
- The Biz Is Alright. Nelson, Sara // Publishers Weekly;12/15/2008, Vol. 255 Issue 50, p5
This article examines prospects for the publishing business in 2008. There are several bad news in the industry including the layoffs, cutbacks and the raise, bonus and pension freezes. There are some positive signs in the sector. For instance, Nielsen BookScan reported sales up 6% during...
- BookScan Finds Flat Market. // Publishers Weekly;1/12/2009, Vol. 256 Issue 2, p4
The article focuses on a report about the publishing industry compiled by Nielsen BookScan. Despite panic among many publishers and booksellers about the state of the business, figures show that unit sales fell only 0.2% in 2008, to 756.1 million. The juvenile category had the strongest year,...
- BookScan as Book Scout. Mantell, Suzanne // Publishers Weekly;9/12/2005, Vol. 252 Issue 36, p30
Considers the views of several travel book publishers and executives regarding the retail sales monitoring service being offered by Nielsen BookScan. Bill Newlin of Avalon Travel Publishing; Elizabeth Newhouse of National Geographic Society; Peter Fiennes of Time Out Guides; Geoff Colquitt of...
- Investigative Journalism and Scandal Reporting in the Nigerian Press. Yusha'u, Muhammad Jameel // Ecquid Novi: African Journalism Studies (University of Wisconsin;2009, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p155
Using interviews conducted with Nigerian journalists, this article explores Nigerian journalists' understandings of investigative journalism, and whether they use it to investigate the allegations of corruption scandals against various public officeholders. The results show that Nigerian...