Browsing by topic: Borders

Need to Know: Weekly Publishing News & Rumors Round-Up

Borders to liquefy? Follett for sale? Amazon to go Aussie? All rumors. The real news includes new iRiver e-reader for Google and Kobo auf Deutsch.

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Do Bookstores Have Brand Equity Abroad?

Are there bookstores from abroad you’d like to see in your own country?

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How Can Physical Bookstores Better Integrate E-books?

Bookstores need to get creative with selling e-books if they want to stop customers abandoning them for Apple and Amazon.

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#LBF11: Waterstone’s to Close 200 Shops in the UK?

By Roger Tagholm LONDON: A shadow hangs over the aisles this year and if it’s not made up of volcanic ash this time, the consequences […]

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With UK Print Book Sales Falling, Can E-books Close the Gap?

E-book sales accounted for just 1% of the UK book market in 2010, but are expected to boom in 2011 — growth that might be […]

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Is Borders Guilty as Charged?

By Philip Downer In this exclusive essay for Publishing Perspectives, Philip Downer, the former CEO of Borders UK, discusses whether Borders’ management really is to […]

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Who Gets Hurt Most By Borders’ Bankruptcy?

Thousands of out-of-work booksellers, indebted publishers, smaller mid-list print-runs, fewer book reviews . . . the long-term repercussions of Borders’ bankruptcy are unpleasant to contemplate. […]

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What Would You Do to Save Borders?

By Edward Nawotka It always seems like drama surrounds the big digital publishing conferences. In January 2010, attendees at the first annual Digital Book World […]

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Borders Bookstores Bankruptcy News Roundup

By Hannah Johnson The Borders Group filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Wednesday and will receive $505 million in Debtor-in Possession (DIP) financing. According to […]

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Barnes & Noble: From Thug to Love

Editorial by Edward Nawotka For a long time Barnes & Noble, the United States’ largest bookstore chain, was the bully of bookselling. B&N was the […]

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