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21 Dec

Spiegel & Grau Launches as Independent Publisher

Books will be at the center of the company, which will publish 15 to 20 titles per year, but it will also produce original audio content and bring works from print or audio to film and TV.

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16 Dec

Macmillan Extends Promotional Terms Offered to Indies for COVID-19 Response

The Macmillan promotional terms, originally set to expire in December 2020, will now be extended through June 30, 2021, and include additional discounting offered on all orders placed and extended dating on orders.

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15 Dec
Let's Talk About Pre-Orders!

New Titles Added to ABA’s Pre-Order Calendar

The calendar features books with added value, such as signed copies and exclusive merchandise, as well as big titles that have good pre-order potential.

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25 Nov
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ABA to Call on Justice Department to Challenge Penguin Random House Purchase of Simon & Schuster

“The announcement today that Penguin Random House, the biggest of the Big 5 publishers, is buying Simon & Schuster is alarming,” says ABA CEO Allison Hill.

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24 Nov

Publishers Announce Plans for Dozens of New Imprints in 2020

Throughout the year, both small and large publishers have shared plans for imprints focused on all types of subjects, from diversity and inclusion to health and wellness.

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23 Nov
Let's Talk About Pre-Orders!

New Titles Added to ABA’s Pre-Order Calendar

The calendar features books with added value, such as signed copies and exclusive merchandise, to entice customers to order from their local indie bookstore. 

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10 Nov
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Publishers Offer Specials on Stock, Shipping This Holiday Season

To help booksellers with critical fourth-quarter sales, a number of publishers have launched special offers on titles as well as rapid replenishment for shipping. 

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03 Nov
Let's Talk About Pre-Orders!

New Titles Added to ABA’s Pre-Order Calendar

The calendar features books with added value, such as signed copies and exclusive merchandise, to entice customers to order from their local indie bookstore. 

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23 Sep
Let's Talk About Pre-Orders!

New Titles Added to ABA’s Pre-Order Calendar

The calendar features books with added value, such as signed copies and exclusive merchandise, to entice customers to order from their local indie bookstore. 

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23 Sep

HarperCollins Launches Fall 2020 Holiday Express Shipping Program

From September 21 to January 8, qualifying orders received by 3:00 p.m. ET will ship out the next business day and will be expedited so that in most cases they will be delivered in two business days.

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22 Sep
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PRH Launches “The Conversation” to Sustain Antiracist Engagement, Collaboration, and Action

Penguin Random House has announced the launch of a new website to support families, educators, communities, organizations, and readers who are working to combat racism and end racial inequities in our daily lives.

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25 Aug
Let's Talk About Pre-Orders!

New Titles Added to ABA’s Pre-Order Calendar

The calendar features books with added value, such as signed copies and exclusive merchandise, to entice customers to order from their local indie bookstore. 

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18 Aug

Indie Shindig Invites Booksellers to Learn About Upcoming Titles to Benefit Binc

The Indie Shindig is aiming to raise $15,000 for Binc by hosting weekly events that introduce booksellers to new and upcoming titles. All participating publishers split a donation of $10 per bookseller attendee.

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23 Jul
Let's Talk About Pre-Orders!

New Titles Added to ABA’s Pre-Order Calendar

The calendar features books with added value, such as signed copies and exclusive merchandise, to entice customers to order from their local indie bookstore. 

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15 Jul
Carolyn Reidy

Simon & Schuster Announces Carolyn Kroll Reidy Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship program will grant awards to students based on financial need and academic merit, and is specifically intended for candidates from historically underrepresented groups in the publishing industry.

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