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Reidy Touts 2018 as S&S's 'Most Successful Year'

In addition to a string of bestsellers, Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy cited strong gains in digital audio and backlist sales as keys to the “most successful year in Simon & Schuster's history.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HBG Has 'Sparkling' Third Quarter

Sales at the Hachette Book Group rose 5.1% in the third quarter of 2018 over the same period a year ago, led by backlist sales and a number of good frontlist performances, including Sally Field’s 'In Pieces.' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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For Publishers, 2018 Is Off to a Decent Start

Strong digital audiobook and backlist sales have countered softer ebook and frontlist sales in this year's first financial quarter. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HMH Trade Sales Rose 9.8% in Q2

HMH attributed the improved financial performance to strong frontlist, ebook and backlist sales. The publisher touted, in particular, sales of 'The Handmaid's Tale,' in speaking to its solid backlist and ebook numbers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Could Limited-Time Fixed Book Pricing Boost Backlist Sales?

Could limiting the period for fixed book prices give a needed boost to backlist sales by allowing retailers to discount after the initial buying frenzy is over? Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What Happened To the Long Tail?

In explaining the steep drop in Penguin Group USA’s profits for the first six months of 2012, CEO David Shanks said one important factor was the decline in backlist sales. Borders was an important customer for Penguin’s backlist, especially its classics line, so the collapse of the chain hurt... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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