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Confirmed: Audiobooks are the brightest place in publishing right now.

Remember March? You know, a million years ago? During the month in which most places in the US began to shut down and enforce social distancing, book sales, unsurprisingly, suffered, with one notable exception: audiobooks. The Association of American Publishers released its sales numbers for... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-19 17:45:32 UTC ]
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5 Debut Novels to Listen To in Quarantine

With the coronavirus pandemic keeping us indoors, early numbers suggest a surge in book sales. Audio and eBooks in particular have seen a sudden rise. It has also been a tough time for bookstores. Independent bookstores have had to move online, many offering free shipping to compete with Amazon... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-28 08:48:50 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Concerns Prompt Cost Cuts

The steady erosion of book sales is impacting all parts of publishing as the Covid-19 pandemic tightens its grip of the U.S. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshop.org to share 30 percent of each purchase with bookstores impacted by coronavirus shutdowns.

Bookshop.org, an alternative to Amazon that shares proceeds from book sales with independent bookstores, will give more money to those stores in response to the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on small businesses. Bookshop announced today that it would increase bookstore partners’ affiliate... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-18 15:09:12 UTC ]
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Coronavirus-hit Italy sees 25% drop in book sales

According to the Italian Publishers Association (AIE), Italy's book market fell 25% last week, with those areas worst-hit by the coronavirus—such as Lombardy, Veneto and Emilia—seeing drops of 50% and above. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 21:19:43 UTC ]
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Mackay to leave Edinburgh International Book Festival

​Simon Mackay is to leave his role as head of book sales and retail at the Edinburgh International Book Festival in spring 2020 to take on a new project.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-24 21:36:55 UTC ]
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Charlotte's Web tops children's book sales in China

The bestselling children's book in China this year is still Charlotte's Web, as consumers continue to buy old favourites and the number of new titles is expected to fall. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-14 20:36:16 UTC ]
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OR/M Delivers Huge Boost to Book Sales

Through its data-driven Ignition marketing program, OR/M has skyrocketed print and e-book sales for its publishing partners. (Sponsored) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Canada's Indie Booksellers Are Optimistic

A survey of Canadian independent booksellers by BookNet Canada found nearly three quarters felt the bookselling industry was "healthy" and 68% saw an increase in revenue from book sales in the previous year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Summers departs Emerald for The Paperback Shop

Caroline Summers is leaving her role as head of book sales for academic publisher Emerald and taking up a new post as sales director at The Paperback Shop. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-04 12:35:41 UTC ]
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Waterstones staff to be awarded 4% bonus

Waterstones owners Elliott Advisors have approved a company-wide 4% bonus, following a "pretty good" financial year "driven above all by better book sales", according to m.d. James Daunt.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-31 02:35:31 UTC ]
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Germany's book sales up 4% in 2019 to date

After a turbulent year thus far for the German book industry, with the surprise announcement in January of the merger of leading book chains Thalia and Mayersche and the insolvency of wholesaler/distributor Koch Neff Volckmar (KNV) two months later, some good news has just been delivered on... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-09 19:25:24 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Book Sales Off to a Slow Start for 2019

Will "political fatigue" end publishers' six year streak of print sales growth? At a late morning session dubbed The State of the Publishing Industry Today, David Walter, executive director, client development for NPD Books, told BookExpo attendees that growth in print sales is trending down,... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Pugh's statement 'is not true': City Hall emails reveal how aides learned Baltimore mayor lied about book sales

When Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh defended selling her “Healthy Holly” books to the University of Maryland Medical System, she made one specific claim that touched off concern at City Hall. Pugh told The Baltimore Sun on March 20 that she had not sold her books beyond those she provided to... Continue reading at 'Baltimore Sun'

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Sales For ‘The Hunchback Of Notre Dame’ Soar In France After Cathedral Fire

The classic novel shot to the top of Amazon France’s bestseller list after a massive blaze overtook the famed Paris church. Continue reading at 'The Huffington Post'

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-04-16 17:16:25 UTC ]
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Book Sales Flat at Hudson in 2018

While sales in Hudson Group's literature category dropped 5% in 2018 compared to 2017, book sales were about flat with 2017. Hudson operates about 60 bookstores in airports and sells books in another 500 of Hudson's 1,082 locations. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Baltimore Mayor Pugh amends financial disclosure filings amid scrutiny over book sales to UMMS hospital system

Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh did not fully disclose the $500,000 business relationship she started in 2011 with the University of Maryland Medical System during the time she was a state senator, a period during which she sat on the hospital network’s board of directors and oversaw issues... Continue reading at 'Baltimore Sun'

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jerusalem International Book Forum Announces Initial 2019 Programming Plans

Book-to-film trends and streaming entertainment are topics at the Jerusalem International Book Forum in May, as are panels on book sales. The post Jerusalem International Book Forum Announces Initial 2019 Programming Plans appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Licensing Drives a Quarter of Children’s Book Sales, Says New Research

Licensed titles made up 26% of unit sales of juvenile books in the U.S. in 2018, according to just-released research from the NPD Group. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Czech Book Sales Rise Amid Ongoing Industry Consolidation

Overall book sales in the Czech Republic are up as the number of new titles published declines slightly. Industry consolidation and a focus on high-performing books may be the cause. The post Czech Book Sales Rise Amid Ongoing Industry Consolidation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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