#christmas period

Publishing news tagged with #christmas period


Norwegian bestseller fails to rescue Germany's year

The German book industry is nursing a hangover after a very disappointing 2017 in which not only the Christmas period but also the year as a whole fell short of expectations. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie bookshops bullish about 2018 after Christmas sales rise

Indie bookshops are kicking off 2018 with confidence after the majority reported sales rises over the Christmas period, but some some have urged publishers to take more risks and work harder to build authors into brands this year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sainsbury's and Blackwell's report rise in Christmas book sales

Sainsbury’s and Blackwell’s have reported positive book sales over the Christmas period, with Pete Selby, head of books at the supermarket, saying that gift purchases are now "shifting" from other entertainment to books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fiction and picture books look set to boost Christmas sales

Fiction and picture books are likely to take the lion’s share of sales over the Christmas period, although this year’s YA and teen offering is not as strong, according to a number of children’s booksellers. Florentyna Martin, children’s buyer at Waterstones, said younger fiction is particularly... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Perry to design BAMB tote bag

Grayson Perry will design a collector’s edition tote bag for this year’s Books Are My Bag (BAMB) campaign. The Turner Prize-winning British artist’s design will be revealed at the BAMB launch on 8th October, which is also “Super Thursday”, the day on which a large number of publishers’ key... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WHS High Street sales down 5%

WH Smith has released its interim results covering the Christmas period, revealing that group sales were down 2% like-for-like. As usual, WH Smith Travel performed better than its High Street stores, with like-for-like sales up 2% and total sales up 7%, with particular improvements at large... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon reports record sales growth

Amazon saw record sales growth of 22% to $21bn (£13bn) over the Christmas period, with the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Christmas e-reader sales up 45% at John Lewis

John Lewis has reported a 45% increase in sales of e-readers over the Christmas period, compared... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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W H Smith ‘won market share’ at Christmas

W H Smith says it increased its market share over the Christmas period, with retail analysts... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Resilient' Christmas trading for W H Smith

W H Smith has reported “resilient” trading over the Christmas period, with total... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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