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Publishing Sales Jump 18.1% in First Six Months of 2021

With all segments posting increases, sales rose 18.1% in the first half of 2021 over the comparable period in 2020 for publishers who report results to the AAP. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Reading Time Rose 21% in Second Half of 2020

The U.S. Department of Labor's American Time Use survey found that the time Americans spent reading daily increased 21% in the May-December period in 2020 over the comparable period in 2019, rising to 34 minutes per day. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales of Adult Fiction Books Stay on Fire

Unit sales of adult books rose 25.8% last week over May 30, 2020, and for the first five months of 2021, adult book sales jumped 32.4% over the comparable period a year ago at outlets that report to BookScan. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Sales Rose 22% in Q1

With sales in all categories posting double-digit increases, sales for the 1,358 publishers that report results to the AAP’s StatShot program rose 22.3% over the comparable period in 2020 for the first quarter of 2021. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Had Double-Digit Gain at April’s End

Unit sales of print books increased 12.4% in the week ended May 1, 2021, over the comparable period in 2020, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S Gets Solid Start to 2021

Sales and profits rose in the first quarter of 2021 over the comparable period in 2020 at Simon & Schuster, led by double-digit gains in its international and audio divisions. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Industry Sales Up 16% Through February

Higher sales of print and digital books and a decline in returns contributed to a solid net sales increase in the first two months of 2021 over the comparable period in 2020 for publishers that report to AAP. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HBG Sales Rose 19% in Q3

Led by the megabestseller 'Midnight Sun' and 'The Return,' sales at Hachette Book Group jumped 19.2% in the quarter ended September 30, 2020, over the comparable period in 2019. Digital sales also had solid gains in the period. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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B&NE Retail Segment Took Big Hit in Q1

For the quarter ended August 1, sales in Barnes & Noble Education’s retail segment dropped 42.2% from the comparable period a year ago, falling to $158.8 million. In the period, comparable store sales fell 42.8%, which B&NE said accounted for $106.6 million in lost revenue. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Close July With 15% Increase

Another week with double-digit gains in all but one category led to a 15.1% jump in unit sales of print books from the comparable period in 2019 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Online Sales Soared in Q2

Online sales at Amazon jumped 48% in the second quarter of 2020 over the comparable period in 2019, to $45.9 billion. Total revenue rose 40% and operating income skyrocketed 87%. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Quarto Sales Fell 17% in First Half of 2020

Revenue in the publisher's U.S. group fell 21.8% in the first half of 2020 from the comparable period in 2019, and the U.K.-based Quarto said it expects that the global pandemic will impact its results in the second half of this year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Units Post Surprising Increase in First Half of 2020

Despite the economic turmoil caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, unit sales of print books rose 2.8% in the first six months of 2020 over the comparable period in 2019 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Fell 9.6% Last Week

After unit sales of print books hit a 2020 high in the week ended June 20, sales fell 9.6% last week at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Though units fell compared to the previous week in 2020, sales jumped 18% over the comparable period in 2019. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Units Up 7.7% in Mid-May

Unit sales of print books rose 7.7% in the week ended May 16, 2020, over the comparable period in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Up 9.9% In Early May

Led by big gains in the juvenile categories, unit sales of print books rose 9.9% in the week ended May 9, 2020, over the comparable period in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Puts Abrupt End to Good Start for Lagardère Publishing

In the first two months of 2020, sales in Lagardère's worldwide publishing group were up 5.3% over the comparable period in 2019, but fell 19% in March. For April, Lagardère said it expects global publishing sales to be down 45% from April 2019. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Book Orders on the Rise

After several weeks of receiving orders from Amazon that had been significantly lower than the comparable period in 2018, publishers said orders have improved this week. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Segments Up Through September

Through the first nine months of 2019, sales of adult trade books were up 1.1% over the comparable period in 2018 for the publishers who report sales to AAP’s BookStat program. Sales in the children/young adult segment rose 8.0% in the same period. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales Up 15% in Salem's Publishing Group in Q3

Led by a solid quarter by Regnery, sales in Salem Media Group's publishing division rose 15.8% in the third quarter of 2019 over the comparable period last year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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