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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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S&S Squeezes Out a Q3 Profit Despite Sales Decline

Profits rose by $1 million at Simon & Schuster in the third quarter of 2019 over the comparable period in 2018, despite a 9% drop in sales. In last year's third quarter, Bob Woodward's 'Fear' drove strong sales for the publisher. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales Up, Loss Cut in Q1 at Scholastic

Led by a strong performance in its trade division, revenue at Scholastic rose 7% in the first quarter ended August 31, 2019, over the comparable period in fiscal 2019. The net loss was cut to $58.5 million, from $61.3 million in last year’s first quarter. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Open Road Revenue Up 36% in First Half of 2019

Open Road said revenue in the first six months of 2019 rose 36% over the comparable period in 2018, while earnings jumped 72%. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sourcebooks Posts Double Digit Six Month Sales Gain

Unit sales rose 24% in the first six months of 2019 over the comparable period in 2018, while revenue increased 26% at Sourcebooks. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Posts Double-Digit Gains in Sales, Earnings in First Half of '19

Driven by a number of acquisitions and hundreds of bestselling books, profits at Penguin Random House jumped 33.0% in the first half of 2019 over the comparable period in 2018 and revenue rose 11.3%. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Sales Rose 3.8% in First Six Months

In the first half of 2019 sales of adult books rose 1.4% over the comparable period in 2018, while sales of children/YA books increased 7.4%, according to the AAP. Sales of religious presses, which AAP puts in the trade segment, rose 11.4%. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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EDC Has First Quarter Decline in Sales and Earnings

Total revenue at Educational Development Corp. dropped 8% in the first quarter of fiscal 2020, to $27.6 million, from the comparable period a year ago. Earnings, meanwhile, fell from $1.8 million a year ago to $1.3 million. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Earnings Jumped 29% in Q3 at HarperCollins

Strong sales of Christian books, backlist titles, and downloadable audiobooks led to a 29% increase in earnings at HarperCollins in the quarter ended March 31, 2019, over the comparable period last year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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