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Earnings Up, Sales Dipped at HBG

Profits rose at Hachette Book Group last year over 2018 despite a 1% decline in revenue. The earnings increase was attributed to improved operating efficiencies in the year, along with higher sales of digital audiobooks. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-27 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Citing Embargo, Libraries Plan Boycott of Blackstone Digital Audio

A coalition of some 44 public libraries across Washington state is organizing a six-month boycott of Blackstone Publishing's digital audiobooks after the publisher announced last month that it would withhold new release audio titles from libraries for 90 days. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HC Profits Soared 42% in Q1 of Fiscal 2019

Strong backlist sales, in addition to a 55% jump in sales of digital audiobooks, led to a 42% increase in earnings at HarperCollins in the quarter ended September 30, 2018, over the comparable period a year ago. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Changes to PW's Audiobook Coverage

PW will continue to offer news and feature coverage of physical and digital audiobooks, as well as monthly audiobook bestseller lists, but will no longer review audiobooks effective August 1. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins sales down 6% in fourth quarter

The emergence of digital audiobooks are a “potent source” of long term growth, the chief executive of HarperCollins’ parent company News Corp Robert Thomson has said. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH to be global publisher for BBC audio

Penguin Random House UK is to become the global publisher and distributor for all BBC-branded physical and digital audiobooks. The deal signed today with BBC Worldwide extends an agreement signed by Random House Audio and BBC Worldwide in 2013 to sell and distribute BBC audiobooks that had... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N Plans Return to Digital Audiobooks

Following the notice B&N sent to customers that it is shutting down its downloadable audio section, a spokesperson for the retailer told PW the company plans to re-enter the market at some point in the future. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Check Out What You Can Check Out at a Wisconsin Library: The Apple iPad

While many libraries are now checking out ebooks and digital audiobooks in addition to physical media, the Eau Claire library is taking things a step further by lending out iPads themselves. Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2011-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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