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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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Booksellers Look to Curbsides and Online Sales, Not In-Store Customers

As states establish reopening timelines and Covid-19 infection rates continue to rise in various parts of the country, bookstores are not reopening in any conventional sense—nor do many owners intend to. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Powell's Rehires Some Employees to Handle Online Orders

A surge in online sales at Powell's Books in Portland, Ore., has allowed the bookseller to rehire 49 previously laid off union employees, ILWU Local 5 has confirmed. They are now working alongside more than 50 people in management to fulfill orders. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstores Seek Essential Exemptions

Bookstores in numerous states are facing a crush of online sales, offering delivery and pickup to customers, and applying for waivers to keep doing so as public health orders grow more strict. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Innovative indies find online silver lining as coronavirus closes stores

Indie bookshops are focusing on online sales and coming up with innovative ideas for business after the coronavirus crisis forced physical stores to close. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 17:14:30 UTC ]
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Russian Booksellers Say Online Retail Competition Is Gaining Fast

The share of online sales of books could be as high as 35 percent in the Russian market within five years, according to one executive. The post Russian Booksellers Say Online Retail Competition Is Gaining Fast appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Court Shakes Up Tax Landscape for Online Sales

The Supreme Court overturned the law requiring that the collection of taxes for online sales was limited only to states where the seller had a physical presence. Bricks-and-mortar retailers applauded the decision. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Whole Foods Adds Nearly $1.3 Billion to Amazon

In addition to adding $1.28 billion in revenue from its August purchase of the grocery chain, online sales at Amazon rose 22% in the third quarter over the comparable period a year ago. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Watch the Newest Ads on TV From FedEx, YouTube Red, Match and More

Every weekday, we bring you the Ad Age/iSpot Hot Spots, new TV commercials tracked by iSpot.tv, the real-time TV ad measurement company with attention and conversion analytics from more than seven million smart TVs. The ads here ran on national TV for the first time yesterday.A few highlights:... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2017-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Christian Stores to Launch Online Ordering Initiative

The Association for Christian Retail (CBA) is providing Christian stores with a consumer website that allows online sales and in-store customer pick-up. The Get It Local Today program is scheduled to launch this year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Looking to Future, B&N Puts Its Faith In Bricks and Mortar

In a presentation to investors Thursday morning, company execs unveiled the new cafes that will be the centerpiece of its new concept stores, discussed plan to grow store and online sales, and strategy to continue to shrink Nook losses. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon.com to open brick-and-mortar bookstore in Seattle

Considered the bane of many brick-and-mortar bookshops, Amazon.com is ironically entering the business with a physical bookstore it is opening in Seattle on Tuesday. The online retailer sees the store that it is opening in University Village as a physical extension of its online business. The... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2015-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon and Penguin Random House said to be in dispute

Industry sources say Penguin may block sales of its books on Amazon because of a contract dispute, but both sides are playing down the rowThe world’s biggest publisher, Penguin Random House, could block sales of its books on Amazon if it fails to resolve a contract dispute with the online... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Romania’s Online, English Book Sales on the Rise

In Romania, online sales now account for 20% of the $110 million book market, with interest in ebooks and English-language titles also on the rise. The post Romania’s Online, English Book Sales on the Rise appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S creates new 'global digital sales' role

Simon & Schuster has created a director of global digital and online sales role based in the US to apply a global approach to sales and marketing across its businesses worldwide. Colin Shields, who headed up the publishers’ digital sales, has been promoted to the newly created position of... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Strong December boosts high street

High street chain retailers have been buoyed by successful December trading, The Bookseller can report. Blackwell’s saw a like-for-like sales increase of 3.38% excluding its London Charing Cross Road store, which closed in June. Across its promotion and Christmas catalogue titles, sales were... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Livres Hebdo stops measuring online sales

French trade publication Livres Hebdo has scrapped its monthly distance print book sales barometer, which measured online and mail order sales, as an indirect result of Amazon’s refusal to provide any of its data to market research agencies.   This refusal prompted Fnac, the largest cultural... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US book publishers now make more money from online sales than physical stores

Brick-and-mortar book stores have clearly been on the decline for a while -- just look at Barnes & Noble's rocky finances. However, there's now some tangible evidence that the pendulum has swung in favor of internet-based sales. BookStats estimates... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2014-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2014 Predictions - Industry leaders share their views

Tom Weldon, c.e.o. Penguin Random House UK Lessons from 2013 include: the shift to online sales... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Virgo buys VirginMega

Mobile and interactive media group Digital Virgo has bought VirginMedia, the online sales... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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