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Cole becomes 15th member of £50m club

Written By: Philip Stone and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 09/11/2011 - 15:54 Martina Cole has become the first British female adult-audience novelist to surpass the £50m sales mark since records began. Thanks to the solid sales of her 18th thriller, The Faithless (Headline), which... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA: retailers must "abide by" embargoes

Written By: Philip Stone and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 28/10/2011 - 09:00 The Booksellers Association has said retailers must respect publishers' embargoed release dates, after it emerged pre-embargo sales of Martina Cole's The Faithless (Headline) cost her the number one spot... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French and Watson lead strong first half for debuts

Written By: Philip Stone and Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 24/08/2011 - 08:31 Dawn French and S J Watson are the most successful debut novelists of the year so far across paperback and hardback, with debut novels generally having a more successful year than 2010. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard and Judy spring titles sell £4.6m

Written By: Philip Stone and Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 12/05/2011 - 09:45 Analysis has revealed that £4.6m of books were sold under the W H Smith Spring Richard and Judy Book Club promotion, as the retailer released the celebrity couple's new summer titles. The eight Spring Book... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade experiences worst March since 2005

Written By: Philip Stone and Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 07/04/2011 - 09:11 Spending in March has hit a six-year low, with sales slumping by 8.7% year on year. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night books defy the critics as sales grow

Written By: Philip Stone and Felicity Wood Publication Date: Fri, 04/03/2011 - 09:43 The majority of the books to be handed out tomorrow (5th March) as part of World Book Night have already received a sales boost in 2011. The figures will be a welcome fillip for the organisers, with founder... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Supermarkets sweep up market share

Written By: Philip Stone and Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 07/02/2011 - 09:24 The supermarket sector was the only winner in the 2010 retail trade, with sales jumping 7% year-on-year. Estimates based on data from Nielsen BookScan show that book sales in the UK were down by 4% in 2010 in... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2010 retailer discounts total £600m

Written By: Philip Stone and Lisa Campbell Retailers slashed a total of £600m from the price of books in 2010 as book-buyers enjoyed their best year for bargains since records began. The average discount given off a book's r.r.p. last year was 26%— slightly deeper than in 2009, when books were... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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