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Oxford University Press to end centuries of tradition by closing its printing arm

Falling sales blamed as 20 jobs axed in final chapter for history of printing in the city, which stretches back to the earliest days of book publishing Oxford University’s right to print books was first recognised in 1586, in a decree from the Star Chamber. But the centuries-old printing history... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-06-09 14:27:25 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Rose 8.8% Last Week

Another good performance by the adult fiction category helped to drive up unit sales of print books by 8.8% last week over the comparable week in 2020 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Fiction sales increased 19% last week. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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New Pilkey Title Leads a Good Week for Book Sales

An early 2021 Easter, combined with declining sales last spring as the pandemic heated up, resulted in a huge gain in unit sales of print books for the week ended March 28, 2021, over the comparable week last year at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Unit Sales of Print Books Soared 36.5% Last Week

Though unit sales began softening a bit at this time last year because of the early impact of the pandemic, the spike in sales last week was mainly due to the continued demand for print books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How Reading Ebooks Changes Our Perception (And Reviews)

Take a deep dive into research around reading ebooks and print books, and how these experiences compare to each other and other media. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-03-02 11:33:00 UTC ]
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A Year for the (Record) Books

Unit sales hit an all-time high at BookScan in 2020, which the service said could be attributed to a combination of strong sales of both print books and e-books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-29 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Lockdown drives 'explosive' online sales across formats, says BookStat's Abbassi

The past six months have seen “explosive” online sales with print books up by 45%, e-books by 30% and audio increasing 28%, according to figures from Bookstat c.e.o. Paul Abbassi. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-19 01:00:03 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Still Solid in Late October

Strong gains in all categories led to a 13% increase in unit sales of print books in the week ended Oct. 24, 2020, over the comparable week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A Surprisingly Strong Year of Book Sales Continues

In spite of historical challenges, unit sales of print books were up 6.4% in the first nine months of 2020. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A Surprisingly Strong Year of Book Sales Continues

In spite of historical challenges, unit sales of print books were up 6.4% in the first nine months of 2020. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Rose 7.2% in Early September

Unit sales of print books in the week ended Sept. 12, 2020, rose 7.2% over the comparable week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-18 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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Led By U.S., Bloomsbury Has Surprising Start to Fiscal 2021

Bloomsbury said sales in the first four months of fiscal 2021, which began March 1, rose 18% over the same period a year ago. Revenue in the U.S. increased 38%, and sales of both digital and print books were up overall. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Units Post Gains in First Half of 2020

In what is perhaps the biggest surprise in publishing since the Covid-19 pandemic began roiling the U.S. economy this spring, unit sales of print books in the first half of 2020 were up 2.8% over the same period in 2019 at outlets the 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 Post Another Week of Solid Gains

Two anti-racist titles, each selling more than 100,000 copies, and books bought for Father's Day led to a 9.1% increase in unit sales of print books last week at outlets that report to BookScan. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Virus Leads to Down Fourth Quarter at Wiley

Fourth-quarter sales and earnings fell at John Wiley compared to fiscal 2019 due to lower sales of print books, test prep programs, and corporate training. Sales for the year rose 2%, though a number of one-time charges led to an operating loss. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Race, Social Justice Titles Sparked Rise in Sales Last Week

'So You Want to Talk About Race' saw its sales jump by 848% last week over the previous week as a number of other social justice–related titles also saw big sales bumps, helping to drive up total unit sales of print books by 6.8% over the week ended May 30. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Units Jumped 11% in Mid-May

The release of Suzanne Collins’s prequel to her Hunger Games series in the week ended May 23, 2020, drove up unit sales of print books by 11.1% over the comparable week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Post Another Double Digit Gain

Last week, unit sales of print books had their second consecutive week of double-digit growth over the previous week at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. For the week ended May 9, 2020, print units were up 10.5% over the prior week. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales of Print Units Rose 10.9% Last Week

Strong sales in the adult nonfiction segment helped to drive up unit sales of print books by 10.9% last week at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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