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Sales of printed books fall by more than £150m in five years

New figures from Nielsen BookScan show continuing decline since 2009 as more and more readers migrate to ebooksPrint sales of adult fiction have declined by over £150m since 2009, new figures show, as ebooks take an increasingly large bite out of the market.A review of 2014 from book sales... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker Prize modifies longlist availability rules

The Man Booker Prize has made significant tweaks to its rules for 2015, abandoning its former rule on the availability of print books following the longlist announcement, placing time limits on the eligibility of titles published outside the UK, and defining the term "publisher" more closely. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print market solid in 2014

The print book market for 2014 is down just 1.3% by value year on year, the full year's statistics from Nielsen BookScan reveal.  Just under £1.4bn was spent on print books for the 52 weeks ending 27th December, generated from 180.6 million book sales. Year on year the value of the print book... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan Reaches Amazon Deal, Will Try Subscription Services

In a letter sent to authors, illustrators and agents today, Macmillan CEO John Sargent said the company reached a sales agreement with Amazon last week for ebooks and print books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK isolated on ebook VAT as Italy and Malta cut rates

The UK is looking increasingly isolated in charging 20% VAT on ebooks after two more European countries lowered their rates to be in line with print books. Italy has ruled that VAT on ebooks will be cut from the standard 22% to 4% so it matches the rate imposed on printed books. Meanwhile,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's socioeconomic status 'affects digital reading preference'

Print books are more popular with three to five-year-olds than reading on devices, but children from lower socioeconomic backgrounds spend more time reading on devices than their wealthier peers, according to a new report from the National Reading Trust (NLT) and Pearson. For the report... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Will Print Unit Sales Rise in 2014?

With unit sales of print books up about 2% in the first 47 weeks of 2014, year over year, at outlets that report to Nielsen BookScan, the industry is poised to post its first increase in print sales since 2008. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reed Elsevier revenue grows by 4%

Underlying revenue at Reed Elsevier increased 4% over the first nine months of the year, although print book sales declined.   The information company released an interim management statement yesterday (24th October) saying that although revenues in the scientific, technical and medial... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Will Amazon Disrupt Sweden’s Book Market?

Sweden's book market is bracing for the launch of Amazon, where ebooks are hamstrung by high taxes and print books are still relatively affordable. The post Will Amazon Disrupt Sweden’s Book Market? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print books are outselling digital by a healthy margin

In the first half of 2014, according to a Nielsen Books & Consumer survey, print book sales were more than twice those of digital. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nearly three quarters of young people prefer print

The 16-24 generation is still firmly in favour of print books, new research shows, with 73%... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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App partners with HarperCollins to digitize your old print books

BitLit has landed a deal with the publisher to allow readers to get their print books into an ebook format. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What Makes Old Books Smell Like Old Books?

Science takes on one of the most important questions of the ages.A Kindle and iPad are great for conveniently porting your entire bookshelf in your purse. But for the majority of Americans who view the independent bookstore as a haven and who get grumpy at the idea of not feeling the physical... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2014-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Weekly Bounce

Unit sales of print books in the week leading up to Mother’s Day, May 11, 2014, rose 9.8% over the previous week—the eighth largest week-over-week increase in the year, according to an analysis of Nielsen BookScan data. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DreamWorks Takes Publishing In-House

DreamWorks Animation is launching DreamWorks Press as an internal umbrella for digital and print books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SURVEY: Is a Library Without Print Books a Library at All?

Is an all-digital library just the 21st-century update of the traditional library? Or a free database and ebook service with better branding? Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-reading on the rise but print books still dominate

New research by the Pew Internet and American Life Project shows that the percentage of American adults who read an ebook in the past year has risen to 28 percent, up from 23 percent in 2012. Yet the tree book isn't dead yet, at least in the popularity sense, as the results show most ebook... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2014-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales of Print Units Slipped in 2013

Sales of print books through outlets that report to Nielsen BookScan’s retail & club channel fell 2.5%, to 501.6 million units, in 2013, compared to 2012. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are Print Books Becoming Objets d’art?

The survival of print books depends on producing physical books you want to own as well as read. One fine example: J.J. Abrams' and Doug Dorst’s bestseller 'S.' Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-01-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales Erode at Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble Inc.'s latest quarterly earnings show an erosion in sales for both print books and ebooks, casting a cloud over its long-term prospects. Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2013-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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