A Record Year for Publishing Stocks—With a Caveat

A year that found four of the 10 companies on the PW Stock Index seeing double-digit stock price increases also saw Barnes & Noble and other big names struggle. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Record Year for Publishing Stocks—With a Caveat

A year that found four of the 10 companies on the PW Stock Index seeing double-digit stock price increases also saw Barnes & Noble and other big names struggle. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK publishing industry reports record-breaking year in 2022

There were 669m physical books sold in the UK last year, according to new figures from the Publishers AssociationThe UK publishing industry had a “record-breaking year” in 2022, with a total income of £6.9bn.A Year in Publishing, a look at the state of the book market by trade body the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-04-17 11:26:08 UTC ]
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Lagardère Publishing Has Record Year

Total revenue rose 9.4% at Hachette Book Group parent Lagardère Publishing in 2021, and profits jumped 42.7% over 2020. HBG sales rose 3.7%, excluding the impact of its Workman Publishing acquisition. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Record Year for British Publishing in 2019

U.K. publisher sales rose to £6.3 billion in 2019, 4% higher than in 2018 and 20% higher than in 2015, making 2019 the biggest year ever for U.K. publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.K. Reports 2017 As Record Year for Publishing

The U.K. publishing industry had a record-breaking year in 2017, with income up 5% to £5.7 billion, according to figures released by the Publishers Association in its annual Yearbook. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nobel prize winners and stocking fillers – 65 years in the murky waters of London publishing

Ernest Hecht set up Souvenir Press from his bedroom in 1951. Now, following the death of Lord Weidenfeld, he is the last of the group of remarkable Jewish émigrés who transformed postwar British publishingA 65th birthday is a milestone but – now the official retirement age has been abolished –... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Records tumble as Nielsen figures claim 2021 as the most lucrative year on record

Despite some gaps in the BookScan data, it looks as though 2021 was a record year for the book industry, with many sectors setting annual records based on 42-week sales figures alone. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-22 09:59:44 UTC ]
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Publishers Association hails ‘biggest year ever for UK publishing’ in latest report

The PA’s annual yearbook has found across-the-board growth for the book trade, with total invoiced sales up 3.5% on its last report—but Brexit and Covid-19 could endanger the recent gains Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-22 18:16:32 UTC ]
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Strong year for Children's publishing as W H Smith unveils Books of the Year

W H Smith has unveiled its Books of the Year, with the retailer recognising two children's books for the first time.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 15:22:56 UTC ]
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UK audiobook downloads up 17% last year, Publishers Association data shows

Audiobooks are fast becoming ‘a major route to market for consumers of books’, the trade body saysThe number of UK audiobook downloads increased by 17% between 2022 and 2023, according to new data from the Publishers Association (PA).Revenue from audiobooks rose 24% across the same period to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-05-07 15:28:43 UTC ]
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Sports Illustrated to continue print editions under reported 10-year deal with new publisher

Months after mass layoffs threatened its future, Sports Illustrated will resume publishing after its owner reached a new rights deal with digital media company Minute Media. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2024-03-18 17:12:26 UTC ]
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U.K. Publishing Spotlight: DK Celebrates 50 Years

The British illustrated reference publisher continues to reinvent itself a half-century on—and has used the milestone of the anniversary as catalyst for examining new opportunities. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Toronto breaks 86-year temperature record as unseasonable warmth hits

Temperatures are soaring across Ontario, with Toronto breaking a daily record and other cities poised to follow suit. The temperature cracked 11 C by 10 a.m. Friday at Toronto Pearson International Airport, busting a daily record set on the same day in 1938. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2024-02-09 17:27:50 UTC ]
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The 23-Year-Old Publishing Satire That is Still Painfully Relevant

Black publishing industry figures weigh in on ERASURE and AMERICAN FICTION, Becky Chambers gets a Folio edition, and more, today in books. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-02-06 15:31:08 UTC ]
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OverDrive Reports Another Record Year for Digital Library Circulation

Library users worldwide borrowed some 662 million e-books, digital audiobooks, and digital magazines, OverDrive reps announced in a release this week, with 152 library systems reporting more than a million digital checkouts in 2023. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Five years and 2m copies later, self-published author lands UK book deal

Norfolk-based crime writer JM Dalgliesh topped the Amazon and Kindle bestsellers before being signed by a traditional publisher In 2018, JM Dalgliesh was a stay-at-home father when he sent his first crime novel to six literary agents, only to receive polite rejection letters – or no response at... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-12-17 09:00:23 UTC ]
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Year End: Cambridge University Press Reports Record £1 Billion in Revenue

England's merged Cambridge University Press & and Assessment reports record revenues and numbers of users in 2022-2023. The post Year End: Cambridge University Press Reports Record £1 Billion in Revenue appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-12-12 20:15:01 UTC ]
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The 2023 Stocking Stuffer of the Year Award! (shelftalker)

One last chance for these once august awards to reclaim their honor and dignity. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-30 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Research Publishing: Projekt DEAL, Springer Nature in New Five-Year Accord

The three-publisher program devised to elevate German open-access research publication reports that it expects a formal signing of a new accord within weeks. The post Research Publishing: Projekt DEAL, Springer Nature in New Five-Year Accord appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-11-08 21:43:12 UTC ]
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