AAP Numbers Show Drop in Book Sales for May

Book sales fell 1.6% in May, to $1.09 billion, compared to the same month last year. However, sales rose 2.3%, to $4.29 billion, for the first five months of the year, as compared to same period in 2013, according to the AAP’s monthly StatShot program. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AAP's First Report on 2016 Shows Sales, Revenue Down

The industry sales report for 2016 found that total revenue for the industry fell 6.6%, compared to 2015. Based on sales from 1,207 companies that report to AAP, total revenue last year was $14.25 billion, down from $15.26 billion in 2015. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebook sales drop as readers favour non-fiction books

Total book sales including physical and digital books rose 6% to £3.5bn, propped up by non-fiction. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2017-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New analysis shows extent of England's library book spend drop

Book spend for libraries in England has fallen by £35m since 2005, while book lending to adults and children has declined by 36.5% and 21% respectively in the last five years, new analysis from library campaigner and former Watersones' m.d. Tim Coates has revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AAP Reports Book Sales Down in January

The two major trade segments--adult and children's/YA--had a slow start to the year, according to the Association of American Publishers' StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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May Sales Drop for Adult, Children's Books

Trade sales in May saw some wild swings, according to AAP’s monthly StatShot program. In the adult books segment there was a decline of 5.0%, compared to the same month last year. Meanwhile, sales in children’s/young adult fell 9.3%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book Sales Dropped in First Quarter

E-book sales in the adult and children's/young adult categories fell a combined 8.1% in the first quarter of 2015 compared to the first period of 2014, according to AAP's StatShot program, Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Connect Books: sales drop but business 'stabilising'

Connect Books has delivered a “much improved” operational performance in the last six months, although sales were down 3% to £103.4m. The Norwich-based company, which comprises Bertrams, Dawson Books and Wordery, also saw its underlying operational profit decrease by 18.6% to £1.9m compared to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Drop in E-book Sales Led to Soft 2014 at HBG

A stronger publishing lineup in 2013 and problems caused by the standoff with Amazon over sales terms resulted in a 4.8% decline in sales for the year at Hachette Book Group USA. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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CIPFA stats show drops in library numbers and usage

The number of people borrowing books from libraries in England has halved since 1997, according to the annual library statistics prepared by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA). CIPFA plans to publish its annual statistics on Thursday (11th December), but early... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: 2020 World Book Capital; Political Book Sales in the US; PRH Names New CFO

Kuala Lumpur is the 2020 World Book capital; more political books in the US released and compete with growing sales of Woodward's 'Fear'; and PRH has a new CFO. The post Industry Notes: 2020 World Book Capital; Political Book Sales in the US; PRH Names New CFO appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German Book Market in 2017: Stable Sales But in Need of More Book Buyers

The latest book market statistics from Germany show that flat book sales are being generated by fewer overall book buyers. The Börsenverein calls for a focus on potential readers. The post German Book Market in 2017: Stable Sales But in Need of More Book Buyers appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: With No Single Big Book, Multiple Memoirs Steal the Show

The tastemakers in the publishing industry spent big on a handful of novels, and a raft of memoirs at this year's fair. Some insiders mused that while the novels offer escapism, the memoirs give readers what they crave even more in these divisive times: a sense of connection with other people. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult Book Sales Fell, Kids Books Rose in October

Sales of adult trade books fell 13.1% in October compared to October 2015, while sales in the children’s/young adult segment rose 1.9%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Why print book sales are rising, and books are getting longer

E-book sales have remained stagnant in 2015. But print book sales are up, and Harper Lee's latest novel and adult coloring books are the big winners. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: No Big Book Yet, But Plenty of Big Sales

One thing the absence of a big book has meant is that a handful of titles—drawing strong advances from editors in the U.S. and abroad—are being clumped into an ever-growing list of buzzed-about books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2015: The Buzz Books of the Show

With no single title emerging as the big book of the fair, we offer a rundown of some of the novels, and big nonfiction titles, people were talking about in London. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oyster, The "Spotify For Books," Is Taking On Amazon With E-Book Sales

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[ Fast Company | 2015-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night: the most popular books and which Broadway show is getting involved

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Printed book sales fall as Christmas digital sales rise

Physical book sales in the final week of the year totalled £22.5m — down 70% week on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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