AAP Pegs 2019 Sales Growth at 1.1%

Final estimates from the AAP found a 1.1% increase in total industry sales in 2019 over 2018. Sales were estimated to be $25.93 billion. The increase was led by a 20.4% jump in sales in the preK-12 category, where sales were $4.07 billion. In the trade category, sales inched ahead 0.4%, to $16.23 billion. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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