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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At AAP Annual Meeting, Association Shows Off New Focus

In addition to protecting copyright and free expression, the AAP has added backing regulations and policies that can led to a robust and innovative industry to its mission statement. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beijing International Book Fair Reports Gains in Rights Sales

The Beijing International Book Fair organizers cite robust rights sales at this year's fair, claiming that sales of Chinese translation rights sold abroad have increased. The post Beijing International Book Fair Reports Gains in Rights Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Association: How Rights Sales Factor Into the UK’s Book Industry Revenues

‘The share of income from rights has steadily increased from 72 percent in 2013 to 80 percent in 2016,’ says the UK’s Publishers Association, in a report released this summer. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson In Five Years: A 90 Percent Rise in Rights Income hen Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reports Indicate the World Cup Boosted Book Sales for Traditional Russian Titles

For all the excitement, tourism, and politically tinged analysis that FIFA's 21st World Cup brought to Moscow, the books market seems to have come out cheering, too, with international visitors said to be asking for Russian reads. The post Reports Indicate the World Cup Boosted Book Sales for... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Conde Nast will reportedly put a 'For Sale' sign on its Brides, Golf Digest and W magazines

The New York Times is out with a grim scoop from medialand this afternoon in a post headlined "Facing Losses, Cond Nast Plans to Put 3 Magazines Up for Sale." Oddly enough, you have to dive pretty deep into the story by Edmund Lee and Sapna Maheshwari to find out which three mags. So we... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Dire statistics' show YA fiction is becoming less diverse, warns report

Study finds that fewer books for young adults by black and minority ethnic authors have been published in the UK since 2010, despite rise in diversity initiativesDespite a raft of diversity initiatives, the percentage of young adult books written by black and minority ethnic (BME) authors has... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Friday Wake-Up Call: Trump's 2016 ad strategy reportedly impressed Facebook

Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Search for "Ad Age" under "Skills" in the Alexa app. What people are talking about today: Chance the Rapper is also a... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British publishing breaks revenue records but textbook sales are hit

British publishing houses broke all previous revenue records in 2017 to see their collective incomes rise 5% to £5.7bn, driven by a growth in export sales which now account for 60% of publishers’ revenues. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book sales boom but authors report shrinking incomes

Calls for writers to reap rewards as British publishers enjoy record-breaking yearA record-breaking year for publishers has been greeted with renewed demands for authors to receive a bigger slice of income and investment, as sales of books passed the £5.7bn mark in 2017.Book sales income was up... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audio Publishers Association Reports a 22.7-Percent Jump in 2017 Revenue

A six-year trend of double-digit growth year-over-year continues, according to the new report for 2017 from the US Audio Publishers Association. Audiobook sales last year totaled more than $2.5 billion. The post Audio Publishers Association Reports a 22.7-Percent Jump in 2017 Revenue appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann reports highest first quarter revenues in 10 years

Bertelsmann has achieved its highest first-quarter revenues in 10 years and said it is on track to achieve net profit in excess of one billion euros for the year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indigo Reports Its Highest Quarter Revenue Ever

Revenue for the Canadian retailer rose 8.2% in the third quarter, ended December 31, 2017. Sales in the period were C$433.3 million. The increases, the company said, combined for the highest quarterly revenue in its history. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bullish Scottish indies report sales rises in 2017

Scottish booksellers have trumpeted a strong year of trade in 2017, despite economic uncertainty and competition from online retailers. Rosamund de la Hey, The Mainstreet Trading Company, Golden Hare Books, Lighthouse Bookshop, Mairi Oliver, Marie Moser, The Edinburgh Bookshop Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Feminism and Feel-Good Stories: A Children's Holiday 2017 Sales Report

Reports from around the country indicate a healthy season for children’s booksellers in particular, consistently citing sales hikes of 10% or more over the previous year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sainsbury's and Blackwell's report rise in Christmas book sales

Sainsbury’s and Blackwell’s have reported positive book sales over the Christmas period, with Pete Selby, head of books at the supermarket, saying that gift purchases are now "shifting" from other entertainment to books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Christmas Week Sales Jump 7% Over 2016

Led by solid gains through the retail and club channel, unit sales of print books rose 7% this Christmas week over last year. 'The Getaway' remained the season's most popular book, while Rupi Kaur sold a combined 136,000 copies of her two books in the week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Strong sales' for Thames & Hudson in 2016

Illustrated publisher Thames & Hudson saw a 7.4% revenue increase in the 12 months ending 31st December 2016, although post-tax profits were down by almost 30% in the same time. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play sale serves up 99 cent movie and TV show rentals

If you've been putting off renting a film, buying an app, or downloading an ebook, you'll be glad to hear that it's sale time on the Google Play Store (again). That means all movie rentals now cost a buck, and the same goes for three episodes from TV... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook to book NZ advertising sales revenues here, not in Ireland

Facebook says it will book the revenues it earns from selling advertising to Kiwi companies in New Zealand in future. The change is part of worldwide move by Facebook to restructure its accounting and appears a major victory for policy-makers concerned about the way Facebook and many other... Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary fiction in crisis as sale drop dramatically, Arts Council England reports

New figures show that fewer UK writers earn enough to live on, as ACE blames falling sales of literary fiction on the recession and the rise of smartphonesThe image of the impoverished writer scratching out their masterwork in a freezing garret remains as true today as it was a century ago,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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