AAP’s StatShot Sees Adult Trade Up in February, Digital Audio Again Surges

The February update from the Association of American Publishers shows solid gains in children's and religious books, and hardbacks with a 3-percent growth. The post AAP’s StatShot Sees Adult Trade Up in February, Digital Audio Again Surges appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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As Covid-19 Cases Surge, PRH Again Extends Temporary E-book, Digital Audio Terms for Libraries, Schools

Penguin Random House executives this week confirmed that the publisher is extending its "temporary" digital license terms for e-books and digital audio in libraries and schools through March 31, 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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AAP Monthly StatShot: February

Publishing industry sales rose 3.5% in the first two months of 2020 over the same period in 2019, according to data supplied to the AAP by 1,361 publishers for the organization’s StatShot report. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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American Market StatShot Report: Double-Digit Trade Growth in November

Hardback books benefitted the most from the uptick in trade book revenue, with 28.5-percent growth compared to November 2017. The post American Market StatShot Report: Double-Digit Trade Growth in November appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury sees 22% leap in adult trade revenues in first-half

Revenues in Bloomsbury’s adult trade division soared by 22% in the first six months of the financial year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Redesigned Popular Science Sees Print and Digital Readership Surge

The magazine’s new single-topic per print issue format appears to be paying off. The post Redesigned Popular Science Sees Print and Digital Readership Surge appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2017-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AAP Monthly StatShot, February 2015

Sales in the children’s/young adult category fell 32.1% in February 2015 compared to last February, according to figures released by the AAP as part of its StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins on Caedmon Digital Audio; Yale Press Audio on First Titles

Industry Notes: Timely moves as the coronavirus pandemic propels interest in e-formats and audio in particular: Yale opens its own audio shop and HarperCollins issues digital Caedmon classics. The post HarperCollins on Caedmon Digital Audio; Yale Press Audio on First Titles appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-06 16:38:21 UTC ]
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COVID-19 has hurt physical book sales and helped audio and digital

You would expect the recent coronavirus crisis to have helped digital entertainment, but with reading it is still led by the traditional hardback and softback formats. However, the pandemic is helping to dethrone physical books, as people are more cautious about going out. While paper books... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2020-11-11 10:35:53 UTC ]
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Amazon Rolls On, Seeing Massive Revenue Surge in Q3

Third-quarter sales rose 37% over 2019 and earnings soared at the e-commerce giant. The company said it has seen signs that customers are indeed shopping early, something retailers of all kinds are pushing for to avoid lost sales if Covid-19 cases surge closer to the end of the holiday shopping... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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After Digital Conferences, Booksellers See Hybrid Future

Following the recent slate of virtual regional bookseller conferences, both organizers and participants anticipate that in-person gatherings will make a return someday and will be part of a hybrid model that includes enhanced virtual programming. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Higher Digital Sales Drove Gains of Adult Books in August

Sales of downloadable audio jumped 32% in August over a year ago and e-book sales rose 14.6%. With hardcover sales up 29% in the month, sales of adult books rose 13.2% in August, according to AAP's BookStat. Total industry sales inched up 0.3% in the month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade-Published Romance Sees a Coronavirus Boost in the States

Unit sales of romance ebooks 'increased 17 percentage points from January through May 2020' in the US market, NPD Books reports. The post Trade-Published Romance Sees a Coronavirus Boost in the States appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-20 14:14:36 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Extends Temporary E-book, Digital Audio Terms for Libraries

Terms of sale first enacted in March to help librarians during the Covid-19 crisis will now run through the end of the year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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US Market Statistics: The AAP StatShot Annual Report for 2019

Having risen by a slim 1.1 percent over 2018, the United States' book industry logged $25.63 billion in overall annual revenue in 2019. The post US Market Statistics: The AAP StatShot Annual Report for 2019 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-31 15:51:24 UTC ]
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AAP Monthly StatShot: April

With most all bookstores closed in the month, total sales fell only 3.5% at the 1,361 publishers that report figures to StatShot. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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AAP Monthly StatShot: March

The 1,361 publishers who report to the AAP’s StatShot program saw a 8.4% decline in sales in March compared to a year ago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2020: Adult Book and Author Dinner Goes Digital

BookExpo helds its first Adult Book and Author Dinner, in lieu of a breakfast, on Wednesday night, showcasing five of the big books of the year, in wide-ranging forms and styles, via Zoom. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Spotify, Wizarding World bring Harry Potter to digital audio

Daniel Radcliffe, David Beckham and Dakota Fanning are among a handful of celebrities who will be reading various chapters of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone/Sorcerer’s Stone” exclusively on Spotify. Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2020-05-05 18:54:51 UTC ]
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AAP Monthly StatShot, January

Sales from the 1,361 publishers that reported data to AAP were up 3.7% in January over January 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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