AAP: sales 'slow' in 2015 first quarter

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) StatShot report has recorded publisher book sales down 6.6% for the first quarter of 2015, at $2.2bn compared to $2.38bn for the first quarter of last year. Data for the StatShot comes from just over 1,200 publishers. The figures represent publishers' net revenue in the US, rather than retailer or consumer sales figures. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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