After Eight Year Slump, 2015 Bookstore Sales Rise

Bookstores sales rose 2.5% in 2015, marking the first time since 2007 that sales in the sector were up over the previous year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]

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After Eight Year Slump, 2015 Bookstore Sales Rise

Bookstores sales rose 2.5% in 2015, marking the first time since 2007 that sales in the sector were up over the previous year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Raven Named Bookstore of the Year, Lowe Named Sales Rep of the Year

The Raven Bookstore in Lawrence, Kans., was named 'PW' Bookstore of the Year in a virtual awards ceremony held during the U.S. Book Show. Commission rep Kurtis Lowe of Book Travelers West is 'PW' Sales Rep of the Year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Candlestick Press hails 23% sales rise and prepares for bumper year

Candlestick Press is planning to publish a record 22 titles this year and says sales in 2021 were up 23% on the previous 12 months. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-06 13:52:51 UTC ]
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Eso Won and Crockett Named PW’s Bookstore and Sales Rep of the Year

Publishers Weekly has named the L.A.-based indie bookstore Eso Won Books its Bookstore of the Year, and Simon & Schuster sales rep Toi Crockett has been named PW Sales Rep of the Year. The announcement was made at the inaugural U.S. Book Show. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Blackwell's reports third year of growth as sales rise to £58.3m

Blackwell’s has reported a third consecutive year of growth, with sales of £58.3m for the financial period ending 29th June 2019, up from £57m the previous year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-04 03:38:15 UTC ]
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OUP sees 'muted' sales rise in 2015

Oxford University Press saw headline growth of 1.7%, 1% on a like-for-like basis (at constant exchange rates), in the year to end March 2016, according to its latest Annual Report. Financial details are slim, but turnover stood at £781m (up from £767m the previous year) while profit dropped 8%... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Printed book sales rise for first time in four years as ebooks decline

Adult colouring book craze and 150th anniversary of Alice in Wonderland helped revival in traditional publishing last yearSales of printed books have grown for the first time in four years, lifted by the adult colouring book craze and 150th anniversary of Alice in Wonderland, as ebooks suffered... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Bookstore of the Year: Books & Books

In the late 1970s, Mitchell Kaplan dropped out of law school in Washington, D.C., with the dream of opening an independent bookstore in South Florida, where he grew up. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shortlist Announced for PW's 2015 Bookstore of the Year

Books & Books, Left Bank Books, McLean & Eakin Booksellers, Powell’s Books, and Village Books made the cut for this year's Bookstore Award. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Printed book sales slump to nine-year low

As temperatures soared across the UK, printed book sales slumped to their lowest level in nine... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson Sales Rise But Sees Lower Half-Year Profit

LONDON (Dow Jones)--Pearson PLC (PSON.LN), the publisher of the Financial Times newspaper and Penguin books, Friday produced a healthy rise in first-quarter revenue, but warned profit will be down in the first half of 2012 due to seasonal effects an ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales slump to eight-year low in Royal Wedding week

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Wed, 04/05/2011 - 16:00 Booksellers suffered their poorest sales in almost eight years last week with spending on physical books slumping by 12% week-on-week. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales Fall in Q2 as Wiley Lowers Sales Forecast for Year

Sales fell 3% at John Wiley in the second quarter ended October 31, largely due to a 14% revenue decline in its academic and publishing learning group. Trouble in the group prompted the company to lower its revenue forecast for fiscal 2023, though its earnings predictions remained intact. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Soaring June Sales Boost 2021 First Half Bookstore Sales

Bookstore sales skyrocketed 811% in June over a year ago, and finished the first half of 2021 with a 30% increase over the first six months of 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Pottermore sales and profits rise with 'strong' Harry Potter sales

Pottermore, the digital company for J K Rowling’s Wizarding World, saw revenues rise 3.2% and profits increase 23.2% in the 12 months to 31st March 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-13 12:26:57 UTC ]
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Sales fell 11% year-on-year in second quarter, Nielsen estimates

Book sales fell 11% by volume year-on-year in the second quarter of 2020, estimates by Nielsen suggest, although there have been gains on 2019 since bookshops reopened. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-05 21:42:39 UTC ]
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Last Year's Books Top This Year's First Quarter Sales

Michelle's Obama's 'Becoming,' released in early November, was the biggest title, selling 629,000 copies through outlets that report to BookScan in the period ended March 30. Only three books released in 2019 made the top 20 list in the quarter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Sales Were a Bright Spot In a Dark Year for Sales

A 1.5% increase in trade sales wasn't enough to offset declines overall industry sales in 2016. which saw a 5.1% fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day sales soar year on year as campaign report assesses engagement

Sales of World Book Day (WBD) titles soared by more than 50% in comparison to last year, with 469,274 copies in total shifted in the week of the event, sales figures have shown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Bookstore Makes the Shortlist for PW Bookstore of the Year

For the first time in the nearly 25-year history of the PW Bookstore of the Year Awards, a children’s only bookstore, Wild Rumpus in Minneapolis, was named one of five finalists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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