Amazon mines sales data for Harry Potter trends

Nobody wants to be in the Harry Potter House Hufflepuff, Amazon made it official today, as it released fresh data about the UK’s buying habits of all things Potter. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-23 00:00:00 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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Harry Potter publisher says Covid has weaved magic over book sales

After shaky start in lockdown, Bloomsbury sales soar as people pick books over box setsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Harry Potter publisher, Bloomsbury, has reported its most profitable first half in more than a decade, after a nation tiring of box sets fuelled... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-27 12:22:12 UTC ]
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Harry Potter book sales top 500 million worldwide

Sales of J K Rowling’s Harry Potter books have exceeded 500 million worldwide, according to Bloomsbury. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With No Harry Potter Bump, July 2017 Bookstore Sales Slipped 1.9%

While July sales last year were mightily padded by the release of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,' which came out July 31, 2016, July 2017 saw no such blockbuster. Thanks in large part to this, July 2017 sales were down 1.9%, compared to the same time last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rare bookseller puts Harry Potter first editions on sale for over £4,000

A rare bookseller is selling two first editions of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (Bloomsbury) for more than £10,000 combined. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter helps Hachette UK to 30% third quarter sales rise

The release of the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child playscript, published by Little, Brown, has helped Hachette UK to grow its sales by 30.1% in the third quarter, according to results issued by its parent company Lagardere. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Explosive sales for newest 'Harry Potter' tale: 2 million and counting

Harry Potter's appeal continues, with huge sales numbers coming out from the release of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,' a book version of the script used in the West End play. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2016-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Explosive sales for latest 'Harry Potter' tale: 2 million and counting

Harry Potter's appeal continues, with huge sales numbers coming out from the release of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,' a book version of the script used in the West End play. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2016-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Harry Potter book goes on sale

There will be Muggles and Wizards turning up at bookshops around the country this weekend to celebrate the new Harry Potter book release. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2016-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audible's Harry Potter audiobooks hit one million unit sales

Sales of J K Rowling’s Harry Potter audiobooks through Audible have already reached one million copies, according to the company. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Has Harry Potter made the trend for longer children's books fly?

New research from Booklist shows page counts have grown 173% over 40 years, and suggests that JK Rowling’s boy hero may be responsible for large increase in early 2000sChildren’s novels have almost doubled in length over the last 40 years, according to research from US review journal Booklist,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon customers 'wish' for Harry Potter Colouring Book

The Harry Potter Colouring Book (Studio Press) has made it into the top 10 "most wished for presents of the year", according to Amazon.co.uk. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter magic continues at Bloomsbury as sales grow

Magician series among children’s books boosting revenue at publishing house, with pre-tax profits at £1.9m Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury has reported a jump in half-year sales after a strong performance from educational and children’s books. Sales were up 11.6% to £52.7m in the six months to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Harry Potter illustrated editions spell rising sales for Bloomsbury

Publisher also has high hopes for its 2015 fiction list, which includes new novels from William Boyd and Margaret AtwoodHarry Potter has conjured up another year of wizard sales for Bloomsbury, helping the publisher to ride out a decline in income from adult fiction.Sales of the boy wizard’s... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PSA: Entire Harry Potter series now available on Amazon's Kindle Owners' Lending Library

Fancy dipping back into the world of Quidditch and Dumbledore? Or maybe you shunned the whole Pottermania thing until now. Either way, if you own a Kindle, you can finally get up to speed without paying a spellbinding price -- thanks to Amazon's Kindle Owners Lending Library. All seven eBook... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter books land in Amazon's Kindle Owners' Lending Library

All seven Harry Potter books are now available in the Kindle Owners' Lending Library, marking the series' first availability outside the Pottermore store. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon conjures Harry Potter e-deal

Amazon says it has signed a deal for the electronic books rights to all seven Harry Potter titles in English, French, Italian, German and Spanish for its Kindle lending library. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2012-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder Blog: Amazon Program Offers "Harry Potter" Series to Kindle Owners

Members of the Amazon Prime subscription program will be able to read "Harry Potter'' ebooks for free through the Kindle Owners' Lending Library, a move intended to encourage consumers to buy Kindle devices. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2012-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Harry Potter' ebooks go on sale on Pottermore

The "Harry Potter" series, which has conquered mediums from books to movies, is finally available in ebook format. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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