Amid Strong Sales, Christian Booksellers Look Forward to 2022

Inventory shortages, staffing concerns, and ongoing challenges presented by Covid-19 have not slowed the sales of Bibles, books, and gifts, and Christian booksellers are thriving. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Arsène Wenger's story guns into top spot amid strong book sales

Arsene Wenger's My Life in Red and White (Weidenfeld & Nicolson) has immediately lifted the trophy in the UK Official Top 50, scoring the number one spot with 35,297 copies sold in its launch week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bologna 2022: Marie-Aude Murail and Suzy Lee Win 2022 Hans Christian Andersen Awards

This year’s recipients of the Hans Christian Andersen Award are France’s Marie-Aude Murail (l.), for writing; and Suzy Lee, from the Republic of Korea, for illustration. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-22 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

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Wiley Sales Topped $2 Billion in Fiscal 2022

Wiley overcame a decline in its education publishing segment to post a 7% increase in revenue for the fiscal year ended April 30, 2022 and a 18% increase in operating income. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury reports record sales amid reading boom

People who turned to books during Covid lockdowns continuing to buy them, company saysBloomsbury has reported a record year for sales, as the Harry Potter publisher said the increase in reading during the pandemic had become “permanent” after lockdowns eased.The company benefited substantially... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Indigo Sales Topped C$1 Billion in Fiscal 2022

Driven by an increase in its physical stores, sales at Indigo Books & Music increased 17.4% in the fiscal year ended April 2, 2022, over fiscal 2021, rising to C$1.06 billion. Canada’s largest bookstore chain had an operating profit of C$29 million, compared to a loss of C$31.9 million in... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Tish Harrison Warren Wins 2022 Christian Book of the Year

At the first in-person ECPA Leadership Summit held in three years, Tish Harrison Warren won Book of the Year for 'Prayer in the Night.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PLA & Pacific Northwest Spotlight: Pacific Northwest Booksellers Stay Strong

Known for store-specific, unique curation, Pacific Northwest bookstores are flavored by their local environs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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NBCC Awards 2022: Moving Forward With An Eye to the Past

The NBCC virtual awards ceremony Thursday evening was an upliffting affair, with a diverse group of award recipients underscoring the importance of books, both to audiences today and to future generations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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January Bookstore Sales Rose 11.5% in 2022

January bookstore sales increased to $914 million in 2022 over 2021, but were 7.7% below bookstore sales in January 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Snow Days 2022: Booksellers Use Their Superpower in Cultural War

Singer-songwriter Alicia Keys set the tone for the final afternoon of the ABA's new virtual conference for indie booksellers when she urged them to tap into their superpower: the ability to fight back against book bannings. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Wiley on Track to Top $2 Billion in Sales in Fiscal 2022

Despite a number of challenges, third quarter revenue at John Wiley rose 7% over the comparable period in fiscal 2021 and the company is poised to have sales exceed $2 billion for the first time in its history. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Snow Days 2022: Booksellers Time Travel to 2032, Return Before Lunch

In the first event of ABA's Snow Days conference, game designer Jane McGonigal led more than 500 participants in a few rounds of “mental time travel,” in which she asked listeners, among other things, to peer 10 years ahead to everyone's collective future in bookselling, Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sales Rise for Christian Retailers

A strong holiday season helped increase sales by 15% for Christian booksellers from 2019 to 2021, according to ParableConnect’s 2022 State of Christian Retail Report, which surveyed over 220 Christian bookstores and analyzed $74 million in sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Print Sales Likely to Fall in 2022

The past two years saw strong gains in unit sales of print books due to the pandemic and other factors, but that trend is unlikely to continue this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Unit Sales of Print Books Likely to Fall in 2022

After increasing 8% in 2020 and 9% in 2021, it is unlikely that unit sales of print books will grow again in 2022, Kristen McLean, executive director and industry analyst for NPD/BookScan Books. She noted the importance of several other trends, including the influence of BookTok and the growth... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Unit Sales Have a Slow Start in 2022

Unit sales of print books fell 13.9% in the week ended Jan. 8, 2022, compared to the first week in 2021, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Print Book Sales Get a Bad Start in 2022

Facing tough comparisons to 2021, when sales got off to a strong start compared to 2020, unit sales of print books fell 13.9% last week from the first week in 2021 at outlets that report to BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Books in the Media: newspapers look forward to 2022 releases

To ring in the new year, many publications, including the Guardian, Times, Telegraph, Daily Mail, Financial Times, New York Times, Irish Times and iNews, released their best books coming out in 2022.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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