As E-book Sales Decline, Digital Fatigue Grows

Limitations of reading devices and "digital fatigue" are cited as causes for the decline in ebook sales. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night books defy the critics as sales grow

Written By: Philip Stone and Felicity Wood Publication Date: Fri, 04/03/2011 - 09:43 The majority of the books to be handed out tomorrow (5th March) as part of World Book Night have already received a sales boost in 2011. The figures will be a welcome fillip for the organisers, with founder... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Printed book sales fall as Christmas digital sales rise

Physical book sales in the final week of the year totalled £22.5m — down 70% week on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Digital Sales Quadruple, Retail Sales Decline

Bookseller and newsstand provider Barnes and Noble had a strong first quarter with its digital content, sales in that channel quadrupled. Though digital sales have had some tenacious growth, sales at retail decreased by more than $25.7 million or 3 percent. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paperback fighter: sales of physical books now outperform digital titles

It can be cheaper to buy the physical copy of a book than a digital download thanks to changes in Amazon’s deal with publishersAt the start of this decade publishers feared the death of the paperback. Britons abandoned bookshops at an alarming rate, seduced by e-readers and cheap digital... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Dohle: PRH digital sales on 'positive path' following revenue decline

Overall digital sales at Penguin Random House are on a “positive path forward,” the company’s global c.e.o Markus Dohle has said in a letter to staff, despite the company’s first half results showing a decline due to lower ebook sales. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After Steady Growth, Digital Comics Sales Decline in 2015

After six straight years of growth, North American digital comics sales dropped 10% in 2015, to $90 million. The decline, documented in a new report issued by the pop culture trade news site ICv2, mirrors a similar decline in the sales of prose ebooks. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mark Bernardi Named Dark Horse V-P of Book Trade, Digital Sales

Bernardi succeeds longtime Dark Horse book trade executive Michael Martens, who is retiring after 22 years, and will takeover in time for the American Library Association meeting in Orlando, Florida. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book sales in the UK decline for the first time

There's something to be said about a printed book. It's easy to read outdoors, you can lend it to a friend and, unlike a top-end Kindle, it doesn't spell disaster if you lose it. E-readers have their place, but today The Publishers Association (PA) h... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2016-05-13 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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E-book Sales Decline Continues

First quarter financial reports from three of the country's largest trade publishers revealed a continuing decline in ebook sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Declining E-Book Sales Hit Home

Softening sales for digital books have impacted the bottom lines at HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster, according to both companies' recent earnings reports. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Slumping E-books Lead to Sales Decline at HBG

First quarter sales at Hachette Book Group USA fell 12.3% compared to the first first period of 2014. A decline in ebook sales was a major reason for the drop. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print and digital help grow the book market in 2014

Last year the book trade “rekindled its love affair with the physical book”, Pan Macmillan’s m.d Anthony Forbes Watson has told The Bookseller. “Previous years have all been about growing ebook sales, but in 2014, in a market where ebook sales were plateauing, suddenly it was all about forward... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital sales hit supermarkets 'more than other book retailers'

Big publishers are likely to feel a squeeze on their supermarket sales as a result of the sector experiencing a “once in a generation change”. Two of Britain’s biggest supermarkets, Tesco and Sainsbury’s, are also big retailers of books. Both retailers reported slumps in profits in their recent... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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LIBER 2014 Topics: Growing E-book Sales, Lack of Translations

The 32nd International Spanish Book Fair (LIBER 2014) was held in Barcelona last week with ebook growth and the problem of getting Spanish-language books translated into English among the topics of discussion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Census shows sales still growing

The Bookseller's Digital Census, the annual tracker of how the book business is managing the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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There’s a General Global Decline in Book Sales, Why?

Research is showing that book sales around the world are in general decline and in some countries people are said to have simply stopped reading. What's to blame? Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tablet Use, E-book Sales Grow Beyond Amazon, Nook

Tablets and other digital reading devices are expected to be big sellers this holiday season due in part to the growing number of devices available from a host of manufacturers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sainsbury's grows own brand book sales by 33%

Sainsbury’s has grown pre-tax profit by 2.5% in its half-year results as the retailer said... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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