Audiobook Sales Up Again in 2016, Posting Double-Digit Gains

Total sales of audiobooks rose 18.2%, to an estimated $2.1 billion. Unit sales for the year were up even more, rising 33.9% over 2015, to 89.5 million. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S Posts Double-Digit Gains in Sales, Earnings in 2020

Sparked by a strong fourth quarter, Simon & Schuster finished 2020 with both sales and earnings up about 11% over 2019. A slew of adult nonfiction hits helped to drive the gains. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-25 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Post Another Double Digit Gain

Last week, unit sales of print books had their second consecutive week of double-digit growth over the previous week at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. For the week ended May 9, 2020, print units were up 10.5% over the prior week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sourcebooks Posts Double Digit Six Month Sales Gain

Unit sales rose 24% in the first six months of 2019 over the comparable period in 2018, while revenue increased 26% at Sourcebooks. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Posts Double-Digit Gains in Sales, Earnings in First Half of '19

Driven by a number of acquisitions and hundreds of bestselling books, profits at Penguin Random House jumped 33.0% in the first half of 2019 over the comparable period in 2018 and revenue rose 11.3%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Had Double-Digit Gain at April’s End

Unit sales of print books increased 12.4% in the week ended May 1, 2021, over the comparable period in 2020, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury Posts Double-Digit Gains in First Half of Fiscal 2021

A 55% increase in digital sales plus higher online revenue led to a 10% increase in sales while pre-tax profits more than doubled at Bloomsbury in the six-month period ended August 31, 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Units Post Double-Digit Gains at the End of September

With the juvenile and YA nonfiction categories both posting better than 32% gains, unit sales of print books rose 10.3% in the week ended Sept. 26, 2020, over the comparable week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Wiley Posts Q1 Gains Led by Digital Sales Boost

Higher sales of a range of digital and online products offset continued declines in print revenue, leading to a 2% increase in sales in the first quarter of fiscal 2021 at John Wiley & Sons. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Units Post Double-Digit Gains in Mid-August

Unit sales of print books jumped 14.3% in the week ended Aug. 15, 2020, over the comparable week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan, with sales skyrocketing in three categories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Had Double-Digit Gain Last Week

Print unit sales rose 13.7% in the week ended April 11 over the week ended April 4 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Sales benefited from the release of 'Magnolia Table, Volume 2' by Joanna Gaines, which sold more than 130,000 copies last week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Juvenile Categories Post Double Digits Unit Gains

The Weekly ScUnit sales of print books rose 3% in the week ended Feb. 25, 2018, over the comparable period in 2017 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Finland’s 2020 Audiobook Sales Doubled, Ebooks Up 84 Percent

A new book market report on Finland's book market shows the impact of the pandemic and looks at the bestselling Finnish books of 2020. The post Finland’s 2020 Audiobook Sales Doubled, Ebooks Up 84 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-03-25 16:14:36 UTC ]
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Higher Digital Sales Drove Gains of Adult Books in August

Sales of downloadable audio jumped 32% in August over a year ago and e-book sales rose 14.6%. With hardcover sales up 29% in the month, sales of adult books rose 13.2% in August, according to AAP's BookStat. Total industry sales inched up 0.3% in the month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S Posts Q2 Profit Gain Despite Sales Decline

Lower production and distribution costs were enough to give Simon & Schuster a 9% increase in earnings in the second quarter, despite an 8% drop in sales. Digital revenue jumped 44% in the quarter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Units Have Double-Digit Gain in Mid-July

With another strong showing by the juvenile nonfiction category, unit sales of print books rose 16.6% in the week ended July 18, 2020, over the comparable week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Post Another Week of Solid Gains

Two anti-racist titles, each selling more than 100,000 copies, and books bought for Father's Day led to a 9.1% increase in unit sales of print books last week at outlets that report to BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Sales Posted Small Gain In 2019

Sales of adult trade books fell 2.7% in 2019 compared to 2018, while sales in the children/young adult segment rose 6.8%, according to AAP’s StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Wiley Posts Q3 Gains in Sales, Earnings

For the quarter ended January 31, 2020, John Wiley reported that revenue rose 4% over last year’s third quarter, to $467.1 million, and net income increased 1.4%, to $35.4 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Units Post Solid Sales Gain in Early November

With both juvenile categories posting double-digit increases and a strong gain in adult nonfiction, unit sales of print books rose 5.9% in the week ended Nov. 9, 2019, over the comparable week in 2018 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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