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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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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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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IVP Reports Double-Digit Sales for 2019

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Report: Spanish-Language Subscription Digital Sales Gain in Revenues

As ebook sales continue to grow in Spanish-language markets, the new report from the Dosdoce and Bookwire.es shows digital subscription services are also gaining consumer traction. The post Report: Spanish-Language Subscription Digital Sales Gain in Revenues appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Regnery Posts 7% Sales Gain in ‘Peculiar Year’

Regnery Publishing had a good 2018, which president and publisher Marji Ross considered "peculiar" for one reason: three of its top-selling titles were by well-known political figures who wrote nonpolitical books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2019: Why the Double-Digit Growth in Audiobooks Is Likely to Continue

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HBG Posts Gains in Sales and Earnings in First half of 2018

Revenue in the first half of 2018 rose 1.4% over the comparable period in 2017 at the Hachette Book Group, parent company Lagardère reported, and profits rose by an unspecified amount. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US Publishers’ StatShot 2017 Report: Fifth Year of Double-Digit Audiobooks Growth

The Association of American Pubslishers StatShot program cites 29.7-percent growth over 2016 in downloaded audiobook revenue, despite overall flat performance in publisher revenue in 2017. The post US Publishers’ StatShot 2017 Report: Fifth Year of Double-Digit Audiobooks Growth appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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'Booming' audiobook sales double in five years

Audiobook sales have doubled in the last five years, according to data from the Nielsen UK Books & Consumers survey. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Unit Sales Post a Solid 9% Gain

At outlets that report to NPD BookScan, sales of print units were up 9% in the week ended Nov. 12, 2017, with units up in all four major publishing categories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NPD Top 10 Publishers Ranked by Print & Digital Unit Sales, 2016

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Juvenile Categories Had Double-Digit Gains in the Week

At outlets that report to NPD BookScan, unit sales of print books were 6% higher in the week ended July 23, 2017, than in the similar week in 2016, led by double-digit increases in the two juvenile categories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Digital Sales Down 2% in Canada in 2016

BookNet Canada's annual report, The State of Digital Publishing, shows a slight decline in sales of ebooks last year, even as publishers produced more digital titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookNet Canada: Digital Revenue Up in 2016, Ebook Sales Down

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Sales, Earnings Fell by Double-Digits at PRH

A decline in ebook sales plus the lack of a mega-bestseller led to sales and earnings both falling by just over 10% at Penguin Random House in the first six months of 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Indigo Posts More Sales Gains

First quarter sales at the Canadian chain rose 4.4% led by strong comp store sales improvement. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Slimmed Down Scholastic Posts Sales and Earnings Gains

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Digital Audio Drove 2015 Sales Gains

Led by a 34% increase in sales of digital audio, sales of audiobooks rose 20% in 2015 over 2014, to an estimated $1.78 billion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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