August Bookstore Sales Rose 2.0%

Sales in August, one the biggest sales months of the year because of students returning to college, rose to $1.66 billion from $1.63 billion a year ago. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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August Bookstore Sales Rose 3.4%

Bookstore sales had their best month of the year in August, with sales up 3.4% over August 2013. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookstore Sales Rose 12.3% in May

Bookstore sales increased 12.3% in May over a year ago, rising to $665 million, according to preliminary estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau. The gain was relatively modest compared to earlier jumps in previous months. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookstore Sales Rose 31% in April

Bookstore sales posted a solid increase in April over 2021, rising 31.6%, to $633 million, from $481 million a year ago. For the first four months of 2022, bookstore sales increased 19.4% over the comparable period in 2021, rising to $2.62 billion, from $2.19 billion in 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookstore Sales Rose 27% in February

Bookstore sales were $583 million in February up from $459 million a year ago, according to preliminary estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. 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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Bookstore Sales Rose 28% in 2021

Bookstore sales increased 28% in 2021 over 2020, according to preliminary estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. Sales were $9.03 billion, compared to sales of $6.50 billion in pandemic-ravaged 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookstore Sales Continued to Rebound in August

Bookstore sales continued their 2021 rebound in August, jumping 60.1% over 2020, as schools and colleges began to reopen. Sales were $1.23 billion, up from $770 million a year ago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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August Bookstore Sales Dropped 30.7%

Bookstore sales tumbled 30.7% in August compared to August 2019, putting an end to a brief rally that saw the rate of sales declines slowing compared to 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Print Unit Sales Rose 7% at the End of August

Unit sales of print books rose 7.1% in the week ended Aug. 29, 2020, over the comparable week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookstore Sales Fell 10.3% in August

Bookstore sales tumbled 10.3% in August compared to August 2018, according to preliminary figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau. The double digit decline suggests that college students are cutting their purchases of print materials in favor of greater use of digital content. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Print Unit Sales Rose 1.2% In Late August

Unit sales of print books rose 1.2% in the week ended Aug. 24, 2019, compared to the similar week in 2018, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookstore Sales Rose 1.7% in 2018

Bookstore sales in 2018 rose to $10.28 billion, up from $10.11 billion in 2017, according to preliminary figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookstore Sales Slipped 1.2% in August

After a number of months of sales gains, revenue at that nation's bookstores fell 1.2% in August compared to a year ago, according to preliminary estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Print Unit Sales Rose 2% in First Half of 2018

With unit sales of print books rising 4% in the adult nonfiction segment—the industry’s largest major category—total unit sales for the first half of 2018 increased 2% over the comparable period in 2017 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookstore Sales Dropped 10.9% in August

Bookstore sales in August were $1.39 billion, down from $1.56 billion a year ago, marking a 10.9% decline. Sales for the first eight months of the year were down 2.5%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookstore Sales Rose Again in 2016

Bookstore sales rose 2.5% in 2016 over 2015, the second-straight year of growth. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookstore Sales Rose 2.5% in 2016

Despite some softness late in the year, bookstores sales in 2016 rose 2.5% over 2015. Store revenue reached just under $12 billion last year compared to $11.68 billion in 2015. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Adults Sales Rose in August But Slipped for Kids

Sales of adult trade books rose 10.3% in August over August 2015, but sales of children’s/young adult titles slipped 1.3%, according to figures released by the Association of American Publishers as part of its StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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November Bookstore Sales Rose 1.5%

November's bookstore sales were $805 million, an increase of 1.5% over November 2015. Sales for the first 11 months of 2016 were up 3.4%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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