B&N Considering a Sale

Saying it has received interest from multiple parties about making an offer for the company, Barnes & Noble has created a formal review process to evaluate the retailer’s strategic alternatives. Among the parties interested in making an offer for B&N is its founder and chairman Len Riggio. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-03 00:00:00 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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Children/YA Sales Rose, Adult Sales Fell in October

Sales in the children/young adult category increased 20.9% in October over October 2018, while sales of adult books fell 3.7%, according to AAP's StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Soft Fiction Sales Result in Dip in Mid-May Unit Sales

Unit sales of print books fell by less than 1% in the week ended May 13, 2018, compared to the similar week in 2017, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult Sales Up, Kids' Sales Down In First Nine Months of 2017

Sales of adult trade books inched up 0.4% in the first nine months of 2017, over the same period in 2016, according to estimated released by the AAP’s StatShot program. Sales in the children’s/young adult segment fell 3.5% in the nine-month period compared to 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Weak Print Sales Limit Sales Gains at Wiley

A drop in print revenue in John Wiley's publishing group was offset by increases in the company's other to operating divisions, leading to a 2% sales rise in the quarter ended July 31, 2017, over the comparable period last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Sales Were a Bright Spot In a Dark Year for Sales

A 1.5% increase in trade sales wasn't enough to offset declines overall industry sales in 2016. which saw a 5.1% fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Holiday Retail Sales Dip at B&N, Nook Sales Plunge

Holiday sales for the nine-week period ended December 28 fell 6.6% at Barnes & Noble’s retail segment and tumbled 60.5% in its Nook division. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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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

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The Back-End Tools Sales Teams Use to Manage, Monitor and Close the Integrated Sale

In the more simple days of selling, advertising sales executives dealt in print, closing deals on a monthly cycle. Now, as technology drives opportunities for publishers, sales execs are faced with an ever-growing portfolio of products and services to offer to clients. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Export sales growth outstripping home sales

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 24/02/2011 - 15:36 Scottish publishers have been encouraged to adopt a more global outlook as the UK economic climate continues to suffer, with figures presented by Book Marketing Limited highlighting the growing value of export sales.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kindle sales reaching 80% of physical sales, DBW told

Written By: Gayle Feldman Kindle sales of a book could be as much as 80% of its physical sales, Amazon's head of Kindle content told Digital Book World. Russ Grandinetti's speech, 'To Help Publishers Optimize E-book Sales', coincided with the launch of Kindle Singles on Amazon's Kindle store.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Print Books Sales Surge Continues

Print unit sales jumped 29% in 2021’s first quarter. Most of the increase was due to the surge in book-buying that began last spring and carried over into 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New Pilkey Title Leads a Good Week for Book Sales

An early 2021 Easter, combined with declining sales last spring as the pandemic heated up, resulted in a huge gain in unit sales of print books for the week ended March 28, 2021, over the comparable week last year at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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Quarto Profits Rose in 2020 Despite Sales Decline

The decision to focus its 2020 list on books that could perform well online, in nontraditional outlets, and in digital formats led to a 6% increase in operating profits at Quarto last year, while revenue declined 7%, to $126.9 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Unit Sales of Print Books Soared 36.5% Last Week

Though unit sales began softening a bit at this time last year because of the early impact of the pandemic, the spike in sales last week was mainly due to the continued demand for print books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookstore Sales Fell 16.6% in January

Bookstore sales were $797 million in January, down from $956 million a year ago. The 16.6% decline was only a slight increase over the December drop, and was another indication bookstore sales declines may be levelling off. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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March Starts with 34% Pop in Print Unit Sales

Fueled by huge gains for a host of Dr. Seuss titles, as well as solid results for several new books, unit sales of print books soared 34.2% in the week ended Mar. 6, 2021, over the comparable week in 2020, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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W H Smith extends financing arrangements after 'better than expected' sales

W H Smith has extended its bank financing arrangements, including extending two existing £200m term loans to October 2023, and reported a “better than expected” performance in the first part of 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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