B&N Posted Loss of $125 Million on 6% Sales Drop in FY '18

Total sales at Barnes & Noble fell 6.0% in the fiscal year ended April 28, 2018, compared to fiscal 2017, and the retailer posted a net loss of $125.5 million last year, compared to net income of $22.0 million in fiscal 2017. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales, Losses Inch Up at Books-A-Million

Led by adult coloring books, third quarter sales at Books-A-Million rose 0.4%, but the loss increased to $7.1 million from $6.9 million in last year's third period. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales Dip, Losses Rise at Books-A-Million

Sales for the third quarter ended November 2 at Books-A-Million fell 3.5%, to $100.4 million, and its net loss deepened to $7.1 million, from $2.8 million in the third period of 2012. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-11-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic Cuts Loss Despite Sales Drop

Gains in its educational technology group were not enough to offset declines in the children’s book publishing and distribution unit resulting in a 5.8% decline in total sales at Scholastic for the first quarter ended August 31. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon hikes sales, but posts $7m loss in second quarter

Amazon posted a surprise loss of $7m (or £4.56m) in its second quarter, despite achieving a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes and Noble posts $119 million loss in Q4 2013, will partner with third party on future Nook tablets

Barnes and Noble has not had an easy go of it. The brick-and-mortar stalwart has seen its revenues and profits steeply decline as we've entered the age of the ebook. In fact, profits haven't just shrunk; they've disappeared. During the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2013, the company suffered a... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshops suffer post-Easter sales drop

Printed book sales in the UK fell by more than 15% last week, as the established post-Easter... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Marketshare of ebook sales drops back after post-Christmas high

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 19/05/2011 - 10:00 The percentage of ebook purchases has dropped back from the high of the post-Christmas period, falling to 2.5% of all book purchases in volume over the four-week period to 20th March. In a presentation at the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Post-Christmas ebook sales drop 2.5%

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 19/05/2011 - 09:15 The percentage of ebook purchases has dropped back from the high of the post-Christmas period, falling to 2.5% of all book purchases in volume over the four-week period to 20th March. In a presentation at the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-19 00:00:00 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

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Pandemic losses hit Scholastic despite good trade sales

Scholastic has reported a 10% revenue drop for the fiscal year to end May 2020, to $1.49bn, with an overall loss of $88.5m, after Covid-19 battered its fourth quarter. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-24 06:25:19 UTC ]
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German book sales drop nearly 14% in 2020 first half

The coronavirus pandemic has hit the German book industry hard with sales down 13.9% year on year in the first half of 2020.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-10 04:40:48 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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Amazon sale drops the price of a Kindle to $60

Need an e-reader to get through pandemic lockdowns? Now’s a good time to get one. Amazon is running a sale on the standard Kindle that drops the price of the Special Offers version to $60, or $30 below its usual price. That’s similar to historic lows... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-05-25 15:30:13 UTC ]
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The story behind ‘The Great Realisation,’ a post-pandemic bedtime tale that has captured the hearts of millions

A video-poem by Tom Roberts has caught the attention of Hollywood and will likely become a children’s book. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-14 11:00:00 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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Quad/Graphics Reports $12M Loss Amid Declining Sales in Q1

Quad/Graphics posted a net loss of $12.4 million in the first quarter of 2020, the Wisconsin-based commercial printer reported on Wednesday, a significant improvement over its $22.8 million net loss in Q1 of 2019. Net sales dropped 14.4% year-over-year to $823 million, the company said, a... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-05-06 18:09:12 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Down 3.5% Through April 18

Unit sales of print books fell 3.5% through April 18, 2020 compared to the same period a year ago at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Sales of juvenile nonfiction sales were up 21.7% in the period over 2019, somewhat offsetting declines in both adult fiction and nonfiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Mac announces pay reductions and distribution staff furloughed as sales drop over Covid-19

Higher paid staff at Pan Macmillan have been asked to volunteer for a pay reduction and employees at its distribution arm will be furloughed as the publisher unveiled measures to help “safeguard” its business during the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-03 10:15:37 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Dropped 13.5% in Mid-March

Steep drops in both adult segments led to a 13.5% decline in print unit sales in the week ended Mar. 28, 2020, compared to the similar week in 2019, at outlets the report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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