B&N Reports Falling Sales in Fiscal 2017 Report

The country's largest book chain said sales dropped 6.5% in the fiscal year, ended April 29. Barnes & Noble reported lower losses in its Nook division, however, which led to a jump in operating income. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bullish Scottish indies report sales rises in 2017

Scottish booksellers have trumpeted a strong year of trade in 2017, despite economic uncertainty and competition from online retailers. Rosamund de la Hey, The Mainstreet Trading Company, Golden Hare Books, Lighthouse Bookshop, Mairi Oliver, Marie Moser, The Edinburgh Bookshop Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Feminism and Feel-Good Stories: A Children's Holiday 2017 Sales Report

Reports from around the country indicate a healthy season for children’s booksellers in particular, consistently citing sales hikes of 10% or more over the previous year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US trade publisher sales flat in first half of 2017, reports AAP

US publishers' trade book sales were flat for the first seven months of 2017, according to statistics released by the Association of the American Publishers (AAP).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AAP Reports Downturn in Trade Sales for April 2017

Due to declining ebook sales and a major drop-off in mass market, sales of adult books and children's books were down in April. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indigo Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal 2017

Driven by sales of general merchandise and 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,' the Canadian bookstore chain reported record revenue growth for fiscal 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebook sales falling for the first time, finds new report

Research by the Bookseller shows that sales for the ‘big five’ UK publishers dropped in 2015Ebook sales for the UK’s five biggest publishers fell in 2015, according to a new report in the Bookseller, collectively declining 2.4%, to 47.9m units. It is the first drop in numbers of books sold in... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-03 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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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

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Spotlight: Ireland book sales’ value falls 29% in lockdown

Across the Irish Sea the books market has suffered as bookshops have been shuttered, falling by almost a third in value Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-11 04:31:29 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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The Sun records £68m loss amid falling sales and hacking damages

Accounts show parent firm still spending an eighth of revenue dealing with phone hackingThe Sun recorded a loss of £68m last year amid falling print sales and the enormous cost of phone-hacking claims against its parent company from figures including Sir Elton John and Heather Mills.Rupert... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-02-23 15:59:03 UTC ]
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US print sales fall 1.3%

Sales of print books in the US fell by 1.3% in 2019 compared to the previous year, with 689.5 million sold. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 04:39:40 UTC ]
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Blackwell's reports 'strong' Christmas sales

Blackwell's has reported "strong" Christmas sales with the chain's online business enjoying a "buoyant" trading period.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-13 17:46:29 UTC ]
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Amazon Reports Record Early Holiday Sales

Led by such categories and toys and fashion, Amazon had record sales between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday. One book managed to make it onto the company's top-selling items over the period. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Restructuring at Cengage as company reports 9% first-half revenue fall

Cengage has reported revenue of $693m in the six months to end September 2019, a fall of 9.1% from the first-half in the previous financial year ($762.6m). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-14 21:42:50 UTC ]
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Blackwell's reports third year of growth as sales rise to £58.3m

Blackwell’s has reported a third consecutive year of growth, with sales of £58.3m for the financial period ending 29th June 2019, up from £57m the previous year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-04 03:38:15 UTC ]
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WH Smith to buy second US travel retailer; High Street book sales fall 5%

WH Smith has announced it is to buy US indie travel retailer Marshall Retail Group (MRG) for $400m. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 21:24:24 UTC ]
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IVP Reports Double-Digit Sales for 2019

IVP has increased its sales over 16% from last year with a mix of old and new bestsellers, a new distribution partnership, and Amazon’s marketing services. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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New chapter? UK print book sales fall while audiobooks surge 43%

Publishers hit by surprise 5.4% fall in 2018 – but warn against proclaiming terminal declineUK book sales fell for the first time in five years in 2018, despite the success of bestsellers such as Michelle Obama’s autobiography, Becoming.The UK publishing industry was hit by a surprise fall of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-25 23:01:37 UTC ]
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