B&N's New CEO Must Step Up Its Sales

As the new head of Barnes & Noble, Demos Parneros knows his top priority is to stop the sales slide that has plagued the company’s retail stores. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Sales Rep of the Year 2024 Finalist: Patricia Doherty

The sales rep at Macmillan, which distributes Entangled Publishing, deserves a good deal of credit for that press's prominence in the marketplace in a year of record-breaking growth. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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With Nonfiction Soft, Print Book Sales Fell 1.7% in First Quarter

Led by books by Sarah J. Maas and Rebecca Yarros, fiction sales were up in the first quarter this year, but nonfiction declines resulted in a 1.7% drop in total unit sales of print books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Horror novel sales boomed during year of real-world anxieties

The genre has departed from classic themes, with new books dealing with war, politics and powerlessness – and sales have risen 54% year-on-yearHorror fiction is having a moment, according to data showing 2023 was a record-breaking year for book sales in the genre.Between 2022 and 2023, sales of... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Ellen Adler to Step Down as Publisher of the New Press

The New Press publisher Ellen Adler will step down from that role at the end of September, leaving the independent publisher of progressive books after a 21-year run. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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AAP Preliminary Report Puts Religion Book Sales up 7.8% in 2023

Sales of religious books at companies that report results to the Association of American Publishers’ StatShot program rose 7.8% last year over 2022, hitting $819.7 million. It was the largest increase among all publishing categories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Ex-Sports Illustrated CEO sues 5-hour Energy founder

Metro Detroit billionaire businessman Manoj Bhargava faces a lawsuit tied to his ongoing takeover bid of the former publisher of Sports Illustrated magazine.The lawsuit, filed last week in California in a Los Angeles County court, is brought by Ross Levinsohn, a veteran media executive and the... Continue reading at Crains New York

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The Kindle Paperwhite Signature is $30 off for Prime members during the Amazon Big Spring Sale

Amazon's Big Spring Sale has brought a $30 discount to the company's upgraded e-reader, the Kindle Paperwhite Signature. It's down to $160 instead of the $190 list price for Prime members. That's not an all-time low (we saw it drop to $125 for Prime Day last July) but still a decent discount on... Continue reading at Engadget

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Disney Veteran Michael Paull Named RBmedia CEO

RBmedia has appointed Michael Paull, former president of Disney's direct-to-consumer business, as its new chief executive officer, following what the company called “another year of record-breaking growth” in 2023. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Religion & Spirituality Books On-Sale Calendar: April 2024

A takedown of the white christian nationalism that has infiltrated some corners of American christianity; a new book from the "Pastors Wives Tell All" podcasters; and more new religion books publishing in April. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The best early Amazon Big Spring Sale deals you can shop today

There's another jumbo-sized Amazon sale on the way. The Big Spring Sale, as it's called, will run from March 20 to March 25 and include a variety of discounts on "seasonally relevant items." This doesn't look to be another Prime Day situation, however; Amazon says most of the offers will be... Continue reading at Engadget

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Barbara Walters’s Wardrobe Was For Sale This Week in NYC

Women in media recently had a chance to browse and buy clothes owned by the trailblazing TV news anchor. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Gerald Levin, the former Time Warner CEO who engineered a disastrous mega-merger, is dead at 84

Gerald Levin, who led Time Warner Media into a disastrous $182 billion merger with the internet provider America Online, has died at the age of 84 Continue reading at ABC News

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February Print Sales Dipped 0.5%

Unit sales of print books dipped 0.5% in February compared to February 2023, at outlets that report to Circana BookScan. Kristin Hannah's 'The Women' was the top seller in the month, followed by Laura Nowlin's 'If Only I Had Told Her' and Sarah J. Maas's 'A Court of Thorns and Roses.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sue Arroyo, CEO and Publisher of CamCat Books, Dies at 57

Arroyo, who founded CamCat in 2018 and published more than 100 titles, died on February 26 after a fall. Editorial director Helga Schier said that no decisions will be made about CamCat's leadership until Arroyo's estate is settled. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Q&A: Nielsen’s CEO on Rolling With Massive Changes in 2024

The measurement industry is at an inflection point. In 2021, measurement giant Nielsen lost its third-party accreditation from the Media Rating Council after the company admitted to undercounting audiences, which could've translated to hundreds of millions of dollars in... Continue reading at AdWeek

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At London Book Fair: Mapping 192 Audio Sales Channels

Subscription leads business models—some of them 'hybrid subscription— in sales channels that Dosdoce will report on at London Book Fair. The post At London Book Fair: Mapping 192 Audio Sales Channels appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Higher Prices Boost Book Sales in International Markets

Revenue in 12 of 16 overseas book markets rose last year, even as unit sales fell, according to a new joint report from Nielsen/GFK Entertainment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sales Fell 6.8% at Hachette Book Group in 2023

Revenue at Hachette’s U.S. division fell 6.8% last year and was the weakest performer in Lagardère's publishing group, where total sales increased 2.2%, to €2.81 billion, and profits slipped by €1 million, to €301 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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