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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U.K. Publishing Supplement: Neem Tree's CEO Surveys the Indie Scene

An independent publisher considers the challenges and opportunities for small presses in her home market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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U.K. Publishing Spotlight: Neem Tree's CEO Surveys the Indie Scene

An independent publisher considers the challenges and opportunities for small presses in her home market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Fell 6% in January

Difficult comparisons to last January, when 'Spare' sold more than 900,000 copies, led to a 6% decline in unit sales of print books in January from a year ago. Sales improved at the end of the month with the release of 'House of Flame and Shadow' by Sarah J. Maas. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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With Sarah J. Maas Sales Booming, Bloomsbury Ups Its Financial Forecast

As 'House of Flame and Shadow' hits number one in numerous markets around the world, publisher Bloomsbury predicts that total sales for the company will increase by 10% over last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Profits Soar at HarperCollins as Audio Sales Boom

A 29% increase in sales of digital audio, coupled with lower costs, resulted in a 67% increase in profits at the publisher in the quarter ended December 31, 2023, over the comparable period a year ago. Total sales were up 4%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Parable Survey Finds Sales at Christian Retailers Rose 8% in 2023

Sales at the more than 200 Christian retailers who took part in the Parable Group's annual survey rose 8% over 2022. Gifts, adult books, and Bibles remained the most popular categories for the stores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Industry Sales Were Flat in November

Gains in both the children's/young adult books and religion categories were enough to offset declines in the other major segments in November at the 1,225 publishers that report sales to the AAP. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Morning After: Senate tells social media CEOs they have ‘blood on their hands’

The CEOs of Meta, Snap, Discord, X and TikTok testified at a high-stakes Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on child exploitation online. During the hearing, Mark Zuckerberg, Evan Spiegel, Jason Citron, Linda Yaccarino and Shou Chew spent nearly four hours being grilled by lawmakers about their... Continue reading at Engadget

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Frankfurt Guest of Honor Italy: Trade Book Sales Up in 2023

A new report from Italy shows the value of its consumer book industry rose in 2023, despite a slight drop in overall unit sales. The post Frankfurt Guest of Honor Italy: Trade Book Sales Up in 2023 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-01-26 19:48:56 UTC ]
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G/O Media Hangs ‘For Sale’ Sign Across Its Portfolio

Digital media company G/O Media is shopping around its portfolio of editorial assets in hopes of securing buyers for individual titles, part of a broader effort to divest the properties ahead of another challenging year for the media industry, according to four people... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2024-01-24 09:52:22 UTC ]
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Vroman's and Book Soup Bookstores Are Up for Sale

Owner Joel Sheldon, whose family founded the store in 1894, is seeking a buyer for its flagship location in Pasadena, the Hastings Ranch Pasadena location established in 2002, and the West Hollywood store Book Soup, which was acquired by Vroman’s in 2009. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Call of Duty didn’t top the yearly sales charts for one of the first times since 2009

Just like death and taxes, you can usually rely on a Call of Duty game to top the sales charts each year. The various entries in Activision’s warfare simulation franchise have mostly done just that, going all the way back to 2009. This year’s a bit different. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III has... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2024-01-18 19:16:41 UTC ]
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Pasadena's historic Vroman's bookstore up for sale, along with Book Soup

Vroman's, a longtime Pasadena bookstore, is for sale. Its owner is also looking to sell its second Pasadena location and Book Soup in West Hollywood. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Religion & Spirituality Books On-Sale Calendar: February 2024

Advice from Pope Francis on ‘good’ living, the latest title from bestselling author Jennie Allen, and stories from ‘Today’ show host Savannah Guthrie are among new religion books hitting shelves in February. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Religion Book Sales Up 1.2% in October, 7.1% Year-to-Date

Sales of religious print books remain solid through October, offsetting slow digital sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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In the Western U.S., Holiday Sales Ended 2023 on an Up Note

Independent bookstores in the western U.S. came through the holidays with boosted balance sheets and tales of community connection. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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East Coast, Southern, and Chain Bookstores Report Strong Holiday Sales

Stores on the East Coast, in the South, and two chains, Half-Price Books and Kinokuniya, reported strong sales over the holidays and through much of 2023. Romantasy, prize winners and nominees, and books promoted on social media continue to dominate. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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In Tbilisi: Bookseller Tamara Megrelishvili on Sales Trends

Tamara Megrelishvili, founder of Georgian bookstore Prospero's talks about the impact of diminished tourism, war, and political unease. The post In Tbilisi: Bookseller Tamara Megrelishvili on Sales Trends appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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