B&N Unveils New Apps and New Holiday Sales Strategy

Barnes & Noble's holiday sales strategies rest on new interactive apps, a new Nook model, special edition titles, and a streamlined approach to toys and gifts. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google unveils holiday season savings on games, apps, books and movies

It can't have escaped your attention that -- in the US at least -- holiday season is just around the corner. With Thanksgiving comes Black Friday and other sales, and Google is getting in on the action with a series of discounts in the Play Store. There are great savings to be made on games and... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2018-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers See Subdued In-Store Holiday Sales, Online Eruption

Booksellers reported a significant drop in customer traffic and a commensurate drop in sales, but online orders were way up, forcing bookstores to adapt. Barack Obama's memoir and Jeff Kinney's latest were the most popular titles over the Thanksgiving weekend at stores surveyed by 'PW.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Has the Holiday Shopping Surge Started? Book Sales Say Yes

Unit sales of print books increased 18.3% last week, an indication that the early shopping surge that retailers have been hoping for may be taking place. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-20 05:00:00 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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What recession? Holiday sales expected to rise amid boost in ad spend

Shoppers appear unfazed by a potential recession, tariff uncertainty and an impeachment inquiry in Washington. The National Retail Federation, which released its annual holiday sales forecast Thursday, says retail sales will increase between 3.8 percent and 4.2 percent during the last two months... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-03 19:49:51 UTC ]
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Tributes paid after Hachette sales executive Melvyn Munyua dies on holiday

Hachette has paid tribute to its “incredibly charming and generous” international sales executive Melvyn Munyua, who has died in a drowning accident. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-23 07:22:33 UTC ]
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B&N Announces Holiday Half-Off Sale

Barnes & Noble will discount more than 100 books at 50% off from today until December 24 in stores and December 25 online, provided supplies last. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Becoming' Gives a Strong Start to Holiday Sales

'Becoming' by Michelle Obama was easily the biggest hit at independent bookstores over the Thanksgiving weekend. Indies were also keeping a wary eye on inventory levels amid reports of potential shortages of hot-selling titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Unveils New Book App

With the forthcoming release of its new operating system for phones and tablets, iOS 12, Apple is signaling a new emphasis on digital book and audiobook sales. The new operating system, set to hit in the fall, will replace Apple's long-serving iBooks app with a new Apple Books app. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon unveils international shopping app

Amazon has launched an “international shopping experience” through an app which allows customers worldwide to browse and ship more than 45 million products from the US. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-19 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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B&N Has Disappointing Holiday Sales

Sales for the nine-week holiday period ended December 30, 2017, fell 6.4% compared to the 2016 holiday season at the retailer. With the weaker than expected sales performance, B&N lowered its financial forecast for the fiscal year ending in April. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trends in UK, US Holiday Book Sales: Late Buys and E-Commerce

The 2017 year-end holiday season book sales patterns reported in both major English-language markets looked good at the end, but getting there wasn't a lot of fun. And what lies ahead may be rougher for bookstores. The post Trends in UK, US Holiday Book Sales: Late Buys and E-Commerce appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Unit Sales Have First Weekly Holiday Increase in 2017

Unit sales of print books rose 3% in the week ended December 17, 2017, over the comparable period in 2016, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Another Down Week for Holiday Sales

At outlets that report to NPD BookScan, unit sales of print books were 4% lower in the week ended Dec. 10, 2017, than in the similar week in 2016, marking the third consecutive week this holiday season in which sales were down. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Early Holiday Sales Languish

With sales through mass merchandisers down 8% in the first three weeks of the 2017 holiday selling season compared to 2016, total print unit sales were off 2.7% in the three week period compared to a year ago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Holiday Book Sales Slipped Again

At outlets that report to NPD BookScan, unit sales of print books were down 1% in the week ended Dec. 3, 2017, from the similar week in 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies Signal Good Start to Holiday Sales

Booksellers were pleased with the start of the official holiday shopping season following strong sales on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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