BEA 2016: E-book Sales Fell 13% in 2015, Nielsen Reports

Unit sales of ebooks published by traditional publishers fell 13% in 2015 compared to 2014, said Kempton Mooney of Nielsen during a Thursday panel aimed at examining different publishing markets. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Print Book Sales Fell 3.6% in 2016

Sales of print books fell 3.6% last year compared to 2015, dropping to $753.4 million, according to figures released this week by BookNet Canada. Print units were off 6.4% as Canadians continued to do more of their book buying online. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult Books Sales Fell in First Half of 2016

Sales of adult trade books dropped 2.8% in the first half of 2016 compared to the same period in 2015, according to figures released by the Association of American Publishers. Sales in the children’s/young adult segment, meanwhile, rose 0.9% in the same period. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russia’s Book Chamber Report: Market Fell 5.37% in 2015

Russian's Book Chamber reports a decline of 5.37 percent in circulation of books and pamphlets in 2015 over 2014, as ebooks' popularity rises. The post Russia’s Book Chamber Report: Market Fell 5.37% in 2015 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print book sales fell in 2012 – but no faster than they did in 2011, says Nielsen

A Nielsen BookScan survey reveals that in 2012 unit sales of paper books dropped more than 9 percent, more or less the same amount that they declined in 2011 and 2010. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult Book Sales Fell, Kids Books Rose in October

Sales of adult trade books fell 13.1% in October compared to October 2015, while sales in the children’s/young adult segment rose 1.9%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: No Big Book Yet, But Plenty of Big Sales

One thing the absence of a big book has meant is that a handful of titles—drawing strong advances from editors in the U.S. and abroad—are being clumped into an ever-growing list of buzzed-about books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: 10 Books to Grab at BEA

With so many galleys flooding the BEA show floor, it’s hard to know which ones to choose. Here are 10 of our favorites, with excerpts from PW reviews. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Bookstore of the Year: Books & Books

In the late 1970s, Mitchell Kaplan dropped out of law school in Washington, D.C., with the dream of opening an independent bookstore in South Florida, where he grew up. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA, LéaLA, and Expolit Book Fairs Highlight Books in Spanish: Spanish Publishing 2015

Book fairs have become much more aware of the purchasing power of the Hispanic population in the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In Québec: New Report Cites Book Sales Uptick; Booksellers Debate Backlist

Booksellers in French-language Canada are required to carry extensive backlist titles but say sales of them are slow and require staff training. The post In Québec: New Report Cites Book Sales Uptick; Booksellers Debate Backlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beijing International Book Fair Reports Gains in Rights Sales

The Beijing International Book Fair organizers cite robust rights sales at this year's fair, claiming that sales of Chinese translation rights sold abroad have increased. The post Beijing International Book Fair Reports Gains in Rights Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reports Indicate the World Cup Boosted Book Sales for Traditional Russian Titles

For all the excitement, tourism, and politically tinged analysis that FIFA's 21st World Cup brought to Moscow, the books market seems to have come out cheering, too, with international visitors said to be asking for Russian reads. The post Reports Indicate the World Cup Boosted Book Sales for... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book sales boom but authors report shrinking incomes

Calls for writers to reap rewards as British publishers enjoy record-breaking yearA record-breaking year for publishers has been greeted with renewed demands for authors to receive a bigger slice of income and investment, as sales of books passed the £5.7bn mark in 2017.Book sales income was up... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French Book Sales Fell 1.6% in 2017

French publishing sales were down in 2017, falling 1.6% to $3.6 billion. Comic books and literature had a good year, while sales of children's books dipped slightly compared to 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book Sales Fell 10% in 2017

Unit sales of traditionally published ebooks fell 10% in 2017, compared to 2016, according to figures released by PubTrack Digital, part of the NPD book group. The service tracks sales from roughly 450 publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sainsbury's and Blackwell's report rise in Christmas book sales

Sainsbury’s and Blackwell’s have reported positive book sales over the Christmas period, with Pete Selby, head of books at the supermarket, saying that gift purchases are now "shifting" from other entertainment to books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day sales soar year on year as campaign report assesses engagement

Sales of World Book Day (WBD) titles soared by more than 50% in comparison to last year, with 469,274 copies in total shifted in the week of the event, sales figures have shown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AAP's First Report on 2016 Shows Sales, Revenue Down

The industry sales report for 2016 found that total revenue for the industry fell 6.6%, compared to 2015. Based on sales from 1,207 companies that report to AAP, total revenue last year was $14.25 billion, down from $15.26 billion in 2015. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Germany’s 2016 Book Market Report: ‘Stable Amid Transformation’

Even as German booksellers see online efforts pay off, consumption patterns are weaker, says a new report: 'A truly distressing drop in customer frequency." The post Germany’s 2016 Book Market Report: ‘Stable Amid Transformation’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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