'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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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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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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Publishers Betting on Strong Holiday Sales for Licensed Products

Books featuring licensed characters have seen a boom in recent years, and this holiday season looks to be a lucrative one. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Germany: Strong Finish for Holiday Book Sales

After a slow start to Germany’s holiday book sales in 2015, shopping picked up during December and bookstores managed to finish slightly ahead. The post Germany: Strong Finish for Holiday Book Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Germany: Slow Start to Holiday Book Sales

Crucial holiday book sales in Germany have been low so far. We’re taking a closer look at Germany’s holiday spending behavior this year. The post Germany: Slow Start to Holiday Book Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Strong Holiday Sales Power Upbeat Wi9

If Winter Institute is any indication, as ABA president Steve Bercu noted at the conference opening, "independent bookselling is strong, vital, and growing." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Holiday Sales for Children's Books Strong at Indies

PW's annual post-Christmas survey of two dozen bookstores across the country didn't turn up any blockbusters on a level with last year's Hunger Games trilogy; instead, shoppers gravitated to a mix of children's books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pottermore sales and profits rise with 'strong' Harry Potter sales

Pottermore, the digital company for J K Rowling’s Wizarding World, saw revenues rise 3.2% and profits increase 23.2% in the 12 months to 31st March 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-13 12:26:57 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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Unit Sales Have a Slow Start in 2022

Unit sales of print books fell 13.9% in the week ended Jan. 8, 2022, compared to the first week in 2021, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Get a Bad Start in 2022

Facing tough comparisons to 2021, when sales got off to a strong start compared to 2020, unit sales of print books fell 13.9% last week from the first week in 2021 at outlets that report to BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette UK revenues fall 3% in third quarter but Shelley hails 'extremely strong' sales

Hachette UK saw its revenues fall 3% in the third quarter of 2021 compared to the same period last year, although c.e.o. David Shelley said sales were still “extremely strong" and ahead of forecasts, with increased market share. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-27 21:59:40 UTC ]
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Amid Strong Sales, Christian Booksellers Look Forward to 2022

Inventory shortages, staffing concerns, and ongoing challenges presented by Covid-19 have not slowed the sales of Bibles, books, and gifts, and Christian booksellers are thriving. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshop.org Continues to See Strong Sales

With the reopening of bookstores across the U.S. to in-store customers, Bookshop.org has seen sales slip in the April-June period compared to the second quarter of 2020, but sales for the entire first half of 2021 are still up 17%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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March Starts with 34% Pop in Print Unit Sales

Fueled by huge gains for a host of Dr. Seuss titles, as well as solid results for several new books, unit sales of print books soared 34.2% in the week ended Mar. 6, 2021, over the comparable week in 2020, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Hamish Hamilton promotes Thompson and Chukwu after strong 2020 sales

Hamish Hamilton has promoted Hermione Thompson and Hannah Chukwu, with publishing director Simon Prosser hailing the best sales in at least a decade for the imprint in 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-01 06:56:51 UTC ]
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Self-Improvement Boom Sets Book Sales Off on Fast Start in 2021

More than 17.1 million print units were sold in the week ended January 9, 2021 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan, marking the first time in the history of the service that units topped the 17 million mark in the first week in January. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshop and Libro Post Strong Sales in 2020

Bookshop and Libro.fm, which help independent booksellers sell online, reported huge gains in 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-08 05:00:00 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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