BookNet Canada: Digital Revenue Up in 2016, Ebook Sales Down

Toronto-based Kobo and Seattle's Amazon are neck-and-neck in Canadian publishers' use of ebook retailers, BookNet Canada finds, in a new 2016 survey. The post BookNet Canada: Digital Revenue Up in 2016, Ebook Sales Down appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital drives revenue up 13% at Haynes

Group revenue at car manual publisher Haynes was up 13% for the year to 31st May 2018, driven by a 42% growth in its digital products. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital sales soar in China as the West dips

There are many points of difference between China’s books market and that of the UK and US, but one of the starkest is digital growth. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canada’s Rakuten Kobo Arrives in America at Walmart: Ebooks and Audiobooks

Touting 6 million ebooks and a $9.99 audiobook subscription, the new Walmart partnership with Rakuten Kobo gives the Canadian retailer what it hasn't had in the US market: brand recognition. The post Canada’s Rakuten Kobo Arrives in America at Walmart: Ebooks and Audiobooks appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Association: How Rights Sales Factor Into the UK’s Book Industry Revenues

‘The share of income from rights has steadily increased from 72 percent in 2013 to 80 percent in 2016,’ says the UK’s Publishers Association, in a report released this summer. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson In Five Years: A 90 Percent Rise in Rights Income hen Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebooks: How digital publishers are 'shaking up' the industry

Meet the author who had 60 rejections before hitting it lucky with an ebook publisher. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In a ‘Steady’ First Half, BookNet Canada Sees Audiobook Purchases 4 Percent Up

As the Association of American Publishers' StatShot Annual is citing, BookNet Canada's English-language market sees online retail edging up on physical-store retail, though print is flat in the first six months of 2018. The post In a ‘Steady’ First Half, BookNet Canada Sees Audiobook Purchases 4... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British publishing breaks revenue records but textbook sales are hit

British publishing houses broke all previous revenue records in 2017 to see their collective incomes rise 5% to £5.7bn, driven by a growth in export sales which now account for 60% of publishers’ revenues. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russia’s Growing Ebook and Audiobook Sales in First Half of 2018

The Russian ebook distributor LitRes reports 45-percent growth year-over-year in ebook sales for the first half of this year. And Storytel, which ended its first year in May in the market, cites digital access over vast distances as a driver. The post Russia’s Growing Ebook and Audiobook Sales... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mexican Booksellers and Digital Sales Infrastructure: Managing Metadata

Encouraged to 'exchange opinions, push yourself to create a network,' Mexico's booksellers at the CONTEC conference were challenged to adopt digital sales systems' support for retail. The post Mexican Booksellers and Digital Sales Infrastructure: Managing Metadata appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google and Facebook make up less than 5 percent of publishers’ digital revenue

Revenue from third-party platforms represented 16 percent of publishers' total digital revenue in the first half of 2017 -- nearly unchanged from a year earlier. The post Google and Facebook make up less than 5 percent of publishers’ digital revenue appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Local digital news publishers are ignoring display revenue

Rather than compete for dwindling display ad revenue, local digital news publishers are pursuing branded content and consumer revenue instead. The post Local digital news publishers are ignoring display revenue appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Christmas Week Sales Jump 7% Over 2016

Led by solid gains through the retail and club channel, unit sales of print books rose 7% this Christmas week over last year. 'The Getaway' remained the season's most popular book, while Rupi Kaur sold a combined 136,000 copies of her two books in the week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Strong sales' for Thames & Hudson in 2016

Illustrated publisher Thames & Hudson saw a 7.4% revenue increase in the 12 months ending 31st December 2016, although post-tax profits were down by almost 30% in the same time. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook to book NZ advertising sales revenues here, not in Ireland

Facebook says it will book the revenues it earns from selling advertising to Kiwi companies in New Zealand in future. The change is part of worldwide move by Facebook to restructure its accounting and appears a major victory for policy-makers concerned about the way Facebook and many other... Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Thanksgiving Week Sales Down 3% from 2016

Sales of print books got off to a slow holiday season start at outlets that report to NPD BookScan: units were 3% lower in the 2017 Thanksgiving week than in the comparable week last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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European Booksellers Cheer as Digital Market Talks on Ebooks and Geo-Blocking

'We trust that the European Commission will take the specific nature of the (ebook) sector into account," says the Börsenverein' Jessica Sänger. The post European Booksellers Cheer as Digital Market Talks on Ebooks and Geo-Blocking appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Magazine publishers shift to digital-oriented sales organizations

Legacy publishers have to balance the needs to sell based on ad category and still represent their titles' individuality. The post Magazine publishers shift to digital-oriented sales organizations appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: US Ebook Sales Slightly Up in May; Sourcebooks Signs With Gotham for Film, TV

First time in more than two years: the Association of American Publishers ' monthly StatShot report shows an increase in ebook sales in the US. The post Industry Notes: US Ebook Sales Slightly Up in May; Sourcebooks Signs With Gotham for Film, TV appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frontline Medical Communications Expands Digital Publishing and Sales Team

The multimedia medical communications company has expanded to address customer data. The post Frontline Medical Communications Expands Digital Publishing and Sales Team appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2017-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Unit Sales Down 1% Compared to 2016

At outlets that report to NPD BookScan, unit sales of print books were 1% lower in the week ended Sept. 3, 2017, than in the comparable week in 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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