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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ReDigi, Key Digital 'First Sale' Case, Heating Up on Appeal

In an amicus brief, AAP lawyers argue that a reversal legalizing the resale of digital media would be "catastrophic" for the publishing industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reactions to the Publishers Association’s UK 2016 Report: Clearly Unclear on Digital

The culprit-of-choice for the new report's 'downturn' in e-reading is 'screen fatigue.' And the usual confusion follows a data-challenged overview. The post Reactions to the Publishers Association’s UK 2016 Report: Clearly Unclear on Digital appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK ebook sales flounder as interest in print copies rebounds

Book sales in the UK are on the rise, but not because of ebooks. Figures for 2016 released by the Publishers Association show a 7 percent rise over 2015, the largest year-over-year growth in a decade. Physical book sales were up 8 percent, however eb... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebook sales drop as readers favour non-fiction books

Total book sales including physical and digital books rose 6% to £3.5bn, propped up by non-fiction. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2017-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Screen fatigue' sees UK ebook sales plunge 17% as readers return to print

Consumer sales down to £204m last year and are at lowest level since 2011 – when Amazon Kindle sales first took off in UK Britons are abandoning the ebook at an alarming rate with sales of consumer titles down almost a fifth last year, as “screen fatigue” helped fuel a five-year high in printed... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A New Digital Revenue Driver Delivers for Publisher and Their Clients

[Sponsored] Mining Media International implemented Xposure’s FlockXchange platform to change their digital strategy while bringing in new revenue. The post A New Digital Revenue Driver Delivers for Publisher and Their Clients appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2017-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Despite Upswing in Sales, Quarto Reports Loss in 2016

A one-time charge associated with the sale of Quarto's Books & Gifts Direct business resulted in an operating loss for the company in 2016, but sales and profits in its core publishing operations rose. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales, Earnings Fell at PRH in 2016

The lack of a mega-bestseller was one factor in the 9.6% drop in revenue at Penguin Random House in 2016; earnings in the year fell 3.6% compared to 2015. Operating margins, however, improved to 16.0% in 2016, up from 15.0% in 2015. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: BookExpo’s Audio ‘Tea,’ Canada’s BookNet-Kobo Contest, and the UK’s ‘Media Medic’

In the USA, BookExpo includes audiobook events. In Canada, ebook design is stressed in a competition. And in the UK, a bookseller features a self-published novel. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Audiobook ‘Tea’: Alda, Patterson, Meyer, Older eedPOP, which is producing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paperback fighter: sales of physical books now outperform digital titles

It can be cheaper to buy the physical copy of a book than a digital download thanks to changes in Amazon’s deal with publishersAt the start of this decade publishers feared the death of the paperback. Britons abandoned bookshops at an alarming rate, seduced by e-readers and cheap digital... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebook sales continue to fall as younger generations drive appetite for print

Nielsen survey finds UK ebook sales declined by 4% in 2016, the second consecutive year digital has shrunkReaders committed to physical books can give a sigh of relief, as new figures reveal that ebook sales are falling while sales of paper books are growing – and the shift is being driven by... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Newsstand Sales Drop Another 12.4 Percent in 2016

The rapid rise of SIPs continues to mask further deterioration of print magazine sales at retail. The post Newsstand Sales Drop Another 12.4 Percent in 2016 appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2017-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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JS Group reports 6% revenue drop for 2016

Academic retailer JS Group has reported a 6.2% year-on-year revenue drop to £38.1m in its annual results covering the financial year ending 31st May 2016. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult Trade Sales Slipped in First Nine Months of 2016

Sales of adult trade books fell 1.6% in the first nine months of 2016 compared to the same period in 2015, according to figures released by the AAP as part of its StatShot program. Sales of children’s and young adult books increased 4.9% in the same period. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Rose Again in 2016

Bookstore sales rose 2.5% in 2016 over 2015, the second-straight year of growth. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookouture thriller racks up one million digital sales in a year

Robert Bryndza’s thriller The Girl in the Ice has hit one million sales in less than a year, according to digital publisher Bookouture. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sales Slipped, Profits Rose in 2016 at S&S

Revenue for the year at Simon & Schuster was $767 million, down 1.8% from 2015. Operating income increased 4.4%, to $119 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Rose 2.5% in 2016

Despite some softness late in the year, bookstores sales in 2016 rose 2.5% over 2015. Store revenue reached just under $12 billion last year compared to $11.68 billion in 2015. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Graphic Novels Had a Strong 2016, Though Comics Sales Slowed

Retailers blame the presidential campaign and postelection anxiety for the year ending on a flat note, but some categories are growing in the book trade and in the comics shop market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Perseus Purchase Boosts Lagardère 2016 Revenue

Total revenue at Lagardère Publishing rose 2.6% in 2016, to 2.26 billion euros. The increase includes a 70 million euro ($74.6 million) contribution from the Perseus Books Group publishing division, which Hachette Book Group acquired in March. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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