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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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

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-16 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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IDW Publishing Sales Slipped in Fiscal 2016

Revenue in the IDW publishing group fell 2.3%, to $27.9 million, in the fiscal year ended October 31, 2106. Revenue for all of IDW Media Holdings rose 32.2% in the year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Sales Rose 7.5% in 2016 at Amazon

Total media sales increased 7.5% in 2016 at Amazon, hitting $22.2 billion. Media now represents only 17.6% of total revenue at the company. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-02 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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Haynes back on track with digital driving 15% revenue increase

Car manual publisher Haynes’ revenue increased 15% in six months, driven by a 50% growth in its digital products. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft pilots ebook sales in Windows 10

Publishers offer cautious welcome after leak shows software giant has included a bookselling section in a new build of its operating systemTwo years after Microsoft walked away from digital bookselling, a leak of its latest software has hinted that it may ready to try again.In what may be a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson to slash ebook rental prices by 50% in digital push

Pearson plans to launch its own print rental program for courseware and reduce ebook rental prices by up to 50% as it bids to accelerate its shift to digital. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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What Canada’s Shelfie Data Suggests About Ebook Subscriptions

Penguin Random House 'holds an effective veto on the success of ebook subscription services," says Shelfie's Peter Hudson. The post What Canada’s Shelfie Data Suggests About Ebook Subscriptions appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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JK Rowling and Joe Wicks powered 2016 surge in UK book sales

Helped by Harry Potter and the hit fitness guru, year on year takings to December rose sharply to £1.59bnRetail sales struggled in 2016, but JK Rowling cast a spell strong enough to power sales towards a magical £1.6bn during the year, a rise of almost 5% on 2015, according to the latest annual... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Rose Again in 2016

Unit sales of print books rose 3.3% in 2016 over the previous year, making it the third-straight year of print growth. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Faces Choice of Sale or Reinvention as Digital Power

Time is facing one of its most critical decisions since the magazine publisher was founded by Henry Luce and Briton Hadden in 1922.Should the company's board agree to a sale as its print advertising lifeblood continues to drain away? Or should it let new CEO Rich Battista implement his grand... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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