BookNet Canada’s First ‘State of Independent Bookselling’ Report Cites a Rise in Print Revenue

Citing 37 percent of revenue from frontlist titles, 63 bookstore companies with 80 locations respond to BookNet Canada’s new report. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Non-Book Merchandise: 16 Percent of Revenue or partisans of print and brick-and-mortar bookstores, the nonprofit industry research agency BookNet Canada has happy news today (September 9) reporting that between 2017 and 2018, 65 percent ... The post BookNet Canada’s First ‘State of Independent Bookselling’ Report Cites a Rise in Print Revenue appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-09 20:54:40 UTC ]
News tagged with: #bookstore #brick-and-mortar bookstores #porter anderson #frontlist titles #independent bookselling #booknet canada #report cites

Other Publishing stories related to: 'BookNet Canada’s First ‘State of Independent Bookselling’ Report Cites a Rise in Print Revenue'


BookNet Canada’s First ‘State of Independent Bookselling’ Report: Print Revenue up

Citing 37 percent of revenue from frontlist titles, 63 bookstore companies with 80 locations respond to BookNet Canada's new report. The post BookNet Canada’s First ‘State of Independent Bookselling’ Report: Print Revenue up appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-09 20:54:40 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bookstore #frontlist titles #independent bookselling #booknet canada #print revenue


Indigo Reports 18.9% Rise in Revenue for the Quarter

A huge increase in sales through its physical stores offset a decline in online sales, leading to a 18.9% increase in total sales at Indigo Books & Music in the quarter ended July 2, 2022 compared with the same period of 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #9% increase #huge increase #9% rise #total sales #online sales


Scholastic reports 7% rise in revenue for 2020 first quarter

Scholastic has reported a 7% rise in revenue for its first quarter results to $232.6m (£185m) due partly to its YA titles and graphic novels imprint Graphix. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-19 16:16:17 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #scholastic #ya titles #7% rise #quarter results


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #french-language canada


American Publishers Cite 3.6-Percent Rise in Trade Revenue, First Half of 2018

While audiobook sales grow, the AAP's new report show children's book sales struggling and declines in education and scholarly revenues. The post American Publishers Cite 3.6-Percent Rise in Trade Revenue, First Half of 2018 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


BookNet Canada Sees Print Sales Decline in 2017, Backlist Accounts for 60 Percent

Two of the five top sellers in 2017 in Canada were backlist, which was up 2 percent over 2016. Print unit sales fell 4 percent, value down 3 percent. The post BookNet Canada Sees Print Sales Decline in 2017, Backlist Accounts for 60 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #top sellers


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #ebook retailers #canadian publishers #toronto-based kobo #ebook sales #digital revenue #booknet canada


In Germany: Report Finds Ebook Sales Rising, Revenue Down, in 2016

In a consistent German book market, the Boersenverein reports rising ebook sales by volume, but lower prices are driving down revenue from digital products. The post In Germany: Report Finds Ebook Sales Rising, Revenue Down, in 2016 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #digital products #lower prices


State of Digital Publishing in Canada: The Official Report

According to a report from BookNet Canada, "Canadian publishers have adapted to the appetite for digital reading and embraced ebook publishing as a new norm." Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #digital reading #canadian publishers #digital publishing #booknet canada


Bertelsmann reports revenue, profit rise

Random House parent company Bertelsmann has reported an increase in revenues in its first quarter... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #profit rise


Independent and Independent on Sunday print closures confirmed

Owner Evgeny Lebedev says last print editions of newspapers will appear in late March as i title sold to Johnston PressEvgeny Lebedev has confirmed that the Independent and Independent on Sunday will cease printing, with the last editions to be published in late March.Lebedev, who also confirmed... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #johnston press #late march #print editions


Independent booksellers unimpressed by Prince Harry memoir being sold at half-price

Spare, which is released in January, has been heavily discounted by larger retailers, leaving smaller bookshops unable to competePrince Harry’s forthcoming memoir, Spare, is unlikely to be championed by independent bookshops because of how heavily it has been discounted by larger retailers,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-11-03 15:12:22 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #bestsellers list #independent bookshops #forthcoming memoir


Forbes’ Event Revenue Rises 60% as It Embraces Hybrid Formats

The business news publisher Forbes has seen revenue from its events division rise significantly this year after it transitioned most of its portfolio from a virtual to a hybrid model, according to the publisher. The privately held property, which in July scuttled its plan to go public via a... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2022-10-17 11:14:16 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #news publisher #hybrid model


Returning to In-Person Book Fairs Cited in Scholastic’s Q4 Report

The largest children's book and educational publisher sees continued growth in its own school-based book fairs, and revenue-per-fair. The post Returning to In-Person Book Fairs Cited in Scholastic’s Q4 Report appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-07-22 00:30:36 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children's book #largest children


Report shows fourfold rise in minority ethnic characters in UK children’s books

The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education welcomes steep increase in representation, but warns there are ‘no quick fixes’The proportion of children’s books featuring a minority ethnic character has almost quadrupled in the last four years, according to a new survey – but researchers say “we... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-11-04 14:36:37 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #books published #quick fixes #picture books #books featuring


Bookseller of Kabul vows to stay open despite only two customers since the rise of the Taliban.

Shah Muhammad Rais, who was made famous in The Bookseller of Kabul, has vowed to keep his bookshop open, despite having had only two customers since the Taliban retook the country in the middle of August. Founded in 1974 Rais’s store has seen regimes (along with foreign powers) come and go, and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-28 15:00:23 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bookseller #bookshop #made famous #stay open


Audiobooks in Russia: Storytel and LitRes Cite Rising Interest

Storytel reports seeing a rise in audiobook downloads in Russia by 45 percent in the last year. LitRes leads market. The post Audiobooks in Russia: Storytel and LitRes Cite Rising Interest appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-09-14 11:42:09 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #audiobook #audiobook downloads #post audiobooks


HarperCollins reports record profits as global revenue grows 19%

HarperCollins has reported “record profits”, with global revenues growing 19% in the financial year ending 30th June 2021, according to figures from parent firm News Corp.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-06 19:17:08 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


Audio Publishers Association Cites 12-Percent 2020 US Audiobook Revenue Growth

In 2020, the Audio Publishers Association sales report finds more than 71,000 audiobooks were published in the US, up 39 percent over 2019. The post Audio Publishers Association Cites 12-Percent 2020 US Audiobook Revenue Growth appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-01 13:14:36 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #publishers association #audiobook