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 ]
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Booksellers Prepare For Independent Bookstore Day

With less than a week to go, 435 independent bookstores are getting ready for Independent Bookstore Day on Saturday. Bookstores intend to make it a party with everything from music to food to promotions and giveaways. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NC Booksellers Coping with New State Law

Following the passage of North Carolina's "bathroom law," which requires citizens to use public restrooms that correspond with the gender identification listed on their birth certificates, booksellers are pleading with authors not to cancel appearances in the state. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Millennials, Diversity Big Topics at BookNet Canada's Annual Tech Forum

At BookNet Canada’s 10th annual Tech Forum, a full-day event in downtown Toronto which took place on Friday, discussions centered around ebook pricing, Millennials’ book buying habits, and how publishers can use technology to more effectively market diverse books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The eagle dares: Independent goes out of print on a scoop

Journalists and readers pay fond tribute to newspaper as it publishes final print edition before going online-only Related: Former Independent editor Simon Kelner: ‘The paper had a real soul' The final print edition of the Independent was greeted with a fond farewell from journalists around the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Removal of r.r.p. shifts power to booksellers, Irish retailers report

Booksellers should have the power to price books themselves, as removing the r.r.p. gives retailers more flexibility, Irish booksellers have testified.     Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BPA Aims to Measure Print Engagement with New “Shoppability” Report

The ways in which audiences—and advertisers—interact with magazine brands are changing, and engagement and affinity are key. The post BPA Aims to Measure Print Engagement with New “Shoppability” Report appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fairfax Media posts $27.4m profit despite lower print advertising revenue

Property website Domain increases digital revenue by 37% and continues to prop up Fairfax’s overall profit as editorial restructure is announcedFairfax Media, publishers of the Age and the Sydney Morning Herald, have returned a net profit of $27.4m for the first half of the financial year... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2015 Print Sales Up Slighty in Canada

Unit sales were up by 1%, according to BookNet Canada, while ebook sales remained at the same level they reached in 2013. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Missing bookseller makes tearful 'confession' on China state TV

The Chinese government has broken its silence on the disappearance of five Hong Kong booksellers widely suspected of being detained by the authorities over the publication of controversial books critical of China's elite. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canada's largest newspaper publisher reveals revenue falls

Advertising decreases cause a £2m quarterly loss for Postmedia NetworkCanada’s largest newspaper publisher, Postmedia Network, is instituting a programme of cost-cutting. Why? The sobering figures tell the story.Revenue for the quarter that ended on 30 November 2015 showed a 13.1% decrease on... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Coloring Books Drive Big Holiday Sales at Independent Booksellers

The enduring popularity of coloring books for adults and a successful Small Business Saturday got the holiday season off to a strong start for independent booksellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Assessing the State of the Consumer Magazine Print Business

In the rush to the digital future, publishers have taken their eyes off the “print-ball.” The post Assessing the State of the Consumer Magazine Print Business appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2015-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print up as booksellers put digital 'threat' behind them

Bricks-and-mortar booksellers have a “fantastic opportunity to seize the moment”, with year-to-date print sales up for the first time in eight years. Figures from Nielsen Bookscan show sales of print books for the first 36 weeks of 2015 are up by 4.6% (worth £739.5m) when compared to the same... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why the Video Network StyleHaul Hired a Veteran Print Executive as Its Revenue Chief

A longtime print magazine sales executive may not be the obvious choice to run ad sales for a digital video network aimed at millennial women. But that's the choice StyleHaul has made with the appointment of former Meredith exec Dick Porter as its cheif revenue officer. He fills a position... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2015-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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As summer dwindles, print revenues enter a long, cool autumn

One sobering new study suggests print revenues will outgross digital for many years to come – even as newsprint sales steadily declineTwo expert reports – one taking the long view, the other dripping blood on the carpet – define the problems newspapers face as summer fades. The long view comes... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fairfax Media reports a 62.9% drop in full-year profit after 5.3% fall in revenue

Despite a 45% increase in revenue from its Domain real estate advertising, publisher of the Sydney Morning Herald was unable to offset print decline• News Corp sees strong growth in digital real estate services and book publishingFairfax Media has reported a 62.9% drop in full-year profit to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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For the Publishing Industry in 2020, Print Will Still Dominate Revenues

Ovum’s new Digital Consumer Publishing Forecast is published tomorrow.  It takes a five year view at how this sector will change. Ahead of publication, Ovum analyst Charlotte Miller gives TheMediaBriefing an exclusive look at some of t ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent Press Last Weekly Print Edition Newspaper Issue to Publish May 27

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Independent Press newspaper, a local news staple since the 1960s, will publish its last weekly hard copy edition on May 27, according to multiple TAPinto.net sources.   Paul Provost, vice president of loca ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Engagement Tops Talks at BookNet Canada Tech Forum

At the annual event, held last week in Toronto, industry leaders addressed various aspects of digital development in publishing, from ebook pricing and reader engagement to bundling and podcasts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ABA Winter Institute 2015: A Growing State Offers Growing Opportunities For Booksellers

The book business is strong in North Carolina as booksellers in the Tar Heel State come out of the economic downturn that wreaked havoc across the nation starting in 2008. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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