Booksellers See Subdued In-Store Holiday Sales, Online Eruption

Booksellers reported a significant drop in customer traffic and a commensurate drop in sales, but online orders were way up, forcing bookstores to adapt. Barack Obama's memoir and Jeff Kinney's latest were the most popular titles over the Thanksgiving weekend at stores surveyed by 'PW.' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
News tagged with: #booksellers reported #online eruption #significant drop #customer traffic #commensurate drop #online orders #forcing bookstores #barack obama #jeff kinney #popular titles #thanksgiving weekend #stores surveyed #memoir

Other Publishing stories related to: 'Booksellers See Subdued In-Store Holiday Sales, Online Eruption'


Booksellers Look to Curbsides and Online Sales, Not In-Store Customers

As states establish reopening timelines and Covid-19 infection rates continue to rise in various parts of the country, bookstores are not reopening in any conventional sense—nor do many owners intend to. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #owners intend #online sales


Indie Booksellers See Early Holiday Sales Boost

A post-election sales bounce made for a solid Thanksgiving week at many independent bookstores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #independent bookstores #indie booksellers


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #strong start #holiday season #coloring books #independent booksellers


Poland’s Top Online Bookseller For Sale, Consolidation Looms

Poland's top online bookstore, Merlin.pl, is up for sale, and many believe this is that of consolidation in a saturated Polish online marketplace. The post Poland’s Top Online Bookseller For Sale, Consolidation Looms appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #post poland


Store Holiday Sales Rose at B&N

For the nine week period ended January 3, 2015, sales through Barnes & Noble's retail physical stores plus BN.com rose 0.2%, hitting $1.1 billion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #barnes noble


US book publishers now make more money from online sales than physical stores

Brick-and-mortar book stores have clearly been on the decline for a while -- just look at Barnes & Noble's rocky finances. However, there's now some tangible evidence that the pendulum has swung in favor of internet-based sales. BookStats estimates... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2014-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #barnes noble #physical stores #online sales #book publishers


Hudson Booksellers opens online store, expands beyond overpriced sundries

Is it not enough to make a killing selling $5 bottles of Dasani and two-pill packs of Tylenol? Hudson Booksellers, from the folks behind those fine Hudson News airport establishments, has begun peddling ebooks and book books online. The site, which appears to be (at least partially) powered by... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #online store #dan brown #wide variety


San Diego Bookseller Undergoes Surgery, Other Booksellers Keep His Store Open

After San Diego bookseller Seth Marko, the co-owner of the Book Catapult, underwent emergency heart surgery last week, other indie booksellers in San Diego and beyond stepped forward to keep the store open while he convalesces. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #san diego #indie booksellers


Holiday Retail Sales Dip at B&N, Nook Sales Plunge

Holiday sales for the nine-week period ended December 28 fell 6.6% at Barnes & Noble’s retail segment and tumbled 60.5% in its Nook division. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #nook division #barnes noble #holiday sales


Growth of Online Sales Cushioned Pandemic Blow at Indigo

Online sales jumped 127% at Indigo Books & Music in fiscal year 2021 over FY 2020, partially offsetting a 34% decline in sales through its physical stores. Still, sales dropped 5.5% in the year, and the bookseller's losses deepened. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #physical stores


Booksellers to CDC: In My Store, You Mask Up

Unclear. Unhelpful. Irrelevant. That's what booksellers are calling the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's new guidelines on mask-wearing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #disease control


Children's booksellers across UK report solid sales after reopening

A number of children’s bookshops up and down the country have spoken of their joy at being able to welcome children and parents back into their premises, with many reporting excellent trading. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-07 10:42:15 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with:


Waterstones demands business rates reform, as Chancellor mulls online sales tax

Waterstones is among a number of major retailers to have signed a letter warning Chancellor Rishi Sunak that the business rates burden on shops is risking thousands of high street jobs.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-07 17:20:06 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #major retailers


‘A retail media company’: How CAMP wants its online content to eventually drive customers back to stores

CAMP had to shift from brick-and-mortar to a strategy that more directly resembles a digital publisher with a penchant for e-commerce. The post ‘A retail media company’: How CAMP wants its online content to eventually drive customers back to stores appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2021-02-03 05:01:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #digital publisher #directly resembles #online content #stores appeared


‘A retail media company’: How CAMP wants its online content to eventually drive customers back to stores

CAMP had to shift from brick-and-mortar to a strategy that more directly resembles a digital publisher with a penchant for e-commerce. The post ‘A retail media company’: How CAMP wants its online content to eventually drive customers back to stores appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2021-02-03 05:01:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #digital publisher #directly resembles #online content #stores appeared


Bookselling Spotlight: The Raven Book Store

The Raven, founded by Mary Lou Wright and Pat Kehde in 1987, began as a mystery specialty store that also carried local interest titles. Today, under the leadership of Danny Caine, it is a full-service general bookstore, and has become an institution. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bookselling spotlight


10 Free Holiday Romance Short Stories You Can Read Online

These free holiday romance short stories are ready for you! Choose the magic of kisses under the mistletoe and read them right away. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-12-24 11:34:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #short stories #read online


Booksellers bolstered by record sales after lockdown

Bookshops have reported a pre-Christmas bonanza in the days since England's lockdown ended, with some seeing record sales. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-08 00:21:48 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #record sales #lockdown ended


Has the Holiday Shopping Surge Started? Book Sales Say Yes

Unit sales of print books increased 18.3% last week, an indication that the early shopping surge that retailers have been hoping for may be taking place. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #taking place #book sales