Bookstore Sales Decline Slowed in 2013

Bookstore sales fell to $13.19 billion in 2013, down 1.6% compared to 2012, according to preliminary estimates released last week by the U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Fell 1.6% in 2013

Bookstore sales in 2013 fell 1.6%, to $13.19 billion, according to preliminary estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Barnes & Noble Digital Sales Quadruple, Retail Sales Decline

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Bookstores Need More than Hope. They Need Sales. And Soon.

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Bookstore Sales Fell 24.6% in July

Bookstore sales dropped 24.6% in July compared to a year ago, according to estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau. The July results were an improvement over steeper sales drops in recent months, but sales through the first seven months of 2020 were down 31.6%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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June Bookstore Sales Fell 35%

June bookstore sales were $384 million, a decline of 35.3% from June 2019, according to results from the U.S. Census Bureau. As severe as the June decline was, it represented an improvement of nearly 30% over May sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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S&S Posts Q2 Profit Gain Despite Sales Decline

Lower production and distribution costs were enough to give Simon & Schuster a 9% increase in earnings in the second quarter, despite an 8% drop in sales. Digital revenue jumped 44% in the quarter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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May Bookstore Sales Took Another Dive

May bookstore sales dropped 59.8% compared to a year ago, according to preliminary estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Sales were $271 million, down from $675 million in May 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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April Bookstore Sales Tumbled 65.3%

Bookstore sales plunged 65.3% in April compared to April 2019, tumbling to $219 million. April is expected to be the worst month for bricks-and-mortar stores, with advance sales for May released by the U.S. Census Bureau showing improvement in total retail sales for the month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookstore Sales Plunged 33.4% in March

With many stores closing in March, bookstore sales tumbled 33.4% in the month compared to March 2019, according to preliminary estimates reported by the U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Quad/Graphics Reports $12M Loss Amid Declining Sales in Q1

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February Bookstore Sales Had Slight Gain

Bookstore sales ended a long monthly losing streak by posting a 0.8% sales increase in February over February 2019, but numbers are certain to fall again in March, when the impact of the new coronavirus on sales is reflected. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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January Bookstore Sales Fell 4.8%

Bookstore sales dropped from $1.14 billion in January 2019 to $1.02 billion in 2020, according to preliminary estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookstore Sales Fell 5.7% in 2019

Bookstore sales, which struggled for most of the year, ended 2019 with a weak December and finished the year with a 5.7% sales drop compared to 2018, according to preliminary estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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October Bookstore Sales Fell 1.7%

According to preliminary estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau, bookstore sales dropped 1.7% in October compared to 2018 and were down 5.6% for the first 10 months of the year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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September Bookstore Sales Fell 2.3%

With bookstore sales declining 2.3% in September compared to a year ago, sales for the first nine months of 2019 were down 5.6% compared to the same months in 2018. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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S&S Squeezes Out a Q3 Profit Despite Sales Decline

Profits rose by $1 million at Simon & Schuster in the third quarter of 2019 over the comparable period in 2018, despite a 9% drop in sales. In last year's third quarter, Bob Woodward's 'Fear' drove strong sales for the publisher. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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