Bookstore Sales Jump, Slightly, in April

Bookstore sales rose 1.8% in April, over the same period in 2016, according to preliminary estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Bookstore revenue was $714 million for the month, compared to $701 for the same period a year ago. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Bookstore Sales Rose 31% in April

Bookstore sales posted a solid increase in April over 2021, rising 31.6%, to $633 million, from $481 million a year ago. For the first four months of 2022, bookstore sales increased 19.4% over the comparable period in 2021, rising to $2.62 billion, from $2.19 billion in 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookstore Sales Jumped in November

Bookstore sales were $709 million in November, up 43% from November 2020, according to preliminary estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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May Bookstore Sales Jumped 130%

Rebounding from the lows of spring 2020, bookstore sales in May soared 130% over last May, hitting $632 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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April Bookstore Sales Skyrocketed

Rebounding from the worst month of the 2020 sales collapse, April bookstore sales soared 204% over last year, jumping to $514 million, from $169 million in April 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookstore Sales Jumped 34.7% in March

March bookstore sales rose 34.7% over a year ago, according to preliminary estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. Last March was the first month in which bookstore sales were impacted by pandemic-induced lockdowns. 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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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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Sales of Adult Titles Up, Slightly, in April

According to figures from the AAP's Statshot Program, adult sales climbed a tiny 0.1% in the month, over the same period last year, while sales of children's books for the period were up 12.8%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookstore Sales Have Solid April Gain

Bookstore sales rose 9.7% in April, to $757 million, according to preliminary estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookstore Sales Jumped in July

According to preliminary estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau, bookstore sales in July rose 5.9% over July 2014, to $717 million, up from $677 million a year ago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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April Bookstore Sales Show Small Gain

Bookstore sales rose 0.6% in April over April 2014, according to preliminary estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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April Bookstore Sales Fell 1.3%

According to preliminary estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau Thursday morning, April bookstore sales fell 1.3%, to $684 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Soaring June Sales Boost 2021 First Half Bookstore Sales

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Bookstore Sales Rose 12.3% in May

Bookstore sales increased 12.3% in May over a year ago, rising to $665 million, according to preliminary estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau. The gain was relatively modest compared to earlier jumps in previous months. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Industry Sales Fell 12.6% in April

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Comics/Graphic Novel Sales Jumped 62% in 2021

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Amazon to close Kindle bookstore in China, halt device sale

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U.S. Book Show: Raven Named Bookstore of the Year, Lowe Named Sales Rep of the Year

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Q1 Bookstore Sales Up 16% over 2021, But Trail 2019

March bookstore sales increased 12.5% over a year ago, contributing to a 16% gain in the first quarter of 2022 over the comparable period in 2021. The $1.99 billion in 2022 first quarter sales, however, was 2.5% below the first period of 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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