Bookstore Sales Rose 27% in February

Bookstore sales were $583 million in February up from $459 million a year ago, according to preliminary estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Rose 7.2% in Early September

Unit sales of print books in the week ended Sept. 12, 2020, rose 7.2% over the comparable week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Rose 4.3% Last Week

After two weeks of minor declines, unit sales of print books rose 4.3% last week over the week ended August 29 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. The increase was helped by Dav Pilkey's 'Dog Man: Grime and Punishment,' which sold more than 239,000 copies in its first week on sale. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Rose 7% at the End of August

Unit sales of print books rose 7.1% in the week ended Aug. 29, 2020, over the comparable week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Boosted by Hunger Games Prequel, Unit Sales Rose 5.5% Last Week

Led by 'The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes,' Suzanne Collins’ prequel to her blockbuster Hunger Games series, unit sales of print books rose 5.5% last week over the week ended May 16 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Worklife: Russian Publishers See Bookstore Sales Plummet

As much as 75 percent of the Russian book industry's usual domestic profits may be lost during the closures of physical bookstores in the pandemic. The post Coronavirus Worklife: Russian Publishers See Bookstore Sales Plummet appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-08 14:11:48 UTC ]
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Sales of Print Units Rose 10.9% Last Week

Strong sales in the adult nonfiction segment helped to drive up unit sales of print books by 10.9% last week at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales Fell, Earnings Rose in Q3 at HarperCollins

A small gain in digital sales offset softer print sales in HC's third quarter, leading to a 2.1% decline in sales compared to the third quarter of fiscal 2019. Earnings increased 3.1%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In Q1, Sales Rose 26% at Amazon as It Works to Improve Shipping Times

Sales increased to $75.5 billion in the second quarter at Amazon, even as it acknowledged that the surge in demand forced it to prioritize essential items such as household staples and "dampened demand" for non-essential products. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A Bookstore Just Shocked Fans and Boosted Sales 200% With Its Brilliant Quarantine Pivot

When beloved bookstore and cafe The Wild Detectives had to close alongside most Dallas businesses due to Covid-19 quarantine measures, it faced the daunting challenge of shifting its business to being online-only. So the shop owners turned to agency partner Dieste, which has created several... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Print Unit Sales Rose 10.1% Last Week

Unit sales of print books rose 10.1% last week compared to the week ended April 18 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Gains in the adult categories offset a quiet week for sales in the juvenile segments. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Sales Rose in January

Sales from publishers who report data to the AAP's StatShot program rose 3.7% in January over January 2019. The impact of the new coronavirus on sales will be reflected in March results. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales, Earnings Rose 6% at PRH in 2019

Revenue at Penguin Random House rose to €3.64 billion last year and earnings increased to €561 million. CEO Markus Dohle noted that despite the record year, the spread of the coronavirus means that the publisher will "have to endure some impact" to its business this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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StatShot: Publishing Sales Rose 1.8% in 2019

Industry sales rose 1.8% in 2019 over 2018 at the 1,361 publishers who report sales to AAP's StatShot program. Sales of adult books fell 2.7% in 2019 compared to 2018, while sales in the children/young adult segment rose 6.8%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: February 27, 2020

“I try to hide how unreal those two deaths are to me. No, not unreal. It’s just I can’t make them matter.” Elizabeth Tallent on death, silence and the intimacies of sadness. | Lit Hub Memoir Pod Save America’s Dan Pfeiffer lays out a plan for the future of democracy. | Lit Hub Politics “It’s […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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