Candlestick Press hails 23% sales rise and prepares for bumper year

Candlestick Press is planning to publish a record 22 titles this year and says sales in 2021 were up 23% on the previous 12 months. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-06 13:52:51 UTC ]
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Blackwell's reports third year of growth as sales rise to £58.3m

Blackwell’s has reported a third consecutive year of growth, with sales of £58.3m for the financial period ending 29th June 2019, up from £57m the previous year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-04 03:38:15 UTC ]
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Printed book sales rise for first time in four years as ebooks decline

Adult colouring book craze and 150th anniversary of Alice in Wonderland helped revival in traditional publishing last yearSales of printed books have grown for the first time in four years, lifted by the adult colouring book craze and 150th anniversary of Alice in Wonderland, as ebooks suffered... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After Eight Year Slump, 2015 Bookstore Sales Rise

Bookstores sales rose 2.5% in 2015, marking the first time since 2007 that sales in the sector were up over the previous year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's third quarter sales rise 23%

Amazon saw a 23% rise in sales in the third quarter (ending September 30th) to $25.4bn ($20.6bn in third quarter 2014).  Net income stood at $79m in the third quarter, compared to a loss of $437m in the same period in 2014. The results follow a profitable second quarter of the year. Amazon is... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson Sales Rise But Sees Lower Half-Year Profit

LONDON (Dow Jones)--Pearson PLC (PSON.LN), the publisher of the Financial Times newspaper and Penguin books, Friday produced a healthy rise in first-quarter revenue, but warned profit will be down in the first half of 2012 due to seasonal effects an ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Raven Named Bookstore of the Year, Lowe Named Sales Rep of the Year

The Raven Bookstore in Lawrence, Kans., was named 'PW' Bookstore of the Year in a virtual awards ceremony held during the U.S. Book Show. Commission rep Kurtis Lowe of Book Travelers West is 'PW' Sales Rep of the Year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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After 30 Years, Ice Cube Press Presses Ahead

Iowa's Ice Cube Press finished 2021, its 30th anniversary, with a solid increase in sales over 2020. Steve Semken started the press to showcase local Iowa stories as well publishing books that document changes in rural America. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Pottermore sales and profits rise with 'strong' Harry Potter sales

Pottermore, the digital company for J K Rowling’s Wizarding World, saw revenues rise 3.2% and profits increase 23.2% in the 12 months to 31st March 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-13 12:26:57 UTC ]
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Sales fell 11% year-on-year in second quarter, Nielsen estimates

Book sales fell 11% by volume year-on-year in the second quarter of 2020, estimates by Nielsen suggest, although there have been gains on 2019 since bookshops reopened. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-05 21:42:39 UTC ]
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Last Year's Books Top This Year's First Quarter Sales

Michelle's Obama's 'Becoming,' released in early November, was the biggest title, selling 629,000 copies through outlets that report to BookScan in the period ended March 30. Only three books released in 2019 made the top 20 list in the quarter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Sales Were a Bright Spot In a Dark Year for Sales

A 1.5% increase in trade sales wasn't enough to offset declines overall industry sales in 2016. which saw a 5.1% fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day sales soar year on year as campaign report assesses engagement

Sales of World Book Day (WBD) titles soared by more than 50% in comparison to last year, with 469,274 copies in total shifted in the week of the event, sales figures have shown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cold snap book sales plunge 16% year on year

Printed book sales slipped 3% week on week last week, and were down 16% year on year as the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Printed book sales fall as Christmas digital sales rise

Physical book sales in the final week of the year totalled £22.5m — down 70% week on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A year on from Apple Daily’s closure, what’s left of Hong Kong’s free press?

With the newspaper’s founder and senior editors jailed, other pro-democracy media outlets shut and 1,000 journalists out of work, can press freedom survive in the territory?Read more: ‘My career is finished, my friends are in prison and I’m an alien in my city’: life after Hong Kong’s Apple... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-06-24 05:01:07 UTC ]
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Audiobook Sales Up for 10th Straight Year

Audiobook sales are up for the tenth straight year. Here are the results from a few studies detailing audiobook listener habits. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Unnnamed Press Prepares for Transition

The pending departure of Unnamed Press executive editor Olivia Taylor Smith for Simon & Schuster is just the latest development for the edgy Los Angeles independent press. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'Project Hail Mary' Wins Audiobook of the Year

'Project Hail Mary' by Andy Weir and narrated by Ray Porter was named the Audiobook of the Year at the 2022 Audie Awards held March 4. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales Rise for Christian Retailers

A strong holiday season helped increase sales by 15% for Christian booksellers from 2019 to 2021, according to ParableConnect’s 2022 State of Christian Retail Report, which surveyed over 220 Christian bookstores and analyzed $74 million in sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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