Children’s trade optimistic sector can weather the pandemic after sales boost

A survey conducted by The Bookseller found most staffers in the children’s publishing sector were optimistic concerning its odds of surviving, and thriving, in a post-Covid market. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-18 18:23:09 UTC ]
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Ted Cruz May Have Just Boosted Sales For The Anti-Racist Children's Book He Attacked

"Antiracist Baby" is a No. 1 bestseller on Amazon a day after the GOP senator railed against it during Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation hearing. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2022-03-23 19:18:14 UTC ]
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Pandemic losses hit Scholastic despite good trade sales

Scholastic has reported a 10% revenue drop for the fiscal year to end May 2020, to $1.49bn, with an overall loss of $88.5m, after Covid-19 battered its fourth quarter. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-24 06:25:19 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury sales up 13% boosted by children's

Bloomsbury Publishing's sales grew 13% in the first half of the year, boosted by a particularly strong performance from the children’s and educational department. For the six months ending 31st August 2015, turnover totalled £52.7m, 13% higher than £46.6m for the same period in 2014. Adjusted... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's, Harlequin and backlist sales boost HarperCollins

A strong performance from HarperCollins and the acquisition of Harlequin has boosted parent company News Corp's quarterly results. Revenue for publisher's worldwide operation for the second quarter of the financial year, covering the three months to December 31st 2014, increased 20% from $391m... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's book sales boosted by half-term break

Sales of books for children surged in the UK last week, as schools broke for the spring half-term... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Super Thursday celebs boost HB sector, but PB sales slump

Sales of hardbacks through Nielsen BookScan's top 5,000 chart jumped 11% week on week last... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Soaring June Sales Boost 2021 First Half Bookstore Sales

Bookstore sales skyrocketed 811% in June over a year ago, and finished the first half of 2021 with a 30% increase over the first six months of 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-17 04:00:00 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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Trade Publishing Sales Rose 2.6% in Q1

Sales of adult trade books fell slightly in the first quarter of 2022 from the comparable period in 2021, but children's sales increased 10.2% at publishers that report to AAP's StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Publishing Sales Rose in February

Sales of children’s/YA books rose 24.2% in February over a year ago, while adult trade book sales increased 7%, according AAP’s StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In Roddy Doyle’s ‘Life Without Children,’ the pandemic sets plots in motion

"Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha" author Roddy Doyle found inspiration in pandemic lockdowns. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-02-23 12:00:09 UTC ]
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W H Smith sales hit 85% of 2019 levels after good Christmas trading

W H Smith has reported a "good performance" for the 20-week period to 15th January 2022, with total group revenue at 85% of 2019 levels.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-18 20:43:57 UTC ]
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French book trade reports 20% sales surge in 2021

The coronavirus pandemic may continue to cloud people’s lives, but it has generated a silver lining for the French book business.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-10 14:15:46 UTC ]
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Ladybird's Cullen appointed Quarto group publisher for children's trade

Shannon Cullen is leaving Ladybird to join Quarto as group publisher for children's trade. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-14 03:27:34 UTC ]
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Woodward, Gorman Boosted Book Sales Last Week

Led by new books by Bob Woodward and Amanda Gorman, unit sales of print books rose 3.2% last week over the week ended September 26, 2020 at outlets that report to BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Non-fiction and TikTok-boosted YA help children’s book market surge

​The children’s book market has increased by more than 11% this year, boosted by picture books, non-fiction and a remarkable 61% growth in YA sales.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-20 01:05:47 UTC ]
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Non-fiction and children’s outstrip fiction in Ireland as sales fillip continues

After encouraging sales despite bookshops’ closures in the first lockdown, the market in Ireland has responded remarkably well since, with sales of Non-Fiction and Children’s titles particularly solid. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-10 13:31:14 UTC ]
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Children's Institute 9: Indie Bookselling in a Post-Pandemic World

Booksellers focused on the nuts-and-bolts of indie bookselling in a post-pandemic world, with Wednesday roundtables on gift bundles and boxes and hosting virtual events especially well attended by Ci9 booksellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade should not assume pandemic success will continue, LBF hears

Booksellers and publishers should not assume that the growth in the book industry seen throughout the pandemic will continue, the London Book Fair has heard.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-01 14:45:12 UTC ]
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