China’s Book Market in the First Half of 2018: Slower Growth, Rising Prices

As book prices rise and children's books show new energy, the number of new titles on China's bestseller lists has decreased, with older hits lingering on sales charts. The post China’s Book Market in the First Half of 2018: Slower Growth, Rising Prices appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: China Children’s Press & Publication Group

This publishing house is embarking on a major, and unique, transformation of its publishing program and editorial mind-set. For president Li Xueqian of CCPPG, current changes in the industry demand an aggressive move. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Key Colours Competition China: A Unique Model

The €7,500 grand prize of the inaugural Key Colours Competition China, which was awarded in August 2017, went to Wang Yuwei’s Mr Cat and Little Fairy; five other books received honorable mentions. All six works will be published in Chinese by Beijing Yutian Hanfeng, with print runs ranging from... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Survival in China: The Bear Grylls (Middle-Grade) Story

As of February 2018, 12 volumes of Bear Grylls’s Mission Survival series have been published in China, with overall sales exceeding 6.8 million copies. The numbers are a surprise to many, including some at the Jieli Publishing House, though not to editor-in-chief Bai Bing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Higher Prices Boost Book Sales in International Markets

Revenue in 12 of 16 overseas book markets rose last year, even as unit sales fell, according to a new joint report from Nielsen/GFK Entertainment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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China’s Book Market in 2022: An 11.77-Percent Decline

Overall book sales in China decreased in 2022, but online sales driven by TikTok and other short-video platforms are growing rapidly. The post China’s Book Market in 2022: An 11.77-Percent Decline appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-02-07 16:24:29 UTC ]
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Half Price Books Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

Half Price Books, a Texas-based company, has firmly established itself as the nation’s third-largest bookstore chain with 121 stores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Spain Reports Book Market Growth in 2021: Up 5.6 Percent

The Spanish book market is reporting revenues of €2.5 billion in 2021, a gain of 5.6 percent over 2020, and book sales of 174 million units. The post Spain Reports Book Market Growth in 2021: Up 5.6 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-07-19 19:16:27 UTC ]
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China’s Market Growth Rate This Year: Down 13.8 Percent

With COVID-19 outbreaks and tough lockdowns, China's January-to-June book market growth rate fell back, all sales channels impacted. The post China’s Market Growth Rate This Year: Down 13.8 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-07-14 20:38:28 UTC ]
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Sales Jumped 20% at Half Price Books in 2021

In 2021, chain-wide sales at Half Price Books were up 20% over 2020. The company now runs 124 stores in 19 states. Employees have unionized at four different stores in Minnesota. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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International book markets make 'significant' gains in first half of 2021

International book markets have made significant gains in the first half of 2021, defying the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a survey carried out by charts and market research data supplier GfK Entertainment. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-24 00:32:33 UTC ]
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Russian Book Market: Paper Shortages and Prices Challenge Recovery

Despite having more than 20 percent of the world's forests, Russia is market with a paper shortage that means higher book prices. The post Russian Book Market: Paper Shortages and Prices Challenge Recovery appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-29 15:08:58 UTC ]
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Russian Market Looks to Children’s Books for 2021 Growth

Some children's book publishers in Russia forecast growth in 2021, but another publisher cautions that 'oversupply' and 'low-quality books' are problematic. The post Russian Market Looks to Children’s Books for 2021 Growth appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-03-04 17:10:20 UTC ]
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Half Price Books Cuts Workforce By More Than 2,000

Half Price Books has laid off or furloughed 2,146 people, representing 78% of its workforce of 2,752. The company operates 126 stores in 17 states, all of which are closed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Half Price Books Closes All 126 Stores

Half Price Books became the largest U.S. bookstore chain to close its doors as a result of the pandemic. The company, which has 126 stores in 17 states, said there would be no layoffs among its 3,000 employees. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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German book market posts small 2019 rise

Even though the holiday season was below par, Germany’s book market narrowly avoided another major disappointment and finished the year on a positive note. Overall sales were up in 2019 by 1.4% in value. In volume they followed a recent pattern and were down marginally, by 0.4%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-08 18:34:07 UTC ]
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Nearly half of all book reviews in Australia in 2018 were of works by female authors

Stella Count researchers say gender parity reached by most publicationsResearchers have praised most Australian publications for reaching gender parity in their book review sections last year.Of published book reviews in Australia in 2018 49% were for books written by women, according to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-09-18 18:00:08 UTC ]
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Total UK publishing revenues down 2% in 2018; consumer book market stable

UK publishing industry revenues overall stood at £6.05bn in 2018, down 2% on the £6.15bn revenue of the previous year, according to the PA Publishing Yearbook 2018, just released.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-25 05:53:24 UTC ]
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Börsenverein Report: German Book Market Seen to Stabilize and Expand in 2018

In an upbeat report, the German book market is seen as having grown last year for the first time since 2012–by 300,000 buyers–with its financial performance leveling out. The post Börsenverein Report: German Book Market Seen to Stabilize and Expand in 2018 appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-07 03:21:53 UTC ]
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Nonfiction Sales Growth in the Russian Book Market Expected to Continue This Year

Credited by some to a growing post-Soviet interest in authoritative information, the Russian book business reportedly sees substantial gains for nonfiction. The post Nonfiction Sales Growth in the Russian Book Market Expected to Continue This Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Irish Book Trade Conference celebrates strong market growth

A packed Irish Book Trade Conference in Dublin cheered the industry’s growth over the past year with figures showing volume and value of sales increased by around 6.5% in 2018, according to Nielsen Bookscan figures. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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