Coloring Books Drive Big Adult Trade Sales Gain

The adult coloring book boom helped push trade sales up 9.5% in November compared to the same period in 2014. Sales for trade paperbacks, the format of choice for coloring books, were up 31%. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Coloring Books Drive Big Holiday Sales at Independent Booksellers

The enduring popularity of coloring books for adults and a successful Small Business Saturday got the holiday season off to a strong start for independent booksellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Adult Nonfiction Gains Drive Up Units in Late May

Led by double-digit gains in adult nonfiction, unit sales of print books rose 4.4% in the week ended May 25, 2019, compared to the similar week last year, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult Group Drives Sales Gain at Bloomsbury

In the six month period ended August 31, 2018 revenue in Bloomsbury's adult group rose 22% over the comparable period in fiscal 2018, offsetting a 2% decline in sales in the children's division. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Board Book Sales Drive More February Unit Gains

A 31% leap in the print unit sales of board books in the week ended Feb. 18, 2018, helped drive total unit sales 5% higher than in the similar week in 2017 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult Nonfiction Drives Sales Gains Once Again

At outlets that report to NPD BookScan, print unit sales were 6% higher in the week ended Feb. 4, 2018, than in the comparable week in 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult Nonfiction Sales Drive More Unit Gains in Late January

At outlets that report to NPD BookScan, unit sales of print books were 6% higher in the week ended Jan. 28, 2018, than in the comparable week in 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Fire and Fury’ Drives Big Unit Sales Gain

Big sales of Michael Wolff's book contributed to boost sales 9% higher in the week ended January 14, 2018, than in the comparable week in 2017 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Books Drive 5% Gain in Sales in Early October

New books from Dan Brown and Rupi Kaur and a new edition of a Harry Potter title all contributed to print-unit sales that were 5% higher in the week ended Oct. 8, 2017, than in the comparable week in 2016, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Cursed Child' Drives Big Gains in Scholastic's Trade Group

Sales of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' helped add almost $70 million to Scholastic’s trade division in the quarter ended August 31, and drove a 104% jump in revenue in the company’s children’s book publishing and distribution group. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s and Young Adult Drive Book Sales for 2014

The AAP reports book sales for 2014 rose 4.9% to $15.72 billion compared to 2013, driven by children’s and YA books, up 20.8% to $1.9 billion for the year. The post Children’s and Young Adult Drive Book Sales for 2014 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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E-books 30% of US adult fiction trade sales

US publishers' sales of ebooks more than doubled in 2011, meaning that the digital book is... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: No Big Book Yet, But Plenty of Big Sales

One thing the absence of a big book has meant is that a handful of titles—drawing strong advances from editors in the U.S. and abroad—are being clumped into an ever-growing list of buzzed-about books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult Book Sales Fell, Kids Books Rose in October

Sales of adult trade books fell 13.1% in October compared to October 2015, while sales in the children’s/young adult segment rose 1.9%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Taipei Book Fair 2016: Adult Coloring Books a Local Craze

This year's Taipei fair highlighted shifting interest for local readers who are now more interested in history, democracy, capitalism...and adult coloring books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon’s Bestselling Book is an Adult Coloring Book

To the surprise of many, the bestselling title at Amazon US is by Scottish illustrator Johanna Basford, whose adult coloring books are topping the charts. The post Amazon’s Bestselling Book is an Adult Coloring Book appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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August Kicks Off with Big Gain in Print Unit Sales

Driven by strong sales from a host of new titles, unit sales of print books jumped 24.8% in the week ended Aug. 8, 2020, over the comparable week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Mary Trump Book Drove Sales Gains Last Week

Unit sales of print books rose 11.5% last week as Mary L. Trump's 'Too Much and Never Enough' sold over 337,000 print units at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. The juvenile nonfiction category had a 21.3% increase. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Coloring and Crosswords Books for Adults Get Boost

Since the Covid-19 pandemic began, adults have been on the hunt for activities both to while away the hours and to reduce anxiety and stress. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Trade Books Post Good February Sales

Sales of adult trade books rose 6.6% in February over February 2018 after slumping in January, while sales of children/young adult books had a second consecutive month of good sales increases, according to the AAP. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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