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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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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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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Do you even love books if you haven’t collected all of these independent bookseller cards?

Canadian independent publisher (and bookstore!) Biblioasis has printed up a limited run of indie bookseller trading cards, featuring heroic comic book portraits of prominent booksellers. Why? Well, for starters, this week is the annual independent booksellers conference in Baltimore, the ABA’s... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-21 13:40:31 UTC ]
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Australian Booksellers Block Sales of Ronan Farrow’s Book

“Catch and Kill” was pulled from two of Australia’s biggest online book retailers amid legal threats from the former National Enquirer editor who features prominently in the book. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-10-16 14:44:46 UTC ]
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In Québec: New Report Cites Book Sales Uptick; Booksellers Debate Backlist

Booksellers in French-language Canada are required to carry extensive backlist titles but say sales of them are slow and require staff training. The post In Québec: New Report Cites Book Sales Uptick; Booksellers Debate Backlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Licensing Drives a Quarter of Children’s Book Sales, Says New Research

Licensed titles made up 26% of unit sales of juvenile books in the U.S. in 2018, according to just-released research from the NPD Group. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russian Independent Booksellers and Publishers Say Big Players’ Partnerships Hurt Business

Small publishers in Russia see a book market unfairly dominated by large publishing groups and their control over the country's major bookselling chains. The post Russian Independent Booksellers and Publishers Say Big Players’ Partnerships Hurt Business appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Feminist fiction drives big money at London book fair

Fierce bidding wars between publishers saw several big deals happen for politically charged novels at this year’s fair, as new books from Jeanette Winterson and Caitlin Moran were also revealed• What will you be reading next year? A roundup of London book fairFrom a distance, the only thing that... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-04-13 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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‘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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Trends in UK, US Holiday Book Sales: Late Buys and E-Commerce

The 2017 year-end holiday season book sales patterns reported in both major English-language markets looked good at the end, but getting there wasn't a lot of fun. And what lies ahead may be rougher for bookstores. The post Trends in UK, US Holiday Book Sales: Late Buys and E-Commerce appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Holiday Book Sales Slipped Again

At outlets that report to NPD BookScan, unit sales of print books were down 1% in the week ended Dec. 3, 2017, from the similar week in 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-08 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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Germany Expects Record Holiday Book Sales

With only a few more shopping days until Christmas, German booksellers are happy with holiday book sales so far - and there might be greater things to come. The post Germany Expects Record Holiday Book Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Booksellers See Early Holiday Sales Boost

A post-election sales bounce made for a solid Thanksgiving week at many independent bookstores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers See Rise in Ali Book Sales

The sad news of Muhammad Ali's death, which broke late last week, has resulted in publishers rushing to get their new Ali titles into stores, and a run on available backlist titles about the iconic boxer and activist. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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To Boost Sales, Japanese Bookseller Kinokuniya Experiments With New Book Covers

The bookseller will sell limited-edition, exclusive versions of graphic novels with variant covers at its stores around the world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Germany: Strong Finish for Holiday Book Sales

After a slow start to Germany’s holiday book sales in 2015, shopping picked up during December and bookstores managed to finish slightly ahead. The post Germany: Strong Finish for Holiday Book Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Holiday Sales 2015: Picture Books and Middle Grade Top YA

Although retail sales over the Thanksgiving weekend often receive a lot of attention, the fourth quarter as a whole continues to be vital for independent bookstores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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