Comics Retailers Are Optimistic Despite Market Changes, Sales Declines

Despite a disappointing 2017, comics retailers attending the annual Diamond Retailers Summit in Chicago were optimistic about 2018, and expect new retail services and forthcoming titles to drive sales in the second half of the year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Digital Sales Quadruple, Retail Sales Decline

Bookseller and newsstand provider Barnes and Noble had a strong first quarter with its digital content, sales in that channel quadrupled. Though digital sales have had some tenacious growth, sales at retail decreased by more than $25.7 million or 3 percent. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Russian Market Book Sales Channels: Proponents of Both Online Retail and Off

Something of a debate is underway in the Russian market, where some see online retail as a key to future sales growth, while major chains are also showing good numbers in physical stores. Editor’s note: Following our pre-Frankfurt interview with Eksmo CEO Evgney Kapyev, reports from Moscow are... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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North American Comics Market Declined 6.5% in 2017

Combined North American sales of graphic novels and periodical comics declined about 6.5% to $1.01 billion in 2017, although graphic novel sales via the book trade were essentially flat. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Comic Con: 2016 Sales Creep Up, ICv2 Surveys Retail Disruption

At New York Comic Con, Diamond Comics Distributors report 2016 sales are up slightly; and industry analyst and ICv2 CEO Milton Griepp surveyed 40 years of retail disruption in the comics market and speculated on the possibility of a 'Fifth Disruption." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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After Steady Growth, Digital Comics Sales Decline in 2015

After six straight years of growth, North American digital comics sales dropped 10% in 2015, to $90 million. The decline, documented in a new report issued by the pop culture trade news site ICv2, mirrors a similar decline in the sales of prose ebooks. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Comics Retailer Survey: Good Sales Get Better in 2015

Sales of periodical comics and graphic novels may not have been as robust throughout 2014 as they were in recent years, but an exceptional holiday shopping season ended the year on a high note for comics retailers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Despite Early Sales Slump, Comics Retailers Remain Upbeat

In contrast to last year’s booming comics marketplace, sales of graphic novels and comics periodicals in the early months of 2014 are down. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Mass-Market Paperbacks Sales in Decline

A Kindle reader on a train in Cambridge, Mass. E-book best-seller lists are full of genre novels. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Comics vs Coronavirus: Followup with Comics Retailers

PW’s annual comics retailer survey was published just as the virus began to disrupt the U.S. comics and book marketplace. However, since the feature was published, the pandemic has hit the country head on, forcing many comics and book retailers to close, at least temporarily. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Holiday Retail Sales Dip at B&N, Nook Sales Plunge

Holiday sales for the nine-week period ended December 28 fell 6.6% at Barnes & Noble’s retail segment and tumbled 60.5% in its Nook division. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Declines in Nonfiction Dropped Print Book Sales Last Week

With sales in nonfiction categories all falling again, unit sales of print books declined 4.9% last week compared to the week ended July 25, 2020, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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HarperCollins Christian Publishing Centralizes Sales, Marketing

Doug Lockhart will oversee sales and marketing at HCCP in the newly created role of senior-v-p for sales and centralized marketing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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2020 North American Comics Sales Grow to $1.28 Billion

Combined sales of comics periodicals and graphic novels in North American in 2020 climbed to approximately $1.28 billion, according to a joint estimate by pop culture trade news sites ICv2 and Comichron. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Retail Sales Finish Fiscal 2021 Down 22.5% at B&NE

Sales in Barnes & Noble Education’s retail division, by far its largest group, showed some improvement in the final quarter of fiscal 2021 ended May 1, 2021, but sales for the full year declined 22.5%, to $1.33 billion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PRH US realigns international sales and marketing teams

Penguin Random House US has restructured its international sales team with a string of promotions and two departures.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Quarto Profits Rose in 2020 Despite Sales Decline

The decision to focus its 2020 list on books that could perform well online, in nontraditional outlets, and in digital formats led to a 6% increase in operating profits at Quarto last year, while revenue declined 7%, to $126.9 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Post Another Decline in October

Bookstore sales fell 28.8% in October compared to October 2019, according to estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. October was the second consecutive month bookstore sales fell by roughly 28% compared to 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Open Road Integrated Media’s Data and Tech Marketing System Can Double Sales

Publishing partners pay no out-of-pocket fees for the company’s “white-glove” service. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-30 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Parodi joins Europa Editions in new sales and marketing role

Caro Parodi, formerly of Octopus Books, is joining Europa Editions UK in the newly created role of sales and marketing manager. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-12 23:35:04 UTC ]
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