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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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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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Unruly eyes faster growth in tough video ad market after News Corp sale

News Corp, which will get small stake in Tremor, has also entered into three-year partnership for outstream video. Continue reading at Media Week

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S&S Squeezes Out a Q3 Profit Despite Sales Decline

Profits rose by $1 million at Simon & Schuster in the third quarter of 2019 over the comparable period in 2018, despite a 9% drop in sales. In last year's third quarter, Bob Woodward's 'Fear' drove strong sales for the publisher. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales and Marketing Salaries Hold Steady, but Commissions Are Elusive

Folio:’s annual survey of magazine industry sales and marketing salaries indicates that overall compensation levels remained fairly consistent year-over-year for publishers and marketing directors, while salespeople at the account-executive level reported an overall decline in median base... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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WH Smith to buy second US travel retailer; High Street book sales fall 5%

WH Smith has announced it is to buy US indie travel retailer Marshall Retail Group (MRG) for $400m. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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TIME Names New Sales, Marketing Leads | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_170617" align="alignright" width="150"] Viktoria Degtar[/caption] Five weeks into Keith Grossman's tenure as president of Time magazine, the list of new additions to its executive ranks is getting longer. Following last month’s appointment of chief legal officer Dana... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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EDC Has First Quarter Decline in Sales and Earnings

Total revenue at Educational Development Corp. dropped 8% in the first quarter of fiscal 2020, to $27.6 million, from the comparable period a year ago. Earnings, meanwhile, fell from $1.8 million a year ago to $1.3 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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2018 North American Comics Sales Rise to $1.09 Billion

Led by sales of the graphic novel format, total sales of graphic novels and periodical comics in the U.S. and Canada were approximately $1.09 billion in 2018, according to a joint estimate by trade news sites ICv2 and Comichron. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-03 00:00:00 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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Barefoot strengthens position in UK market with Abrams sales deal

US-based independent publisher Barefoot Books is hoping to expand its position in the UK market through a new sales partnership with Abrams & Chronicle Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blackwell’s sales and marketing director to leave

Bookseller Blackwell's has confirmed sales and marketing director Dean Drew will be leaving the business in April after three years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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