Connect Books' revenue up 1.2% in last quarter

Tough conditions in UK libraries and international markets led Connect Books’ total revenue to decline by 0.8% in the last quarter, however sales were up 1.2% on a like-for-like basis. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Total UK publishing revenues down 2% in 2018; consumer book market stable

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Connect Books revenue up 14% in first six months

Connect Books saw a 14.4% year-on-year rise in revenue for the first half of its financial year, driven by its wholesale and Wordery arm. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Connect Books' sales up 15.1% in last quarter

Connect Books achieved a strong Christmas trading period, with like-for-like sales up 15.1% across its wholesale business and online platform Wordery. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Welsh language children's books sold for £1 to mark World Book Day

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Industry Notes: Amazon ‘Prime Book Boxes’ for Children; National Book Festival September 1

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World Book Day: quarter of children would not own a book without it

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HarperCollins sales down 2% in third quarter

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