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'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Last Year's Books Top This Year's First Quarter Sales

Michelle's Obama's 'Becoming,' released in early November, was the biggest title, selling 629,000 copies through outlets that report to BookScan in the period ended March 30. Only three books released in 2019 made the top 20 list in the quarter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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Pearson 'on track' for growth with first quarter sales up 1%

Pearson has reported it is "on track" to return to underlying profit growth in 2018 after its revenue rose 1% in the first quarter. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Connect Books' buyer Aurelius backs out of sale

Private equity firm Aurelius has said it is backing out of its agreement to buy Connect Books because it can see “no way of financing this transaction”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Connect Books sales up 12% in latest trading update

Connect Books saw a 12% year-on-year rise for the 45-week period to 15th July 2017, with strong sales in UK and Wordery offsetting weaker sales in libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Joe Wicks's Lean in 15 books earn fattest sales of any British diet plan

In 18 months, the Instagram star’s three titles have sold more books than any other UK weight-loss title since records beganInstagrammer turned publishing sensation Joe Wicks is now the author of the UK’s biggest-selling diet books since records began.The Body Coach’s three Lean in 15 books have... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales of Print Books Slowed in Third Quarter

Though sales continue to be up over last year, the rate of growth is down from 6% for the first half of the year, to 3% in the third quarter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Author donates £1,720 from sales of books to charity

Harrogate author Jackie Buxton has presented cheques of £860.32 each to Breast Cancer Haven and Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre from the sales of her book: Tea & Chemo; Fighting Cancer, Living Life. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Connect Books' sales increase 4.8%

Connect Books increased like-for-like revenues by 4.8% in the 44 weeks to 2nd July. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘The Girl on the Train’ Tops in First-Quarter E-book Sales

Paula Hawkins’s blockbuster debut, "The Girl on the Train," led overall ebook sales for the first quarter of the year, from January to March. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The 'Girl on the Train' Tops E-book Sales in First Quarter

Paula Hawkins's blockbuster debut, 'The Girl on the Train,' led ebook sales for the first quarter of 2015. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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E-book Sales Dropped in First Quarter

E-book sales in the adult and children's/young adult categories fell a combined 8.1% in the first quarter of 2015 compared to the first period of 2014, according to AAP's StatShot program, Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Connect Books: sales drop but business 'stabilising'

Connect Books has delivered a “much improved” operational performance in the last six months, although sales were down 3% to £103.4m. The Norwich-based company, which comprises Bertrams, Dawson Books and Wordery, also saw its underlying operational profit decrease by 18.6% to £1.9m compared to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sales Rose 1% at Books-A-Million

Revenue at Books-A-Million rose 1.3%, to $101.2 million, compared to the third quarter last year, while the net loss stayed at $6.9 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Total book sales rose 1.0% in 2013 over 2012, to $15.05 billion, at the 1,211 publishers that report results to the Association of American Publishers’ StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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E-book sales surge in first quarter, says B&N

US retailer Barnes & Noble has reported a 46% rise in digital content sales for its fiscal... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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US National Book Foundation Program To Distribute 1-Millionth Book

Begun in January of 2017, the National Book Foundation's 'Book Rich Environments' program and its partners distribute free books for young readers. The post US National Book Foundation Program To Distribute 1-Millionth Book appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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