Continental Sales Inc. Marks 25 Years

Completing its 25th year, the Barrington, Ill. rep group employs 25 reps and account managers throughout the U.S., and offers clients access to 101 gift and specialty market sales reps for sideline buys. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Continental Sales Inc. Marks 25 Years

Completing its 25th year, the Barrington, Ill. rep group employs 25 reps and account managers throughout the U.S., and offers clients access to 101 gift and specialty market sales reps for sideline buys. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Tokyopop Marks 25 Years: CEO Stu Levy Looks Back and Ahead

Founded 25 years ago by Stu Levy at a time when manga was a niche within a niche, Tokyopop brought manga—Japanese book-format comics—to a new generation of young American fans, ushering in a new era in North American comics. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's non-fiction poised for record year as Q3 sales leap 25%

Children's books have seen a boom during coronavirus-hit 2020 with non-fiction heading for a record year, according to Nielsen. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-24 11:31:27 UTC ]
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Pontas marks 25 years as a home for writers worldwide

The Barcelona-based agency that is global in both mindset and client list invited its authors to toast its quarter-century. Katherine Cowdrey meets the woman who founded the firm. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Powerhouse Spanish Agency Pontas Literary Marks 25 Years

The Barcelona-based literary and film agency is celebrating its anniversary on April 23, during the Spanish city's annual literary celebration, Dia Sant Jordi. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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D&Q Marks 25 Years of Great Literary Comics

Twenty-five years after its birth as the publisher of a modest comics anthology, Montreal-based Drawn & Quarterly has become one of North America’s most acclaimed literary graphic novel publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hay House Fiction Debut Marks 25 Years

In a major departure for Hay House, the self-help and spirituality publisher is jumping into the fiction market. Its debut mystery novel, The First Rule of Ten by psychologist Gay Hendricks and screen writer Tinker Lindsay, will be published in January. Hay House has signed up 10 additional... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sales Fall in Q2 as Wiley Lowers Sales Forecast for Year

Sales fell 3% at John Wiley in the second quarter ended October 31, largely due to a 14% revenue decline in its academic and publishing learning group. Trouble in the group prompted the company to lower its revenue forecast for fiscal 2023, though its earnings predictions remained intact. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Raven Named Bookstore of the Year, Lowe Named Sales Rep of the Year

The Raven Bookstore in Lawrence, Kans., was named 'PW' Bookstore of the Year in a virtual awards ceremony held during the U.S. Book Show. Commission rep Kurtis Lowe of Book Travelers West is 'PW' Sales Rep of the Year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales fell 11% year-on-year in second quarter, Nielsen estimates

Book sales fell 11% by volume year-on-year in the second quarter of 2020, estimates by Nielsen suggest, although there have been gains on 2019 since bookshops reopened. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-05 21:42:39 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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Sales Were a Bright Spot In a Dark Year for Sales

A 1.5% increase in trade sales wasn't enough to offset declines overall industry sales in 2016. which saw a 5.1% fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day sales soar year on year as campaign report assesses engagement

Sales of World Book Day (WBD) titles soared by more than 50% in comparison to last year, with 469,274 copies in total shifted in the week of the event, sales figures have shown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Twenty years of Harry Potter marked with year-long campaign

Bloomsbury is set to celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter with a year-long campaign, including special anniversary publishing and new projects with key partners. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cold snap book sales plunge 16% year on year

Printed book sales slipped 3% week on week last week, and were down 16% year on year as the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Call of Duty didn’t top the yearly sales charts for one of the first times since 2009

Just like death and taxes, you can usually rely on a Call of Duty game to top the sales charts each year. The various entries in Activision’s warfare simulation franchise have mostly done just that, going all the way back to 2009. This year’s a bit different. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III has... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2024-01-18 19:16:41 UTC ]
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Religion Book Sales Up 1.2% in October, 7.1% Year-to-Date

Sales of religious print books remain solid through October, offsetting slow digital sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales Rose at PRH During a Difficult Year, Says CEO Nihar Malaviya

PRH global CEO Nihar Malaviya thanked employees in a memo for their efforts during a year which saw sales rise over 2022 despite the host of internal challenges the world's largest trade publisher faced in 2023. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Telling tales: Zimbabwe’s Weaver Press celebrates 25 years of championing truth-telling fiction

NoViolet Bulawayo among authors paying tribute to independent publishing house that shook up the country’s literary sceneWhen the Zimbabwean editor Irene Staunton and her husband Murray McCartney set up their publishing business in 1998, it seemed natural to call it Weaver Press. Their modest... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-12-07 07:00:02 UTC ]
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child marks seven years in West End

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is marking its seventh anniversary at London’s Palace Theatre Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2023-07-30 06:50:32 UTC ]
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