Coronavirus Worklife: Russian Publishers See Bookstore Sales Plummet

As much as 75 percent of the Russian book industry's usual domestic profits may be lost during the closures of physical bookstores in the pandemic. The post Coronavirus Worklife: Russian Publishers See Bookstore Sales Plummet appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-08 14:11:48 UTC ]
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Asking consumers to remember what booksellers mean to them, Spain's publishing industry associations roll out a campaign to reopen book retailers. The post Coronavirus Response: Spain’s Publishing Industry Mobilizes Bookstore Support appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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‘A tale of two cities’: The coronavirus is creating a barbell effect for publishers’ ad sales

The coronavirus is causing many publishers to experience of bifurcation of their ad sales that’s led to an evaporation of the mid-sized deal. Many large digital publishers are finding the bulk of their deal flow is smaller deals. There are still the big fish to land with wide-ranging campaigns,... Continue reading at Digiday

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Coronavirus Worklife: A Publisher Helps Prepare France’s Reopening Bookshops

An independent publisher has produced signage and distancing guides to help welcome customers of newly reopened French bookshops. The post Coronavirus Worklife: A Publisher Helps Prepare France’s Reopening Bookshops appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-06 11:46:44 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Worklife: In Tbilisi, Publishers Appeal to Government

Predicting a loss of US$3.8 million by the end of this month, the Georgian Publishers and Booksellers Association issues a list of nine urgent requests. The post Coronavirus Worklife: In Tbilisi, Publishers Appeal to Government appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-04 10:30:58 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Worklife: Amazon Publishing ‘At Home’ in Germany, the UK, and the States

'Our desk spaces are evolving their own personalities,' as the publishing house built by a tech and retail giant adapts to home-officing. The post Coronavirus Worklife: Amazon Publishing ‘At Home’ in Germany, the UK, and the States appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Coronavirus Worklife: Italy’s Third Publisher, Giunti, Begins Gradual Reopening

Having taken a major stake in the UK-based Quarto Group, Florence's Giunti Editore is 'doing everything possible' to give workers a safe return. The post Coronavirus Worklife: Italy’s Third Publisher, Giunti, Begins Gradual Reopening appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Russian Book Sales Plummet in Ukraine, Imports to Be Cut

Sales of Russian books in the Ukraine have plummeted in 2014 and the Ukrainian government is looking at passing legislation to curtail imports further. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Soaring June Sales Boost 2021 First Half Bookstore Sales

Bookstore sales skyrocketed 811% in June over a year ago, and finished the first half of 2021 with a 30% increase over the first six months of 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Publishing Sales Finished 2.6% Below 2021 Last Year

A 16% increase in sales in the pre-K–12 educational materials segment helped to counter declines in the other major categories, resulting in total publishing sales of $28.1 billion in 2022, the Association of American Publishers reported. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Librarians, Publishers, Bookstores Join Lawsuit Over Arkansas Library ‘Obscenity’ Law

Book business advocacy organizations, including the Association of American Publishers, will join a federal lawsuit over a law recently signed into effect by Arkansas governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders that exposes librarians in the state to criminal liability for making allegedly “obscene” books... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookstore Sales Rose 11.9% in First Quarter

Three months of double-digit increases resulted in bookstore sales rising to $2.07 billion in the first quarter of 2023, from $1.83 billion in the first period of 2022. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Publishing Industry Sales Inched Up in February

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Print Book Sales Plummet 27% Compared to Easter Week 2022

With Easter falling one week later than in 2022, unit sales or print books tumbled 27% last week. Sales in all categories were down. Year-to-date sales through April 15, 2023, were 1.9% behind the comparable period last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookstore Sales Jumped in February

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PW 2023 Bookstore and Sales Rep Finalists Named

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Publishing Industry Sales Rose 3.5% in January

Despite high returns, sales for the 1,240 companies that report results to AAP's StatShot program increased 3.5% in January, with the adult books segment leading the way. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookstore Sales Start 2023 with Big Gains

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Women Now Publishing More Books Than Men — And It’s Helping Sales

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