Cultivating Book Sales At Farmers’ Markets

It used to be that offering customers coffee, tea, or occasionally wine or beer with their books was enough. But in some communities, books go better with heirloom tomatoes, sweet corn, and local organic meat. Outdoor marketplaces may not work for everyone—Powell’s Books in Portland, Ore., dropped out after one summer—but for the right book, an occasional table at a farmers’ market can boost sales. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book-ish raises funds to secure future before property goes on market

The owners of award-winning independent bookshop Book-ish are raising funds to "secure their future", seeking to buy their premises before it goes on the open market. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-18 16:44:18 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Rose 11.7% Last Week

Gains in all categories led to a 11.7% increase in unit sales of print books last week over the week ended November 14, 2020, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. It was the second consecutive week of double-digit sales increases compared to 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Rose 12% Last Week

In another indication that consumers may be doing their holiday shopping early, unit sales of print books rose 12% last week over 2020. All major categories had increases. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Saqi Books launches marketing campaign to reach non-traditional readers

Publisher Saqi Books is working with the Reading Agency to provide samples of its new title, Rise, to less confident and reluctant readers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-25 18:43:56 UTC ]
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Book Sales Prognosis: Good 2021, Uncertain 2022

Book sales should finish 2021 on a good note, but a number of factors could mean softer sales in early 2022, NPD BookScan noted during a webinar on third-quarter sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Post Another Small Gain

A small gain in adult nonfiction and more fiction increases led to a 2.7% increase in unit sales of print books last week over the comparable week last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Fiction Drove Small Gain in Print Book Sales Last Week

Gains of 26% in both the adult fiction and young adult fiction categories combined to increase total unit sales of print books by 2% last week over the comparable week in 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A Cooler Third Quarter for Book Sales

Unit sales of print books dipped in the third quarter but are still up 11% for the year to date. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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It's Official: Book Publishing Sales Held at $25 Billion in 2020

The Association of American Publishers released its final report on 2020 industry sales today and the figures show another flat year, with sales down 0.2% compared to 2019, slipping to $25.71 billion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Woodward, Gorman Boosted Book Sales Last Week

Led by new books by Bob Woodward and Amanda Gorman, unit sales of print books rose 3.2% last week over the week ended September 26, 2020 at outlets that report to BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Fell 3.6% Last Week

Unit sales of print books fell 3.6% last week compared to 2020. The pattern was a familiar one—higher fiction sales offset by declines in nonfiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Non-fiction and TikTok-boosted YA help children’s book market surge

​The children’s book market has increased by more than 11% this year, boosted by picture books, non-fiction and a remarkable 61% growth in YA sales.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-20 01:05:47 UTC ]
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Adult Fiction Couldn't Save Last Week's Print Book Sales

With all categories except adult fiction having declines, unit sales of print books fell 5.2% in the week ended September 4, 2021 from the comparable week in 2020 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Skid Ends After Four Weeks

Unit sales of print books increased 1.6% last week over 2020, ending four weeks of declines. Adult fiction sales led the rebound, with sales up 26.3%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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International book markets make 'significant' gains in first half of 2021

International book markets have made significant gains in the first half of 2021, defying the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a survey carried out by charts and market research data supplier GfK Entertainment. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-24 00:32:33 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Dipped Last Week

While print unit sales improved last week over the week ended August 7, 2021, they still fell 1.3% compared to a year ago, as adult fiction remained the only category to post a meaningful increase. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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China market turns frosty for Taiwan books, as tensions rise

These days, just being an author from Taiwan could dash your chances of getting a book published in China Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2021-08-11 14:32:35 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Fell 1.7% Last Week

Unit sales fell in all nonfiction categories last week, offsetting another week of increases in adult fiction and resulting in a 1.7% decline from the week ended August 1, 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Declines in Nonfiction Dropped Print Book Sales Last Week

With sales in nonfiction categories all falling again, unit sales of print books declined 4.9% last week compared to the week ended July 25, 2020, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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US marketing tech company acquires Bloodhound Books

US-based marketing tech company Open Road Media (OR/M) has acquired UK e-book specialist indie Bloodhound Books for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-27 20:12:24 UTC ]
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