December lockdown hits Germany's annual sales

The German book market ended 2020 down by 2.3% across all channels in value and 5.3% in volume. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-10 21:35:43 UTC ]
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S&S global sales hit 'record year' in 2020 at $901m

Sales at Simon & Schuster came in at an all time high in 2020 at $901m, ViacomCBS has reported. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-26 10:10:34 UTC ]
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Europa gets Midas touch for Perrin's Italian lockdown hit

Europa Editions UK is working with Midas for the first time to launch the paperback of Italian lockdown sensation Fresh Water for Flowers by French writer Valérie Perrin in June. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-17 01:07:55 UTC ]
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France's bookshops report 3.3% sales dip in Covid-hit 2020

France's bricks-and-mortar booksellers have reported a year-on-year fall in sales of only 3.3% in 2020, despite a total of three months closure across two lockdowns, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-06 14:21:18 UTC ]
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Blackwell's drops click and collect in almost all stores as lockdown hits

Blackwell's is the latest bookseller to announce it has closed its stores during the new lockdown and will not be offering click and collect, with the exception of its Oxford branch. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-06 09:24:14 UTC ]
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Waterstones and Blackwell's reveal December hits

Waterstones and Blackwell's have both reported good sales for December with books by Charlie Mackesy and Maggie O'Farrell among those proving huge hits. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-05 19:30:23 UTC ]
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Booksellers bolstered by record sales after lockdown

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[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-08 00:21:48 UTC ]
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Boldwood hits £2m sales, signs three more authors

Indie Boldwood Books has signed three more authors for next year, bringing the total number of writers on the list to 44, while announcing that it has hit £2m in sales across all formats. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-01 09:10:37 UTC ]
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Lockdown drives 'explosive' online sales across formats, says BookStat's Abbassi

The past six months have seen “explosive” online sales with print books up by 45%, e-books by 30% and audio increasing 28%, according to figures from Bookstat c.e.o. Paul Abbassi. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-19 01:00:03 UTC ]
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Code Name Bananas keeps top spot as lockdown hits data

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[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-17 15:53:00 UTC ]
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Sales at HMH Took Big Hit in Q2

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon sees sales and income soar during lockdown

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[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-31 11:46:26 UTC ]
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Pandemic losses hit Scholastic despite good trade sales

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Book sales hit record highs in 2019, but publishers ‘now need help’

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2019 North American Comics Sales Hit Record $1.21 Billion

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Lockdown learning helps education market rise as study guides’ sales surge

Though Nielsen has been unable to provide volume sales throughout the lockdown, the presence of multiple study guides in the bestseller lists points to a relative purple patch for the education sector. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lockdown learning helps education market rise as study guides’ sales surge

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Lockdown diaries: the sales apprentice

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UK National Newspaper Print Sales Plunge Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

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UK national newspaper print sales plunge amid coronavirus lockdown

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