Digital sales down 19%, but print strong for trade publishers in first half

Trade publishers’ digital revenues have fallen by 19% in the first six months of the year, but print sales are holding strong, new figures from the Publishers Association have revealed. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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PRH Posts Double-Digit Gains in Sales, Earnings in First Half of '19

Driven by a number of acquisitions and hundreds of bestselling books, profits at Penguin Random House jumped 33.0% in the first half of 2019 over the comparable period in 2018 and revenue rose 11.3%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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US trade publisher sales flat in first half of 2017, reports AAP

US publishers' trade book sales were flat for the first seven months of 2017, according to statistics released by the Association of the American Publishers (AAP).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NPD Top 10 Publishers Ranked by Print & Digital Unit Sales, 2016

In February, we ran a listing of the country’s largest publishers ranked by print units sold through outlets that report to NPD BookScan. While that approach has its limitations (it doesn’t include ebook sales or sales at outlets that don’t report to BookScan), it does provide a look at how the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Printed book sales fall as Christmas digital sales rise

Physical book sales in the final week of the year totalled £22.5m — down 70% week on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The 2019 Publishing Hot List: The Print and Digital Media Brands Paving a Way to Profitability

Media is dying? Don't tell that to the winners of this year's Publishing Hot List. Whether legacy media outlets or digital upstarts, these publishers are creating groundbreaking work, finding new revenue streams and otherwise nimbly adapting to an unstable landscape. Even as the president... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-10-21 00:00:55 UTC ]
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US trade publishers saw 4.6% lift in 2018, but education sales fell

American trade publishing saw a 4.6% rise in revenue for 2018 but a decline in educational sales left the market relatively flat, new figures show. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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US trade sales increase despite a fall in publishing revenues

Publishing revenues declined 1.4% in the US in the first three quarters of the year, despite a rise in trade revenues of 4.4%, according to the Association of American Publishers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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These Print And Digital Publishers Are Redefining What It Means to Be a Media Brand in 2018

It's been a remarkable year for journalism and storytelling, as legacy media outlets continue to find their new identities in this rapidly evolving digital era. Others have had to nimbly reimagine themselves after being acquired by new owners, all while strategizing for the future with new... Continue reading at AdWeek

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American Publishers Cite 3.6-Percent Rise in Trade Revenue, First Half of 2018

While audiobook sales grow, the AAP's new report show children's book sales struggling and declines in education and scholarly revenues. The post American Publishers Cite 3.6-Percent Rise in Trade Revenue, First Half of 2018 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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PRH first half sales down but core business remains 'strong'

Penguin Random House (PRH) has recorded a decline in sales and earnings for the first six months of 2018, owing to exchange rate effects, according to Bertelsmann's first-half operating results. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Rose 2% in First Half of 2018

With unit sales of print books rising 4% in the adult nonfiction segment—the industry’s largest major category—total unit sales for the first half of 2018 increased 2% over the comparable period in 2017 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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With Strong Q3, HMH Trade Sales Continue to Roll

Sales in the period for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's trade group rose 11.7%, over the comparable period in 2016. The publisher said the gain was thanks, in large part, to a jump in sales of both print and digital books. Sales in HMH's education segment fell by $6 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Magazine publishers shift to digital-oriented sales organizations

Legacy publishers have to balance the needs to sell based on ad category and still represent their titles' individuality. The post Magazine publishers shift to digital-oriented sales organizations appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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High-end digital publishers discover a new platform: print

In an increasingly inhospitable digital ad market, some luxury publishers are either turning to -- or reinforcing their commitment to -- print publications. The post High-end digital publishers discover a new platform: print appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Frontline Medical Communications Expands Digital Publishing and Sales Team

The multimedia medical communications company has expanded to address customer data. The post Frontline Medical Communications Expands Digital Publishing and Sales Team appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Agents' trade strong but publishers demand 'more bang for their buck'

Advances for psychological thrillers 'plateau' as agents fear market is becoming more crowded. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Audio Publishers Association: Annual Survey Cites a Third Year of Strong US Audiobook Sales Growth

APA estimates show 2016's audiobook sales growth expanding by almost 20 percent again. Sixty-seven million Americans say they finished an audiobook. The post Audio Publishers Association: Annual Survey Cites a Third Year of Strong US Audiobook Sales Growth appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Russia’s Readers Raise the Digital Stakes Amid Falling Print Sales

Reports in Russia describe a 60-percent growth in ebook sales last year, and analysts say digital formats may grow at 30 to 50 percent for years to come. The post Russia’s Readers Raise the Digital Stakes Amid Falling Print Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Book trade sees strong Christmas sales

The book market has seen strong Christmas trading, with the week leading up to the big day ranking the highest in value since 2007, figures from Nielsen BookScan have shown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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