Downward Trend in Bookstore Sales Continues

Bookstore sales fell in 2010, although not as much as many had feared, helped in part by a holiday rally that pushed sales up by 5.3% and 2.3% in November and December, respectively. For 2010, bookstore sales were down 1.4%, to $16.5 billion, the third consecutive year that store sales have fallen after reaching a peak of $17.2 billion in 2007. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books continue to buck national retail sales trend

Books continue to buck the national retail trend, with sales up 8.9% year-on-year in volume in August in comparison to the year before, where total UK retail sales were down 0.9% in the same period. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bookstore Sales Continue Hot Start

Boosted by a 10.7% increase in March, bookstore sales for the first quarter of 2016 were up 6.2% over the comparable period in 2015. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Non-fiction and children’s outstrip fiction in Ireland as sales fillip continues

After encouraging sales despite bookshops’ closures in the first lockdown, the market in Ireland has responded remarkably well since, with sales of Non-Fiction and Children’s titles particularly solid. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-10 13:31:14 UTC ]
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Amazon corporation tax up as sales continue to soar

Amazon UK services paid £18.3m in corporation tax last year, up around 26% from £14.5m the year before, as sales soared by 64%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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May Bookstore Sales Jumped 130%

Rebounding from the lows of spring 2020, bookstore sales in May soared 130% over last May, hitting $632 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshop.org Continues to See Strong Sales

With the reopening of bookstores across the U.S. to in-store customers, Bookshop.org has seen sales slip in the April-June period compared to the second quarter of 2020, but sales for the entire first half of 2021 are still up 17%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Fiction Sales Continue to Rise

Sales of adult fiction rose 28.1% last week and young adult fiction jumped 49.6%, driving a 6.4% increase in total unit sales of print books last week over the week ended June 27, 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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April Bookstore Sales Skyrocketed

Rebounding from the worst month of the 2020 sales collapse, April bookstore sales soared 204% over last year, jumping to $514 million, from $169 million in April 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Eso Won and Crockett Named PW’s Bookstore and Sales Rep of the Year

Publishers Weekly has named the L.A.-based indie bookstore Eso Won Books its Bookstore of the Year, and Simon & Schuster sales rep Toi Crockett has been named PW Sales Rep of the Year. The announcement was made at the inaugural U.S. Book Show. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Jumped 34.7% in March

March bookstore sales rose 34.7% over a year ago, according to preliminary estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. Last March was the first month in which bookstore sales were impacted by pandemic-induced lockdowns. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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February Bookstore Sales Dropped 22.3%

February bookstore sales fell to $446 million in February compared to sales of $573 million in 2020, according to preliminary estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Print Books Sales Surge Continues

Print unit sales jumped 29% in 2021’s first quarter. Most of the increase was due to the surge in book-buying that began last spring and carried over into 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Fell 16.6% in January

Bookstore sales were $797 million in January, down from $956 million a year ago. The 16.6% decline was only a slight increase over the December drop, and was another indication bookstore sales declines may be levelling off. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Fell 28.3% in 2020

Bookstore sales fell 15.2% in December, the smallest monthly decline since February, but sales fell 28.3% for the year, according to preliminary estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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November Bookstore Sales Dropped 21.5%

Bookstore sales were $485 million in November, down from $618 million in November 2019, according to figures from the U.S. Census Bureau. The 21.5% decline was the smallest monthly drop since spring. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Post Another Decline in October

Bookstore sales fell 28.8% in October compared to October 2019, according to estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. October was the second consecutive month bookstore sales fell by roughly 28% compared to 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Dropped 27.7% in September

Bookstore sales fell 27.7% in September, dropping to $609 million from $842 million a year ago. For the first nine months of 2020, sales were down 31% compared to 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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August Bookstore Sales Dropped 30.7%

Bookstore sales tumbled 30.7% in August compared to August 2019, putting an end to a brief rally that saw the rate of sales declines slowing compared to 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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