E-book and audio sales proving 'welcome ray of sunshine' for publishers

Publishers are seeing a surge in e-book and audio sales of up to 25% as readers escape the lockdown with feel-good fiction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-23 02:30:27 UTC ]
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London Book Fair Exhibitor Publishing Scotland: ‘Facilitating Rights Sales’

'Channels for voices in Scottish literature,' says Alan Bett, are enhanced by Publishing Scotland's international fellowship. The post London Book Fair Exhibitor Publishing Scotland: ‘Facilitating Rights Sales’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-04-05 00:50:03 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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AIE: Italy’s Trade Book Publishing Sales Grow 2.4 Percent in 2020

Overall in 2020, the AIE and ALI with Nielsen have reported, Italians purchased 104.5 million book in 2020. The post AIE: Italy’s Trade Book Publishing Sales Grow 2.4 Percent in 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-29 21:50:15 UTC ]
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COVID-19 has hurt physical book sales and helped audio and digital

You would expect the recent coronavirus crisis to have helped digital entertainment, but with reading it is still led by the traditional hardback and softback formats. However, the pandemic is helping to dethrone physical books, as people are more cautious about going out. While paper books... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2020-11-11 10:35:53 UTC ]
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Harry Potter publisher says Covid has weaved magic over book sales

After shaky start in lockdown, Bloomsbury sales soar as people pick books over box setsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Harry Potter publisher, Bloomsbury, has reported its most profitable first half in more than a decade, after a nation tiring of box sets fuelled... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-27 12:22:12 UTC ]
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Book sales hit record highs in 2019, but publishers ‘now need help’

Figures for last year show sales of £6.3bn, up 20% on 2015, but the Publishers Association says sector needs government support to weather coronavirusBook sales in the UK hit record levels in 2019, driven by a surge in audiobook and nonfiction titles, according to new figures released as... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-21 23:01:08 UTC ]
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PRH Audio partners with comic book publisher Rebellion

Penguin Random House UK has announced a new partnership between its audio division and Rebellion, a publisher of comic books, fiction and video games, in response to increasing demand for science fiction audio. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 22:09:16 UTC ]
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Educational Publishers File Suit to Block Sale of Pirated E-books

The country's largest educational publishers have filed a lawsuit seeking to stop pirate sites from illegally selling their e-books and have won a temporary restraining order. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-26 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Audio Publishers Association Survey: Nearly $1 Billion in 2018 Sales

The new annual sales survey from the APA shows audiobooks holding its market lead for growth in formats, with listening in cars on the upswing in 2018. The post Audio Publishers Association Survey: Nearly $1 Billion in 2018 Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-16 17:07:26 UTC ]
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Publishers Association: How Rights Sales Factor Into the UK’s Book Industry Revenues

‘The share of income from rights has steadily increased from 72 percent in 2013 to 80 percent in 2016,’ says the UK’s Publishers Association, in a report released this summer. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson In Five Years: A 90 Percent Rise in Rights Income hen Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US audio booms by 29% but overall publishing sales dip

American publishers’ total industry sales dipped slightly in 2017, but audio downloads continued to boom, rising by 28.8% year-on-year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comic Book Publishers, Faced With Flagging Sales, Look to Streaming

Inside the DC Universe Experience at Comic-Con International in San Diego. DC Entertainment used the interactive experience to promote its upcoming streaming service. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2018-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audio is publishing’s new star as sales soar across genres

Top thriller writer opts to publish solely in spoken-word format as demand risesWriters are turning to the spoken word as their preferred medium, encouraged by a boom in audiobook sales that is transforming publishing.This weekend, audio publisher Audible, owned by Amazon, released an audiobook... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US publishers' audio sales up 29% this year

Downloaded audio revenues in the US rose 29% in the first four months of this year by comparison to the same period in 2016, with April in particular surging to a 34% year-on-year rise, according to the latest figures from the Association of American Publishers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print and audio book sales boost S&S revenue

Sales at Simon & Schuster grew 10% in the second quarter of 2017, hitting $206 million (£158m). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London book fair: UK publishers cheerfully splash cash as sales rise

Decline of reality TV and soap star memoirs greeted with glee, but publishers say it is time to turn the page on Gone Girl-style ‘grip-lit’On the eve of the London book fair, publishers were excited by news that sales of physical books were up for the second year in a row – 7% more than in 2015.... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A year in review: E-book sales fall for all but one of the UK’s biggest publishers

It was another year of digital contraction for the UK’s biggest publishers, who experienced a second consecutive year of declining ebook volumes in 2016. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher removes 'adult humour' book from sale after outcry

US publisher Abrams is discontinuing the publication of Bad Little Children's Books in both the UK and America at the author's request after the book came under heavy fire on social media. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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