E-book Sales Dropped in First Quarter

E-book sales in the adult and children's/young adult categories fell a combined 8.1% in the first quarter of 2015 compared to the first period of 2014, according to AAP's StatShot program, Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus-hit Italy sees 25% drop in book sales

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Last Year's Books Top This Year's First Quarter Sales

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Licensing Drives a Quarter of Children’s Book Sales, Says New Research

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Ebook sales drop as readers favour non-fiction books

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Connect Books' sales up 15.1% in last quarter

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Sales of Print Books Slowed in Third Quarter

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Hachette UK sales drop 6.7% in fourth quarter

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May Sales Drop for Adult, Children's Books

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‘The Girl on the Train’ Tops in First-Quarter E-book Sales

Paula Hawkins’s blockbuster debut, "The Girl on the Train," led overall ebook sales for the first quarter of the year, from January to March. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The 'Girl on the Train' Tops E-book Sales in First Quarter

Paula Hawkins's blockbuster debut, 'The Girl on the Train,' led ebook sales for the first quarter of 2015. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Connect Books: sales drop but business 'stabilising'

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Big Drop in E-book Sales Led to Soft 2014 at HBG

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Industry Notes: 2020 World Book Capital; Political Book Sales in the US; PRH Names New CFO

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