EDC Has First Quarter Decline in Sales and Earnings

Total revenue at Educational Development Corp. dropped 8% in the first quarter of fiscal 2020, to $27.6 million, from the comparable period a year ago. Earnings, meanwhile, fell from $1.8 million a year ago to $1.3 million. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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BBC boosts bookshop sales by "almost £500,000"

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Wed, 23/03/2011 - 15:49 The BBC's "Faulks on Fiction" and "My Life in Books" series have boosted book sales by almost £500,000, Nielsen BookScan data indicates. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Printed book sales slump to new 2011 low

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 22/03/2011 - 15:36 Spending on printed books in the UK slumped for a third consecutive week to a new 2011 low, with this week's number one the lowest-selling top title for more than seven years. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hachette Livre US ebook sales nearly 25% of total

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Mon, 21/03/2011 - 11:26 E-book sales by Hachette Livre in the United States are in line with the national average, according to the group's chairman and c.e.o. Arnaud Nourry. He told the Buzz Média service of the French daily Le Figaro that ebooks... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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WBN titles receive major sales boost

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Fri, 18/03/2011 - 14:16 Sales of the 25 titles given away as freebies on World Book Night continue to confound the critics, as the public snap up the selections at three times the rate in March this year as they did last year, on average. In total,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Orange offers 23k ebooks for sale via Android app

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 17/03/2011 - 06:47 Orange has launched an ebook app for Android, with a "one-click buy" system which directly bills a user's Orange account. But the app will not be available on Apple's iPhone or iPad devices at the same time because of the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day books top charts but sales are down on last year

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 15/03/2011 - 15:56 Sales of the six £1 World Book Day books fell 36% week-on-week, to 159,000 copies sold—a figure down 9% on the comparative week last year—but they nonetheless continue to dominate the sharp end of this week’s Official UK Top... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Revived indie sees £600k sales

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 14/03/2011 - 15:55 The revived independent retailer Watkins Books has achieved £600,000 in revenue in the first 12 months of business. American businessman Etan Ilfeld bought the 110-year-old bookseller on London's Cecil Court after it fell into... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sales of World Book Night titles 'double'

Written By: Lisa Campbell and Philip Stone Publication Date: Fri, 11/03/2011 - 16:27 Sales of the selected 25 World Book Night titles soared by over 100% at W H Smith, amid a wider trade sales boost, following television coverage, events and book giveaways to mark its inaugural year. On 5th... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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World Book Night books defy the critics as sales grow

Written By: Philip Stone and Felicity Wood Publication Date: Fri, 04/03/2011 - 09:43 The majority of the books to be handed out tomorrow (5th March) as part of World Book Night have already received a sales boost in 2011. The figures will be a welcome fillip for the organisers, with founder... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Atkinson takes top, kids books climb and the Beeb boosts sales

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 01/03/2011 - 16:09 Kate Atkinson has knocked Jamie Oliver off the top of the charts, thanks largely to a spot in W H Smith's "£2.99 if you buy the Times" link-save promotion, with Started Early, Took My Dog (Black Swan) the new Official UK Top 50... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Profits and sales up at John Smith

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 28/02/2011 - 16:12 Strong sales in its UK campus stores have helped John Smith & Son to report a sales increase of 3.1% in its latest trading results. The academic and specialist bookseller reported sales were up from £39.3m to £40.5m for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Barnes & Noble net income falls by one quarter

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 22/02/2011 - 15:14 Net income at Barnes & Noble fell by 25% to $60.6m (£37.5m) during its Christmas trading quarter, the US retailer has revealed. For the 13 weeks to 29th January, total sales at the bookseller increased by 7% to $2.3bn... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Barnes & Noble net income falls by a quarter

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 22/02/2011 - 15:20 Net income at Barnes & Noble fell by 25% to $60.6m (£37.5m) during its Christmas trading quarter, the US retailer has revealed. For the 13 weeks to 29th January, total sales at the bookseller increased by 7% to $2.3bn... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies could earn as much as 30% from books sold via Gardners' Hive

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 18/02/2011 - 16:30 Book wholesaler Gardners has begun consulting with independent booksellers over the direction of its consumer website, with one option revealing that booksellers could earn as much as 30% when books are sold at their full RRP.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Reed Elsevier declines by 1%

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 17/02/2011 - 09:32 Adjusted operating profit at Reed Elsevier declined by 1% to £1.56bn in 2010 as the publisher spoke of "encouraging" prospects for the year ahead. Revenue was flat at £6.06bn across the whole company, although at Elsevier,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Mixed picture for indies as decline slows

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 11/02/2011 - 16:13 The rate of decline of independent bookshops slowed in 2010, according to Booksellers Association numbers, despite the testing conditions on the high street and increasing competition from digital. Nearly one indie bookshop a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Digital and Kobo help push sales at Indigo

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 09/02/2011 - 07:00 Profits at Indigo Books & Music have dropped by $4.4m year-on-year in its fourth quarter. The Canadian book retailer reported profits of C$30.1m in the fourth quarter ending 1st January, down from C$34.5m in the same... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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French book sales down 1.5% in 2010

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Mon, 07/02/2011 - 08:53 Sales of books in France fell by 1.5% in 2010 or 0.5% without taking account of book price inflation, according to French weekly Livres Hebdo’s indicators. After three years of increase, the decline came as retailing in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Dire January fails to thaw frozen early 2010 sales

Written By: Philip Stone Spending at UK booksellers in January 2011 was up just 0.7% on a dire January last year when the "big freeze" plunged book sales to a five-year low. According to Nielsen BookScan data, £108.6m was spent at UK booksellers in the four weeks to 29th January, up just... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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