Egmont UK sales fall 1.4% in ‘challenging’ economic climate

Egmont UK Ltd saw sales fall 1.4% to £50m in what it describes as a "tough economic environment" in 2017. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New chapter? UK print book sales fall while audiobooks surge 43%

Publishers hit by surprise 5.4% fall in 2018 – but warn against proclaiming terminal declineUK book sales fell for the first time in five years in 2018, despite the success of bestsellers such as Michelle Obama’s autobiography, Becoming.The UK publishing industry was hit by a surprise fall of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-25 23:01:37 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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Retailers' sales rose 1% in December but face 2017 'challenge'

UK retailers saw a strong finish to Christmas, with like-for-like sales up 1.0% in December from the same month a year earlier, the British Retail Consortium has reported. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Participation in Summer Reading Challenge falls 4%

The number of children taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge fell 4% this year, although percentage of under-4s participating rose 12%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Leap in sales and profit at Egmont UK

Egmont Book Publishing has reported soaring sales and profits at Egmont UK, thanks partly to the success of Minecraft. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Egmont USA to Close After Sale Attempt Falls Through

Egmont Publishing, which put its U.S. division up for sale in October, has announced plans to close the unit. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PA Yearbook shows 2% fall in 2013 UK sales

The invoiced value of UK publishers’ annual sales fell 2% in 2013 to £3.39bn, with... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Clayton to lead UK field sales for Bonnier Publishing UK

Hachette's Sarah Clayton has been appointed head of UK Field Sales for Bonnier Publishing UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-28 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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Pandemic drives ebook and audiobook sales by UK publishers to all-time high

Printed book sales plunge in first six months of 2020 on back of shop and school closuresSee all our coronavirus coverageSales of digital books by British publishers are set to hit an all-time high this year as the public turns to reading to escape pandemic cabin fever.However, the ebook and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-14 07:00:02 UTC ]
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Retail site Bookshop makes £65k sales on UK launch day

New online retailer Bookshop.org secured sales of around £65,000 in its first day, making £16,000 for indies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-02 12:21:42 UTC ]
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PRH reports 'solid' sales as Bertelsmann revenues fall 8.9%

Global revenues at Penguin Random House fell slightly by 1.4% year on year in a "solid" six months to 30th June despite the impact of Covid-19, while parent company Bertelsmann saw group revenues tumble 8.9%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-01 10:51:49 UTC ]
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Quarto's revenues fall 17%, but Powell hails good UK trade performance

Quarto's revenues fell by 17% year on year in the first half of 2020, hit by the coronavirus pandemic, but UK c.e.o. Polly Powell has hailed a good trade performance for her side of the business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK National Newspaper Print Sales Plunge Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

Print sales for the UK’s biggest national newspapers slumped by as much as 39% last month, as the coronavirus lockdown Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-05-22 22:41:14 UTC ]
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UK national newspaper print sales plunge amid coronavirus lockdown

Some titles fall up to 39% as publishers grapple with selling copies with shops shut and transport hubs closedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePrint sales for the UK’s biggest national newspapers slumped by as much as 39% last month, as the coronavirus lockdown shut... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-21 13:50:38 UTC ]
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Sally Rooney's Normal People tops UK book charts as readers fall for TV version

Costa award-winning love story of Connell and Marianne takes top slot from David Walliams’ bestselling children’s book SlimeSally Rooney’s Normal People has flown to the top of the UK’s book charts more than two years after it was published, thanks to the release of the TV adaptation starring... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-13 15:44:19 UTC ]
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International Spotlight: Ireland book sales’ value falls 29% in lockdown

Across the Irish Sea the books market has suffered as bookshops have been shuttered, falling by almost a third in value Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Catford joins Hodder Education as UK field sales director

Hodder Education has appointed Sean Catford, formerly of Pearson, as its UK field sales director. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-06 13:36:15 UTC ]
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4 Shout-Outs to Publishers Doing Their Part During the COVID-19 Outbreak | May 1

We continue to be inspired by all of the thoughtful acts of kindness around the publishing industry. Collectively, our industry is coming together and using our compassion and creativity to help others. To date, we have given 24 shout-outs that have no doubt made an impact on several thousands... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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