Faber sales up in ‘outstanding’ year

Faber has returned to profitability this year after recording a loss in 2015, helped by a “wide range of titles selling extremely well”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales fell 11% year-on-year in second quarter, Nielsen estimates

Book sales fell 11% by volume year-on-year in the second quarter of 2020, estimates by Nielsen suggest, although there have been gains on 2019 since bookshops reopened. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-05 21:42:39 UTC ]
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Last Year's Books Top This Year's First Quarter Sales

Michelle's Obama's 'Becoming,' released in early November, was the biggest title, selling 629,000 copies through outlets that report to BookScan in the period ended March 30. Only three books released in 2019 made the top 20 list in the quarter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Sales Were a Bright Spot In a Dark Year for Sales

A 1.5% increase in trade sales wasn't enough to offset declines overall industry sales in 2016. which saw a 5.1% fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day sales soar year on year as campaign report assesses engagement

Sales of World Book Day (WBD) titles soared by more than 50% in comparison to last year, with 469,274 copies in total shifted in the week of the event, sales figures have shown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cold snap book sales plunge 16% year on year

Printed book sales slipped 3% week on week last week, and were down 16% year on year as the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Faber print sales down by a third but digital growing, says c.e.o

Stephen Page has said Faber's print sales are down "about a third year on year for print", but that digital growth is on the rise during lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-05 22:58:09 UTC ]
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Faber pre-empts Ross' 'rare' love story 15 years in the making

Faber has pre-empted Leone Ross' "lightning bolt of a novel", about two star-crossed lovers finding their way back to one another over a single day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-18 18:09:43 UTC ]
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Blackwell's reports third year of growth as sales rise to £58.3m

Blackwell’s has reported a third consecutive year of growth, with sales of £58.3m for the financial period ending 29th June 2019, up from £57m the previous year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-04 03:38:15 UTC ]
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Nonfiction Sales Growth in the Russian Book Market Expected to Continue This Year

Credited by some to a growing post-Soviet interest in authoritative information, the Russian book business reportedly sees substantial gains for nonfiction. The post Nonfiction Sales Growth in the Russian Book Market Expected to Continue This Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Poynton leaves Faber after 12 years

Faber’s international and digital sales director Miles Poynton is leaving the company after 12 years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber collection to celebrate LRB's 40-year anniversary

Faber & Faber will be publishing a collection of new material from the archives of the London Review of Books to celebrate the journal’s 40th anniversary in October 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chapter and verse: Faber founder’s grandson looks at 90 years of publishing

The only one of six siblings to work at the family firm, Toby Faber stresses that long-term commitment, but not nepotism, lies at the heart of indie list Faber & Faber’s successful history.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Regnery Posts 7% Sales Gain in ‘Peculiar Year’

Regnery Publishing had a good 2018, which president and publisher Marji Ross considered "peculiar" for one reason: three of its top-selling titles were by well-known political figures who wrote nonpolitical books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Stratospheric' political book sales almost double in two years

Exposés of the Trump White House have led the boom, but readers have also been turning to theoretical work from authors including Marx and OrwellWhether it boils down to a desperation to understand the intricacies of Theresa May’s backstop or a longing for reason in these troubled times, sales... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Faber reissues Bernhard fiction after 20 years out of print

Faber is reissuing the celebrated fiction of Austrian writer Thomas Bernhard after nearly 20 years out of print to commemorate the 30th anniversary of his death. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Outstanding' Weymouth takes Young Writer of the Year

Travel author Adam Weymouth has scooped the £5,000 Sunday Times/Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award for Kings of the Yukon (Particular Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Talbot leaves Little, Brown for Faber sales role

Sara Talbot is leaving Little, Brown to join Faber as sales director in February. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Faber enjoys further 'stellar' year

Faber saw "another stellar year" for the financial year ending March 2018, although with turnover and profit narrowly down on the previous year’s results due to a dip in ebook sales and fewer fiction paperbacks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Faber to celebrate 90 years with special publishing

Faber is launching a special publishing programme to mark its 90th anniversary in 2019 as a "publisher of distinctive literature", featuring short stories, poetry and new branding. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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