Foyles' Christmas sales up 4.3%

Foyles achieved a 4.3% like-for-like sales increase over Christmas, the bookseller has said. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Christmas sales hold up at Foyles

Christmas trading figures at Foyles showed sales for December 2012 on a par with the same period... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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Dismay for bookshops as Tier 4 forces pre-Christmas closures

Bookshops in London and the south-east have reacted with dismay after being forced to close their physical premises from end of play on Saturday (19th December), with just a few hours' notice. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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4 Shout-Outs to Publishers Doing Their Part During the COVID-19 Outbreak | April 3

Last week we decided to pay a small tribute to members of our community who are giving back in some way during the unprecedented crisis caused by COVID-19. While the health of the industry is in peril, the publishing community is thinking beyond their top and bottom lines and are instead... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Blackwell's reports 'strong' Christmas sales

Blackwell's has reported "strong" Christmas sales with the chain's online business enjoying a "buoyant" trading period.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Print Unit Sales Dropped 3.7% After Christmas

The first full shopping week after Christmas, which ran from December 29, 2019, through January 4, 2020, saw unit sales of print books fall 3.7% compared to the similar week in 2010 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Waterstones records flat Christmas sales

Waterstones has posted flat sales for December, with bad weather and the general election causing a "distraction" in the middle of the key trading period.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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4 of the Best Used Book Sale Hacks

These are the used book sale hacks that you never knew you needed...until now. Prepare to become the champion of the bag sale. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Germany's book sales up 4% in 2019 to date

After a turbulent year thus far for the German book industry, with the surprise announcement in January of the merger of leading book chains Thalia and Mayersche and the insolvency of wholesaler/distributor Koch Neff Volckmar (KNV) two months later, some good news has just been delivered on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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May Bookstore Sales Up $4 Million

Bookstore sales rose from $741 million last May to $745 million in May 2018, according to preliminary estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau, an increase of 0.5%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Unit Sales for 2018 to Date Are Up 3% from 2017

Unit sales of print books in the week ended April 15, 2018, tumbled 15% compared to the similar week in 2017 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Foyles to donate profits from far-right book sales to charity

Foyles is to donate the profits of its sales from far-right books to charity after it was targeted by an anti-fascist campaign. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Indie bookshops bullish about 2018 after Christmas sales rise

Indie bookshops are kicking off 2018 with confidence after the majority reported sales rises over the Christmas period, but some some have urged publishers to take more risks and work harder to build authors into brands this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Foyles defies Crossrail works to post festive sales rise

Foyles’ sales were marginally up in value terms in December, despite the mini-chain being hit by a drop in footfall, which it said was a result of adverse weather and roadworks outside its flagship branch on Charing Cross Road in London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sainsbury's and Blackwell's report rise in Christmas book sales

Sainsbury’s and Blackwell’s have reported positive book sales over the Christmas period, with Pete Selby, head of books at the supermarket, saying that gift purchases are now "shifting" from other entertainment to books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Christmas Week Sales Jump 7% Over 2016

Led by solid gains through the retail and club channel, unit sales of print books rose 7% this Christmas week over last year. 'The Getaway' remained the season's most popular book, while Rupi Kaur sold a combined 136,000 copies of her two books in the week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Footfall down but Christmas sales holding up, say booksellers

Footfall into bookshops is down year-on-year in December, retailers have reported, but traders are holding their nerve, hopeful for a rush of sales in the last week to go before Christmas. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Thanksgiving Week Sales Down 3% from 2016

Sales of print books got off to a slow holiday season start at outlets that report to NPD BookScan: units were 3% lower in the 2017 Thanksgiving week than in the comparable week last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Unit Sales Rise 4% in Late September

After four weeks of declining sales, units bounced back in the week ended Sept. 24, 2017, increasing 4% over the comparable week in 2016 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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