France's bookshops report 3.3% sales dip in Covid-hit 2020

France's bricks-and-mortar booksellers have reported a year-on-year fall in sales of only 3.3% in 2020, despite a total of three months closure across two lockdowns, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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UK publishing income up 2% in Covid-hit 2020 despite print decline

Total publishing income hit record levels in 2020, rising 2% to £6.4bn, buoyed by a digital surge that helped offset a 6% decline in print sales, a report by the Publishers Association shows. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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France’s New Report: 2020 Has ‘Converted’ Many Readers

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Federation of European Publishers’ New COVID-19 Impact Report: Europe Closes 2020 Down 2 to 5 Percent

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S&S global sales hit 'record year' in 2020 at $901m

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V&A to close dedicated bookshop and cut 10% of staff as Covid-19 hits finances

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Bertelsmann reports first quarter decline of 2.7% as Covid-19 hits business

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NPD BookScan: US June Print Book Sales Up 2.8 Million Over 2020

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