Future plc iPad App Sales Hit $5 Million Since Newsstand Debut

In its interim statement for its fiscal half-year ending March 2012, enthusiast publisher Future plc is reporting a quickly growing digital operation. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2012-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Future Plc Acquires SmartBrief for $45 to $65 Million

Future plc has acquired Washington, D.C.-based online B2B publisher SmartBrief, the latest move in a string of purchases aimed at expanding the London-based media giant's presence in the U.S. Expected to close on Wednesday, the agreement involves an initial purchase price of $45 million—funded... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-07-30 16:09:27 UTC ]
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'Fire and Fury' Sales Hit 1.7 Million

Despite early concerns that Henry Holt may have underestimated demand for 'Fire and Fury,' the Macmillan imprint said it has sold roughly 1.7 million copies of the White House tell-all since its January 5 release. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audible's Harry Potter audiobooks hit one million unit sales

Sales of J K Rowling’s Harry Potter audiobooks through Audible have already reached one million copies, according to the company. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Graphic Novel Sales Hit $460 Million in 2014

Graphic novel sales hit a high of $460 million in 2014, and remain strong this year, even as comics periodical sales have hit a soft patch. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-published Rodgers hits a million in sales

Self-published author Sheila Rodgers has sold a million copies of her ebook Only the Innocent and two sequels, agent Lizzy Kremer has confirmed. Rodgers, who writes under the pen name Rachel Abbott, sold her books through Amazon Kindle after being rejected by literary agents. The first, Only... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Thrillbent 3.0 Debuts Subscription, iPad App

Thrillbent, the digital comics platform launched by comics writers Mark Waid and John Rogers, has been upgraded to Thrillbent 3.0, introducing a new subscription plan for $3.99 per month as well as an integrated iPad app. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Glass sales hit one million

Writer Cathy Glass has reached one million in physical sales in the UK since her debut in 2007,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Flocking to Apple's iOS 5 Newsstand App

The highly anticipated launch of Apple's new iOS 5 is now here and with the new functionality comes new features--including one that publishers may find particularly valuable. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With New Apple iOS 5 Comes Newsstand App

The highly anticipated launch of Apple's new iOS 5 is now here and with the new functionality comes new features--including one that publishers may find particularly valuable. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-published author hits one million Kindle sales

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 20/06/2011 - 14:31 John Locke has become the first self-published author to sell more than one million ebooks through Amazon. The author used Amazon's Kindle Direct Publishing platform to publish and sell his titles. He joins Stieg Larsson,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Murdoch's iPad-Ready The Daily Debuts: 5 Things to Know

Can The Daily save journalism? The iPad-friendly e-newspaper officially rolls off the press (kinda) Wednesday. Here are five things to know about the News Corp. and Apple endeavor. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S global sales hit 'record year' in 2020 at $901m

Sales at Simon & Schuster came in at an all time high in 2020 at $901m, ViacomCBS has reported. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-26 10:10:34 UTC ]
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Coronet hits the high notes with Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s debut

Coronet will publish Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s debut Spinning Plates, offering “part memoir, part musings” and “how to navigate life in the face of failure and imperfection”.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-22 06:15:14 UTC ]
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Debut fiction did well in pandemic-hit 2020

Debut novelists performed solidly last year, despite widespread fears that they would lose out to more established authors due to 2020's pandemic-hit publishing schedules.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-14 13:16:53 UTC ]
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Black Futures Co-Creators to Guest-Curate Facebook App’s Lift Black Voices Section

Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham, co-authors of visual anthology Black Futures, will become the first-ever guest curators of the Lift Black Voices section in its flagship mobile applications. Starting Monday and lasting for three weeks, they will personally select collections of dialogues, essays... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2021-01-11 18:55:42 UTC ]
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December lockdown hits Germany's annual sales

The German book market ended 2020 down by 2.3% across all channels in value and 5.3% in volume. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-10 21:35:43 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-06 14:21:18 UTC ]
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Boldwood hits £2m sales, signs three more authors

Indie Boldwood Books has signed three more authors for next year, bringing the total number of writers on the list to 44, while announcing that it has hit £2m in sales across all formats. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-01 09:10:37 UTC ]
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Sales at HMH Took Big Hit in Q2

A 38% plunge in sales in its education group in the second quarter of 2020 led to an overall decline of 35.5% in sales at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt compared to a year ago. Costs cuts limited the impact of the sales drop on the publisher's bottom line. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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