German book sales drop nearly 14% in 2020 first half

The coronavirus pandemic has hit the German book industry hard with sales down 13.9% year on year in the first half of 2020.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-10 04:40:48 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: 2020 World Book Capital; Political Book Sales in the US; PRH Names New CFO

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German Book Market in 2017: Stable Sales But in Need of More Book Buyers

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[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The German Book Prize Names Its 2020 Shortlist of Novels

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[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-15 13:51:12 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, September 14, 2020

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German Book Prize Jury Names 20 Novels to Its 2020 Longlist

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[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-18 12:59:15 UTC ]
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Quarto Sales Fell 17% in First Half of 2020

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Most Anticipated: The Great Second-Half 2020 Book Preview

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Black Bookstore Selling Out of Books For First Time in 30 Years: Critical Linking, June 14, 2020

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Coronavirus-hit Italy sees 25% drop in book sales

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[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 21:19:43 UTC ]
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Most Anticipated: The Great First-Half 2020 Book Preview

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Sales, Earnings Drop in First Half of 2018 at PRH

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Book sales down 7% for WHS in first half

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[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebook sales drop as readers favour non-fiction books

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German Book Market 2014: Nonfiction Up, Overall Sales Down

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