HarperCollins' third quarter sales up 6%

HarperCollins' global sales and earnings rose in the third quarter, with revenue for the period up 6% to $398m and EBITDA up 16% to $43m.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of July 6, 2020

Holt takes two from activist and YA author Kimberly Jones, Thomas & Mercer buys a standalone thriller from Tess Gerritsen and Gary Braver, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Fell 9.6% Last Week

After unit sales of print books hit a 2020 high in the week ended June 20, sales fell 9.6% last week at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Though units fell compared to the previous week in 2020, sales jumped 18% over the comparable period in 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Andy Serkis records audiobook of The Hobbit for HarperCollins

HarperCollins is releasing an unabridged audiobook of J R R Tolkien's The Hobbit, read by Andy Serkis who starred as Gollum in the blockbuster movies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-01 17:52:05 UTC ]
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Sale of Book-Themed Masks to Benefit Binc

The ABA and Out of Print have collaborated on a new line of book-themed face masks. A portion of each sale will be donated to the Book Industry Charitable Foundation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Sales Enjoy an Unexpected High

Led by social justice and Father’s Day titles, unit sales had their best week in mid-June. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins wins six-way auction for debut from S&S's Pronovost

HarperCollins has triumphed in a heated six-publisher auction for the debut novel by Nita Prose, the pen name for vice president and editorial director at Simon & Schuster in Canada, Nita Pronovost. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-25 11:27:10 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Post Another Week of Solid Gains

Two anti-racist titles, each selling more than 100,000 copies, and books bought for Father's Day led to a 9.1% increase in unit sales of print books last week at outlets that report to BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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6 Free Children’s Ebooks on the Coronavirus

Give the little ones some tools to better understand this unprecedented event with these free children's books about coronavirus. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-24 10:37:25 UTC ]
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6 Free Children’s Ebooks on the Coronavirus

Give the little ones some tools to better understand this unprecedented event with these free children's books about coronavirus. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-24 10:37:25 UTC ]
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Eddo-Lodge retains top spot, as sales figures return to bestseller charts

Reni Eddo-Lodge's Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race (Bloomsbury) has notched up a second week as the UK Official Top 50 number one, selling 34,211 copies through Nielsen BookScan's TCM. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-23 13:15:03 UTC ]
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HarperCollins picks up 'pioneering' Meghan Markle biography

https://www.thebookseller.com/news/hq-reveals-details-definitive-meghan-and-harry-biography-1201904HarperNonFiction has picked up a “pioneering” book on Meghan Markle by celebrity biographer Sean Smith. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-22 10:02:40 UTC ]
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HarperCollins brings back all furloughed staff

HarperCollins UK has brought back all the staff it placed on furlough at the start of lockdown and will pay all their salaries itself rather than claiming it back from the government, the company has announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-22 02:30:13 UTC ]
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Lockdown learning helps education market rise as study guides’ sales surge

Though Nielsen has been unable to provide volume sales throughout the lockdown, the presence of multiple study guides in the bestseller lists points to a relative purple patch for the education sector. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-19 11:00:02 UTC ]
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HarperCollins bags Smith's Not a Life Coach

HarperNonFiction has bagged Not a Life Coach, the second book from online personal training star James Smith. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-19 10:39:22 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Rise 5.6% in Mid-June

With all categories except adult nonfiction posting increases, unit sales of print books rose 5.6% in the week ended June 13, 2020, over the comparable week last year, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Lockdown learning helps education market rise as study guides’ sales surge

Though Nielsen has been unable to provide volume sales throughout the lockdown, the presence of multiple study guides in the bestseller lists points to a relative purple patch for the education sector. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 19:58:31 UTC ]
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Welbeck appoints Brown as VP of sales and marketing for US

Welbeck has appointed Kim Brown, formerly of Parragon Books, as vice president of sales and marketing for North America. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 18:08:56 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Had Small Gain Last Week

Led by sales in the adult nonfiction category, and especially by sales increases in titles on race and social justice, unit sales of print books rose 1.6% last week at outlets that report to BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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April Bookstore Sales Tumbled 65.3%

Bookstore sales plunged 65.3% in April compared to April 2019, tumbling to $219 million. April is expected to be the worst month for bricks-and-mortar stores, with advance sales for May released by the U.S. Census Bureau showing improvement in total retail sales for the month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Increased 6.8% in Early June

Unit sales of print books rose 6.8% in the week ended June 6, 2020, over the similar week last year, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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