In a ‘Steady’ First Half, BookNet Canada Sees Audiobook Purchases 4 Percent Up

As the Association of American Publishers' StatShot Annual is citing, BookNet Canada's English-language market sees online retail edging up on physical-store retail, though print is flat in the first six months of 2018. The post In a ‘Steady’ First Half, BookNet Canada Sees Audiobook Purchases 4 Percent Up appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookNet Canada Sees Print Sales Decline in 2017, Backlist Accounts for 60 Percent

Two of the five top sellers in 2017 in Canada were backlist, which was up 2 percent over 2016. Print unit sales fell 4 percent, value down 3 percent. The post BookNet Canada Sees Print Sales Decline in 2017, Backlist Accounts for 60 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A First: APA Research Sees 50 Percent of Americans Listening to an Audiobook

The use of smart speakers is on the rise, as is car listening, in reported audiobook consumption in the Audio Publishers Association's 2019 annual survey. The post A First: APA Research Sees 50 Percent of Americans Listening to an Audiobook appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookNet Canada: Sci-Fi, Women Leading Audiobook Consumption

Canadians say they listen to audiobooks while doing other things. In 2018, 54 percent of those surveyed by BookNet Canada prefer to listen on their phones. The post BookNet Canada: Sci-Fi, Women Leading Audiobook Consumption appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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4 Under 4: Fast & Fabulous Audiobooks Under 4 Hours

Itching for a great audiobook that's on the shorter side? Here are four under four hours long. Continue reading at Book Riot

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BIC, BISG and BookNet Canada form green book supply chain alliance

Book Industry Communication (BIC) has formed an international green book supply chain alliance with BookNet Canada and US body the Book Industry Study Group (BISG). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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US Book Industry: NPD Sees More Gains in July, 16 Percent Over 2019

The book trade continues a run of some 15 weeks of upward lift in the US market, says NPD's Kristen McLean, especially good 'for the dog days of summer.' The post US Book Industry: NPD Sees More Gains in July, 16 Percent Over 2019 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-13 13:15:23 UTC ]
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US Book Market: NPD Sees Unit Sales Up 2.8 Percent in Q2

Politically related biography and memoir gained, and children's print gained 12 percent over the second quarter of 2019 in unit sales. The post US Book Market: NPD Sees Unit Sales Up 2.8 Percent in Q2 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Bookshop.org to share 30 percent of each purchase with bookstores impacted by coronavirus shutdowns.

Bookshop.org, an alternative to Amazon that shares proceeds from book sales with independent bookstores, will give more money to those stores in response to the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on small businesses. Bookshop announced today that it would increase bookstore partners’ affiliate... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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BookNet: Canada’s Book Club Memberhips Have Doubled This Year

In its new report on Canadians and book clubs, BookNet reports that celebrity and the search for 'the new Oprah' is not as strong as many might expect. The post BookNet: Canada’s Book Club Memberhips Have Doubled This Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-25 06:00:25 UTC ]
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Profile reports 4% turnover dip but steady profit in 'solid' year

Profile Books has reported a “solid” financial year 2018 to 2019 with turnover at £11.4m, a 4% dip on the previous year, while operating profit was “steady” at £983,375. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 21:34:54 UTC ]
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BookNet Canada’s First ‘State of Independent Bookselling’ Report Cites a Rise in Print Revenue

Citing 37 percent of revenue from frontlist titles, 63 bookstore companies with 80 locations respond to BookNet Canada’s new report. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Non-Book Merchandise: 16 Percent of Revenue or partisans of print and brick-and-mortar bookstores, the... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-09 20:54:40 UTC ]
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BookNet Canada’s First ‘State of Independent Bookselling’ Report: Print Revenue up

Citing 37 percent of revenue from frontlist titles, 63 bookstore companies with 80 locations respond to BookNet Canada's new report. The post BookNet Canada’s First ‘State of Independent Bookselling’ Report: Print Revenue up appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-09 20:54:40 UTC ]
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China’s Book Market in the First Half of 2019: Up 10.82 Percent

In another period of double-digit growth for China's book market, children's books are the largest category by sales and online retail is still growing. The post China’s Book Market in the First Half of 2019: Up 10.82 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-09 13:15:13 UTC ]
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Scholastic sees third-quarter revenue boost of 4%

Scholastic has reported a revenue rise of 4% year-on-year in its third quarter for the three months to 28th February, increasing from $344.7m (£261.3) to $360.1m (£273m) thanks to its children’s publishing division. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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4 audiobooks with positive messages for the new year

Three novels and one nonfiction audiobook provide inspiration and hope as we ease into 2019. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Bloomsbury sees 22% leap in adult trade revenues in first-half

Revenues in Bloomsbury’s adult trade division soared by 22% in the first six months of the financial year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookNet Survey Finds Facebook is Favorite in Canada

Facebook is the top social media platform used by book buyers in Canada, according to a new report on social media use by book buyers from BookNet Canada. YouTube is second. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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American Publishers Cite 3.6-Percent Rise in Trade Revenue, First Half of 2018

While audiobook sales grow, the AAP's new report show children's book sales struggling and declines in education and scholarly revenues. The post American Publishers Cite 3.6-Percent Rise in Trade Revenue, First Half of 2018 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canada’s Rakuten Kobo Arrives in America at Walmart: Ebooks and Audiobooks

Touting 6 million ebooks and a $9.99 audiobook subscription, the new Walmart partnership with Rakuten Kobo gives the Canadian retailer what it hasn't had in the US market: brand recognition. The post Canada’s Rakuten Kobo Arrives in America at Walmart: Ebooks and Audiobooks appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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