In Q1, Sales Rose 26% at Amazon as It Works to Improve Shipping Times

Sales increased to $75.5 billion in the second quarter at Amazon, even as it acknowledged that the surge in demand forced it to prioritize essential items such as household staples and "dampened demand" for non-essential products. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Black Friday sale brings Kindle e-readers back to all-time lows

Amazon's Black Friday deals have started going live, and its Echo Show displays, Fire tablets and Fire TV devices are already being sold at a discount. Also on sale? Its Kindle e-readers, some of which are now listed for the lowest prices we've seen for them on the website. The Kindle Paperwhite... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-11-18 13:13:24 UTC ]
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Trade Publishing Sales Rose 2.6% in Q1

Sales of adult trade books fell slightly in the first quarter of 2022 from the comparable period in 2021, but children's sales increased 10.2% at publishers that report to AAP's StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle sale brings the Paperwhite back to an all-time low

Amazon's latest Kindle Paperwhite is one of the nicest (and newest) e-readers out there, and you can now pick one up at an all-time low. It's on sale for just $105, for a savings of $35 (25 percent) off the regular $140 price. You'll also find deals on the regular Kindle with a built-in front... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-03-22 10:35:35 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite drops to all-time low price of $71 in one-day sale

Now might be a good time to buy an e-reader for school — or that end-of-summer vacation. Amazon has cut the price of the ad-supported 8GB Kindle Paperwhite to an all-time low of $71 in a one-day-only sale, well below the official $130 sticker. That's lower than what we saw just two weeks... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2021-08-29 15:44:54 UTC ]
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Amazon Sales Only Rose 27% in Q2

Second-quarter revenue increased by 27% at Amazon over last year's second period, as business began to return to more normal buying trends following months of pandemic-fueled shopping. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Sales Rose 22% in Q1

With sales in all categories posting double-digit increases, sales for the 1,358 publishers that report results to the AAP’s StatShot program rose 22.3% over the comparable period in 2020 for the first quarter of 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Sales Rose 7.5% in 2016 at Amazon

Total media sales increased 7.5% in 2016 at Amazon, hitting $22.2 billion. Media now represents only 17.6% of total revenue at the company. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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HarperCollins Shipping Times to Canada Improve

Canadian booksellers, who reported last month that they were struggling with sluggish shipments from HarperCollins, say improvements have been made. Many, though, are hoping for quicker, more reliable service in 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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'The Silkworm' is now available on Amazon – but the shipping time keeps changing

J.K. Rowling's bestseller 'The Silkworm' – previously unavailable to Amazon customers – can now be ordered, although shipping time is still slow. 'The Silkworm' is published by Hachette, with whom Amazon is currently involved in a dispute.  Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Children/YA Sales Rose, Adult Sales Fell in October

Sales in the children/young adult category increased 20.9% in October over October 2018, while sales of adult books fell 3.7%, according to AAP's StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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They worked at Apple, Amazon and Lyft. Now they're working to get you stoned

One person suggested Amazon bookstores should replace public libraries. Readers disagreed. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Time Warner Put the "For Sale" Sign on Time Inc. Last Fall

Jeff Bewkes and company used to insist they wanted to hang on to their magazine business. They stopped saying that in September. Continue reading at AllThingsD

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Time Warner Inc. Sees Overall Revenues Rise Six Percent from Q1 2010 to Q1 2011

Time Warner Inc. has released their 2011 first quarter results, with the period ending on March 31, 2011. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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August Bookstore Sales Rose 5.4%

Following two months of declines, bookstore sales rose 5.4% in August over August 2021, hitting $1.14 billion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Industry Sales Rose by $3 Billion in 2021

Final sales numbers for 2021 from the Association of American Publishers show a 12.3% increase in industry sales, with total sales hitting $29.33 billion, up from $26.1 billion in 2020. Easing of the pandemic in 2021 had a significant impact on industry results. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon sale slashes the price of Kindle Kids and Fire Kids tablets

If you have a child in your life who needs a new tablet or e-reader, Amazon has a sale you may want to check out. The company's devices designed for kids are currently being sold at a discount —some are even listed with the lowest prices we've seen for them on the website. You can get Kindle for... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-08-16 10:01:53 UTC ]
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Amazon sale discounts Kindle e-readers by up to 21 percent

If you've had your eye on one of Amazon's premium e-readers but haven't yet pulled the trigger, today might be the day to do so. As part of a wide-ranging sale across various own-brand Amazon devices, the Kindle Oasis, Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition and standard Kindle Paperwhite are all... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-08-15 08:46:55 UTC ]
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Print Sales Rose 4.4% in Mid-July

Double-digit gains in the adult fiction and young adult categories led to a 4.4% increase in unit sales of print books in the week ended July 23, 2022, over the comparable week in 2021, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Online Sales Fell 4% at Amazon

Sales in Amazon's online business fell 4% in the second quarter ended June 30, 2022, to $50.8 billion. Analysts attributed the decline to more people shopping in physical stores as well as an overall slowdown in consumer spending. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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