In Québec: New Report Cites Book Sales Uptick; Booksellers Debate Backlist

Booksellers in French-language Canada are required to carry extensive backlist titles but say sales of them are slow and require staff training. The post In Québec: New Report Cites Book Sales Uptick; Booksellers Debate Backlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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“Catch and Kill” was pulled from two of Australia’s biggest online book retailers amid legal threats from the former National Enquirer editor who features prominently in the book. Continue reading at The New York Times

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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

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Beijing International Book Fair Reports Gains in Rights Sales

The Beijing International Book Fair organizers cite robust rights sales at this year's fair, claiming that sales of Chinese translation rights sold abroad have increased. The post Beijing International Book Fair Reports Gains in Rights Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Reports Indicate the World Cup Boosted Book Sales for Traditional Russian Titles

For all the excitement, tourism, and politically tinged analysis that FIFA's 21st World Cup brought to Moscow, the books market seems to have come out cheering, too, with international visitors said to be asking for Russian reads. The post Reports Indicate the World Cup Boosted Book Sales for... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Book sales boom but authors report shrinking incomes

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Sainsbury's and Blackwell's report rise in Christmas book sales

Sainsbury’s and Blackwell’s have reported positive book sales over the Christmas period, with Pete Selby, head of books at the supermarket, saying that gift purchases are now "shifting" from other entertainment to books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Indie Booksellers Report Solid Summer Sales

Sales were strong across much of the country this past summer, and the attitude going into the fall is positive, according to a survey of more than 15 independent bookstores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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World Book Day sales soar year on year as campaign report assesses engagement

Sales of World Book Day (WBD) titles soared by more than 50% in comparison to last year, with 469,274 copies in total shifted in the week of the event, sales figures have shown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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AAP Reports Uptick in Trade Sales for May

Sales of adult trade books rose 8.9% this May, over May 2015, according to figures released by the Association of American Publishers in its StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The two major trade segments--adult and children's/YA--had a slow start to the year, according to the Association of American Publishers' StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2016: E-book Sales Fell 13% in 2015, Nielsen Reports

Unit sales of ebooks published by traditional publishers fell 13% in 2015 compared to 2014, said Kempton Mooney of Nielsen during a Thursday panel aimed at examining different publishing markets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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To Boost Sales, Japanese Bookseller Kinokuniya Experiments With New Book Covers

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The enduring popularity of coloring books for adults and a successful Small Business Saturday got the holiday season off to a strong start for independent booksellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Could limiting the period for fixed book prices give a needed boost to backlist sales by allowing retailers to discount after the initial buying frenzy is over? Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Industry Notes: 2020 World Book Capital; Political Book Sales in the US; PRH Names New CFO

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B&N Reports Falling Sales in Fiscal 2017 Report

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