Indie Booksellers See Early Holiday Sales Boost

A post-election sales bounce made for a solid Thanksgiving week at many independent bookstores. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers See Subdued In-Store Holiday Sales, Online Eruption

Booksellers reported a significant drop in customer traffic and a commensurate drop in sales, but online orders were way up, forcing bookstores to adapt. Barack Obama's memoir and Jeff Kinney's latest were the most popular titles over the Thanksgiving weekend at stores surveyed by 'PW.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon Reports Record Early Holiday Sales

Led by such categories and toys and fashion, Amazon had record sales between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday. One book managed to make it onto the company's top-selling items over the period. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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What recession? Holiday sales expected to rise amid boost in ad spend

Shoppers appear unfazed by a potential recession, tariff uncertainty and an impeachment inquiry in Washington. The National Retail Federation, which released its annual holiday sales forecast Thursday, says retail sales will increase between 3.8 percent and 4.2 percent during the last two months... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Indie Booksellers Show Post-Holiday Confidence

The unpredictable climate throughout the U.S. in December, both environmental and political, didn’t stop consumers from shopping at independent bookstores—and they have the sales to show for it. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Patterson Offers 'Happy Holidays' for 320 Indie Booksellers

For the third year in a row, the bestselling author is giving holiday bonuses to indie booksellers. This year he sent checks ranging from $750 to $1,250 to booksellers and bookstore owners around the country. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Early Holiday Sales Languish

With sales through mass merchandisers down 8% in the first three weeks of the 2017 holiday selling season compared to 2016, total print unit sales were off 2.7% in the three week period compared to a year ago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Indies Signal Good Start to Holiday Sales

Booksellers were pleased with the start of the official holiday shopping season following strong sales on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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Indie Booksellers Tweak Business Models to Make Most of Hearty Print Sales

With the resurgence of print formats, indie booksellers are testing new business models, scouting new locations, and starting mini-chains. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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

The bookseller will sell limited-edition, exclusive versions of graphic novels with variant covers at its stores around the world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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UK Print Book Sales Pop in 2015, Indie Bookshops Get a Boost

The Bookseller reports a jump in the average price of books in the UK last year, as well as a boost in print book sales — especially at indie bookstores. The post UK Print Book Sales Pop in 2015, Indie Bookshops Get a Boost appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Indie bookshops report Christmas sales boost

Independent bookshops have reported robust Christmas trading, with 72% saying sales increased on last year, reflecting a buoyant market for indie bookshops amid the best Christmas for physical book sales in five years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Coloring Books Drive Big Holiday Sales at Independent Booksellers

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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Holiday Sales for Children's Books Strong at Indies

PW's annual post-Christmas survey of two dozen bookstores across the country didn't turn up any blockbusters on a level with last year's Hunger Games trilogy; instead, shoppers gravitated to a mix of children's books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon tax fallout boosts indie Christmas sales

The majority of independent booksellers saw a Christmas sales rise in 2012, with fall-out from... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Booksellers enjoy late sales boost

Printed book sales soared by 10% (£6.9m) week-on-week during the week before Christmas Day... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Indie Author–Indie Bookseller Relationship Warms Up

More and more indie booksellers are tightening bonds with their communities is by stocking self-published titles by local writers—as long as they don't say a word about Amazon. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Holiday Retail Sales Dip at B&N, Nook Sales Plunge

Holiday sales for the nine-week period ended December 28 fell 6.6% at Barnes & Noble’s retail segment and tumbled 60.5% in its Nook division. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Foul-mouthed Laurence Fox tweet boosts sales for Little Box of Books

A children’s book subscription company says its sales have surged after actor and political activist Laurence Fox berated it online. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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