Indies See 2018 Sales Jump 5% with ABA Adding 95 Stores

ABA executive director Oren Teicher said sales at independent bookstores rose 5% in 2018 over 2017, helped by the addition of 95 new stores. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]

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ABA gained 95 indies in 2018, Winter Institute hears

The 14th American Booksellers Association’s (ABA) Winter Institute saw independent US booksellers celebrating another bumper year, with sales up 4.9% and compound growth of 7.5% over the past five years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Welbeck's Mortimer Books sees 29% sales jump in 2018

Welbeck Publishing Group has announced net sales were up for 2018 by 29% at Mortimer Books, the company it acquired when it took on Carlton this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-22 18:46:43 UTC ]
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Audiobook Sales Jumped 24% in 2018

Publishers’ sales of audiobooks rose 24.5% in 2018 over 2019, reaching $940 million, according to the recent sales survey sponsored by the Audio Publishers Association. Digital audio accounted for 91% of sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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John Wiley saw 5% revenue jump in 2018

Academic publisher John Wiley has reported an increase in revenue in both its fourth quarter 2018 and whole fiscal year reports, driven by strong operational performance and favourable impacts from foreign currency. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie bookshops bullish about 2018 after Christmas sales rise

Indie bookshops are kicking off 2018 with confidence after the majority reported sales rises over the Christmas period, but some some have urged publishers to take more risks and work harder to build authors into brands this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ABA Added 87 New Member Stores in 2016

The 87 new members that joined ABA last year were spread across 32 states and the organization's growth is accelerating. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Unruly eyes faster growth in tough video ad market after News Corp sale

News Corp, which will get small stake in Tremor, has also entered into three-year partnership for outstream video. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2020-01-06 09:49:13 UTC ]
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WH Smith to buy second US travel retailer; High Street book sales fall 5%

WH Smith has announced it is to buy US indie travel retailer Marshall Retail Group (MRG) for $400m. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 21:24:24 UTC ]
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Number of Self-Published Titles Jumped 40% in 2018

The number of books self-published in the U.S.in 2018 jumped 40% over 2017, according to Bowker’s annual survey of the self-publishing market. More than 1.6 million books were self-published last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-15 04:00:00 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

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-03 19:49:51 UTC ]
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July Bookstore Sales Drop 5%

Bookstore sales in July were $646 million, down from $680 million in 2019, according to preliminary estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Conde Nast veteran Kim Kelleher tapped to lead AMC Networks ad sales

A month after longtime AMC Networks ad sales executive Scott Collins parted ways with the home of “The Walking Dead” and “Killing Eve,” the cable programmer has tapped a mainstay from the magazine world to oversee its linear TV and digital inventory. AMC this afternoon announced that it has... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-09-03 23:26:31 UTC ]
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Religion Presses See Big Sales Jump

Sales in the religion category increased 14.7% in 2018, to $1.22 billion, according to figures released by the AAP. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Audio Publishers Association Survey: Nearly $1 Billion in 2018 Sales

The new annual sales survey from the APA shows audiobooks holding its market lead for growth in formats, with listening in cars on the upswing in 2018. The post Audio Publishers Association Survey: Nearly $1 Billion in 2018 Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-16 17:07:26 UTC ]
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Industry Sales Dipped in 2018

A small gain in the trade segment in 2018 was offset by declines in other categories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hello, Cannes. Plus, 2019 ad sales growth slows: Monday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today It’s Cannes Lions time. If you’re on the French Riviera for the ad... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-17 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Survey: Worldwide Sales of Licensed Material Surpasses US$280 Billion in 2018

The entertainment and character sector, in which book publishing operates, held the largest position in global licensing, according to a new survey from Licensing International. The post Survey: Worldwide Sales of Licensed Material Surpasses US$280 Billion in 2018 appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-12 07:30:10 UTC ]
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NBC eyes huge ad sales night as Bruins force a Stanley Cup Final Game 7

Having Zambonied the St. Louis Blues on their home ice by a score of 5-1, the Boston Bruins on Sunday night ensured that the 2019 Stanley Cup Final will go the full seven games. And while hockey fans are happy to see the season get extended by another three regulation periods, NBC is downright... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-10 21:23:47 UTC ]
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2018 North American Comics Sales Rise to $1.09 Billion

Led by sales of the graphic novel format, total sales of graphic novels and periodical comics in the U.S. and Canada were approximately $1.09 billion in 2018, according to a joint estimate by trade news sites ICv2 and Comichron. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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