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 ]

Other Publishing stories related to: 'Indies See 2018 Sales Jump 5% with ABA Adding 95 Stores'


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bumper year


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #publishing group


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 ]
More news stories like this |


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #john wiley


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #work harder #urged publishers #christmas period #indie bookshops


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #joined aba #member stores


Print Unit Sales Jump by 20% In Late July

With double-digit increases in all but one category, unit sales of print books rose 20.2% in the week ended July 25, 2020, over the comparable week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #comparable week #double-digit increases #late july


‘A tale of two cities’: The coronavirus is creating a barbell effect for publishers’ ad sales

The coronavirus is causing many publishers to experience of bifurcation of their ad sales that’s led to an evaporation of the mid-sized deal. Many large digital publishers are finding the bulk of their deal flow is smaller deals. There are still the big fish to land with wide-ranging campaigns,... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-05-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #digital publishers #big fish #ad sales


Anemic Ad Sales Impact Meredith’s Q3 Earnings

After a few days of delay, Meredith released its Q3 earnings, which closed on March 31. Starting with the bottom line, adjusted EBITDA totaled $151.8 million, a 5.5% decline versus the same period last year. The top line illustrates why. Overall, the company’s revenue fell 6.5% versus 2019.... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-05-14 15:44:55 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #high priority #cash flow #lead generation #apple news+ #roughly half


Booksellers Look to Curbsides and Online Sales, Not In-Store Customers

As states establish reopening timelines and Covid-19 infection rates continue to rise in various parts of the country, bookstores are not reopening in any conventional sense—nor do many owners intend to. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #owners intend #online sales


Print Unit Sales Rise Nearly 5% at the End of April

Solid gains in the adult fiction and juvenile nonfiction categories lifted print unit sales up 4.7% in the week ended May 2, 2020, over the comparable week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #comparable week #week ended #adult fiction #solid gains


Print Unit Sales Fell 5% in Mid-March

Unit sales of print books fell 5% in the week ended Mar. 21, 2020, compared to the similar week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #similar week


Innovative indies find online silver lining as coronavirus closes stores

Indie bookshops are focusing on online sales and coming up with innovative ideas for business after the coronavirus crisis forced physical stores to close. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 17:14:30 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #online sales #indie bookshops


5 Tips for Adding Humor to a Self-Help Book

Self-help books should be helpful, but bestsellers tend to offer humor too. Here are five tips for adding humor to a self-help book. The post 5 Tips for Adding Humor to a Self-Help Book by Amy Fish appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2020-03-17 17:22:33 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #self-help book


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #news corp #three-year partnership


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #wh smith


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #self-publishing market #annual survey


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #digital media #physical stores #consumer confidence #direct impact #cyber monday


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bookstore sales #census bureau #preliminary estimates