Indigo Sales Rise 5.4%

With revenue up 5.4% in the quarter ended Oct. 1, 2016 over the same period a year ago, Indigo CEO Heather Reisman said she is feeling confident about prospects for the holiday season. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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 ]
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Unit Sales Rise 4% in Late September

After four weeks of declining sales, units bounced back in the week ended Sept. 24, 2017, increasing 4% over the comparable week in 2016 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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High street sees 4% rise in book sales

The British high street saw a 4% rise in book volume purchases through physical stores last year, while online sales flatlined. However, online retailers continued to grow their market share of the print market with a 1% rise to 32% of volume purchases in 2016. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Printed book sales fall as Christmas digital sales rise

Physical book sales in the final week of the year totalled £22.5m — down 70% week on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S sales rise in first quarter

Simon & Schuster's worldwide revenues rose to $170m in the three months to the end of March, up from $164m in the same quarter in 2019, parent company ViacomCBS has reported.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-11 08:42:31 UTC ]
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Indigo Lays Off 5,200, Urges Shoppers to Buy 'True Canadian'

Indigo Books and Music, Canada's dominant bookstore chain, closed all of its 199 retail locations on March 18. On Friday, March 27, the company laid off 5,200 of 7,000 total employees. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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 ]
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Digital subscriptions help Sweden market rise as physical sales sink

Physical book sales in Sweden are falling but the take-up of digital subscription services is on the rise, leading to a boost in revenue during 2019, new figures show. Statistics published by trade magazine Svensk Bokhandel showed sales nudged up 1.1% by value and 4.9% by volume in 2019... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-18 15:14:31 UTC ]
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Blackwell's reports third year of growth as sales rise to £58.3m

Blackwell’s has reported a third consecutive year of growth, with sales of £58.3m for the financial period ending 29th June 2019, up from £57m the previous year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-04 03:38:15 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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4 of the Best Used Book Sale Hacks

These are the used book sale hacks that you never knew you needed...until now. Prepare to become the champion of the bag sale. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-08 10:38:08 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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After 4,000 miles and 5,000 book giveaways, Poetry to the People is back home.

On June 28, the Poetry to the People tour wrapped up its 4,000 mile round-trip journey from Brooklyn to New Orleans and back. It was exhausting and exhilarating. There’s nothing like putting a free book into the hands of someone who will obviously love it. The enthusiasm for story was palpable... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-08 14:50:37 UTC ]
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Germany's book sales up 4% in 2019 to date

After a turbulent year thus far for the German book industry, with the surprise announcement in January of the merger of leading book chains Thalia and Mayersche and the insolvency of wholesaler/distributor Koch Neff Volckmar (KNV) two months later, some good news has just been delivered on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-09 19:25:24 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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B&N Q3 Sales Flat, Comps Rise 1.1%

Total revenue at B&N in the third quarter ended January 26, 2019 was flat at $1.23 billion as retail sales rose 0.3% and Nook revenue fell 21%. Comparable sales were up 1.1%, but earnings fell slightly. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK sales of translated fiction grows by 5%

UK sales of translated fiction grew by 5.5% last year, largely thanks to sales by top authors like Jo Nesbo, research commissioned by the Man Booker International Prize shows. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Czech Book Sales Rise Amid Ongoing Industry Consolidation

Overall book sales in the Czech Republic are up as the number of new titles published declines slightly. Industry consolidation and a focus on high-performing books may be the cause. The post Czech Book Sales Rise Amid Ongoing Industry Consolidation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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