Industry Sales Dipped 1.4% in First Half of 2018

The 2018 sales decline was mainly due to a 13.6% drop in sales in the K-12 instructional materials segment. The two main consumer categories had gains with adult book sales up 4.2% and children’s/young adult sales inching up 0.3% over the first half of 2017. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-07 00:00:00 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

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Industry Stocks Dipped in First Half of 2018

Neither Barnes & Noble nor the spun-off Barnes & Noble Education have done terribly well in 2018. (Amazon, however, is doing just fine.) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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Sales, Earnings Drop in First Half of 2018 at PRH

Revenue fell 3.3% in the first half of 2018 compared to a year ago at Penguin Random House, and earnings dropped 17%. The decline was attributed mainly to the negative impact of foreign exchange rates. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HBG Posts Gains in Sales and Earnings in First half of 2018

Revenue in the first half of 2018 rose 1.4% over the comparable period in 2017 at the Hachette Book Group, parent company Lagardère reported, and profits rose by an unspecified amount. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Russia’s Growing Ebook and Audiobook Sales in First Half of 2018

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Print Unit Sales Rose 2% in First Half of 2018

With unit sales of print books rising 4% in the adult nonfiction segment—the industry’s largest major category—total unit sales for the first half of 2018 increased 2% over the comparable period in 2017 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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US Industry Sales for Half of 2017: Looking Good, So Far

Showing upticks for both adults and children's/YA book sectors, the news looks good for the first half of 2017–if adjustments don't change things. The post US Industry Sales for Half of 2017: Looking Good, So Far appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Sales dip at Hachette UK in first half

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Pearson Cutting 4,000 Jobs as First-Half Sales Decline

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Sales of both hardcovers and trade paperbacks, the industry’s two largest print categories, were up 2% in the first six months of this year, compared to the first half of 2013, leading to an overall 1% gain in print unit sales at outlets that report to Nielsen BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Soft Fiction Sales Result in Dip in Mid-May Unit Sales

Unit sales of print books fell by less than 1% in the week ended May 13, 2018, compared to the similar week in 2017, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. 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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First Half Sales Slipped 1.4% at PRH

A good performance in the U.S. plus higher digital and online sales helped to soften the blow of the Covid-19 pandemic across Penguin Random House's global operations in the first half of 2020, parent company Bertelsmann said. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Quarto Sales Fell 17% in First Half of 2020

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German book sales drop nearly 14% in 2020 first half

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4 Shout-Outs to Publishers Doing Their Part During the COVID-19 Outbreak | May 1

We continue to be inspired by all of the thoughtful acts of kindness around the publishing industry. Collectively, our industry is coming together and using our compassion and creativity to help others. To date, we have given 24 shout-outs that have no doubt made an impact on several thousands... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Instagram’s story: Fast growth, a $1 billion sale and Facebook’s broken pledge

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