International Spotlight: Ireland book sales’ value falls 29% in lockdown

Across the Irish Sea the books market has suffered as bookshops have been shuttered, falling by almost a third in value Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-11 04:31:29 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

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Germany in the Spotlight at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

Moving its full guest of honor program to 2022, Germany is at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair this year. The post Germany in the Spotlight at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-27 13:24:34 UTC ]
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US First-Quarter 2021 Print Book Sales Grew 29 Percent

Strong book sales continue in Q1 of 2021, with print sales up 29 percent in the US. And in 2020, ebook sales increased by 17 percent. The post US First-Quarter 2021 Print Book Sales Grew 29 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-19 16:24:12 UTC ]
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Suited to Change: Spotlight on the Jerusalem International Book Forum

Known for its mix of intellectual and informal gatherings, the forum embraces cultural diversity and fosters inclusion and open dialogue. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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International Book Fairs: Leipzig’s Cancellation Spotlights the Calendar

This month's cancellation of Leipziger Buchmesse points to the shifting outlook for major publishing events, professional and public-facing. The post International Book Fairs: Leipzig’s Cancellation Spotlights the Calendar appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-16 17:02:19 UTC ]
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New Books From Italy: Launching an International Rights Sales Program

the Italian book business opens 'New Books from Italy' to promote contemporary titles, industry directories, and translation funding opportunities. The post New Books From Italy: Launching an International Rights Sales Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-11 13:55:15 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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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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New chapter? UK print book sales fall while audiobooks surge 43%

Publishers hit by surprise 5.4% fall in 2018 – but warn against proclaiming terminal declineUK book sales fell for the first time in five years in 2018, despite the success of bestsellers such as Michelle Obama’s autobiography, Becoming.The UK publishing industry was hit by a surprise fall of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-25 23:01:37 UTC ]
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International Hot Book Properties, Week of October 29, 2018

This week's hot books include an Italian novel that sold in over 10 territories during the Frankfurt season, and a Finnish title on the meaning of life that sold to Harper in the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stephanie Barrouillet on Trends in International Children’s Books and Rights Sales

Literary agent Stephanie Barrouillet looks at trending themes in global children's books markets, like diversity, emotional growth, and current events. The post Stephanie Barrouillet on Trends in International Children’s Books and Rights Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beijing International Book Fair Reports Gains in Rights Sales

The Beijing International Book Fair organizers cite robust rights sales at this year's fair, claiming that sales of Chinese translation rights sold abroad have increased. The post Beijing International Book Fair Reports Gains in Rights Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books Salon: International Issues, Trends, and Rights Sales

Close to 30 international publishers are spending two days in New York City to meet with US acquisitions editors and publishing executives in the first Children's Books Salon organized by the Frankfurter Buchmesse New York and Publishing Perspectives. The post Children’s Books Salon:... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook to book NZ advertising sales revenues here, not in Ireland

Facebook says it will book the revenues it earns from selling advertising to Kiwi companies in New Zealand in future. The change is part of worldwide move by Facebook to restructure its accounting and appears a major victory for policy-makers concerned about the way Facebook and many other... Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Books at 70: Celebrating Authors, Their Sales and International Rights Success

'Always just a bit sexier and more exciting,' Macmillan's rights-powerhouse Pan Books observe a 70th anniversary with new Golden Pan honors. The post Pan Books at 70: Celebrating Authors, Their Sales and International Rights Success appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The fall and rise of physical book sales worldwide – in data

The effect of ebooks on sales of paper books has not been as drastic as expected – it seems that other, more unpredictable factors have a greater influence on how and what we readNielsen, which tracks book sales in several countries, released 2016 figures to coincide with this week’s London Book... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A year in review: E-book sales fall for all but one of the UK’s biggest publishers

It was another year of digital contraction for the UK’s biggest publishers, who experienced a second consecutive year of declining ebook volumes in 2016. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US book sales fall in first five months of 2015

Book sales of traditionally published books in the US fell by almost 6% in the first five months of this year, compared to the same period the year before. Overall sales for trade fiction and non-fiction, children, higher education, professional and university presses were down 5.8% from... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales of Self-Published 'Rabbit' Sleep Book Top 29,000

After selling roughly 300 copies prior to last week, self-published picture book 'The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep' moved more than 29,000 print copies in the week ended August 23. It's also rumored that the book were acquired by Random House for seven figures. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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