J S Group sees e-textbook boost

The JS Group has seen “significant” growth in the take-up of e-textbooks last year, helping it to a 14.5% increase in higher education UK revenues. However, a decline in legal print sales and the reduction in value of a contract with the Ministry of Justice meant the Hammicks legal arm saw a decline of 18.1% in revenue last year.  The company also exited its operations in Ghana in its International arm, but saw revenue in its Botswana operations grow by 9.4% before currency movements.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Breadth and depth’: Observers see more pluses than minuses in Vox Media, Group Nine merger

The combined company still won't be the biggest digital publisher on the block. But it will be more well-rounded than most. The post ‘Breadth and depth’: Observers see more pluses than minuses in Vox Media, Group Nine merger appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Bologna sees 55% online boost for 2021 edition

This year's digital Bologna Children's Book Fair saw a 55% increase in page views compared to the previous year's edition. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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YA sees 43% boost post-lockdown as children's market swells

Young Adult books saw a huge 43% rise in post-lockdown sales by value as the children's sector as a whole swelled to 33% of the market once shops reopened. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Trade-Published Romance Sees a Coronavirus Boost in the States

Unit sales of romance ebooks 'increased 17 percentage points from January through May 2020' in the US market, NPD Books reports. The post Trade-Published Romance Sees a Coronavirus Boost in the States appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Scholastic sees third-quarter revenue boost of 4%

Scholastic has reported a revenue rise of 4% year-on-year in its third quarter for the three months to 28th February, increasing from $344.7m (£261.3) to $360.1m (£273m) thanks to its children’s publishing division. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Scholastic Q3 Revenue Boosted by Trade Group

Revenue rose 4% at Scholastic in the third quarter of fiscal 2019 over the comparable period a year ago, but higher costs caused the publisher to say its earnings for the full year will come in at the lower end of its forecast. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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NPD Group Sees 32-Percent Rise in US Political Books, Year to Date

The political debate is paying off for publishers of political books, NPD's data indicates, with major titles leading a nonfiction boost that shows up not just in print but also in ebook sales. The post NPD Group Sees 32-Percent Rise in US Political Books, Year to Date appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Pearson boss sees pay boost despite firm's struggles

The publisher's boss sees his pay package rise 20% in 2016 despite a difficult year for the firm. Continue reading at BBC News

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Indie Booksellers See Early Holiday Sales Boost

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Hachette Book Group Sees Revenue Up Over 12% in Q3

The 12.9% gain in the quarter at HBG USA excludes results from the Perseus publishing group, which Hachette bought in March. HBG CEO Michael Piestsch said the purchase had a "sizable" and "positive" impact on the house's top line. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Seeing More Politics in Your News Feed? Facebook Boosts Partisan Sites

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Germany sees physical sales boost

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McEvoy Group Buys I See Me!

The San Francisco-based McEvoy Group, owner of Chronicle Books, has acquired children's book and gift publisher, I See Me! Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bertrams sees internet and international boost

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US sees Father's Day boost

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Bertelsmann sees group profit rise in first quarter

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Art reflects how we see women; now women are influencing how we see art

Art historian Catherine McCormack reflects on women as art subjects, makers and curators. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Alex Pheby | 'I like to try things. I like to see how they work and see whether I can do them'

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Changes at Little Tiger Group as Truong made group publishing director

The Little Tiger Group is bringing all of its imprints—Little Tiger, Caterpillar, Stripes and 360 Degrees—under the Little Tiger brand, with Thomas Truong promoted to the role of group publishing director. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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