Lockdown learning helps education market rise as study guides’ sales surge

Though Nielsen has been unable to provide volume sales throughout the lockdown, the presence of multiple study guides in the bestseller lists points to a relative purple patch for the education sector. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 19:58:31 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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Non-fiction and TikTok-boosted YA help children’s book market surge

​The children’s book market has increased by more than 11% this year, boosted by picture books, non-fiction and a remarkable 61% growth in YA sales.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-20 01:05:47 UTC ]
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Memoir sales surge in post-Covid market

 Since lockdown ended, sales of biographies and autobiographies have spiked, rising 16% in volume and 20% in value against the same period last year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-02 06:35:06 UTC ]
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8 of This Week’s Most Telling Marketing Stats, From Earnings Calls to a Surge in Fashion Sales

In the midst of all our town halls, Latin dance breaks and golf tournaments on Zoom, April zoomed by at an alarmingly rapid pace. With the calendar turning to May, it's officially Q1 earnings season. Plus, Nielsen dives into what sports fans are watching in the absence of sports. Here are the... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-05-01 20:05:11 UTC ]
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Bookselling in lockdown: education titles surge as UK shops are shuttered

Exclusive data from Blackwell’s, Waterstones and Bookstat reveal that, with most UK readers housebound, educational titles, escapist fiction and soothing self-help is much in demand Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-03 16:08:12 UTC ]
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Children’s helps Sainsbury’s book sales rise 7.5%

Sainsbury’s has revealed its book sales grew 7.5% year on year in the fourth quarter of 2016, The Bookseller can reveal, with its growth in total retail sales a more modest 0.8%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter helps Hachette UK to 30% third quarter sales rise

The release of the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child playscript, published by Little, Brown, has helped Hachette UK to grow its sales by 30.1% in the third quarter, according to results issued by its parent company Lagardere. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Springsteen helps S&S to 11% rise in third quarter sales

Books by Bruce Springsteen and Amy Schumer have helped Simon & Schuster to an 11% year-on-year increase in its third quarter revenue to $226m (£181m). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Erotica sales surge, but markets continue to fall

Fifty Shades of Grey has sold more than 28 million physical copies around the world, though... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bumper new releases help book sales surge

Book sales soared by more than £2m last week as a bounty of new books hit the shelves on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pottermore sales and profits rise with 'strong' Harry Potter sales

Pottermore, the digital company for J K Rowling’s Wizarding World, saw revenues rise 3.2% and profits increase 23.2% in the 12 months to 31st March 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-13 12:26:57 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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Lambeth Libraries’ Rising Star Dixon on partnerships and community in lockdown

Zoey Dixon, named a Bookseller Rising Star in 2020, has been a leading light in making libraries more accessible, both before and during Covid, in her development role at Lambeth Libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-03 01:24:28 UTC ]
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Booktopia 'eclipses expectations' as sales rise 35%

Revenue at Australian online book retailer Booktopia Group Limited has grown by 35% this year, soaring to $223.9m (£119m) from last year's $165.7m (£88m) and beating its forecasts for the full year to 30th June 2021.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-31 13:52:14 UTC ]
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Daunt reveals sales rise at Barnes and Noble

James Daunt has hailed a rise in sales at American bookseller Barnes & Noble following changes he introduced after being appointed as its c.e.o. in 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-27 02:05:18 UTC ]
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China market turns frosty for Taiwan books, as tensions rise

These days, just being an author from Taiwan could dash your chances of getting a book published in China Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2021-08-11 14:32:35 UTC ]
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Booker bounce as longlisted titles see huge surge in sales

The novels longlisted for the 2021 Booker Prize have seen a huge surge in sales since last week's announcement, with some titles seeing their numbers rise by more than 900%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-05 12:30:26 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Christian Publishing Centralizes Sales, Marketing

Doug Lockhart will oversee sales and marketing at HCCP in the newly created role of senior-v-p for sales and centralized marketing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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