May Bookstore Sales Jumped 130%

Rebounding from the lows of spring 2020, bookstore sales in May soared 130% over last May, hitting $632 million. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Continued to Rebound in August

Bookstore sales continued their 2021 rebound in August, jumping 60.1% over 2020, as schools and colleges began to reopen. Sales were $1.23 billion, up from $770 million a year ago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Sales Jump 18.1% in First Six Months of 2021

With all segments posting increases, sales rose 18.1% in the first half of 2021 over the comparable period in 2020 for publishers who report results to the AAP. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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April Bookstore Sales Skyrocketed

Rebounding from the worst month of the 2020 sales collapse, April bookstore sales soared 204% over last year, jumping to $514 million, from $169 million in April 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Eso Won and Crockett Named PW’s Bookstore and Sales Rep of the Year

Publishers Weekly has named the L.A.-based indie bookstore Eso Won Books its Bookstore of the Year, and Simon & Schuster sales rep Toi Crockett has been named PW Sales Rep of the Year. The announcement was made at the inaugural U.S. Book Show. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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February Bookstore Sales Dropped 22.3%

February bookstore sales fell to $446 million in February compared to sales of $573 million in 2020, according to preliminary estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Fell 16.6% in January

Bookstore sales were $797 million in January, down from $956 million a year ago. The 16.6% decline was only a slight increase over the December drop, and was another indication bookstore sales declines may be levelling off. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Fell 28.3% in 2020

Bookstore sales fell 15.2% in December, the smallest monthly decline since February, but sales fell 28.3% for the year, according to preliminary estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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November Bookstore Sales Dropped 21.5%

Bookstore sales were $485 million in November, down from $618 million in November 2019, according to figures from the U.S. Census Bureau. The 21.5% decline was the smallest monthly drop since spring. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Post Another Decline in October

Bookstore sales fell 28.8% in October compared to October 2019, according to estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. October was the second consecutive month bookstore sales fell by roughly 28% compared to 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Jump in Mid-November

With all categories posting gains of at least 11%, unit sales of print books jumped 19.5% in the week ended Nov. 14, 2020, over the comparable week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Dropped 27.7% in September

Bookstore sales fell 27.7% in September, dropping to $609 million from $842 million a year ago. For the first nine months of 2020, sales were down 31% compared to 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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August Bookstore Sales Dropped 30.7%

Bookstore sales tumbled 30.7% in August compared to August 2019, putting an end to a brief rally that saw the rate of sales declines slowing compared to 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstores Need More than Hope. They Need Sales. And Soon.

Despite expanding their services during the most challenging time for retailers in recent memory, booksellers enter the holiday season worried about forces beyond their control. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Fell 24.6% in July

Bookstore sales dropped 24.6% in July compared to a year ago, according to estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau. The July results were an improvement over steeper sales drops in recent months, but sales through the first seven months of 2020 were down 31.6%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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July Sales Jumped in Trade, Fell in Education

Sales of adult books rose 20.9% in the month over July 2019, and sales in the children/young adult category increased 14.5%, according to AAP's StatShot program. Sales in the K-12 instructional materials category fell 24.9% compared to last July, while sales in the higher educational course... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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June Bookstore Sales Fell 35%

June bookstore sales were $384 million, a decline of 35.3% from June 2019, according to results from the U.S. Census Bureau. As severe as the June decline was, it represented an improvement of nearly 30% over May sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Jump by 20% In Late July

With double-digit increases in all but one category, unit sales of print books rose 20.2% in the week ended July 25, 2020, over the comparable week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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May Bookstore Sales Took Another Dive

May bookstore sales dropped 59.8% compared to a year ago, according to preliminary estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Sales were $271 million, down from $675 million in May 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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April Bookstore Sales Tumbled 65.3%

Bookstore sales plunged 65.3% in April compared to April 2019, tumbling to $219 million. April is expected to be the worst month for bricks-and-mortar stores, with advance sales for May released by the U.S. Census Bureau showing improvement in total retail sales for the month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Plunged 33.4% in March

With many stores closing in March, bookstore sales tumbled 33.4% in the month compared to March 2019, according to preliminary estimates reported by the U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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