National Poetry Day celebrated as sales rise 15%

National Poetry Day takes place today (28th September) with the launch of a new BBC poetry and performance festival featuring Kate Tempest, Hollie McNish and Simon Armitage among others. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Edinburgh UP reports 12% sales rise

Edinburgh University Press has reported a 12% rise in sales for the year to end July 2017, to £3.22m. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Roald Dahl Day celebrated with 'pop-up' Lego characters

Roald Dahl Day kicked off on Wednesday (13th September) with the annual global celebration of the author on his birthday with a range of celebrations, activities and new titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-14 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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Profits at PRH Rise, on Small Sales Gain, in First Half of 2017

Strong print and audio sales at Penguin Random House countered soft ebook sales to increase revenue 1.1% in the first half of the year. Earnings at the publisher rose 11.4%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales rise at ‘fitter, faster’ CUP

Cambridge University Press has reported headline sales growth of 14% to £306m in its 2016/17 annual report, up from £268.8m in the previous year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Taylor & Francis sees first-half sales rise

The Taylor & Francis Group saw sales rise 11.3% year-on-year to £238.9m in the six months to 30th June 2017, although underlying growth was put at just 1.2%, suggesting the publisher saw a boost from foreign exchange and the weakened pound. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day sales soar year on year as campaign report assesses engagement

Sales of World Book Day (WBD) titles soared by more than 50% in comparison to last year, with 469,274 copies in total shifted in the week of the event, sales figures have shown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Mugwump' and 'Corbynomics' celebrated by Collins Dictionary on polling day

Collins Dictionary has collected its favourite political words from elections to show how we never suffer “word fatigue” as the General Election draws to a close. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales Rose 15% at Bloomsbury in 2017

Led by strong gains in its children’s publishing division, revenue at Bloomsbury rose 15% in the fiscal year ended February 28, 2017 over fiscal 2016. Profits slipped, however, dropping to £9.4 million from £10.3 million in fiscal 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales, Earnings Rise at S&S in Q1

Revenue at Simon & Schuster rose 11% in the first quarter ended March 31, 2017 over the comparable period a year ago, while operating income increased 8%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Bookstore Day returns, celebrating local bookstores as sanctuaries

Independent Bookstore Day returns April 29 for a day of reader solidarity, or, in the words of one local participant, Skylight Books, “Today we all bleed indie!” Launched in California in 2014, Independent Bookstore Day has since gone national — this year’s list of participants boasts 458... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Have You Hugged Your Indexer Today? It’s the UK’s National Indexing Day

'The professional indexer has been around for a good century longer than the printed book.' And the Society of Indexers is looking for respect. The post Have You Hugged Your Indexer Today? It’s the UK’s National Indexing Day appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'March' Led Sales Rise at IDW Publishing

Continued strong sales of 'March' helped to drive a 19% increase in revenue in the first quarter ended January 31, 2017, in IDW Media's publishing division. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher to host EU celebration night on day of Article 50 trigger

Canbury Press is to host a gala evening to "celebrate the contribution of Europeans to the UK" as prime minister Theresa May prepares to trigger Article 50. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-21 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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London book fair: UK publishers cheerfully splash cash as sales rise

Decline of reality TV and soap star memoirs greeted with glee, but publishers say it is time to turn the page on Gone Girl-style ‘grip-lit’On the eve of the London book fair, publishers were excited by news that sales of physical books were up for the second year in a row – 7% more than in 2015.... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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High street sees 4% rise in book sales

The British high street saw a 4% rise in book volume purchases through physical stores last year, while online sales flatlined. However, online retailers continued to grow their market share of the print market with a 1% rise to 32% of volume purchases in 2016. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bargain hunters strike book bonanza on opening day of City Library sale

When Palmerston North City Library staff arrived at work on Friday morning, the queue for the first day of the three-day book sale had already formed. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Top authors to celebrate 20 years of World Book Day

Book Aid International has teamed up with 20 stars of the children’s book world to celebrate the 20th anniversary of World Book Day (WBD). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-16 00:00:00 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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