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 Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NPD Books on July’s US Print Market: 6 Percent Lower, Year to Date

In a 'steady' market, NPD sees print sales in the United States decline 1.6 million units in July, typically a month for some losses. The post NPD Books on July’s US Print Market: 6 Percent Lower, Year to Date appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Hachette Book Group: 2-Percent Rise in Carbon Footprint

Hachette Book Group releases an environmental progress report, which found that paper accounts for 95% of the publisher's carbon footprint. The post Hachette Book Group: 2-Percent Rise in Carbon Footprint appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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US Book Industry: NPD Sees More Gains in July, 16 Percent Over 2019

The book trade continues a run of some 15 weeks of upward lift in the US market, says NPD's Kristen McLean, especially good 'for the dog days of summer.' The post US Book Industry: NPD Sees More Gains in July, 16 Percent Over 2019 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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US Book Market: NPD Sees Unit Sales Up 2.8 Percent in Q2

Politically related biography and memoir gained, and children's print gained 12 percent over the second quarter of 2019 in unit sales. The post US Book Market: NPD Sees Unit Sales Up 2.8 Percent in Q2 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-20 17:15:16 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Politics Power Print, Says NPD: Category Soars 32 Percent

Teaser text Image By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson subhed f you’ve spent any time lately thinking that the political nightmares of the day surely have been good for some book sales–you take your silver linings where you can find them, right?–a new report from the NPD... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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StatShot: US Industry Down 12.6 Percent in April; 2.3 Percent Year-to-Date

The StatShot report from AAP shows United States trade book industry revenues falling 8.9 percent in April and 1 percent year-to-date. The post StatShot: US Industry Down 12.6 Percent in April; 2.3 Percent Year-to-Date appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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NPD Projects US Print Book Unit Sales 17 Percent Above 2019

Year-to-date performance in the American book market is looking likely to converge with that of 202 at 8 percent, NPD Books reports. The post NPD Projects US Print Book Unit Sales 17 Percent Above 2019 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Book Returned To Idaho Library 110 Years Past Due Date

If the Boise Public Library were still enforcing the late fee printed in the book, it would have racked up more than $800 in fines. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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AAP StatShot: US Industry Up 18.1 Percent, January to June, Year to Date

Total revenues year-to-date January-to-June revenues across all categories in the US book industry came in at US$6.3 billion. The post AAP StatShot: US Industry Up 18.1 Percent, January to June, Year to Date appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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NPD Books: US October Sales up 7.1 Percent Over 2019: ‘A Healthy Month’

The United States market is on track for 'one of the highest volume years for US trade book sales in NPD BookScan history.' The post NPD Books: US October Sales up 7.1 Percent Over 2019: ‘A Healthy Month’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Bologna Book Fair 2019 Attendance Exceeds Last Year’s by 5 Percent

Bologna Children's Book Fair announces a record year in attendance and news coverage, while naming Sharjah as its 2020 Guest of Honor. The post Bologna Book Fair 2019 Attendance Exceeds Last Year’s by 5 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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'Stratospheric' political book sales almost double in two years

Exposés of the Trump White House have led the boom, but readers have also been turning to theoretical work from authors including Marx and OrwellWhether it boils down to a desperation to understand the intricacies of Theresa May’s backstop or a longing for reason in these troubled times, sales... Continue reading at The Guardian

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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

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Industry Changes: Nielsen Book’s US Services Sold to NPD Group

Offering employment to existing US Nielsen Book employees, the Nielsen Book practice becomes NPD Book in the new acquisition. The post Industry Changes: Nielsen Book’s US Services Sold to NPD Group appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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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Frankfurt Book Fair 2016: Attendance Rises For Second Straight Year

The Frankfurt Book Fair reported that total attendance at the fair rose modestly for the second year in a row. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Booksellers See Rise in Ali Book Sales

The sad news of Muhammad Ali's death, which broke late last week, has resulted in publishers rushing to get their new Ali titles into stores, and a run on available backlist titles about the iconic boxer and activist. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Printed book sales rise for first time in four years as ebooks decline

Adult colouring book craze and 150th anniversary of Alice in Wonderland helped revival in traditional publishing last yearSales of printed books have grown for the first time in four years, lifted by the adult colouring book craze and 150th anniversary of Alice in Wonderland, as ebooks suffered... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Egmont group's profits rise in 'best year ever'

Denmark-based Egmont Group said it achieved its “best year ever” in 2014, as pre-tax profit for the year totalled €127m (£92.5m), a 36% increase from 2013. All divisions recorded improvements in their underlying operations and overall revenues for 2014 grew 10% to €1.6bn (£1.2bn). Ebitda... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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