NPD’s Kristen McLean on the US Industry: Weathering the Pandemic

Having dropped up to 2.5 million units in its worst 'acute COVID period' week, Kristin McLean says the US publishing industry needs to assess, predict, and harden weak spots for challenges ahead. The post NPD’s Kristen McLean on the US Industry: Weathering the Pandemic appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-27 12:33:49 UTC ]
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Interview: NPD Book’s Kristen McLean on a New Licensing Report for Publishers

New insights into the US market, previously not visible to researchers, are coming to light now as NPD Book's new Licensing Report product comes up to speed, tracking more than 4,000 licenses and more than 10,000 ISBNs weekly. The post Interview: NPD Book’s Kristen McLean on a New Licensing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Mann looks to positive industry developments brought about by pandemic

Bonnier Books UK c.e.o. Perminder Mann has suggested, for all of the damage caused by the pandemic, the industry's long-term prospects may have improved, with the industry having "future-proofed" itself. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-18 16:07:00 UTC ]
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Children’s trade optimistic sector can weather the pandemic after sales boost

A survey conducted by The Bookseller found most staffers in the children’s publishing sector were optimistic concerning its odds of surviving, and thriving, in a post-Covid market. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-18 18:23:09 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-13 13:15:23 UTC ]
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Pandemic Takes a Toll on Industry Stocks

The Publishers Weekly Stock Index fell nearly 20% in the first six months of 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The New Normal: How Industry Magazines Are Navigating the Pandemic

The extent to which the COVID-19 pandemic will impact publishing is still coming into focus, and, as our content director noted last month, will likely take years to fully assess. Absent the luxury of planning years, months or even weeks into the future, publishers of all sizes have been forced... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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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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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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Print Manufacturers in Hong Kong and China Face Pandemic Chaos Head-On

Pragmatic optimism, continuous business process re-engineering, and a steadfast innovative spirit are steering Hong Kong and China print players through chaotic pandemic-induced challenges Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Pandemic Missed Connections

We asked children's and YA editors to tell us about a book of theirs, published during the pandemic, that they wish had gotten more love. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook, Fox, and what ‘killing people’ means in a pandemic

Last Thursday, with confirmed cases of COVID-19 again rising across the US, Dr. Vivek Murthy, the surgeon general, issued his first advisory since the Biden administration took office: health mis- and disinformation, he said, has prolonged the pandemic, not least by exposing Americans to... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2021-07-21 12:37:08 UTC ]
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Phaidon made further loss in 2020 as pandemic hit revenue

Phaidon made an operating loss of £1.3m in the year ending June 30th 2020, a 33% bigger loss than the previous year, due to the "adverse effects" of multiple national lockdowns, according to accounts filed at Companies House.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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OUP turnover falls as pandemic hits

Oxford University Press recorded turnover of £754.5m in the 12 months to the end of March 2021, a 10.7% decrease on the previous year (£844.9m) and a decline of 8.6% at constant exchange rates.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-15 12:22:06 UTC ]
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NPD BookScan: US June Print Book Sales Up 2.8 Million Over 2020

'NPD Books' Brenna Connor says there's a possibility that the American market will go into the autumn with double-digit year-to-date gains. The post NPD BookScan: US June Print Book Sales Up 2.8 Million Over 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-07-12 17:32:28 UTC ]
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Almost three-quarters of schools cut library provision through pandemic

A new survey from charity Read for Good, which has donated bundles of books to 50 schools nationwide, has found school library funding has been hit by the pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Meet the BookTokers giving backlist titles a shot in the arm through the pandemic

The video-sharing social media platform TikTok is not just a place where teens share the latest dance crazes—it’s also proving a driver of book sales, and beyond teen reads too. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Brand-new doctors, enlisted to battle the pandemic

What six med school graduates saw as the coronavirus tore through New York hospitals. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Judging in a pandemic

Over the last 15 months during the pandemic my reading has been all over the shop. Sometimes I have almost been unable to put a book down, so desperate am I to escape the reality and the news, sometimes I have been unable to pick up a book, as reality and the news has been too much. Do you know... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Springer Nature staff get day off after 'extraordinary' pandemic effort

Staff at the academic publisher Springer Nature are being given an extra day of holiday on 2nd July to thank them for their "extraordinary efforts" during the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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