O’Reilly Retail Site Switches from Direct E-book Sales to Subscription Access

O'Reilly Media will begin offering subscription access to ebooks on its Shop.reilly retail site, rather than offering direct sales of downloadable ebooks. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Offers Direct Sales to Orphaned Bookstores

In response to Baker & Taylor closing its retail wholesale business, Penguin Random House has launched the "Indies Express Program" to transition B&T indie bookstore accounts to direct sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Nonfiction Sales Growth in the Russian Book Market Expected to Continue This Year

Credited by some to a growing post-Soviet interest in authoritative information, the Russian book business reportedly sees substantial gains for nonfiction. The post Nonfiction Sales Growth in the Russian Book Market Expected to Continue This Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pugh's statement 'is not true': City Hall emails reveal how aides learned Baltimore mayor lied about book sales

When Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh defended selling her “Healthy Holly” books to the University of Maryland Medical System, she made one specific claim that touched off concern at City Hall. Pugh told The Baltimore Sun on March 20 that she had not sold her books beyond those she provided to... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Books Post Good February Sales

Sales of adult trade books rose 6.6% in February over February 2018 after slumping in January, while sales of children/young adult books had a second consecutive month of good sales increases, according to the AAP. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Sales For ‘The Hunchback Of Notre Dame’ Soar In France After Cathedral Fire

The classic novel shot to the top of Amazon France’s bestseller list after a massive blaze overtook the famed Paris church. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-04-16 17:16:25 UTC ]
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Cambridge and California in Open Access Deal; Book Depot Acquires Kidsbooks

The University of Cambridge and the 10 campuses of the University of California enter a major new agreement in open access, as Ontario-based Book Depot acquires the American publisher Kidsbooks. The post Cambridge and California in Open Access Deal; Book Depot Acquires Kidsbooks appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sphere snaps up next two books in McTiernan Cormac Reilly series

Sphere has snapped up the next two books in Dervla McTiernan’s DS Cormac Reilly crime series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Last Year's Books Top This Year's First Quarter Sales

Michelle's Obama's 'Becoming,' released in early November, was the biggest title, selling 629,000 copies through outlets that report to BookScan in the period ended March 30. Only three books released in 2019 made the top 20 list in the quarter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In Québec: New Report Cites Book Sales Uptick; Booksellers Debate Backlist

Booksellers in French-language Canada are required to carry extensive backlist titles but say sales of them are slow and require staff training. The post In Québec: New Report Cites Book Sales Uptick; Booksellers Debate Backlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Food bloggers beat Jamie Oliver to smash book sales record

A cookbook by the creators of the Pinch of Nom blog is the UK's fastest-selling non-fiction book. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Sales Flat at Hudson in 2018

While sales in Hudson Group's literature category dropped 5% in 2018 compared to 2017, book sales were about flat with 2017. Hudson operates about 60 bookstores in airports and sells books in another 500 of Hudson's 1,082 locations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Report: Spanish-Language Subscription Digital Sales Gain in Revenues

As ebook sales continue to grow in Spanish-language markets, the new report from the Dosdoce and Bookwire.es shows digital subscription services are also gaining consumer traction. The post Report: Spanish-Language Subscription Digital Sales Gain in Revenues appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Baltimore Mayor Pugh amends financial disclosure filings amid scrutiny over book sales to UMMS hospital system

Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh did not fully disclose the $500,000 business relationship she started in 2011 with the University of Maryland Medical System during the time she was a state senator, a period during which she sat on the hospital network’s board of directors and oversaw issues... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Switch adds another comic book reader in Izneo

The Switch hasn't quite lived up to its tablet potential due to a severe lack of software outside of games, but it's surprisingly found a groove as a comic book e-reader. It's all thanks to Inky Pen -- a comic subscription that's currently exclusive... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Selby made head of books at W H Smith as Scholes and Bradley leave retailer

Pete Selby will join W H Smith taking up the newly-created role of head of books as Sue Scholes and Sandra Bradley leave the retailer.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Licensing Drives a Quarter of Children’s Book Sales, Says New Research

Licensed titles made up 26% of unit sales of juvenile books in the U.S. in 2018, according to just-released research from the NPD Group. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Czech Book Sales Rise Amid Ongoing Industry Consolidation

Overall book sales in the Czech Republic are up as the number of new titles published declines slightly. Industry consolidation and a focus on high-performing books may be the cause. The post Czech Book Sales Rise Amid Ongoing Industry Consolidation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon 2018 sales hit $232.9bn as retailer enjoys record fourth quarter

Amazon's 2018 sales increased  31% to $232.9bn as the online giant revealed a record $72bn revenue for the fourth quarter, in its latest financial results.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time for Books to Get Accessible

A new guide provides best practices for making books readily available to the visually impaired. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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