Ovenden moves to LKP as head of UK sales

Madeleine Ovenden, previously of Michael O’Mara, has been appointed head of UK sales for Laurence King Publishing (LKP). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Clayton to lead UK field sales for Bonnier Publishing UK

Hachette's Sarah Clayton has been appointed head of UK Field Sales for Bonnier Publishing UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Former Bantam Sales Head Lou Satz Dies at 94

Satz, who headed sales at Bantam in the 1960s and 1970s under Oscar Dystel, died on April 9. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Heading to London Book Fair: Diversity in UK Publishing

As the UK publishing industry prepares for its annual encounter with many colleagues from other markets, a look at UK book business diversity. The post Heading to London Book Fair: Diversity in UK Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-04-01 19:24:36 UTC ]
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UK book sales in 2021 highest in a decade

Booming appetites for crime, sci-fi and romance drive fiction sales 20% higher than in 2019, with Richard Osman the year’s bestselling authorBook sales continued to climb last year despite lockdowns, with more than 212m print books sold in 2021 – the highest figure of the last decade.Driven by... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-01-11 17:21:11 UTC ]
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The UK’s Publishers Association Charts a ‘Steep Rise’ in Audiobook Sales

The United Kingdom's audiobook sales show an eye-catching 71-percent jump, January to June this year over the same period in 2019. The post The UK’s Publishers Association Charts a ‘Steep Rise’ in Audiobook Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-11-28 17:52:33 UTC ]
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Hachette UK revenues fall 3% in third quarter but Shelley hails 'extremely strong' sales

Hachette UK saw its revenues fall 3% in the third quarter of 2021 compared to the same period last year, although c.e.o. David Shelley said sales were still “extremely strong" and ahead of forecasts, with increased market share. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-27 21:59:40 UTC ]
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UK sales up 31% at Unbound in 2021

Unbound has reported its trade sales grew year on year in both the UK and US by 31% and 51% respectively during 1st January to 31st July 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-25 22:51:14 UTC ]
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Martina Arzu moves to Head of Zeus

Martina Arzu is to join Head of Zeus as commissioning editor, working within its commercial fiction imprints Aria (women’s fiction) and Aries (crime and thriller). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-18 20:37:41 UTC ]
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S&S UK partners with Jhalak Prize to boost longlist sales

Simon & Schuster UK has collaborated with the Jhalak Prize in its Books to Readers programme, which aims to boost sales and visibility for longlisted writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-25 00:26:21 UTC ]
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Children's booksellers across UK report solid sales after reopening

A number of children’s bookshops up and down the country have spoken of their joy at being able to welcome children and parents back into their premises, with many reporting excellent trading. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK book sales soared in 2020 despite pandemic

New figures from the Publishers Association show fiction and audiobooks did particularly well, with value of consumer sales up 7% on 2019 despite bookshop closuresFiction sales in 2020 soared by more than £100m for UK publishers, as readers locked down at home made their escape into books, with... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-04-26 23:01:49 UTC ]
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Egmont UK saw 2019 revenue dip but posted profit ahead of HarperCollins sale

Egmont UK's 2019 revenue decreased 8.9% to £37.9m but the publisher had a £369,000 pre-tax profit in the financial year before the book business was bought by HarperCollins, new figures uploaded to Companies House show. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-08 08:40:13 UTC ]
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Pandemic drives ebook and audiobook sales by UK publishers to all-time high

Printed book sales plunge in first six months of 2020 on back of shop and school closuresSee all our coronavirus coverageSales of digital books by British publishers are set to hit an all-time high this year as the public turns to reading to escape pandemic cabin fever.However, the ebook and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-14 07:00:02 UTC ]
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Retail site Bookshop makes £65k sales on UK launch day

New online retailer Bookshop.org secured sales of around £65,000 in its first day, making £16,000 for indies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-02 12:21:42 UTC ]
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Robin Stevens | 'They have been in my head every day, but it feels like the right moment to move on'

Award-winning Robin Stevens reflects on closing her Murder Most Unladylike series with its ninth adventure Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK National Newspaper Print Sales Plunge Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

Print sales for the UK’s biggest national newspapers slumped by as much as 39% last month, as the coronavirus lockdown Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-05-22 22:41:14 UTC ]
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UK national newspaper print sales plunge amid coronavirus lockdown

Some titles fall up to 39% as publishers grapple with selling copies with shops shut and transport hubs closedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePrint sales for the UK’s biggest national newspapers slumped by as much as 39% last month, as the coronavirus lockdown shut... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-21 13:50:38 UTC ]
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Catford joins Hodder Education as UK field sales director

Hodder Education has appointed Sean Catford, formerly of Pearson, as its UK field sales director. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-06 13:36:15 UTC ]
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UK national newspaper sales plummet under Covid-19 lockdown

Fears for jobs as print sales drop by as much as 30% after thousands of newsagents closeCoronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverageNational print newspaper sales have fallen by as much as 30% since the start of the government-ordered coronavirus lockdown, according to industry... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-27 14:04:29 UTC ]
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