PNBA 2019: Strong Sales Make for Upbeat Show

With a good summer and the beginnings of a strong fall, booksellers at this year's Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association annual trade show, were decidedly upbeat. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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If Winter Institute is any indication, as ABA president Steve Bercu noted at the conference opening, "independent bookselling is strong, vital, and growing." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Book Sales Off to a Slow Start for 2019

Will "political fatigue" end publishers' six year streak of print sales growth? At a late morning session dubbed The State of the Publishing Industry Today, David Walter, executive director, client development for NPD Books, told BookExpo attendees that growth in print sales is trending down,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: UnBound Is a ‘Show Within a Show’

At a time when nonbook items have become a significant part of many stores’ sales, BookExpo is upping its commitment to sidelines by setting up a separate exhibit hall for book-related sideline vendors under the UnBound umbrella. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Snoop Dogg to make 'hood TV show' adapting Joe Ide's IQ series

Snoop Dogg is producing the TV adaptation for Joe Ide's IQ detective series, after TV rights were initially snapped up in a seven-way bidding war by Alcon. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Strong growth for Bloomsbury's adult division, as coronavirus buffets sales

April 2020 year‐to‐date revenue at Bloomsbury Publishing has fallen just 3%, the company has reported as part of its full-year results announcement, with print revenues at 87% of last year’s sales and academic digital revenues up by over 52% year on year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Revenue at Penguin Random House rose to €3.64 billion last year and earnings increased to €561 million. CEO Markus Dohle noted that despite the record year, the spread of the coronavirus means that the publisher will "have to endure some impact" to its business this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PRH increases revenues and profits 6.2% for 2019, with 'strong' performance in UK

Penguin Random House increased both its revenues and profits in 2019, according to parent company Bertelsmann, which said it would continue to expand the publisher’s businesses including through acquisition. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Industry Sales Posted Small Gain In 2019

Sales of adult trade books fell 2.7% in 2019 compared to 2018, while sales in the children/young adult segment rose 6.8%, according to AAP’s StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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StatShot: Publishing Sales Rose 1.8% in 2019

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette UK sales slip 1.4% in 2019

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Sales, Earnings Down in 2019 at S&S

A tough fourth quarter where earnings were hurt by, among other factors, the tariffs on books manufactured in China contributed to a 7% drop in profits in 2019 at Simon & Schuster. Revenue in the year fell 1%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookstore Sales Fell 5.7% in 2019

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Blackwell's reports 'strong' Christmas sales

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Print Unit Sales Fell 1.3% in 2019

A dip in adult nonfiction puts an end to a streak of small annual gains in total sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon claims Kindle sales boost in 2019

Kindle sales increased "again in 2019 thanks to independent publishing, Unlimited subscriptions and Amazon Publishing", the company claims. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Revenue at Hachette Book Group fell marginally in the third quarter ended September 30, 2019, dipping just 0.3%, parent company Lagardère reported. One reason for the small decline was slowing sales of the longtime backlist bestseller 'You Are a Badass.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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