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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Strong Holiday Sales Power Upbeat Wi9

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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Blackwell's reports 'strong' Christmas sales

Blackwell's has reported "strong" Christmas sales with the chain's online business enjoying a "buoyant" trading period.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-13 17:46:29 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-24 00:23:43 UTC ]
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2020 YA Book Adaptations To Make Popcorn For: Critical Linking, November 26, 2019

A daily roundup of the most interesting and awesome bookish links from around the web! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-26 11:30:58 UTC ]
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Hockney and Gayford make Educational Writers' Award 2019 shortlist

The Educational Writers' Award 2019 shortlist has been revealed, with titles from David Hockney, Martin Gayford and Alastair Humphreys in the running.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-17 19:17:20 UTC ]
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Sales Flat at HBG in Q3, But Expects Good Finish for 2019

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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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'Strong' UK interest as Patricia Highsmith's diaries up for sale

Several UK publishers have their eyes on the UK rights to novelist Patricia Highsmith’s extensive diaries, which will for the first time tell of the author’s “heart-break, difficult choices, hard-won professional triumphs and a furiously fast-paced social life”.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-31 19:04:45 UTC ]
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Heartland 2019: A Small but Mighty Show

Heartland Fall Forum, held for the first time in Cleveland, received high marks from both exhibitors and booksellers, who described it as a highly productive gathering of publishers, booksellers, and authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshops reveal favourite books of 2019 as Obama, Porter and Thunberg make the grade

Bookshops have revealed their favourite books of 2019 with books by Michelle Obama, Max Porter and Greta Thunberg among the shortlisted titles for the Books Are My Bag Readers Awards.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-02 12:48:18 UTC ]
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Children/YA Has Strong July Sales Gains

Sales in the children/young adult category rose 16.6% in July over July 2018, while sales of adult books increased 3.9% in the month over 2018, according to the AAP’s StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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SIBA 2019: Spartanburg Hosts High Energy Show

The Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance Discovery Show in Spartanburg, S.C. this past weekend was one of the best attended in years and offered an enthusiastic kick-off to the fall regional season, and a rousing send-off for outgoing executive director Wanda Jewell. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Regional Show Highlights 2019

A roundup of key happenings at all eight shows, including panels and roundtables, author signings and mini-TED talks, and even a few pajama parties. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-29 01:46:32 UTC ]
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IVP Reports Double-Digit Sales for 2019

IVP has increased its sales over 16% from last year with a mix of old and new bestsellers, a new distribution partnership, and Amazon’s marketing services. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Germany's 2019 book sales up 2.3% to date

The German book industry reported cumulated sales growth of 2.3 percent for the first six months of 2019 despite two sharp declines in March and June, when sales were down 11.8 and 7.1 percent respectively. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-08 17:57:00 UTC ]
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ALA Reports Strong Attendance at 2019 Annual Conference

Librarians gathered in Washington D.C. were treated to a slate of great author talks—and wrestled with a host of thorny issues in the professional program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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