Prestel looks to treble UK sales for kids’ books, despite 'Brexit'

The UK division of a German publisher is pushing ahead with plans to expand its children’s book business, despite the economic uncertainty caused by the UK’s decision last week to leave the European Union. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult Book Sales Fell, Kids Books Rose in October

Sales of adult trade books fell 13.1% in October compared to October 2015, while sales in the children’s/young adult segment rose 1.9%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New chapter? UK print book sales fall while audiobooks surge 43%

Publishers hit by surprise 5.4% fall in 2018 – but warn against proclaiming terminal declineUK book sales fell for the first time in five years in 2018, despite the success of bestsellers such as Michelle Obama’s autobiography, Becoming.The UK publishing industry was hit by a surprise fall of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-25 23:01:37 UTC ]
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'Leading the entertainment pack': UK print book sales rise again

Bestsellers including Michelle Obama’s Becoming cited as reasons for success, with industry voices praising sector for fourth consecutive year of growthFormer first lady Michelle Obama’s memoir, Becoming, which sold more than half a million copies in less than two months, has helped the UK book... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult Book Sales Flat in October; Kids' Down 6.8%

Sales of adult books were flat in October compared to October 2017, according to figures released by the AAP as part of its StatShot program. Sales in the children/young adult segment fell 6.8% in the month compared to 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book sales in Wales and the West outstrip the rest of UK

Wales and the West is emerging as the area with the fastest-growing book sales of 2018 so far, according to fresh statistics from Nielsen BookScan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Association: How Rights Sales Factor Into the UK’s Book Industry Revenues

‘The share of income from rights has steadily increased from 72 percent in 2013 to 80 percent in 2016,’ says the UK’s Publishers Association, in a report released this summer. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson In Five Years: A 90 Percent Rise in Rights Income hen Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Last chance for UK authors to win European Book Prize before Brexit

This is the last year that British authors are likely to be eligible to enter the European Book Prize (Prix du Livre Européen), with the UK's exit from the European Union looming in March 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trends in UK, US Holiday Book Sales: Late Buys and E-Commerce

The 2017 year-end holiday season book sales patterns reported in both major English-language markets looked good at the end, but getting there wasn't a lot of fun. And what lies ahead may be rougher for bookstores. The post Trends in UK, US Holiday Book Sales: Late Buys and E-Commerce appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales of mind, body, spirit books boom in UK amid 'mindfulness mega-trend'

While fewer titles are selling in other genres, reading that offers a path to spiritual growth has risen 13% in 2017The UK’s “mindfulness mega-trend” shows no sign of running out of breath, with sales of “mind, body, spirit” books booming, against a background of slowing sales elsewhere on the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London book fair: UK publishers cheerfully splash cash as sales rise

Decline of reality TV and soap star memoirs greeted with glee, but publishers say it is time to turn the page on Gone Girl-style ‘grip-lit’On the eve of the London book fair, publishers were excited by news that sales of physical books were up for the second year in a row – 7% more than in 2015.... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A year in review: E-book sales fall for all but one of the UK’s biggest publishers

It was another year of digital contraction for the UK’s biggest publishers, who experienced a second consecutive year of declining ebook volumes in 2016. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brexit book to be sent to all UK politicians

A book warning about the dangers of Brexit is to be sent to every elected national politician in the UK following the success of an impromptu fundraising campaign set up by a reader. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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JK Rowling and Joe Wicks powered 2016 surge in UK book sales

Helped by Harry Potter and the hit fitness guru, year on year takings to December rose sharply to £1.59bnRetail sales struggled in 2016, but JK Rowling cast a spell strong enough to power sales towards a magical £1.6bn during the year, a rise of almost 5% on 2015, according to the latest annual... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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My Job in 5: Benedetta Costantini, UK sales executive, Michael o’Mara Books

This week we interviewed Benedetta Costantini, Uk sales executive at Michael o’Mara Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book sales in the UK decline for the first time

There's something to be said about a printed book. It's easy to read outdoors, you can lend it to a friend and, unlike a top-end Kindle, it doesn't spell disaster if you lose it. E-readers have their place, but today The Publishers Association (PA) h... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2016-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK Print Book Sales Pop in 2015, Indie Bookshops Get a Boost

The Bookseller reports a jump in the average price of books in the UK last year, as well as a boost in print book sales — especially at indie bookstores. The post UK Print Book Sales Pop in 2015, Indie Bookshops Get a Boost appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sainsbury's Brings Beloved Kids' Character to Life -- and Tops U.K. Book Sales

This week saw an unexpected new title shoot to the top of the U.K's official book charts: "Mog's Christmas Calamity," by children's author Judith Kerr. Aged 92, Kerr has penned a new book featuring "Mog," a cat beloved to generations of British kids but what's really unusual is that she wrote... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2015-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK Authors, Publishers Donate Book Sales to Syrian Refugees

Some of the UK’s most famous authors and publishers are donating their earnings from book sales to raise £1m for Syrian refugees. The post UK Authors, Publishers Donate Book Sales to Syrian Refugees appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-09-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK Authors Force Clean Reader App to Stop Some Book Sales

Creators of the Clean Reader app will no longer sell books after receiving complaints from authors that their works were being altered without permission. The post UK Authors Force Clean Reader App to Stop Some Book Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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