PRH Worldwide Revenue Hit $4.4 Billion in 2020

Driven by strong sales in the U.S. in 2020, revenue at Penguin Random House increased 4.6% over 2019, while profits jumped 23%. The U.S. accounted for 58% of worldwide sales, up from 56% in 2019. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Phaidon made further loss in 2020 as pandemic hit revenue

Phaidon made an operating loss of £1.3m in the year ending June 30th 2020, a 33% bigger loss than the previous year, due to the "adverse effects" of multiple national lockdowns, according to accounts filed at Companies House.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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ReaderLink Revenue Hits $1.2 Billion

The distributor has had growth of 58% over the past three years, due in part to its ability to regain shelf space at major chains that had cut back on their book sections. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PRH first-half revenue hit by ebook decline

Global revenues at Penguin Random House fell 10.7% year-on-year in the first half of 2015 due to lower ebook sales. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Report: Worldwide App Revenue To Exceed $15 Billion in 2011

Mobile app downloads will increase 117 percent to 17.7 billion worldwide while mobile application store revenue will grow to more than $15.1 billion in 2011, a 190 percent increase, according to Gartner Inc. In 2010, app stores generated an estimated $5.2 billion from both download sales and... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Audio Publishers Association: US Audiobook Revenues Reach $1.6 Billion in 2021

Growth in audiobook revenue by genre was led in 2021 by romance, self-help, and science-fiction per the Audio Publishers Association. The post Audio Publishers Association: US Audiobook Revenues Reach $1.6 Billion in 2021 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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It's Official: Book Publishing Sales Held at $25 Billion in 2020

The Association of American Publishers released its final report on 2020 industry sales today and the figures show another flat year, with sales down 0.2% compared to 2019, slipping to $25.71 billion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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2020 North American Comics Sales Grow to $1.28 Billion

Combined sales of comics periodicals and graphic novels in North American in 2020 climbed to approximately $1.28 billion, according to a joint estimate by pop culture trade news sites ICv2 and Comichron. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Audio Publishers Association Cites 12-Percent 2020 US Audiobook Revenue Growth

In 2020, the Audio Publishers Association sales report finds more than 71,000 audiobooks were published in the US, up 39 percent over 2019. The post Audio Publishers Association Cites 12-Percent 2020 US Audiobook Revenue Growth appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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UK publishing income up 2% in Covid-hit 2020 despite print decline

Total publishing income hit record levels in 2020, rising 2% to £6.4bn, buoyed by a digital surge that helped offset a 6% decline in print sales, a report by the Publishers Association shows. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PRH’s Markus Dohle on Bertelsmann’s 2020 Profit Report

'Globally, people turned to books' in 2020, Markus Dohle says, and Penguin Random House parent Bertelsmann reports on a strong year. The post PRH’s Markus Dohle on Bertelsmann’s 2020 Profit Report appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Quarto sees 2020 revenue fall 7% but profits rose

The Quarto Group saw revenue fall 7% year on year in 2020 to $126.9m (£91.5m) although adjusted operating profit increased to $10.6m (£7.6m) in the same period. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Regnery Revenue Fell in 2020

A good fourth quarter was not enough to offset a first half sales slump at Regnery. The publisher has set a 75,000-copy first printing for Josh Hawley's 'The Tyranny of Big Tech,' which will be published on May 4. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Podium Audio Hit New Milestones in 2020

The surge in digital audiobook sales has helped numerous publishers grow in the last few years, and perhaps none have benefitted more than Podium Audio. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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S&S global sales hit 'record year' in 2020 at $901m

Sales at Simon & Schuster came in at an all time high in 2020 at $901m, ViacomCBS has reported. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Denmark’s Lindhardt & Ringhof Reports ‘Vast Growth in Revenue’ in 2020

'Readers want both digital books as well as the "old-fashioned" print book,' says Lindhardt & Ringhof's CEO. The post Denmark’s Lindhardt & Ringhof Reports ‘Vast Growth in Revenue’ in 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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As Revenue Tops $380 Billion, Bezos to Step Down as Amazon CEO

Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, will hand over the CEO duties to Andy Jassy, head of Amazon Web Services, this summer. The company reported that sales in the year jumped 38% over 2019, to $386.1 million, and earnings skyrocketed 84%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Debut fiction did well in pandemic-hit 2020

Debut novelists performed solidly last year, despite widespread fears that they would lose out to more established authors due to 2020's pandemic-hit publishing schedules.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Börsenverein Report Shows 2020 German Book Revenue Down 2.3 Percent

Shutdowns in December short-circuited the German market's progress in making up book sales losses from spring lockdowns. The post Börsenverein Report Shows 2020 German Book Revenue Down 2.3 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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France's bookshops report 3.3% sales dip in Covid-hit 2020

France's bricks-and-mortar booksellers have reported a year-on-year fall in sales of only 3.3% in 2020, despite a total of three months closure across two lockdowns, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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