Print Book Sales Fell 2.6% in 2023

A 1.7% increase in sales in the fourth quarter kept the drop at 2.6% for the year, overcoming a 4.1% drop during the first nine months. Smaller than expected losses in sales of books for adults helped to offset plunges in the children’s sector. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Fell 6% in January

Difficult comparisons to last January, when 'Spare' sold more than 900,000 copies, led to a 6% decline in unit sales of print books in January from a year ago. Sales improved at the end of the month with the release of 'House of Flame and Shadow' by Sarah J. Maas. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Fell 2.6% in 2023

A 1.7% increase in sales in the fourth quarter kept the drop at 2.6% for the year, overcoming a 4.1% drop during the first nine months. Smaller than expected losses in sales of books for adults helped to offset plunges in the children’s sector. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Fell 6% Again Last Week

The spring sales trend of weekly declines of about 6% continued last week, with unit sales of print books dropping 6.4% compared to the week ended May 22, 2021, at outlets that report to BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Fell 6% Last Week

Since the end of the Easter shopping season, unit sales of print books have followed a fairly regular weekly path, falling by roughly 6% compared to a year ago. That was the result again last week when sales dropped 6.9% from the week ended May 15, 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Fell 4% in April as Nonfiction Struggles

The decline was due in part to an earlier Easter this year, as well as the continued soft sales in the nonfiction category, according to Circana BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Circana BookScan on March 2024: US Print Books 2 Percent Under 2023

The Circana BookScan analysis of the US print market in March shows that Q1 2024 was 15 percent ahead of where it was in 2019. The post Circana BookScan on March 2024: US Print Books 2 Percent Under 2023 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-04-16 20:56:31 UTC ]
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With Nonfiction Soft, Print Book Sales Fell 1.7% in First Quarter

Led by books by Sarah J. Maas and Rebecca Yarros, fiction sales were up in the first quarter this year, but nonfiction declines resulted in a 1.7% drop in total unit sales of print books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales Fell 6.8% at Hachette Book Group in 2023

Revenue at Hachette’s U.S. division fell 6.8% last year and was the weakest performer in Lagardère's publishing group, where total sales increased 2.2%, to €2.81 billion, and profits slipped by €1 million, to €301 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-28 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Fell 8% Last Week

Following a one-week, Britney Spears–led sales increase, unit sales of print books fell 8% last week compared to the week ended November 5, 2022. Sales fell in all major categories except young adult fiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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With Adult Fiction Tumbling 10%, Print Book Sales Fell 5.7% Last Week

After a long run with weekly sales ahead of 2022, unit sales of adult fiction titles were down 0.2% in the year-to-date after sales fell last week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Improved Last Week, But Still Fell 4%

Unit sales for print books had their best weekly performance since mid-June, in part thanks to Stephen King, but still fell 4% from a year ago. Once again, sales were down in all categories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Fell Again Last Week

Unit sales of print books fell 7.9% last week from the comparable week in 2022 at outlets that report to Circana BookScan. Sales were down in all categories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Fell in All Categories Last Week

Unit sales of print books struggled again last week, falling 7.6% compared to the week ended August 13, 2022. The decline in adult fiction continued, with sales off 9.6%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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With Adult Fiction Cooling, Print Book Sales Fell 5.4% Last Week

The string of weeks in which unit sales of print books were down in all major categories reached three last week, leading to a 5.4% sales decline from the comparable week in 2022. Sales of adult fiction fell 7.2%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Despite a Colleen Hoover Reissue, Print Books Sales Fell 4.7% Last Week

Sales from a new edition of a Colleen Hoover novel were not enough to overcome huge sales racked up by Jenny Han's young adult titles last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Religion Book Sales Fell 6% in 2022

Final industry estimates from the AAP show that sales of religious books fell 6% in 2022 from 2021, dropping to $1.27 billion last year from $1.35 billion in 2021. Digital audiobooks and hardcover sales fell 42% and 9.5%, respectively. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Fell 3.6% Last Week with Nonfiction Still Soft

A good showing by the adult fiction category was not enough to prevent unit sales of print books from falling 3.6% last week from the week ended June 17, 2022, at outlets that report to Circana BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Fell 5.8% Last Week

Softness in the children's categories and just a minimal gain in adult fiction led to a 5.8% drop in unit sales of print books last week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Fell 5.5% Last Week

More softness in all categories except adult fiction and the lack of big new titles combined to drop unit sales of print books 5.5% last week compared to the week ended May 28, 2022, at outlets that report to Circana BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Fell 3.4% Last Week

Declines in adult nonfiction and both juvenile categories offset gains in the adult fiction and young adult categories, leading to a 3.4% decline in unit sales of print books last week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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