Print Stumbles Early As E-Books Skyrocket

The two reports measure different aspects of the book market and one is far more comprehensive than the other, but figures released last week by Nielsen BookScan and the Association of American Publishers showed a trade market where ebooks are thriving and print books are struggling. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Library secures early printed books

Two of the first ever books to be printed in Scotland have been bought from private ownership by the National Library of Scotland. Continue reading at BBC News

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Reinventing Book Printing: Digital Printing for Every Stage in a Book’s Life

Multinational publishers know that regional book editions increase their options for selling titles, especially in the education segment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why print book sales are rising, and books are getting longer

E-book sales have remained stagnant in 2015. But print book sales are up, and Harper Lee's latest novel and adult coloring books are the big winners. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Lizzie Skurnick Books will retrieve out-of-print young adult books

Lizzie Skurnick Books, named after the author who will oversee the titles, will re-release old favorites among young adult titles first published between the 1920s and 1980s. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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E-books vs. print: Most parents prefer reading paper books to their children

A new survey found that more than 70 percent of parents still prefer print books to the iPad when it comes to reading to children. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Kindle E-books Top Print Books Sales on Amazon

It happened. Amazon says ebook sales have surpassed physical book sales on Amazon.com. Continue reading at PC World

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E-Books Outsell Print Books at Amazon

Amazon.com said that it sold 105 ebooks for every 100 printed books, a milestone that its chief executive, Jeff Bezos, said had occurred sooner than expected. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Print Unit Sales Increased 6.8% in Early June

Unit sales of print books rose 6.8% in the week ended June 6, 2020, over the similar week last year, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Up 9.9% In Early May

Led by big gains in the juvenile categories, unit sales of print books rose 9.9% in the week ended May 9, 2020, over the comparable period in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Up 2.9% in Early April

Strong gains in the juvenile categories offset weakness in the adult categories in the week ended Apr. 11, 2020, resulting in a 2.9% increase in print unit sales over the comparable week in 2019 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Quad Closes Book Printing Operations

The loss of printing capacity is one of the many concerns publishers are facing because of the new coronavirus outbreak—and the business was dealt an unhappy surprise last week when Quad unexpectedly closed its book printing facilities. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Print Unit Sales Fell 3.2% in Early March

Unit sales of print books fell 3.2% in the week ended Mar. 7, 2020, compared to the similar week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Best Books for Print People, 2019

Magazine and newspaper executives may beg to differ, but our love affair with print media has been surprisingly resilient in the digital era. E-book sales have flattened, and physical book sales continue to outstrip the “disruptors” by a wide margin. In fact, as our annual review of “Books for... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-12-18 21:53:27 UTC ]
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Charlesworth Press printing 36,000 personalised books a day as Christmas looms

Yorkshire print firm Charlesworth Press says it is currently producing up to 36,000 personalised children’s books every day as Christmas demand for the bespoke items ramps up. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'It's never too early to share a book', says Paul Howard-Jones at Annual BookTrust lecture

Educational neuroscientist and Channel 4’s "The Secret Lives of Five Year Olds" expert Paul Howard-Jones has urged parents to read to their children to boost youngsters’ maths skills, in the Annual BookTrust Lecture. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Print Units Post Solid Sales Gain in Early November

With both juvenile categories posting double-digit increases and a strong gain in adult nonfiction, unit sales of print books rose 5.9% in the week ended Nov. 9, 2019, over the comparable week in 2018 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Up in Early October

With gains in the four major book categories, unit sales of print books rose 2.8% in the week ended Oct. 5, 2019, over the comparable week in 2018, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson Puts Print Books to Bed

The publisher will shift its U.S. textbook publishing program to a digital first model. Print texts will be available for rental only. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin stops printing Pedro Baños book after antisemitism claims

Investigation led by Julia Neuberger finds Spanish edition of How They Rule the World has ‘echoes of Jewish conspiracy theories’Penguin Random House has stopped short of demands to withdraw Pedro Baños’s How They Rule the World from sale, but will print no further copies of the book after an... Continue reading at The Guardian

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