Publishing Industry Sales Were Flat in the First Quarter of 2023

Trade publishing sales saw declines in the first quarter, precipitated by drops in the adult nonfiction and children's/YA categories, although audio continues to be a bright spot. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Industry Sales Were Flat in the First Quarter of 2023

Trade publishing sales saw declines in the first quarter, precipitated by drops in the adult nonfiction and children's/YA categories, although audio continues to be a bright spot. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Industry Sales Were Flat in November

Gains in both the children's/young adult books and religion categories were enough to offset declines in the other major segments in November at the 1,225 publishers that report sales to the AAP. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Industry Sales Were Flat in May

A 14.1% decline in May in the children's/YA segment was offset by gains in sales of adult books and college course materials, leading to total sales in the month holding even with 2022. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Industry Sales Were Hot in April

April was far from the cruelest month for book sales, with the 1,277 publishers that report results to AAP’s StatShot program showing a 18.3% increase over April 2023 following a flat first quarter. Every major category posted an increase over a year ago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-06-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.K. Publishing Sales Rose 3% in 2023

Revenue for U.K. publishing in 2023 was £7.1 billion, about $8.9 billion at current exchange rates, the U.K.'s Publishers Association reported. Growth areas included exports, sales, and digital audiobooks, which saw double digit growth. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Industry Sales Rose 1.8% in October

Results were buoyed by strong sales in higher education course materials, which were up 17.9%, and at religious presses, which saw a 12.2% bump, in conjunction with a 1.5% increase in sales of adult books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Sales Up Just a Smidge Through First Nine Months of 2023

Publishing stayed roughly flat in the first nine months of 2023, inching up 0.8% at the 1,225 publishers that report to the Association of American Publishers' monthly StatShot program over the comparable period in 2022. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The PW Publishing Industry Salary Survey 2023

Our annual industry survey reveals a modest median pay increase and minor improvements in workforce diversity across trade book publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Industry Sales Rebounded in August

Following a July slump, book sales were up 8.5% in August at the 1,233 publishers that supply data to AAP’s StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Industry Sales Slumped in July

Book sales fell 10.9% in July at the 1,233 publishers that supply data to AAP’s StatShot program. Sales of adult books dropped 4.6%, and children's/young adult book sales declined 10.7%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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What the sale of a major American book publisher means for authors, the industry — and you

Book publisher Simon & Schuster's sale to investment firm KKR is novel in many ways, but also part of a long-term trend. History tells us to expect the unexpected. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-08-08 17:35:35 UTC ]
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Publishing Industry Sales Fell 7.6% in April

Publishing industry sales couldn't keep up the pace in April, with all segments of the business but higher education suffering declines in the month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Industry Sales Inched Up in February

Gains in religious and higher educational publishing offset dips in the trade segments in February, resulting in a 0.2% sales gain for the 1,240 publishers that report sales to AAP's StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Large Trade Publishers See Flat Sales for 2022

Higher costs and lower sales led to disappointing results at three of the four largest trade publishers last year, reviving an old publishing mantra. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Industry Sales Rose 3.5% in January

Despite high returns, sales for the 1,240 companies that report results to AAP's StatShot program increased 3.5% in January, with the adult books segment leading the way. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Sales Flat at Start of 2023

Unit sales of print books dipped 0.1% in the week ended Jan. 7, 2023, from the comparable week in 2022, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Sales Start 2023 Flat with 2022

Unit sales of print books last week were even with the week ended January 8, 2022 with higher fiction sales offset by lower sales of nonfiction books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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October Was a Rough Month for Publishing Industry Sales

With sales in the adult books and children’s/young adult categories falling 16.4% and 9.9%, respectively, total industry sales dropped 9.3% in October from a year ago for the 1,370 publishers that report results to AAP’s StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Industry Sales Down 4.5% Through September

Total publishing industry sales fell 4.5% through September compared to 2021, with trade sales down 3.3%, at the 1,368 publishers who report revenue to the AAP’s StatShot program. Lower hardcover sales and higher returns were the main drivers in pushing down trade sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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