Publishing revenues to plunge and thousands of jobs at risk, report says

Publishing, including books, newspapers and magazines, could see a £7bn fall in revenue and 51,000 jobs axed due to Covid-19's effect on bookshop closures and print sales, a report claims. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-17 06:06:17 UTC ]
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Daily Mail publisher to cut up to 100 jobs as revenues fall

DMGT says quarterly print advertising down 69% and digital income down 17% The publisher of the Daily Mail, Mail on Sunday, the i and Metro is to cut up to 100 roles as the coronavirus pandemic continues to hammer the newspaper and magazine industry.Daily Mail & General Trust, which also... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Digiday Research Report: Half of publishing industry workers are concerned with job security

There are a multitude of effects the changes in publishing have had on the industry -- but less well understood are what it has meant for the people working in the industry. We surveyed over 200 publishing employees in business and revenue roles to understand how work culture, mental health, the... Continue reading at Digiday

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AAP Reports August Revenue Up for Trade Publishers in the US

Once again, digital audio sales show robust gains, with ebook sales largely holding steady in August. Adult sales in the US market show a rise of $22.7 million, with children's and YA also moving upward. The post AAP Reports August Revenue Up for Trade Publishers in the US appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Audio Publishers Association Reports a 22.7-Percent Jump in 2017 Revenue

A six-year trend of double-digit growth year-over-year continues, according to the new report for 2017 from the US Audio Publishers Association. Audiobook sales last year totaled more than $2.5 billion. The post Audio Publishers Association Reports a 22.7-Percent Jump in 2017 Revenue appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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AAP reports ebooks now account for over 22 percent of US publishers' revenue

It's well off the triple year-over-year growth that ebooks saw a few years ago, but the latest report from the Association of American Publishers shows that ebooks did inch up even further in 2012 to account for a sizeable chunk of overall book sales. According to its figures, ebooks now... Continue reading at Engadget

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2011 U.S. Newspaper Publishing Industry - Jobs & Wages Report

Research and Markets report features 2011 current and 2012 forecast estimates on the median wages and salaries nationally and for all 50 U.S. States. Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Publishers Association hails ‘biggest year ever for UK publishing’ in latest report

The PA’s annual yearbook has found across-the-board growth for the book trade, with total invoiced sales up 3.5% on its last report—but Brexit and Covid-19 could endanger the recent gains Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Slowdown in Self-Publishing Drops Publishing Revenue at Salem

First quarter revenue fell 7.6% in Salem Media Group's publishing division which it attributed to a slowdown in author acquisitions in its self-publishing business. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Special Report on Chinese Publishing from China Publishers Magazine

At BookExpo America, China Publishers Magazine offered this special report on Chinese publishing, including key players and international opportunities. The post Special Report on Chinese Publishing from China Publishers Magazine appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Want a Job in Publishing? Why Not Publish Your Resume as a Book

Andy Reynolds, former VP of marketing & publicity for a visual book publisher, is on a job hunt — so he showcased his expertise in the format he knew best. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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UK’s Publishers Association: 64 Percent of Book Revenue at Stake in Copyright Question

As much as £2.2 billion (US$3.1 billion) in revenue, the Publishers Association says, is imperiled in the UK's copyright consultation. The post UK’s Publishers Association: 64 Percent of Book Revenue at Stake in Copyright Question appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Travel publishers report sales uptick but warn it may take years to return to normal

Travel publishers have reported an uptick in sales in recent months as coronavirus restrictions have eased. However many warn it may be “years” until things return to normal, with some pivoting towards popular UK and activity-based guides.     Continue reading at The Bookseller

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4 Takeaways From Top Publishers’ Earnings Reports This Week

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HarperCollins reports record profits as global revenue grows 19%

HarperCollins has reported “record profits”, with global revenues growing 19% in the financial year ending 30th June 2021, according to figures from parent firm News Corp.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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Thousands of supporters join staff at Mike Pence’s publisher in campaign against book deal

Petition signed by more than 200 Simon & Schuster employees delivered to publishing house also calls for end to deals with members of Trump administrationMore than 200 members of staff at Simon & Schuster have signed a petition calling for the publishing house to cancel its seven-figure... Continue reading at The Guardian

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The UK’s Publishers Association 2020 Report: ‘In the Face of COVID’

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Report publication: Publishing Sector in Ukraine

Exploring the Ukrainian publishing sectorThe British Council, with support from the Ukrainian Book Institute, commissioned the research which was undertaken by Emma Shercliff from February to October 2020, with the aim of exploring the Ukrainian publishing sector in more detail, and finding ways... Continue reading at British Council global

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Federation of European Publishers’ New COVID-19 Impact Report: Europe Closes 2020 Down 2 to 5 Percent

A first look at the new report on Europe's book publishing markets highlights the range of impact felt in the first year of the pandemic. The post Federation of European Publishers’ New COVID-19 Impact Report: Europe Closes 2020 Down 2 to 5 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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