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

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

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

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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

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

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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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Scholastic revenues plunge 32% but trade sales up in second quarter

Scholastic saw revenues plunge 32% year on year to $406.2m and operating income fall 54% in the second quarter, as its business continued to be hit by the pandemic, although trade sales rose. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Six roles at risk as Reach publishing team takes over Mirror Books

All six roles at Mirror Books have been placed at risk of redundancy as the imprint is taken over by the Reach publishing team. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hachette UK hails 'stellar' quarter but Lagardère sees revenue plunge 38.3%

Hachette UK has reported a “stellar” third quarter with year-on-year growth of 15.6% and record download revenue for e-books and audio. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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AI to benefit academic publishers the most, says PA report

A report compiled by the Publishers Association has found that one in six publishers think Artificial Intelligence will bring about "significant" change for the industry, with academic publishers set to benefit the most. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PRH reports 'solid' sales as Bertelsmann revenues fall 8.9%

Global revenues at Penguin Random House fell slightly by 1.4% year on year in a "solid" six months to 30th June despite the impact of Covid-19, while parent company Bertelsmann saw group revenues tumble 8.9%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sharmaine Lovegrove: ‘You must spend a year in a bookshop before you get a job in publishing’

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