Record Day for 'What Pet Should I Get?' at BAM

Following record-breaking sales for Harper Lee’s 'Go Set a Watchman' on July 14, Theodore Geisel’s 'What Pet Should I Get?' repeated that feat at the nation’s number two chain retailer two weeks later, on July 28. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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One Day breaks seven-day August record

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Wed, 31/08/2011 - 15:20 David Nicholls' One Day (Hodder) has broken the record for the biggest ever weekly sale from an adult-readership novel in the month of August. Across all print editions, One Day sold 92,336 copies at UK booksellers in the seven... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rediscovered Dr Seuss pet book breaking sales records

What Pet Should I Get? is publisher’s fastest-selling picture book yetHarper Lee’s Go Set A Watchman is not the only recently discovered work to be breaking records this summer. Dr Seuss’s long-forgotten manuscript What Pet Should I Get? has sold 200,000 copies in just a week, its American... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon breaks global sales record on Prime Day

Amazon said sales during its first ever Prime Day broke global records, receiving 398 orders per second across Prime-eligible countries.   Sales on 15th July or Prime Day – when the retailer offered heavy discounts to encourage shoppers to sign up to Amazon Prime membership – were 18% higher... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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"Record breaking" sales for Grey on first day

Cornerstone has claimed that the first day sales of ‘Grey’ have been “record-breaking” for an adult paperback in the industry. The latest edition of E L James’ bestselling series – Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as Told by Christian went on sale around the world yesterday, just 18 days after the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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School libraries aim for world record on National Libraries Day

School libraries will be celebrating National Libraries Day with a Guinness World Record attempt... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audials One 2020 stream recording suite promises 'ground-breaking recording quality and speed'

Audials AG has released Audials One 2020, a major new version of its comprehensive stream capture suite. The suite brings together all the tools available separately in three other products: Audials Music 2020 (music and audiobook recording), Audials Movie 2020 (video streams) and Audials Radio... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-09-16 13:08:51 UTC ]
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‘The advertising industry is a day-to-day unrelenting grind’: Why agencies should unionize

Agencies aren't unionized. As unionization among digital media companies continues to grow the question of why collective bargaining is happening agencies remains. The post ‘The advertising industry is a day-to-day unrelenting grind’: Why agencies should unionize appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-06-13 04:01:37 UTC ]
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Day in the Life: What Hearst’s celebrity talent ‘wrangler’ does all day

As entertainment director for Hearst Magazines Digital Media, Nojan Aminosharei is responsible for wrangling celebrity talent for shoots across Hearst’s 21 digital brands, ranging from Cosmopolitan to Country Living to Esquire. Coming up with fresh ideas and pulling them off takes a lot of... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Patricia Day Stein, of Stein and Day Publishers

Patricia Day Stein, who was v-p and co-founder of the book publisher Stein and Day with her then husband Sol Stein, died on July 16 in Sleepy Hollow, N.Y., of natural causes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon starts Boxing Day sale on Christmas Day

Amazon.co.uk will begin its Boxing Day sales on Christmas Day this year, responding to the fact... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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OverDrive Reports Record Digital Borrowing in 2019

Public Libraries around the world generated a record level of digital content circulation in 2019, providing patrons access to more than 326 million e-books, audiobooks and digital magazines, according to a report by Rakuten OverDrive, a digital distribution vendor for libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones records flat Christmas sales

Waterstones has posted flat sales for December, with bad weather and the general election causing a "distraction" in the middle of the key trading period.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-07 10:17:07 UTC ]
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Pottermore records £31.5m sales

Pottermore, the digital publisher of Harry Potter, recorded sales of £31.5m in the year to end March 2019, with pretax profit jumping to £6.9m. Describing the performance as "another very good year", chair Neil Blair highlighted "strong" sales of the original Harry Potter series across e-books... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-02 23:13:21 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Kay and Ross ‘most-read’ since Christmas Day

Adam Kay’s Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas (Picador) and Ryan’s Christmas by self-published author L.J. Ross were the most read books since Christmas Day, according to Amazon. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-02 10:20:56 UTC ]
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65% of owners buy their pets holiday gifts. Here’s what to get your dog.

There really is something to that “four-legged family member” mindset. If you’ve made it to this article, you’re probably at least thinking about getting a gift for your pet these holidays. You’re not alone: A 2018 report from Nielsen found that 65% of pet owners bought their pet a birthday or... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-12-13 11:05:20 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

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-10 19:12:36 UTC ]
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Amazon Reports Record Early Holiday Sales

Led by such categories and toys and fashion, Amazon had record sales between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday. One book managed to make it onto the company's top-selling items over the period. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow to mark Climate Action Day

Nosy Crow will support sustainability app Refill to mark Climate Action Day on Saturday (30th November), after being inspired by the indie's recent book Earth Heroes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-29 10:43:38 UTC ]
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David Higham Associates invites 10 to open day for writers from under-represented backgrounds

David Higham Associates has announced the 10 authors who will attend its open day for writers from under-represented backgrounds in January. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 17:10:16 UTC ]
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