Regional newspaper titles suffer yet more substantial sales declines

But all publishers can point to the fact that their audiences are moving onlineSales of regional newspapers, meaning their newsprint versions, declined further in the final six months of 2014, according to the latest figures realised by ABC.That, in itself, is hardly surprising. But the overall fall among the daily titles does appear to be accelerating. Again, that’s to be expected as more and more people are choosing to read their news online. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Regional Maine Titles Down East and Dispatch Merge Sales Teams

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Local World's flagship evening regional newspapers suffer big circulation falls

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Barnes & Noble Digital Sales Quadruple, Retail Sales Decline

Bookseller and newsstand provider Barnes and Noble had a strong first quarter with its digital content, sales in that channel quadrupled. Though digital sales have had some tenacious growth, sales at retail decreased by more than $25.7 million or 3 percent. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Adult Titles Drove a 24% Print Book Sales Gain Last Week

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Sales of Adult Titles Had Big Gains Last Week

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New Pilkey Title Leads a Good Week for Book Sales

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Stressful Times Prompt Sales for Spirituality Titles

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Mackesy's title tops the 2020 sales chart

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UK National Newspaper Print Sales Plunge Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

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