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

In what's being described as a "cooperative publishing arrangement," Down East and Dispatch, two regional titles serving the the state of Maine, have agreed to merge their sales teams to cross-sell the two brands. The post Regional Maine Titles Down East and Dispatch Merge Sales Teams appeared... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2015-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Local World's flagship evening regional newspapers suffer big circulation falls

Leicester Mercury down 14.4% on the year while rival titles belonging to Johnston Press and Trinity Mirror also sufferSeveral Local World flagship evening regional newspapers suffered double digit year-on-year circulation falls, according to the latest ABC figures.Many of its regional rivals... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Unit Sales Declined 5.1% Last Week

With declines in all categories except adult nonfiction, unit sales of print books fell 5.1% last week at outlets that report to BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Declined 3.3% Last Week

Unit sales of print books fell 3.3% last week, the third consecutive week in which print sales have fallen. In contrast, unit sales continue to do better when compared to 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S Posts Q2 Profit Gain Despite Sales Decline

Lower production and distribution costs were enough to give Simon & Schuster a 9% increase in earnings in the second quarter, despite an 8% drop in sales. Digital revenue jumped 44% in the quarter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Nielsen Book to restate sales numbers for Dawson title after bulk purchase

Nielsen Book has said it is restating Mark Dawson's sales figures, after the author admitted to making a bulk purchase of his own book The Cleaner to secure his status as a "top 10 bestseller". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-22 11:24:27 UTC ]
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Race, Social Justice Titles Sparked Rise in Sales Last Week

'So You Want to Talk About Race' saw its sales jump by 848% last week over the previous week as a number of other social justice–related titles also saw big sales bumps, helping to drive up total unit sales of print books by 6.8% over the week ended May 30. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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UK National Newspaper Print Sales Plunge Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

Print sales for the UK’s biggest national newspapers slumped by as much as 39% last month, as the coronavirus lockdown Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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UK national newspaper print sales plunge amid coronavirus lockdown

Some titles fall up to 39% as publishers grapple with selling copies with shops shut and transport hubs closedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePrint sales for the UK’s biggest national newspapers slumped by as much as 39% last month, as the coronavirus lockdown shut... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-21 13:50:38 UTC ]
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Quad/Graphics Reports $12M Loss Amid Declining Sales in Q1

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UK national newspaper sales plummet under Covid-19 lockdown

Fears for jobs as print sales drop by as much as 30% after thousands of newsagents closeCoronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverageNational print newspaper sales have fallen by as much as 30% since the start of the government-ordered coronavirus lockdown, according to industry... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-27 14:04:29 UTC ]
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McClatchy: newspaper publisher files for bankruptcy as 'local media suffers'

Miami Herald and Kansas City Star publisher has suffered as readers give up traditional subscriptions and get news onlineThe publisher of the Miami Herald, the Kansas City Star and dozens of other newspapers across the country is filing for bankruptcy protection. Related: Controversy rages over... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-02-13 14:36:40 UTC ]
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S&S Squeezes Out a Q3 Profit Despite Sales Decline

Profits rose by $1 million at Simon & Schuster in the third quarter of 2019 over the comparable period in 2018, despite a 9% drop in sales. In last year's third quarter, Bob Woodward's 'Fear' drove strong sales for the publisher. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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EDC Has First Quarter Decline in Sales and Earnings

Total revenue at Educational Development Corp. dropped 8% in the first quarter of fiscal 2020, to $27.6 million, from the comparable period a year ago. Earnings, meanwhile, fell from $1.8 million a year ago to $1.3 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Juvenile Titles Push Unit Sales Up 5.9% in Mid-April

Led by big gains in the juvenile categories, total print unit sales rose 5.9% in the week ended Apr. 13, 2019, over the comparable week in 2018, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Easter Titles Help Lift Unit Sales 4.3% in Early April

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S&S 2018 Profits Up, Despite Small Sales Decline

A 7% decline in fourth quarter revenue led to a 0.6% drop in sales for the full year at Simon & Schuster. The publisher still posted a 6% increase in operating profits over 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Soft Adult Sales Lead to 2% Unit Decline in Late October

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