Regnery Posts 7% Sales Gain in ‘Peculiar Year’

Regnery Publishing had a good 2018, which president and publisher Marji Ross considered "peculiar" for one reason: three of its top-selling titles were by well-known political figures who wrote nonpolitical books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Post Another Double Digit Gain

Last week, unit sales of print books had their second consecutive week of double-digit growth over the previous week at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. For the week ended May 9, 2020, print units were up 10.5% over the prior week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Sales Posted Small Gain In 2019

Sales of adult trade books fell 2.7% in 2019 compared to 2018, while sales in the children/young adult segment rose 6.8%, according to AAP’s StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Wiley Posts Q3 Gains in Sales, Earnings

For the quarter ended January 31, 2020, John Wiley reported that revenue rose 4% over last year’s third quarter, to $467.1 million, and net income increased 1.4%, to $35.4 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Units Post Solid Sales Gain in Early November

With both juvenile categories posting double-digit increases and a strong gain in adult nonfiction, unit sales of print books rose 5.9% in the week ended Nov. 9, 2019, over the comparable week in 2018 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Sourcebooks Posts Double Digit Six Month Sales Gain

Unit sales rose 24% in the first six months of 2019 over the comparable period in 2018, while revenue increased 26% at Sourcebooks. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Posts Double-Digit Gains in Sales, Earnings in First Half of '19

Driven by a number of acquisitions and hundreds of bestselling books, profits at Penguin Random House jumped 33.0% in the first half of 2019 over the comparable period in 2018 and revenue rose 11.3%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HBG Posts Gains in Sales and Earnings in First half of 2018

Revenue in the first half of 2018 rose 1.4% over the comparable period in 2017 at the Hachette Book Group, parent company Lagardère reported, and profits rose by an unspecified amount. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HC Earnings Rise 7% in Q2 on 1% Sales Gain

The positive impact of currency fluctuations, plus higher backlist sales in its children's division, led to a 1% revenue rise at HarperCollins this past quarter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Unit Sales Post a Solid 9% Gain

At outlets that report to NPD BookScan, sales of print units were up 9% in the week ended Nov. 12, 2017, with units up in all four major publishing categories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audiobook Sales Up Again in 2016, Posting Double-Digit Gains

Total sales of audiobooks rose 18.2%, to an estimated $2.1 billion. Unit sales for the year were up even more, rising 33.9% over 2015, to 89.5 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indigo Posts More Sales Gains

First quarter sales at the Canadian chain rose 4.4% led by strong comp store sales improvement. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Slimmed Down Scholastic Posts Sales and Earnings Gains

Focusing on children's publishing and education delivered gains in fiscal 2016, following the sale of the house's technology unit. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BAM Posts 2014 Profit on 0.8% Sales Gain

With comp store sales up 0.4% in the year, total revenue at Books-A-Million rose 0.8% over the previous year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Posted Solid 2014 Sales Gains

Driven by gains in the children’s/young adult and K–12 instructional materials segments, publishers’ sales hit $15.72 billion in 2014, up 4.9% over the previous year, according to the Association of American Publishers’ StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Last Year's Books Top This Year's First Quarter Sales

Michelle's Obama's 'Becoming,' released in early November, was the biggest title, selling 629,000 copies through outlets that report to BookScan in the period ended March 30. Only three books released in 2019 made the top 20 list in the quarter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Weak Print Sales Limit Sales Gains at Wiley

A drop in print revenue in John Wiley's publishing group was offset by increases in the company's other to operating divisions, leading to a 2% sales rise in the quarter ended July 31, 2017, over the comparable period last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Sales Were a Bright Spot In a Dark Year for Sales

A 1.5% increase in trade sales wasn't enough to offset declines overall industry sales in 2016. which saw a 5.1% fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day sales soar year on year as campaign report assesses engagement

Sales of World Book Day (WBD) titles soared by more than 50% in comparison to last year, with 469,274 copies in total shifted in the week of the event, sales figures have shown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cold snap book sales plunge 16% year on year

Printed book sales slipped 3% week on week last week, and were down 16% year on year as the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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