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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S&S Posts Solid 2017 Sales, Earnings

Fourth quarter sales rose 12% at S&S while earnings jumped 22%. These gains helped the publisher to an 8% sales gain for the full year, with earnings up 11% over 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult Nonfiction Drives Sales Gains Once Again

At outlets that report to NPD BookScan, print unit sales were 6% higher in the week ended Feb. 4, 2018, than in the comparable week in 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult Nonfiction Sales Drive More Unit Gains in Late January

At outlets that report to NPD BookScan, unit sales of print books were 6% higher in the week ended Jan. 28, 2018, than in the comparable week in 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Fire and Fury’ Sparks Another Week of Sales Gains

With Michael Wolff’s 'Fire and Fury' selling more than 324,000 copies in the week ended January 21, 2018, total industry sales were 6% higher than in the comparable week in 2017 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Fire and Fury’ Drives Big Unit Sales Gain

Big sales of Michael Wolff's book contributed to boost sales 9% higher in the week ended January 14, 2018, than in the comparable week in 2017 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Foyles defies Crossrail works to post festive sales rise

Foyles’ sales were marginally up in value terms in December, despite the mini-chain being hit by a drop in footfall, which it said was a result of adverse weather and roadworks outside its flagship branch on Charing Cross Road in London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Christmas Week Sales Jump 7% Over 2016

Led by solid gains through the retail and club channel, unit sales of print books rose 7% this Christmas week over last year. 'The Getaway' remained the season's most popular book, while Rupi Kaur sold a combined 136,000 copies of her two books in the week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult Trade, Children's Categories Posted Six-Month Gains

Sales of adult trade book rose 3.1% in the first six months of 2017 over the comparable period in 2016, according to figures released by the AAP. Sales of children’s/young adult books increased 4.5% over the first half of 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Books Drive 5% Gain in Sales in Early October

New books from Dan Brown and Rupi Kaur and a new edition of a Harry Potter title all contributed to print-unit sales that were 5% higher in the week ended Oct. 8, 2017, than in the comparable week in 2016, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book Sales Up in in May, for First Time in Two Years

E-book sales at trade houses rose 2.4% in May 2017 for the first time since 2015, according to new figures released by the Association of American Publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print sales for Hillary Clinton’s book are best in five years for a nonfiction release

Preliminary numbers are finally out for Hillary Clinton’s newly released book, What Happened, and sales are doing quite well. According to the Associated Press, the book has already sold more than 300,000 copies–which includes hardcover, ebook, and audiobook. The hard copy sales, however, are... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2017-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US publishers' audio sales up 29% this year

Downloaded audio revenues in the US rose 29% in the first four months of this year by comparison to the same period in 2016, with April in particular surging to a 34% year-on-year rise, according to the latest figures from the Association of American Publishers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Profits at PRH Rise, on Small Sales Gain, in First Half of 2017

Strong print and audio sales at Penguin Random House countered soft ebook sales to increase revenue 1.1% in the first half of the year. Earnings at the publisher rose 11.4%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Had Small Six-Month Gain

Bookstore sales increased 0.2% in the first half of 2017 over the comparable period in 2016, hitting $5.06 billion, according to estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S Has 10% Sales Gain in Q2

Second quarter revenue rose 10% at Simon & Schuster in the second quarter of 2017 over the comparable period in 2016, while earnings rose 8%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Favorites Drive 7% Gain in Units

At outlets that report to NPD BookScan, unit sales of print books were 7% higher in the week ended June 25, 2017, than in the similar week in 2016, with three of the four major categories posting solid gains. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audio Publishers Association: Annual Survey Cites a Third Year of Strong US Audiobook Sales Growth

APA estimates show 2016's audiobook sales growth expanding by almost 20 percent again. Sixty-seven million Americans say they finished an audiobook. The post Audio Publishers Association: Annual Survey Cites a Third Year of Strong US Audiobook Sales Growth appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'True Jesus' Lifts Regnery Sales in Q1

Sales at Regnery jumped 48.9% in the first quarter ended March 31, largely thanks to the strong sales of David Limbaugh's 'The True Jesus.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales Jump in Boom Year for U.K. Publishing

U.K. publishing sales rose 7% in 2016 over 2015, fueled by rising exports from a Brexit-weakened pound. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookouture thriller racks up one million digital sales in a year

Robert Bryndza’s thriller The Girl in the Ice has hit one million sales in less than a year, according to digital publisher Bookouture. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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