Retail Sales Finish Fiscal 2021 Down 22.5% at B&NE

Sales in Barnes & Noble Education’s retail division, by far its largest group, showed some improvement in the final quarter of fiscal 2021 ended May 1, 2021, but sales for the full year declined 22.5%, to $1.33 billion. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Industry Sales Rose by $3 Billion in 2021

Final sales numbers for 2021 from the Association of American Publishers show a 12.3% increase in industry sales, with total sales hitting $29.33 billion, up from $26.1 billion in 2020. Easing of the pandemic in 2021 had a significant impact on industry results. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HC Sales Topped $2 Billion in Fiscal 2022

Sales rose 10% at HarperCollins, to $2.19 billion, in the fiscal year ended June 30, 2022, but higher costs limited the increase in profits to 1%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Comics/Graphic Novel Sales Jumped 62% in 2021

Sales of comics and graphic novels rose 62% in 2021 over 2020, according to a new joint estimate by ICv2 and Comichron. Total comics and graphic novel sales to consumers in 2021 in the U.S. and Canada were approximately $2.07 billion, Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Declined 5% Last Week

Despite a good sales increase for adult fiction titles, unit sales of print books fell 5% last week at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Sales Fell 5% in Early June

More declines in the nonfiction categories led to a 5.3% drop in unit sales of print books overall in the week ended June 11, compared to the similar week last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Fell 5% Last Week

Unit sales of print books fell 5.3% last week from the comparable week in 2021 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. The drop was the smallest decline in about two months. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Wiley Sales Topped $2 Billion in Fiscal 2022

Wiley overcame a decline in its education publishing segment to post a 7% increase in revenue for the fiscal year ended April 30, 2022 and a 18% increase in operating income. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Indigo Sales Topped C$1 Billion in Fiscal 2022

Driven by an increase in its physical stores, sales at Indigo Books & Music increased 17.4% in the fiscal year ended April 2, 2022, over fiscal 2021, rising to C$1.06 billion. Canada’s largest bookstore chain had an operating profit of C$29 million, compared to a loss of C$31.9 million in... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Spain’s Liber 22 Confirms an October 5 to 7 Run in Barcelona

As Bologna Children's Book Fair announces its 2023 dates, Feria Internacional del Libro confirms its October program. The post Spain’s Liber 22 Confirms an October 5 to 7 Run in Barcelona appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-05-27 16:39:47 UTC ]
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Q1 Bookstore Sales Up 16% over 2021, But Trail 2019

March bookstore sales increased 12.5% over a year ago, contributing to a 16% gain in the first quarter of 2022 over the comparable period in 2021. The $1.99 billion in 2022 first quarter sales, however, was 2.5% below the first period of 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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$5 Audiobooks are On Sale at Libro.fm for Independent Bookstore Day

From April 25 to May 1, Libro.fm has a selection of audiobooks on sale for $5 each. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-04-25 15:56:05 UTC ]
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Wiley on Track to Top $2 Billion in Sales in Fiscal 2022

Despite a number of challenges, third quarter revenue at John Wiley rose 7% over the comparable period in fiscal 2021 and the company is poised to have sales exceed $2 billion for the first time in its history. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Retail, Backlist Drove Chronicle in 2021

Increased foot traffic in retail shops, new accounts, and reliable backlist sales translated into a good year for Chronicle Books last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Rose 28% in 2021

Bookstore sales increased 28% in 2021 over 2020, according to preliminary estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. Sales were $9.03 billion, compared to sales of $6.50 billion in pandemic-ravaged 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales Rise for Christian Retailers

A strong holiday season helped increase sales by 15% for Christian booksellers from 2019 to 2021, according to ParableConnect’s 2022 State of Christian Retail Report, which surveyed over 220 Christian bookstores and analyzed $74 million in sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales Jumped 20% at Half Price Books in 2021

In 2021, chain-wide sales at Half Price Books were up 20% over 2020. The company now runs 124 stores in 19 states. Employees have unionized at four different stores in Minnesota. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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UK book sales in 2021 highest in a decade

Booming appetites for crime, sci-fi and romance drive fiction sales 20% higher than in 2019, with Richard Osman the year’s bestselling authorBook sales continued to climb last year despite lockdowns, with more than 212m print books sold in 2021 – the highest figure of the last decade.Driven by... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-01-11 17:21:11 UTC ]
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French book trade reports 20% sales surge in 2021

The coronavirus pandemic may continue to cloud people’s lives, but it has generated a silver lining for the French book business.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-10 14:15:46 UTC ]
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Print Books Had a Huge Sales Year in 2021

Led by the fiction categories, unit sales of print books rose 8.9% in 2021 over 2020 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. 825.7 million print units were sold last year, a jump of nearly 68 million over 2020 and a whopping 132 million over 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of November 22, 2021

Grand Central buys a book on animal communication by Tom Mustill, Jill Winger sells a collection about homestead life to Park Row, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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