"Sales decline" hits DC Thomson performance

Publisher DC Thomson has reported a decline in profits, blamed mainly on losses in its book... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-01-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Declining E-Book Sales Hit Home

Softening sales for digital books have impacted the bottom lines at HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster, according to both companies' recent earnings reports. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-06 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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Declines in Nonfiction Dropped Print Book Sales Last Week

With sales in nonfiction categories all falling again, unit sales of print books declined 4.9% last week compared to the week ended July 25, 2020, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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UK publishing income up 2% in Covid-hit 2020 despite print decline

Total publishing income hit record levels in 2020, rising 2% to £6.4bn, buoyed by a digital surge that helped offset a 6% decline in print sales, a report by the Publishers Association shows. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-26 10:50:38 UTC ]
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Quarto Profits Rose in 2020 Despite Sales Decline

The decision to focus its 2020 list on books that could perform well online, in nontraditional outlets, and in digital formats led to a 6% increase in operating profits at Quarto last year, while revenue declined 7%, to $126.9 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S global sales hit 'record year' in 2020 at $901m

Sales at Simon & Schuster came in at an all time high in 2020 at $901m, ViacomCBS has reported. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-26 10:10:34 UTC ]
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December lockdown hits Germany's annual sales

The German book market ended 2020 down by 2.3% across all channels in value and 5.3% in volume. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-10 21:35:43 UTC ]
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France's bookshops report 3.3% sales dip in Covid-hit 2020

France's bricks-and-mortar booksellers have reported a year-on-year fall in sales of only 3.3% in 2020, despite a total of three months closure across two lockdowns, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-06 14:21:18 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Post Another Decline in October

Bookstore sales fell 28.8% in October compared to October 2019, according to estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. October was the second consecutive month bookstore sales fell by roughly 28% compared to 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Boldwood hits £2m sales, signs three more authors

Indie Boldwood Books has signed three more authors for next year, bringing the total number of writers on the list to 44, while announcing that it has hit £2m in sales across all formats. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-01 09:10:37 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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Sales at HMH Took Big Hit in Q2

A 38% plunge in sales in its education group in the second quarter of 2020 led to an overall decline of 35.5% in sales at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt compared to a year ago. Costs cuts limited the impact of the sales drop on the publisher's bottom line. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-06 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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Pandemic losses hit Scholastic despite good trade sales

Scholastic has reported a 10% revenue drop for the fiscal year to end May 2020, to $1.49bn, with an overall loss of $88.5m, after Covid-19 battered its fourth quarter. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-24 06:25:19 UTC ]
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Book sales hit record highs in 2019, but publishers ‘now need help’

Figures for last year show sales of £6.3bn, up 20% on 2015, but the Publishers Association says sector needs government support to weather coronavirusBook sales in the UK hit record levels in 2019, driven by a surge in audiobook and nonfiction titles, according to new figures released as... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-21 23:01:08 UTC ]
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2019 North American Comics Sales Hit Record $1.21 Billion

Combined sales of graphic novels and periodical comics in the U.S. and Canada hit their highest point yet in 2019, according to a joint estimate produced by trade news sites ICv2 and Comichron. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Quad/Graphics Reports $12M Loss Amid Declining Sales in Q1

Quad/Graphics posted a net loss of $12.4 million in the first quarter of 2020, the Wisconsin-based commercial printer reported on Wednesday, a significant improvement over its $22.8 million net loss in Q1 of 2019. Net sales dropped 14.4% year-over-year to $823 million, the company said, a... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-05-06 18:09:12 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann reports first quarter decline of 2.7% as Covid-19 hits business

Penguin Random House owner Bertelsmann has reported a first quarter revenue decline of 2.7% in what it said was a “satisfactory” performance given the challenge of Covid-19. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-29 16:46:13 UTC ]
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