Sales Flat at HBG in Q3, But Expects Good Finish for 2019

Revenue at Hachette Book Group fell marginally in the third quarter ended September 30, 2019, dipping just 0.3%, parent company Lagardère reported. One reason for the small decline was slowing sales of the longtime backlist bestseller 'You Are a Badass.' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N Q3 Sales Flat, Comps Rise 1.1%

Total revenue at B&N in the third quarter ended January 26, 2019 was flat at $1.23 billion as retail sales rose 0.3% and Nook revenue fell 21%. Comparable sales were up 1.1%, but earnings fell slightly. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Q3 Sales Dip at HBG

Sales at Hachette Book Group fell 2.8% in the third quarter ended September 30, but were still up 2.2% for the first nine months of 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Book Sales Off to a Slow Start for 2019

Will "political fatigue" end publishers' six year streak of print sales growth? At a late morning session dubbed The State of the Publishing Industry Today, David Walter, executive director, client development for NPD Books, told BookExpo attendees that growth in print sales is trending down,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales, Earnings Down in 2019 at S&S

A tough fourth quarter where earnings were hurt by, among other factors, the tariffs on books manufactured in China contributed to a 7% drop in profits in 2019 at Simon & Schuster. Revenue in the year fell 1%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Fell 5.7% in 2019

Bookstore sales, which struggled for most of the year, ended 2019 with a weak December and finished the year with a 5.7% sales drop compared to 2018, according to preliminary estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Fell 1.3% in 2019

A dip in adult nonfiction puts an end to a streak of small annual gains in total sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones records flat Christmas sales

Waterstones has posted flat sales for December, with bad weather and the general election causing a "distraction" in the middle of the key trading period.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-07 10:17:07 UTC ]
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Amazon claims Kindle sales boost in 2019

Kindle sales increased "again in 2019 thanks to independent publishing, Unlimited subscriptions and Amazon Publishing", the company claims. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-24 00:23:43 UTC ]
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What Made 2019 a Good Year for Magazine Media

A few years ago I started making predictions about the upcoming year. Admittedly, they haven’t exactly been bold, but have really been more of a heads up on what trends to look out for and what sort of coverage you can expect from us as a reader. Last December, I followed up on my predictions... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-12-12 16:41:44 UTC ]
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Sales Up 15% in Salem's Publishing Group in Q3

Led by a solid quarter by Regnery, sales in Salem Media Group's publishing division rose 15.8% in the third quarter of 2019 over the comparable period last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-18 05:00:00 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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PNBA 2019: Strong Sales Make for Upbeat Show

With a good summer and the beginnings of a strong fall, booksellers at this year's Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association annual trade show, were decidedly upbeat. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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What recession? Holiday sales expected to rise amid boost in ad spend

Shoppers appear unfazed by a potential recession, tariff uncertainty and an impeachment inquiry in Washington. The National Retail Federation, which released its annual holiday sales forecast Thursday, says retail sales will increase between 3.8 percent and 4.2 percent during the last two months... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-03 19:49:51 UTC ]
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HarperCollins sees flat annual sales, but record EBITDA

HarperCollins’ global sales recorded a disappointing fourth quarter, down from $490m in 2018 to $419m in 2019, a decrease of 14%, for the three months ending 30th June. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-09 05:11:55 UTC ]
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Sales Dipped, Profits Rose in First Six Months at HBG

Revenue at Hachette Book Group fell 1.5% in the first half of 2019 compared to a year ago, but profits were up. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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IVP Reports Double-Digit Sales for 2019

IVP has increased its sales over 16% from last year with a mix of old and new bestsellers, a new distribution partnership, and Amazon’s marketing services. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Germany's 2019 book sales up 2.3% to date

The German book industry reported cumulated sales growth of 2.3 percent for the first six months of 2019 despite two sharp declines in March and June, when sales were down 11.8 and 7.1 percent respectively. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-08 17:57:00 UTC ]
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Hello, Cannes. Plus, 2019 ad sales growth slows: Monday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today It’s Cannes Lions time. If you’re on the French Riviera for the ad... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-17 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Germany's book sales up 4% in 2019 to date

After a turbulent year thus far for the German book industry, with the surprise announcement in January of the merger of leading book chains Thalia and Mayersche and the insolvency of wholesaler/distributor Koch Neff Volckmar (KNV) two months later, some good news has just been delivered on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-09 19:25:24 UTC ]
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