Sales Recover from Potter Curse, Hold Even in the Week

At outlets that report to NPD BookScan, unit sales of print books were 0.1% higher in the week ended Aug. 13, 2017, than in the similar week in 2016. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books Suffer from Potter Curse, Sales Tumble 17%

Unit sales of print books in the week ended Aug. 6, 2017, were down 17% from the similar week in 2016 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. The decline was due entirely to the release last year at this time of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which sold about 2.5 million... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Cursed Child racks up biggest single-week sales since Deathly Hallows

J K Rowling and Jack Thorne’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Little, Brown) has become the fourth fastest-selling title of all time, with 847,886 copies worth £8.76m shifted through Nielsen BookScan's Total Consumer Market last week, making it 2016's biggest selling title of the year in just... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Fast Diet holds top spot in healthy sales week

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Pottermore sales and profits rise with 'strong' Harry Potter sales

Pottermore, the digital company for J K Rowling’s Wizarding World, saw revenues rise 3.2% and profits increase 23.2% in the 12 months to 31st March 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Weekly Scorecard: Tracking Unit Print Sales for Week Ending January 8, 2017

Unit sales of print books declined 5% in the week ended Jan. 8, 2017, compared to the similar week in 2016, at outlets that report to Nielsen BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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First look at the Potter family from upcoming play 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'

It’s been 19 years since the events of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” and boy does it show. The first images of upcoming West End stage play “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” written by English playwright Jack Thorne and based on a story from Thorne and “Potter” scribe J.K. Rowling,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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The Weekly Scorecard: Tracking Unit Print Sales for the Week Ending February 28, 2016

Unit sales of print books rose 5% in the week ended Feb. 28, 2016, over the similar week last year, at outlets that report to Nielsen BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child': Here's how the play fits into the 'Potter' universe

'Potter' fans now know what the upcoming play will be about and it involves more of the characters from the book series than they may have thought. The show is set to open in London in the summer of 2016. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Printed book sales rise £8m week on week

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Book sales soar week on week, remain down on 2010

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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

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Print Book Sales Fell Last Week, Ending Long Winning Streak

The long run of unit sales of print books posting weekly sales gains over the comparable week in 2020 came to an end last week, with units falling 1.3% compared to the week ending July 11, 2020, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Unit Sales Had Small Gain Last Week

Despite nonfiction sales being down in all major categories, unit sales of print books managed to eke out a 1.1% increase last week over the week ended June 20, 2020 in outlets that report to BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Fiction Leads Another Week of Sales Gains

Unit sales of print books rose 4.8% last week over the week ended June 12, 2020, as adult fiction sales rose 23%. 'The President's Daughter' by James Patterson and Bill Clinton was the week's top seller. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Print Book Sales Rose 2.3% Last Week

Despite the release of 'The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes' by Suzanne Collins at this time last year, unit sales of print books managed to rise 2.3% last week over the week ended May 23, 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Print Book Sales Rose 8.8% Last Week

Another good performance by the adult fiction category helped to drive up unit sales of print books by 8.8% last week over the comparable week in 2020 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Fiction sales increased 19% last week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Adult Titles Drove a 24% Print Book Sales Gain Last Week

Unit sales of print books rose 24% last week over the comparable week in 2020. Sales of travel books continued to rebound after a disastrous 2020, and graphic novel sales soared again. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sales of Adult Titles Had Big Gains Last Week

Unit sales of print books jumped 35% last week over the comparable week in 2020, driven by huge sales gains for adult books. At this point last spring, sales of adult books were soft because of the pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Print Unit Sales Rose 6% Last Week Led by Adult Titles

Unit sales of adult titles jumped for the week ended April 10, 2021, over the comparable week in 2020, offsetting steep declines in the juvenile categories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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