Soaring June Sales Boost 2021 First Half Bookstore Sales

Bookstore sales skyrocketed 811% in June over a year ago, and finished the first half of 2021 with a 30% increase over the first six months of 2020. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Soaring June Sales Boost 2021 First Half Bookstore Sales

Bookstore sales skyrocketed 811% in June over a year ago, and finished the first half of 2021 with a 30% increase over the first six months of 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Rose Nearly 7% in First Half of 2023

Despite a dip in June, sales increased 6.9% at bookstores during the first six months of 2023 over last year, rising to $3.86 billion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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June Bookstore Sales Fell 8.2%

After months of steady increases compared to the pandemic-induced slump in 2021, bookstore sales declined 8.2% in June, falling to $605 million from $659 million a year ago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-17 04:00:00 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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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

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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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June Bookstore Sales Fell 35%

June bookstore sales were $384 million, a decline of 35.3% from June 2019, according to results from the U.S. Census Bureau. As severe as the June decline was, it represented an improvement of nearly 30% over May sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Bookstore Just Shocked Fans and Boosted Sales 200% With Its Brilliant Quarantine Pivot

When beloved bookstore and cafe The Wild Detectives had to close alongside most Dallas businesses due to Covid-19 quarantine measures, it faced the daunting challenge of shifting its business to being online-only. So the shop owners turned to agency partner Dieste, which has created several... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Bookstore Sales Up 6.1% In First Half of 2016

A 5.0% rise in June bookstore sales over June 2015 ended a solid first half of 2016, in which bookstore sales increased 6.1% over the first half of 2015. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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June Religion Bestsellers: A Bible Study Boosts Sales for ‘The Husband Project’; Jan Karon Stays #1

Sales shot up for Kathi Lipp’s 2009 ‘The Husband Project’ with the launch of an online Bible. Plus, Jan Karon maintained the top perch in Religion Fiction for the second month in a row. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bookstore Sales Fell 7.9% in First Half of 2014

Bookstore sales for the first six months of 2014 were down 7.9% compared to the same period last year, according to preliminary estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's book sales boosted by half-term break

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Children's book sales soar in spring half-term break

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Fathers Day fails to boost June book sales - BRC

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Profits Soar at HarperCollins as Audio Sales Boom

A 29% increase in sales of digital audio, coupled with lower costs, resulted in a 67% increase in profits at the publisher in the quarter ended December 31, 2023, over the comparable period a year ago. Total sales were up 4%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Vroman's and Book Soup Bookstores Are Up for Sale

Owner Joel Sheldon, whose family founded the store in 1894, is seeking a buyer for its flagship location in Pasadena, the Hastings Ranch Pasadena location established in 2002, and the West Hollywood store Book Soup, which was acquired by Vroman’s in 2009. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Pasadena's historic Vroman's bookstore up for sale, along with Book Soup

Vroman's, a longtime Pasadena bookstore, is for sale. Its owner is also looking to sell its second Pasadena location and Book Soup in West Hollywood. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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East Coast, Southern, and Chain Bookstores Report Strong Holiday Sales

Stores on the East Coast, in the South, and two chains, Half-Price Books and Kinokuniya, reported strong sales over the holidays and through much of 2023. Romantasy, prize winners and nominees, and books promoted on social media continue to dominate. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Circana BookScan: A Holiday-Season Boost in US Print Sales

Circana Bookscan reports that in week 51 in the U.S., 31 million print books were sold, marking a 1-percent holiday season growth over 2022. The post Circana BookScan: A Holiday-Season Boost in US Print Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Sales Rise, Profits Soar at Amazon

Total sales at Amazon increased 13%, to $143.1 billion, in the third quarter ended September 30, 2023, over the comparable period in 2022, and operating income jumped to $11.2 billion, from $2.5 billion in the third quarter 2022. Online sales rose 7%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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