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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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

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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

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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

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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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Comics/Graphic Novel Sales Jumped 62% in 2021

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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

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Amazon to close Kindle bookstore in China, halt device sale

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U.S. Book Show: Raven Named Bookstore of the Year, Lowe Named Sales Rep of the Year

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