'Strong' UK interest as Patricia Highsmith's diaries up for sale

Several UK publishers have their eyes on the UK rights to novelist Patricia Highsmith’s extensive diaries, which will for the first time tell of the author’s “heart-break, difficult choices, hard-won professional triumphs and a furiously fast-paced social life”.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-31 19:04:45 UTC ]
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UK ebook sales flounder as interest in print copies rebounds

Book sales in the UK are on the rise, but not because of ebooks. Figures for 2016 released by the Publishers Association show a 7 percent rise over 2015, the largest year-over-year growth in a decade. Physical book sales were up 8 percent, however eb... Continue reading at Engadget

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Clayton to lead UK field sales for Bonnier Publishing UK

Hachette's Sarah Clayton has been appointed head of UK Field Sales for Bonnier Publishing UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lockdown diaries: the sales apprentice

At some point or another most apprentices will have suffered from an inferiority complex. Caught in a no man’s land between employed and yet not fully employed, we occupy a precarious position. So when the coronavirus pandemic hit home, quite literally, you can imagine how that voice which... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-10 23:02:05 UTC ]
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UK National Newspaper Print Sales Plunge Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

Print sales for the UK’s biggest national newspapers slumped by as much as 39% last month, as the coronavirus lockdown Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-05-22 22:41:14 UTC ]
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UK national newspaper print sales plunge amid coronavirus lockdown

Some titles fall up to 39% as publishers grapple with selling copies with shops shut and transport hubs closedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePrint sales for the UK’s biggest national newspapers slumped by as much as 39% last month, as the coronavirus lockdown shut... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-21 13:50:38 UTC ]
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Strong growth for Bloomsbury's adult division, as coronavirus buffets sales

April 2020 year‐to‐date revenue at Bloomsbury Publishing has fallen just 3%, the company has reported as part of its full-year results announcement, with print revenues at 87% of last year’s sales and academic digital revenues up by over 52% year on year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-19 21:51:31 UTC ]
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Catford joins Hodder Education as UK field sales director

Hodder Education has appointed Sean Catford, formerly of Pearson, as its UK field sales director. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-06 13:36:15 UTC ]
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UK national newspaper sales plummet under Covid-19 lockdown

Fears for jobs as print sales drop by as much as 30% after thousands of newsagents closeCoronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverageNational print newspaper sales have fallen by as much as 30% since the start of the government-ordered coronavirus lockdown, according to industry... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-27 14:04:29 UTC ]
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PRH increases revenues and profits 6.2% for 2019, with 'strong' performance in UK

Penguin Random House increased both its revenues and profits in 2019, according to parent company Bertelsmann, which said it would continue to expand the publisher’s businesses including through acquisition. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 21:48:47 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow recruits Tinham to lead new UK field sales team

Nosy Crow has recruited Ruth Tinham to lead a UK field sales team handling independent shops, wholesalers, heritage and gift accounts in-house. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-12 07:24:13 UTC ]
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Hachette UK sales slip 1.4% in 2019

Hachette UK’s revenue fell 1.4% in 2019, parent company Lagardère has reported in its full-year results, after the publisher struggled to emulate the success of some major 2018 hits, including Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 17:07:59 UTC ]
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Blackwell's reports 'strong' Christmas sales

Blackwell's has reported "strong" Christmas sales with the chain's online business enjoying a "buoyant" trading period.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-13 17:46:29 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

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Children/YA Has Strong July Sales Gains

Sales in the children/young adult category rose 16.6% in July over July 2018, while sales of adult books increased 3.9% in the month over 2018, according to the AAP’s StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New chapter? UK print book sales fall while audiobooks surge 43%

Publishers hit by surprise 5.4% fall in 2018 – but warn against proclaiming terminal declineUK book sales fell for the first time in five years in 2018, despite the success of bestsellers such as Michelle Obama’s autobiography, Becoming.The UK publishing industry was hit by a surprise fall of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-25 23:01:37 UTC ]
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Artbook/D.A.P launches UK and Europe sales and distribution programme

Artbook/D.A.P. has launched a new global sales and distribution programme to expand its reach into bookshops, wholesalers and libraries in the UK and beyond. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-21 14:39:34 UTC ]
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Clarke steps down from W H Smith as group reports strong sales

Stephen Clarke is stepping down as group chief executive at W H Smith with high street m.d. Carl Cowling to take on the role, as the group reports strong sales in its latest report.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-21 07:15:56 UTC ]
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Hachette UK reports 'strong' growth but parent company Lagardère's profits fall

Hachette UK has reported "strong" sales growth in 2018, although parent company Lagardère saw profits fall 9.6%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK sales of translated fiction grows by 5%

UK sales of translated fiction grew by 5.5% last year, largely thanks to sales by top authors like Jo Nesbo, research commissioned by the Man Booker International Prize shows. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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