Taylor & Francis sees first-half sales rise

The Taylor & Francis Group saw sales rise 11.3% year-on-year to £238.9m in the six months to 30th June 2017, although underlying growth was put at just 1.2%, suggesting the publisher saw a boost from foreign exchange and the weakened pound. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson Sales Rise But Sees Lower Half-Year Profit

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Profits at PRH Rise, on Small Sales Gain, in First Half of 2017

Strong print and audio sales at Penguin Random House countered soft ebook sales to increase revenue 1.1% in the first half of the year. Earnings at the publisher rose 11.4%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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High street sees 4% rise in book sales

The British high street saw a 4% rise in book volume purchases through physical stores last year, while online sales flatlined. However, online retailers continued to grow their market share of the print market with a 1% rise to 32% of volume purchases in 2016. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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OUP sees 'muted' sales rise in 2015

Oxford University Press saw headline growth of 1.7%, 1% on a like-for-like basis (at constant exchange rates), in the year to end March 2016, according to its latest Annual Report. Financial details are slim, but turnover stood at £781m (up from £767m the previous year) while profit dropped 8%... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Booksellers See Rise in Ali Book Sales

The sad news of Muhammad Ali's death, which broke late last week, has resulted in publishers rushing to get their new Ali titles into stores, and a run on available backlist titles about the iconic boxer and activist. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Cheltenham festival sees 7% ticket sale rise

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Hachette UK and Commonwealth sees 8% sales drop in first half

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Quercus sees sales drop but profits rise

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Penguin's sales and profits fall in first half as digital rises

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Printed book sales fall as Christmas digital sales rise

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Booksellers See Subdued In-Store Holiday Sales, Online Eruption

Booksellers reported a significant drop in customer traffic and a commensurate drop in sales, but online orders were way up, forcing bookstores to adapt. Barack Obama's memoir and Jeff Kinney's latest were the most popular titles over the Thanksgiving weekend at stores surveyed by 'PW.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Total book sales fell 11% in first-half, PA stats show

Total book sales across the industry fell by 11% in the first six months of 2020, despite a big increase for fiction and a surge in digital formats, figures released by the Publishers Association (PA) show. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins sales rise 13% in latest quarter

HarperCollins saw global sales increase 13% year on year in the latest quarter, with EBITDA rocketing 45%, partly thanks to a surge in digital spending. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Online sales push Bloomsbury to best first-half since 2008

Bloomsbury Publishing has delivered its highest first half earnings since 2008, as "signficantly higher” online book sales and e-book revenues led to year-on-year profit growth of 60% to £4m in the six months ended 31st August 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A good performance in the U.S. plus higher digital and online sales helped to soften the blow of the Covid-19 pandemic across Penguin Random House's global operations in the first half of 2020, parent company Bertelsmann said. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon sees sales and income soar during lockdown

Amazon has reported a 40% rise in net sales for the second quarter compared to the same time last year, while operating income soared by 87%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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