Trade Books Post Good February Sales

Sales of adult trade books rose 6.6% in February over February 2018 after slumping in January, while sales of children/young adult books had a second consecutive month of good sales increases, according to the AAP. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Good news for books: The Washington Post’s book section is back!

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Trade Publishing Sales Rose in February

Sales of children’s/YA books rose 24.2% in February over a year ago, while adult trade book sales increased 7%, according AAP’s StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Unit Sales of Print Books Up 4.3% in Mid-February

With every category except adult nonfiction reporting gains, unit sales of print books rose 4.3% in the week ended Feb. 19, 2022, over the comparable week in 2021, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Unit Sales of Print Books Rose 2.8% in Mid-February

Unit sales of print books rose 2.8% in the week ended Feb. 12, 2022, compared to the similar in 2021, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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W H Smith sales hit 85% of 2019 levels after good Christmas trading

W H Smith has reported a "good performance" for the 20-week period to 15th January 2022, with total group revenue at 85% of 2019 levels.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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French book trade reports 20% sales surge in 2021

The coronavirus pandemic may continue to cloud people’s lives, but it has generated a silver lining for the French book business.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Book Sales Prognosis: Good 2021, Uncertain 2022

Book sales should finish 2021 on a good note, but a number of factors could mean softer sales in early 2022, NPD BookScan noted during a webinar on third-quarter sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Print Book Sales Post Another Small Gain

A small gain in adult nonfiction and more fiction increases led to a 2.7% increase in unit sales of print books last week over the comparable week last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New Pilkey Title Leads a Good Week for Book Sales

An early 2021 Easter, combined with declining sales last spring as the pandemic heated up, resulted in a huge gain in unit sales of print books for the week ended March 28, 2021, over the comparable week last year at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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AAP StatShot: US Trade Book Sales Up 9.7 Percent for 2020

US books sales in 2020 were mixed, with AAP reporting trade book revenues up but declines in K-12 and higher education materials. The post AAP StatShot: US Trade Book Sales Up 9.7 Percent for 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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AIE: Italy’s Trade Book Publishing Sales Grow 2.4 Percent in 2020

Overall in 2020, the AIE and ALI with Nielsen have reported, Italians purchased 104.5 million book in 2020. The post AIE: Italy’s Trade Book Publishing Sales Grow 2.4 Percent in 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Pandemic losses hit Scholastic despite good trade sales

Scholastic has reported a 10% revenue drop for the fiscal year to end May 2020, to $1.49bn, with an overall loss of $88.5m, after Covid-19 battered its fourth quarter. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Board Book Sales Drive More February Unit Gains

A 31% leap in the print unit sales of board books in the week ended Feb. 18, 2018, helped drive total unit sales 5% higher than in the similar week in 2017 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Connect Books sales up 12% in latest trading update

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Book trade sees strong Christmas sales

The book market has seen strong Christmas trading, with the week leading up to the big day ranking the highest in value since 2007, figures from Nielsen BookScan have shown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Trade Book Sales Down in Q1 of 2016

According to figures released by the AAP's StatShot program, sales of adult books fell 10.3% and sales of children's/YA titles fell 2.1%, compared to the same period last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Trade Sales Mixed in February

Sales of adult books fell again in February, while sales in the children's/young adult category rebounded, according to figures released Tuesday by the AAP. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bernardi succeeds longtime Dark Horse book trade executive Michael Martens, who is retiring after 22 years, and will takeover in time for the American Library Association meeting in Orlando, Florida. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Coloring Books Drive Big Adult Trade Sales Gain

The adult coloring book boom helped push trade sales up 9.5% in November compared to the same period in 2014. Sales for trade paperbacks, the format of choice for coloring books, were up 31%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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