UK consumer magazines lost nearly 1m print sales in first half of 2014 ABC

Sales of the hundreds of paid-for weekly and monthly titles fell 4.4% compared with previous six months, according to latest healthcheck Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK consumer magazines lost nearly 1m print sales in first half of 2014 ABC

Sales of the hundreds of paid-for weekly and monthly titles fell 4.4% compared with previous six months, according to latest healthcheck Continue reading... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Combined Print, Digital Sales Down for UK Pubs in 2014

The combined print and ebook sales of U.K. publishers fell by 2% in 2014, to £3.3 billion, according to the new edition of the Publishers Association Statistics Yearbook. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Up 1% in First Half of 2014

Sales of both hardcovers and trade paperbacks, the industry’s two largest print categories, were up 2% in the first six months of this year, compared to the first half of 2013, leading to an overall 1% gain in print unit sales at outlets that report to Nielsen BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-04 00:00:00 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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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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'Leading the entertainment pack': UK print book sales rise again

Bestsellers including Michelle Obama’s Becoming cited as reasons for success, with industry voices praising sector for fourth consecutive year of growthFormer first lady Michelle Obama’s memoir, Becoming, which sold more than half a million copies in less than two months, has helped the UK book... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Rose 2% in First Half of 2018

With unit sales of print books rising 4% in the adult nonfiction segment—the industry’s largest major category—total unit sales for the first half of 2018 increased 2% over the comparable period in 2017 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Out of print: NME’s demise shows pressure on consumer magazines

Niche publications hold on to readership as general titles yield to onslaught from digital mediaThe closure of NME magazine after almost seven decades is the latest warning sign that the shift to digital media is threatening to kill the British love affair with print magazines.NME.com continues... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-03-12 00:00:00 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

[ Engadget | 2017-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Screen fatigue' sees UK ebook sales plunge 17% as readers return to print

Consumer sales down to £204m last year and are at lowest level since 2011 – when Amazon Kindle sales first took off in UK Britons are abandoning the ebook at an alarming rate with sales of consumer titles down almost a fifth last year, as “screen fatigue” helped fuel a five-year high in printed... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital sales down 19%, but print strong for trade publishers in first half

Trade publishers’ digital revenues have fallen by 19% in the first six months of the year, but print sales are holding strong, new figures from the Publishers Association have revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK Print Book Sales Pop in 2015, Indie Bookshops Get a Boost

The Bookseller reports a jump in the average price of books in the UK last year, as well as a boost in print book sales — especially at indie bookstores. The post UK Print Book Sales Pop in 2015, Indie Bookshops Get a Boost appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lost My Name reaches 1m sales

London-based digital start-up Lost My Name has said worldwide sales of its personalised picture book have reached 1m copies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Assessing the State of the Consumer Magazine Print Business

In the rush to the digital future, publishers have taken their eyes off the “print-ball.” The post Assessing the State of the Consumer Magazine Print Business appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2015-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales dip at Hachette UK in first half

Sales at Hachette UK were down 3.5% in the first six months of 2015 compared to the year before, because of a “slate of new releases that was not as strong as the first half of 2014”, according to results announced by Hachette's parent company Lagardere. E-books represented 33% of sales in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fewer print magazines, digital-only titles launched in first half of 2015

In the first half of 2015, 52 print magazines launched and 21 shut down, and—in a demonstration of the volatility of print media and the willingness of publishers to throw titles against the... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2015-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst UK chief Anna Jones on the enduring power of print magazines

Ahead of an appearance at this year’s Changing Media Summit, Anna Jones talks to the Guardian about the future of magazines, Hearst’s role in the run-up to the 2015 general election and why the portrayal of women in Esquire is changingChanging Media Summit 2015 programmeIf a 169-year-old,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Will Print Unit Sales Rise in 2014?

With unit sales of print books up about 2% in the first 47 weeks of 2014, year over year, at outlets that report to Nielsen BookScan, the industry is poised to post its first increase in print sales since 2008. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Head of Print and Digital Sales at Time Magazine to Exit

Moritz Loew, VP-sales and marketing at Time Inc. and a key architect of Time.com's ambitious redesign this year, is leaving the company, Ad Age has learned. His last day is Friday.A veteran of the digital media world, Mr. Loew led U.S. ad sales for Time magazine in both print and digital. Jed... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2014-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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