US audio booms by 29% but overall publishing sales dip

American publishers’ total industry sales dipped slightly in 2017, but audio downloads continued to boom, rising by 28.8% year-on-year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US audio booms by 29% but overall publishing sales dip

American publishers’ total industry sales dipped slightly in 2017, but audio downloads continued to boom, rising by 28.8% year-on-year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US print sales dip while audio booms by 25%

Print sales in America have reportedly dropped by 1.9% in the first half of 2019, with children's non-fiction the only major category to show uplift. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-17 15:07:25 UTC ]
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US publishers' audio sales up 29% this year

Downloaded audio revenues in the US rose 29% in the first four months of this year by comparison to the same period in 2016, with April in particular surging to a 34% year-on-year rise, according to the latest figures from the Association of American Publishers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Profits Soar at HarperCollins as Audio Sales Boom

A 29% increase in sales of digital audio, coupled with lower costs, resulted in a 67% increase in profits at the publisher in the quarter ended December 31, 2023, over the comparable period a year ago. Total sales were up 4%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt: Swedish, Lithuanian Publishers See Booming Children’s Book Sales

Two publishers in Frankfurt are seeing success with up-and-coming children's book authors, both at home and through foreign rights deals. The post Frankfurt: Swedish, Lithuanian Publishers See Booming Children’s Book Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-10-20 11:38:33 UTC ]
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Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury reports record sales amid reading boom

People who turned to books during Covid lockdowns continuing to buy them, company saysBloomsbury has reported a record year for sales, as the Harry Potter publisher said the increase in reading during the pandemic had become “permanent” after lockdowns eased.The company benefited substantially... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-06-15 08:09:40 UTC ]
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E-book and audio sales proving 'welcome ray of sunshine' for publishers

Publishers are seeing a surge in e-book and audio sales of up to 25% as readers escape the lockdown with feel-good fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-23 02:30:27 UTC ]
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Audio Publishers Association Survey: Nearly $1 Billion in 2018 Sales

The new annual sales survey from the APA shows audiobooks holding its market lead for growth in formats, with listening in cars on the upswing in 2018. The post Audio Publishers Association Survey: Nearly $1 Billion in 2018 Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-16 17:07:26 UTC ]
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Audio is publishing’s new star as sales soar across genres

Top thriller writer opts to publish solely in spoken-word format as demand risesWriters are turning to the spoken word as their preferred medium, encouraged by a boom in audiobook sales that is transforming publishing.This weekend, audio publisher Audible, owned by Amazon, released an audiobook... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Small indie publishers report booming sales

In a sector that has struggled elsewhere, figures for 60 of the smallest players in the UK industry show sales up 79% in the last yearIndependent publishers have unleashed a boom in sales, according to new research. Latest figures from Inpress, which works with 60 of the smallest players in the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audio Publishers Association: Annual Survey Cites a Third Year of Strong US Audiobook Sales Growth

APA estimates show 2016's audiobook sales growth expanding by almost 20 percent again. Sixty-seven million Americans say they finished an audiobook. The post Audio Publishers Association: Annual Survey Cites a Third Year of Strong US Audiobook Sales Growth appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales Jump in Boom Year for U.K. Publishing

U.K. publishing sales rose 7% in 2016 over 2015, fueled by rising exports from a Brexit-weakened pound. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Sales Dipped in 2015

Final estimates released this morning by the Association of American Publishers show that total industry sales dipped 0.6% in 2015 compared to 2014, falling to $27.78 billion, from $27.96 billion in 2014. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales of Self-Published 'Rabbit' Sleep Book Top 29,000

After selling roughly 300 copies prior to last week, self-published picture book 'The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep' moved more than 29,000 print copies in the week ended August 23. It's also rumored that the book were acquired by Random House for seven figures. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Argentine Publishers Chase YA Book Sales Boom

Seeing a boom in YA book sales, Argentine publishers are now chasing global trends and marketing to a younger demographic to help boost prospects. The post Argentine Publishers Chase YA Book Sales Boom appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-publishing boom lifts sales by 79% in a year

18m titles bought by readers in 2013, to a value of £300m, as print sales' decline continuesSelf-published books' share of the UK market grew by 79% in 2013, with 18m self-published books bought by UK readers last year, according to new statistics.With print sales falling by 10% last year, and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Soft Fiction Sales Result in Dip in Mid-May Unit Sales

Unit sales of print books fell by less than 1% in the week ended May 13, 2018, compared to the similar week in 2017, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Holiday Retail Sales Dip at B&N, Nook Sales Plunge

Holiday sales for the nine-week period ended December 28 fell 6.6% at Barnes & Noble’s retail segment and tumbled 60.5% in its Nook division. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Industry Sales Were Hot in April

April was far from the cruelest month for book sales, with the 1,277 publishers that report results to AAP’s StatShot program showing a 18.3% increase over April 2023 following a flat first quarter. Every major category posted an increase over a year ago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-06-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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