W H Smith Travel sales up 8% in third quarter

Sales in W H Smith's travel business rose by 8% in the last quarter, although High Street revenue dipped marginally. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]

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4 Shout-Outs to Publishers Doing Their Part During the COVID-19 Outbreak | May 8

On March 27 we decided it was important to end each week on a much needed high note, so we published the first edition of 4 Shout-Outs. Seven weeks later, and we continue to see publishers—small and large—find unique ways to support their communities, despite facing difficult times of their... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-05-08 16:34:59 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Worklife: Russian Publishers See Bookstore Sales Plummet

As much as 75 percent of the Russian book industry's usual domestic profits may be lost during the closures of physical bookstores in the pandemic. The post Coronavirus Worklife: Russian Publishers See Bookstore Sales Plummet appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-08 14:11:48 UTC ]
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Oregon Coast Bookstore Gives Away Thousands of Books: Critical Linking, May 8, 2020

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-05-08 10:30:26 UTC ]
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Sales Fell, Earnings Rose in Q3 at HarperCollins

A small gain in digital sales offset softer print sales in HC's third quarter, leading to a 2.1% decline in sales compared to the third quarter of fiscal 2019. Earnings increased 3.1%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales of Print Units Rose 10.9% Last Week

Strong sales in the adult nonfiction segment helped to drive up unit sales of print books by 10.9% last week at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Rise Nearly 5% at the End of April

Solid gains in the adult fiction and juvenile nonfiction categories lifted print unit sales up 4.7% in the week ended May 2, 2020, over the comparable week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Sales Buoy Simon & Schuster

First quarter sales rose 4% at Simon & Schuster over last year's first period, led by gains in digital audio and e-books, but the outlook for rest of 2020 is uncertain. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Quadrille buys book on food and travel in Central Asia

Quadrille will publish food and travel book Red Sands by writer and journalist Caroline Eden.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-07 01:01:12 UTC ]
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Quad/Graphics Reports $12M Loss Amid Declining Sales in Q1

Quad/Graphics posted a net loss of $12.4 million in the first quarter of 2020, the Wisconsin-based commercial printer reported on Wednesday, a significant improvement over its $22.8 million net loss in Q1 of 2019. Net sales dropped 14.4% year-over-year to $823 million, the company said, a... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-05-06 18:09:12 UTC ]
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Anne Raeff’s ‘Only the River’ travels the globe and spans decades to explore one family’s secrets

One of Raeff’s signal strengths is to immerse readers in the sensuous present of any era, in each setting’s vibrant textures and temperatures. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-06 15:21:12 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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Faber print sales down by a third but digital growing, says c.e.o

Stephen Page has said Faber's print sales are down "about a third year on year for print", but that digital growth is on the rise during lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-05 22:58:09 UTC ]
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First Quarter Industry Report: The Coronavirus Hits China’s Publishing

A first assessment of the Chinese market, January to March, shows physical bookstore sales plunging 60+ percent, printing stalled, supply chain disrupted. The post First Quarter Industry Report: The Coronavirus Hits China’s Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-05 03:15:53 UTC ]
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A Bookstore Turned “Travel Agency”; Chewy Celebrates Very Good Pets: Friday’s First Things First

Welcome to First Things First, Adweek's daily resource for marketers. We'll be publishing the content to First Things First on Adweek.com each morning (like this post), but if you prefer that it come straight to your inbox, you can sign up for the email here. A Bookstore Shocked Fans and Boosted... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-05-01 10:45:39 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Flat in Late April

A huge gain in the juvenile nonfiction category helped offset a decline in adult nonfiction to keep unit sales of print books in the week ended Apr. 25, 2020, nearly even with sales in the similar week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In Q1, Sales Rose 26% at Amazon as It Works to Improve Shipping Times

Sales increased to $75.5 billion in the second quarter at Amazon, even as it acknowledged that the surge in demand forced it to prioritize essential items such as household staples and "dampened demand" for non-essential products. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A Bookstore Just Shocked Fans and Boosted Sales 200% With Its Brilliant Quarantine Pivot

When beloved bookstore and cafe The Wild Detectives had to close alongside most Dallas businesses due to Covid-19 quarantine measures, it faced the daunting challenge of shifting its business to being online-only. So the shop owners turned to agency partner Dieste, which has created several... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-04-30 19:09:51 UTC ]
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Instagram’s story: Fast growth, a $1 billion sale and Facebook’s broken pledge

Sarah Frier traces the company’s cultural impact along with its business history. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-30 15:32:33 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Rose 10.1% Last Week

Unit sales of print books rose 10.1% last week compared to the week ended April 18 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Gains in the adult categories offset a quiet week for sales in the juvenile segments. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann reports first quarter decline of 2.7% as Covid-19 hits business

Penguin Random House owner Bertelsmann has reported a first quarter revenue decline of 2.7% in what it said was a “satisfactory” performance given the challenge of Covid-19. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-29 16:46:13 UTC ]
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