- Fast-Growing Independent Publishers, 2019
Among the drivers will be the publisher’s children’s picture book list, which will have 19 titles this year.Kiester also expects the YA list to hit its stride in 2019, after earning critical praise but slow sales in its first year.
- Scholastic Offers Indie Bookstores Special Terms
Backlist orders placed directly with Scholastic between June 1, 2019 and August 30, 2019 will receive express, two-day shipping for the summer.2) The publisher is extending its backlist stock offer to July 31, 2019.
- Digital Sales Buoy Simon & Schuster
Driven by a 16% increase in digital sales, revenue at Simon & Schuster rose 4% in the first quarter ended March 31, 2020, over the comparable period in 2019, parent company ViacomCBS reported.
- HMH Trade Group for Sale; Archer Departs
In the third quarter, sales rose 15.8% over 2019, to $55.7 million.
- Indie Bookstore Count Grew in the U.K. Last Year
(Godfray hints at 2019 upturn) The BA figures are the second piece of positive book trade news in the U.K. 2019, following Nielsen's report that print book sales had risen for the fourth year in a row (Print book sales up again in 2018).
- Italy Reports Huge Decline in Book Sales
In 2019, Italian publishers sold some 3.2 billion euros worth of books.
- Sales, Earnings Down at HC in Fiscal 2020
Revenue fell 5%, to $1.67 billion, compared to fiscal 2019.HC parent company News Corp attributed the fourth quarter revenue decline primarily to “lower retail sales of foreign language titles and in Christian publishing due to store closures caused by COVID-19, partially offset by the
- In Brief: November 26, 2019
., the first U.S. outpost of Canada’s largest bookstore chain.
- Regional Show Highlights 2019
In addition, Resource Roundtables offer booksellers a chance to meet one another and discuss running a micro store or an off-season store, as well as increasing sales on the web.
- The Week in Libraries: May 3, 2019
s famed Politics & Prose bookstore.
- London Book Fair 2019: A New Regime in Mexico
Ahead of the 2019 London Book Fair, Carlo Carrenho caught up with Fernando Esteves, Managing Director of Ediciones SM in Mexico, to talk about the state of the Mexican book business.How do you see the Mexican economy in 2019?
- Long-Term Relationships: Backlist Backbones 2019
Every bookstore knows The New Jim Crow.
- Trends to Watch for at Bologna 2019
Between international publishers’ and authors’ efforts on social, connections with fans around the world are easier to make and far more numerous these days, making the world a smaller place.Kelly FarberOwnerKF Literary ScoutingIt hasn’t been a year of radical shifts in the YA and children’s market, but one
- Print Unit Sales Fell 10% Last Week
Sales for last week compared to the week ended March 16, 2019, were off 5.7%.Of the four major categories, only the juvenile nonfiction segment had a sales gain last week over the week ended March 14, according to BookScan.
- Heartland 2019: A Small but Mighty Show
According to the two organizations, 78 of the 216 booksellers from 105 bookstores (58% GLIBA members and 42% MIBA members) in attendance were first-timers, including 27 of those bookstores.