Adult Book Sales Up In February, Children's Book Sales Fell Off Pace
- 'Twas the season to be fairly jolly. Roback, Diane // Publishers Weekly;1/15/1996, Vol. 243 Issue 3, p328
Reports on the sales performance of children's books during the 1995 Christmas season. Overall improvement in the category for the year; Top titles at various bookstores; Titles which were commonly out of stock; Sidelines which sold briskly; National retailing trend.
- Shaping growing spirits. Schlumpf, Heidi // Publishers Weekly;5/31/1999, Vol. 246 Issue 22, pS6
Focuses on the growing number of children's divisions or children's imprints at religion publishing houses. Motivation for expansion by religion publishers into the children's market; Factors fueling the market; Topics taken up in children's titles; Denominational niches filled by general trade...
- Banking on brand names. Simson, Maria; Chevannes, Ingrid // Publishers Weekly;3/7/1994, Vol. 241 Issue 10, The Red & the Black pS21
Presents a list of bestselling paperbacks. Books by well-known authors; Trade paperbacks; Diet books; Literary titles; Other mass market paperbacks. INSET: Almanac, atlases & annuals..
- Seducing the reader. Danford, Natalie // Publishers Weekly;5/30/1994, Vol. 241 Issue 22, p28
Reports on the marketing efforts of romance publishers to attract paperback readers. Creative Promotions' creation of consumer-oriented promotions such as direct-mailings; Zebra's contest by age group; St. Martin's Press' consumer contest; Harlequin's Father's Day promotion; HarperPaperbacks'...
- Children's bookbag. // Publishers Weekly;5/31/1999, Vol. 246 Issue 22, p32
Presents news briefs concerning the children's book industry, compiled as of May 31, 1999. Includes the selection of British author/illustrator Quentin Blake as the first Children's Laureate in Great Britain; FAO Schwartz's decision to highlight children's book illustrator Todd Parr's works at...
- Handing Down A Tradition. Maughan, Shannon // Publishers Weekly;2/16/2004, Vol. 251 Issue 7, p67
Discusses several factors involved in handselling children's books. Views on the method of handselling books to children; Significance of handselling to booksellers; Advantages of handselling.
- McGraw-Hill betting that science sells with new line of trade books. // Book Publishing Report;10/04/99, Vol. 24 Issue 39, p4
Focuses on McGraw-Hill's plan to launch a line of science trade books in the United States. Part of the firm's efforts to expand its consumer publishing program; Combination of hardcover and trade paperback.
- Print Sales Slowed in Third Quarter. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;10/17/2016, Vol. 263 Issue 42, p4
The article reports on the slowdown of unit sales of print books from 6% gain in 2015 to 3% decrease on October 2, 2016. The print books covered by the data include adult nonfiction, adult fiction, juvenile nonfiction and juvenile fiction in hardcover, trade paperback, mass market paperback and...
- Mass-market trends push children's book sales. Goodale, Gloria // Christian Science Monitor;9/26/96, Vol. 88 Issue 212, pB1
Reports that bookstores have taken over the market for children's books in the United States. Number of book titles produced in 1995; Observations made by Craig Virden, vice president and publisher of Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers; Views of other publishers; Names of some books...