AAP: First Four Months Show Net Sales Down, Returns Up
- Top Five Trade Houses Take 45% of Market Share. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;6/16/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 24, p9
Reports on the estimated revenues for trade book publishers in the U.S. in 2002. Sales of books published by Random House; Revenues of selected publishing companies.
- Christmas Books Expanding Beyond Children's to Holiday-Themed Fiction. // Book Publishing Report;Jan2008, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p9
The article reports on the expansion of the children's book sector to include a segment of holiday-themed fiction. Christmas-themed titles started appearing during the last week of September, peaked between the sales weeks ending November 25 and December 9, and fell dramatically during the week...
- AAP: Trade Book Growth Hit Brakes in June. // Book Publishing Report;8/21/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 32, p4
The article reports on the decline in the net sales of adult hardcover books for June 2006 in the U.S. The Association of American Publishers reported that the sales for 74 publishers dropped to 12.5 percent during the month. Children titles have a bad sales performance during the month with net...
- A Solid Six Months for Trade Sales. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;10/22/2012, Vol. 259 Issue 43, p5
The article states that sales of adult and children's trade book sales rose 13.8 percent during the first six months according to statistics released by the Association of American Publishers (AAP) in October 2012. The article also states that total industry sales rose 4.4 percent in the same...
- Edmonton editor scores U.S. deal with bio-thriller. Metella, Helen // Quill & Quire;May2001, Vol. 67 Issue 5, p12
Reports the alliance between Richard Shirbaniuk and Clive Cussler on the publication of the book 'The Fifth Horseman.' Agreement on the distribution of books; Status on the sale of books; Subject of the bio-thriller book.
- AAP: Mixed Results in August Give No Hint to Yearly Trends. // Book Publishing Report;Nov2008, Vol. 33 Issue 11, p10
The article forecasts the net sales of various books in the U.S. The author claims that adult hardcover net sales increased 9.2% for the month to $100.9 million. It also says that net sales for adult paperback also increased 1.8% to $147.4 million, with $34 million returns. Meanwhile,...
- Scholastic Reports 2Q Results, Posts Improved Performance in School Book Clubs and Fairs. // Book Publishing Report;12/22/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 49, p5
Describes the financial results of publishing firm Scholastic Inc. for the second quarter of fiscal 2004, ended November 30, 2003. Overall revenues; Sales in the children's book publishing and distribution division.
- Oprah, Movie Tie-In Volatility Hits Houghton Mifflin in 2005. // Book Publishing Report;3/20/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 11, p3
The article reports on the decline of the 2005 sales of Houghton Mifflin Co., a book publishing company in the U.S. The decline was blamed on the lack of movie tie-in revenue from the 2004 film "The Polar Express." Other factor was the diminishing sales from the 2004 Oprah Book Club pick "The...
- Sales Fall at Harlequin. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;8/2/2004, Vol. 251 Issue 31, p7
Reports on a decline in sales posted by publisher Harlequin in the second quarter of 2004. Percentage of decline in sales in the U.S.; Factor which had a major contribution to the decline in sales; Prospects for sales for the remainder of the year; Decline in operating profits and revenue.