Majority Of Harry Potter Books Purchased For Teens And Adults
- PW/BEA survey finds some good news about reading habits. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;9/14/1998, Vol. 245 Issue 37, p10
Reports on findings of a survey taken by `Publishers Weekly' magazine and Expo America regarding the book-buying habits of Americans as of 1998. Increase seen in the number of teenagers who buy books; Influences in book buying; Statistics; The popularity of the Barnes & Noble bookstore chain.
- Sound sales for audio. Kopka, Matt // Publishers Weekly;5/2/1994, Vol. 241 Issue 18, p35
Reports on the increase in sales of audiobooks in the United States in 1993. Sales growth experienced by book publishers in nontraditional areas; Incentive for bookstores to commit retail space for audiobooks; Factors behind increase in audiobook sales; Slow growth of backlist titles compared...
- Paperbacks: A silver lining? Lodge, Sally; Roback, Diane // Publishers Weekly;5/2/1994, Vol. 241 Issue 18, p30
Examines the reasons behind the increase in paperback sales and the decline in hardcover sales of children's books in 1993 in the United States. Decline in overall revenues for children's books; Buying power of schoolchildren and teachers; Libraries' preference for paperbacks over hardcovers...
- Book `em: A look at consumer demand for books. Niemira, Michael P. // Chain Store Age;Jun98, Vol. 74 Issue 6, p40
Reports on the increase in reading time of almost all age groups in the United States that may increase book sales. Retail bookstore sales during the first quarter of 1998; Role of the Internet in the demand for books.
- U.S. book industry. Lofquist, William S. // Publishing Research Quarterly;Spring91, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p79
Focuses on the performance of the book industry in the United States for 1990. Publishers' revenues for the first nine months of 1995; Book purchasing patterns of the United States consumer; Total sales by the industry; Producer price index for books in the United States; Statistics on exports...
- U.S. book industry. Lofquist, William S. // Book Research Quarterly;Fall90, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p89
Assesses the book publishing industry in the United States. Increase in revenue for the first three months of 1990; Surge in demand for books and personal consumption expenditures; Data on purchases, sales, production and hours worked in employment and earnings; Growth in exports and imports of...
- U.S. book returns, 1984-1989. Greco, Albert N. // Publishing Research Quarterly;Fall92, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p46
Studies the book return phenomenon that affected the United States book industry for the year 1984 to 1989. Statistics about the US book industry; Causes of the increase in book returns; Suggestions to reduce book returns.
- Geographic concentration and regional trends in the book publishing industry, 1963-1987. Monmonier, Mark; Schnell, George A. // Publishing Research Quarterly;Fall92, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p62
Studies the book industry in the United States for the period 1963 to 1987. Decline in New York State's share of the market; Emergence of regional publishing centers.
- The growing gap in book industry statistics. Dessauer, John P. // Publishing Research Quarterly;Summer93, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p68
Focuses on the discrepancy among book industry statistics cited by different institutions in the United States. Reluctance of long-established institutions to adjust to novel and unfamiliar developments; Calls for a new survey design employing unprecedented sampling and estimating techniques.