TITLE

Holidays Offer the Lowest Turnover of the Year

PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Book Publishing Report;Jan2010, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the lowest turnover of publishing sales scorecard ending December 5, 2009 to January 2, 2010 in the U.S. It notes that the turnover was higher than normal in the top 10, while it was relatively low. It points out that fiction books decreased from 60% in July to 45% in October 2009. It adds that the top 10 books averaged 11.8 editions of 11.5 titles, the top 50 at 6.5 editions of 6.4 titles, and the 138 imprints at 4.3 editions of 4.2 titles.
ACCESSION #
58624418

 

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