AAP: Trade Net Sales Up 1.6% at Year's End; Flat in 2009

March 2010
Book Publishing Report;Mar2010, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p4
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The article focuses on the condition of the net sales and returns in the U.S. domestic book publishing industry from 2008 to 2009. It says that the trade book net sales increased from 1.70 billion dollars in 2008 to 1.72 billion dollars in 2009. It mentions that the book series of "Twilight," by Stephen Meyer had been instrumental in the net sales increase of the children's segment category, however the hardcover segment's net sales fell. It adds that audiobook net sales and returns fell in 2009.


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