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- Book Manufacturing 2016: Moving to Meet All Challenges. ODA, STEPHANIE // Publishers Weekly;5/9/2016, Vol. 263 Issue 19, p38
The article reports on the improving business of book manufacturing and printing in the U.S. as a result of the stabilizing sales of printed books. Topics discussed include the factors behind the increased number of book printing works returning to the U.S., the reasons why most publishers...
- The Return of the Children's Specialty Store. ROSEN, JUDITH // Publishers Weekly;7/18/2016, Vol. 263 Issue 29, p18
The article discusses the re-emergence of children's specialty bookstores in the U.S. after years of closures by independent bookstores. Topics discussed include reasons for opening Addendum Books in St. Paul, Minnesota, challenges being faced by Bel and Bunna's Books in Lafayette, California...
- The Social Network: Is Facebook Good For Books? // Book Publishing Report;Oct2010, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p1
The article discusses the issue whether or not social network such as Facebook is good for books in the U.S. in the spring of 2010. Survey shows that approximately 61% of adults who visited/used Facebook bought at least one paperback book. It points out that Facebook users dominate the total...
- New Titles At 12-Month Record As Fall List Debuts. // Book Publishing Report;Oct2010, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p3
The article reports on the inclusion of new book titles in the top 20 lists of books in the U.S. in September 2010. This scorecard includes the bestseller lists for sales over the five weeks ending September 4 through October 2. The new titles represent 46.5% of all the 529 International...
- New Titles on Lists Grow in April. // Book Publishing Report;May2009, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p5
The article reports on the increase of publishing book titles in the U.S. in April 2009. It notes that the International Standard Book Numbers (ISBNs) represented 39.7% of the 491 total ISBNs on three lists. It reveals that top 10 titles in the lists show increase in turnover of newer titles. It...
- THE WEEKLY SCORECARD. // Publishers Weekly;7/22/2013, Vol. 260 Issue 29, p6
The article presents charts depicting the difference between U.S. sales of print books from July 15, 2012 and July 14, 2013, commenting on the overall trend of decreasing print book sales, interest in juvenile nonfiction, and the impact of the successful Fifty Shades trilogy on book sales figures.
- News Briefs. // Publishers Weekly;9/12/2016, Vol. 263 Issue 37, p10
This section offers news briefs of interest to the U.S. book industry, including the change in the schedule of the regional trade show of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and decline in the first-quarter revenue of publisher Wiley.
- Chain Sales Head Downhill. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;4/12/2010, Vol. 257 Issue 15, p3
The article reports on the 6.9 percent decrease in the total sales of major booksellers in the U.S. for the year ended January 31, 2010.
- The Verdicton 2014: Sales up 4.6%. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;6/15/2015, Vol. 262 Issue 24, p5
The article discusses an increase in total U.S. book sales and unit sales for 2014 according to the final sales estimate released by the Association of American Publishing. Topics include an increase in electronic book sales, an increase in sales by online retailers, and growth within the...