Tagged: sales

Giant’s step

The news of Amazon’s changed tax arrangements, with UK sales no longer diverted to Luxembourg but booked through a UK office accountable to HMRC, feels... Read more

A good rep

Nothing more clearly illustrates the seismic shifts in the publishing landscape in the past 10 years than the decline of publishers’ sales forces. Their numbers... Read more

Surprise, surprise

Consultants and pundits, look away now. The book market is performing in almost exactly the wrong way. The big publishers are not gaining market share;... Read more

The noise and fury

Barely two weeks into 2015, and already the year is shaping up to be a humdinger. Booksellers are back! The print book... Read more

B is for book

How do you measure the true value of the book business? It’s a common enough question for which there is no common answer. Yet, with... Read more

Missionaries

In the early noughties, The Bookseller ran an occasional series on “real booksellers”. Written by our former retail correspondent Richard Lewis, the idea was to... Read more

Bloomsbury's profits performing 'well ahead' of expectations

Bloomsbury Publishing has said it achieved "excellent sales" in January and February this year and revealed its annual profits are performing "well ahead" of expectations.... Read more

'Watchman' continues to dominate charts

Harper Lee has held the Official Top 50 number one spot for a second consecutive week, with Go Set A Watchman (Heinemann) selling 57,612 copies,... Read more

Sales rise but profits hit at CUP

Cambridge University Press saw sales rise 5% year-on-year at constant currency rates to £269m in the year ended April 2015, according to its latest annual... Read more

Amazon posts surprise profit for second quarter

Amazon has returned to profit in the second quarter of the year, posting net profits of $92m (£59m) for the period ending 30th June.  ... Read more

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