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April 2008 Sales Fall

According to a report from the Association of American Publishers, book sales have fallen in April a slight amount (3.5%) to $272.7 million. Year to date sales are flat at $2.183 billion. I’ve decided to start keeping a spreadsheet although… more

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Harper Rebounds

As reported by Publishers Marketplace A Better Quarter for Harper HarperCollins rebounded in their fiscal second quarter after a “terrible” first quarter, with sales rising 3 percent compared to a year ago to $406 million and income of $67 million–up… more

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Amazonian Numbers

From Publishers Weekly: The Publishers Weekly Stock Index managed to eke out a 1.7% increase last year, thanks largely to Amazon.com. Shares soared nearly 135% while the stock fortunes of traditional book stores fared much worse, particularly Borders Group, which… more