Traditional Sales

At Humble Bundle, Some Growth to Brag About
June 30, 2017

The promotional site that lets consumers pay what they wish for bundles of e-book content reports a nearly $5 million increase in sales since last year—and a boost in charity donations to boot.

Book and Reading Data Points from Amazon.com
December 26, 2016 at 11:00 pm

The bestselling books over the holidays at the e-tailer were 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down,' 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,' and a children's backlist book.

The Future of Bookstores May Rest on “Guerilla Retailing”
December 5, 2016 at 3:15 pm

When you look into the rearview mirror of book retailing what do you see? A path littered with failed national chains, including Borders, Hastings, and B. Dalton, along with the rising dominance of Amazon. When you look into the future, what do you see? A path where Barnes & Noble believes smaller concept stores with…

HarperCollins Launches New Indie Store Backlist Program
December 1, 2016 at 2:07 pm

HarperCollins will introduce a new backlist program for U.S.-based independent booksellers on January 1, 2017. The program, the publisher said in a statement, is "designed to reward and support independent retailers that maintain a varied selection of HarperCollins backlist titles specific to the store’s strengths and customer base."

Why Publishers Must Go Mobile
September 23, 2016 at 1:00 am

Book purchases are increasingly done on mobile platforms, and most people who read e-books prefer to do so on tablets or smart phones. There's a big opportunity for publishers here.