Have libraries lost their way by focusing on community over reading? The author of The Freckle Report thinks so.
Amazon recently released its third-quarter results, showing growth of more than 30 percent year on year.
According to the latest stats from NPD BookScan, print book sales are up by 6 percent this year versus 2019.
The Hot Sheet Index reviewed statistics regarding Patreon membership and financing artists and their work for 2017 and 2020.
Patreon released recent stats showing an uptick in patron support due to the pandemic. Artists have generated more than $2 billion.
The Hot Sheet Index reviewed the change in unit sales in January 2020 versus January 2019 in traditionally published romance.
While the NPD Group tracks sales of traditionally published romance only, they’re seeing growth in the category this year as a result of COVID-19.
Of the Big Four tech companies, Amazon is showing the strongest results. During the second quarter of 2020, its revenue was up by 40 percent.
The Hot Sheet Index reviewed the print bestsellers for 2020 so far. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins had the top spot.
According to NPD BookScan, ebook unit sales increased by 31 percent in April 2020 compared to ebook unit sales for March 2020.