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Borders sales down in 2nd quarter

From the press release: Borders Group, Inc. (NYSE: BGP) today reported results for its second quarter ended July 31, 2010. Highlights include: Second quarter sales were $526.1 million, down 11.5% from the same period a year ago, with comparable store sales declining by 6.8%. Borders.com sales increased 56.2% over the prior year, to $15.5 million…. Read More »

Global e-reader sales topped 1.3m last quarter

Digitimes are reporting: A total of 1.35 million e-book readers were shipped to the global market in the second quarter of 2010, 33.2% fewer than the originally projected 2.02 million units, chiefly because shipments of new models were delayed to the third quarter, according to Digitimes Research. … Barnes & Noble took the leading position… Read More »

Ebooks made up 9% of Simon & Schuster sales last quarter

Simon & Schuster reported $12 million in digital publishing revenue for Q1 yesterday, which is roughly a 233 percent increase over the previous quarter’s $3.6 million. Included in the $12m are sales of stand-alone apps, e-books, and audio downloads. S&S has six paid iPhone apps. Let’s put this in perspective. Ebooks were about 3% of… Read More »