News By Tag
* Retail Sales
* Gift Shop Industry
* Book Trade
* Gift Books
* Independent Publisher
* More Tags...
News By Location
Retail Trade Magazine Ranks Ohio Cookbook Publisher Number One in National Book Retail Charts
GIFTBEAT, a monthly publication that follows trends in the gift industry, has recently ranked independent cookbook publisher Gooseberry Patch in two national best-selling charts.
By: Jill Ross
According to the publication's website, GIFTBEAT helps independent gift retailers make smarter buying decisions, control costs and improve profits. The editors gather sales data from a network of hundreds of gift retailers around the United States. Retailers rate their best sellers and GIFTBEAT tracks those sales in nearly 70 categories each year. Every month these data are published in its regional and national charts. GIFTBEAT accepts no advertising, and the charts are compiled completely free of vendor bias.
Founded in 1984, Gooseberry Patch (http://www.gooseberrypatch.com)
-- More than 370,000 opt-in e-mail newsletter subscribers
-- More than 1.2 million page views on our blog
-- More than 75,000 Facebook fans
-- More than 153,000 video views on YouTube
Books from Gooseberry Patch can be found in more than 4,000 retail outlets in the United States and Canada, plus Amazon.com and http://www.gooseberrypatch.com. New cookbook releases for Fall 2011 include Quick & Easy Autumn, Quick & Easy Christmas, 101 Hearty Recipes and Recipes for Warming Hearts, as well as their Tiny Tips Collection, an all-new gift book line.
Here, Jo Ann and Vickie share the Gooseberry Patch story:
# # #
Started by two moms, Gooseberry Patch has been publishing cookbooks since 1992 and their offering includes over 200 titles. Each is priced under $17, filled with easy & affordable recipes and geared toward today's time-strapped, budget-conscious family.