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Amazon Book Orders on the Rise

After several weeks of receiving orders from Amazon that had been significantly lower than the comparable period in 2018, publishers said orders have improved this week. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Segments Up Through September

Through the first nine months of 2019, sales of adult trade books were up 1.1% over the comparable period in 2018 for the publishers who report sales to AAP’s BookStat program. Sales in the children/young adult segment rose 8.0% in the same period. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales Up 15% in Salem's Publishing Group in Q3

Led by a solid quarter by Regnery, sales in Salem Media Group's publishing division rose 15.8% in the third quarter of 2019 over the comparable period last year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S Squeezes Out a Q3 Profit Despite Sales Decline

Profits rose by $1 million at Simon & Schuster in the third quarter of 2019 over the comparable period in 2018, despite a 9% drop in sales. In last year's third quarter, Bob Woodward's 'Fear' drove strong sales for the publisher. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales Up, Loss Cut in Q1 at Scholastic

Led by a strong performance in its trade division, revenue at Scholastic rose 7% in the first quarter ended August 31, 2019, over the comparable period in fiscal 2019. The net loss was cut to $58.5 million, from $61.3 million in last year’s first quarter. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sourcebooks Posts Double Digit Six Month Sales Gain

Unit sales rose 24% in the first six months of 2019 over the comparable period in 2018, while revenue increased 26% at Sourcebooks. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Open Road Revenue Up 36% in First Half of 2019

Open Road said revenue in the first six months of 2019 rose 36% over the comparable period in 2018, while earnings jumped 72%. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Posts Double-Digit Gains in Sales, Earnings in First Half of '19

Driven by a number of acquisitions and hundreds of bestselling books, profits at Penguin Random House jumped 33.0% in the first half of 2019 over the comparable period in 2018 and revenue rose 11.3%. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Sales Rose 3.8% in First Six Months

In the first half of 2019 sales of adult books rose 1.4% over the comparable period in 2018, while sales of children/YA books increased 7.4%, according to the AAP. Sales of religious presses, which AAP puts in the trade segment, rose 11.4%. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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EDC Has First Quarter Decline in Sales and Earnings

Total revenue at Educational Development Corp. dropped 8% in the first quarter of fiscal 2020, to $27.6 million, from the comparable period a year ago. Earnings, meanwhile, fell from $1.8 million a year ago to $1.3 million. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Earnings Jumped 29% in Q3 at HarperCollins

Strong sales of Christian books, backlist titles, and downloadable audiobooks led to a 29% increase in earnings at HarperCollins in the quarter ended March 31, 2019, over the comparable period last year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HBG Has Q1 Sales Gain

Revenue at Hachette Book Group rose 3.3% in the first quarter ended March 31, 2019, over the comparable period in 2018. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales, Profits Up in Q1 at S&S

Sales at Simon & Schuster rose 3% in the first quarter of 2019 over the comparable period in 2018, rising to $164 million from $160 million a year ago. Operating income increased 6%, to $17 million. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic Q3 Revenue Boosted by Trade Group

Revenue rose 4% at Scholastic in the third quarter of fiscal 2019 over the comparable period a year ago, but higher costs caused the publisher to say its earnings for the full year will come in at the lower end of its forecast. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Sales Flat Through November

According to the Association of American Publishers’ StatShot program, sales from 1,374 reporting publishers were up 0.3% through November over the comparable period in 2017. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic Trade Sales Rose 16% in Q2

Revenue in Scholastic's trade division increased 16% in the second quarter ended November 30, 2018, over the comparable period a year ago. For the entire company, revenue in the quarter rose 1% over last fiscal year’s second quarter and net income jumped 25.4%. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HC Profits Soared 42% in Q1 of Fiscal 2019

Strong backlist sales, in addition to a 55% jump in sales of digital audiobooks, led to a 42% increase in earnings at HarperCollins in the quarter ended September 30, 2018, over the comparable period a year ago. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Profits Soar Again, Despite Disappointing Sales

Although sales rose 29% in the third quarter (ended September 30) over the comparable period a year ago, investors had expected more rapid growth. Still, profits jumped to $2.9 billion, up from earnings of $256 million a year ago. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult Group Drives Sales Gain at Bloomsbury

In the six month period ended August 31, 2018 revenue in Bloomsbury's adult group rose 22% over the comparable period in fiscal 2018, offsetting a 2% decline in sales in the children's division. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HBG Posts Gains in Sales and Earnings in First half of 2018

Revenue in the first half of 2018 rose 1.4% over the comparable period in 2017 at the Hachette Book Group, parent company Lagardère reported, and profits rose by an unspecified amount. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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