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CUP scores slim revenue rise despite Covid-19 hit

Cambridge University Press saw sales at £336m in the year to end April 2020, a rise of 2.8% (2% at constant currency). However operating profits fell 3.3% to £23.6m, compared to £24.4m in 2019. CUP said it had seen "strong" growth during the first 11 months of the year, before disruption to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-30 15:46:19 UTC ]
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Waterstones staff to be awarded 4% bonus

Waterstones owners Elliott Advisors have approved a company-wide 4% bonus, following a "pretty good" financial year "driven above all by better book sales", according to m.d. James Daunt.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-31 02:35:31 UTC ]
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Independent News & Media to be sold to Belgian group

Denis O’Brien loses hundreds of millions in sale of Ireland’s biggest newspaper publisherIreland’s largest newspaper group has agreed to a takeover offer from the Belgian media group Mediahuis in a deal in which its largest shareholder, billionaire Denis O’Brien, will lose hundreds of millions... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury sees 22% leap in adult trade revenues in first-half

Revenues in Bloomsbury’s adult trade division soared by 22% in the first six months of the financial year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book sales down 7% for WHS in first half

W H Smith’s book sales fell 7% in the first six months of its financial year, but the retailer said it has seen some “encouraging results” for its new high street book offer for customers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury's first half revenues soar 15%

The Bloomsbury Group’s revenues soared by 15% to £72.1m for the first six months of its financial year, helped by J K Rowling’s Harry Potter books which boosted sales in the publisher’s children’s division by 33%. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Connect Books revenue up 14% in first six months

Connect Books saw a 14.4% year-on-year rise in revenue for the first half of its financial year, driven by its wholesale and Wordery arm. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blackwell's 2016 financial results reflect 'challenging' year

Blackwell’s losses deepened in its last financial year, with the move of one of its flagship campus shops in Manchester to a temporary venue a contributing factor. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fairfax Media announces half-year profit and plan to keep printing newspapers

Greg Hywood says company will keep printing Sydney Morning Herald and the Age ‘for some years yet’ and may spin off Domain real estate business Fairfax Media will continue to print its daily newspapers for several years, its chief executive, Greg Hywood, confirmed at the company’s results... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pottermore returns to growth

Pottermore, the digital content company for J K Rowling's Harry Potter books, returned to growth in its last financial year as the firm’s decision to make its ebooks and audiobooks available via Amazon, Apple, Audible and others “really paid off”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Clays' parent company issues profit warning

St Ives, the parent company of book printer Clays, has warned of lower profits for the final quarter of 2016 and the next financial year because of “global economic uncertainty”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fairfax Media posts $27.4m profit despite lower print advertising revenue

Property website Domain increases digital revenue by 37% and continues to prop up Fairfax’s overall profit as editorial restructure is announcedFairfax Media, publishers of the Age and the Sydney Morning Herald, have returned a net profit of $27.4m for the first half of the financial year... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's third quarter sales rise 23%

Amazon saw a 23% rise in sales in the third quarter (ending September 30th) to $25.4bn ($20.6bn in third quarter 2014).  Net income stood at $79m in the third quarter, compared to a loss of $437m in the same period in 2014. The results follow a profitable second quarter of the year. Amazon is... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book revenues decline in Wiley third quarter

2014 acquisitions Profiles International and Crossknowledge helped John Wiley & Sons to a third quarter revenue rise of 5% on a constant currency basis (2% including the impact of foreign exchange), at $465m. However, the company said organic revenue – excluding the impact of the buys - was... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's, Harlequin and backlist sales boost HarperCollins

A strong performance from HarperCollins and the acquisition of Harlequin has boosted parent company News Corp's quarterly results. Revenue for publisher's worldwide operation for the second quarter of the financial year, covering the three months to December 31st 2014, increased 20% from $391m... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones cuts losses as Daunt looks ahead with 'optimism'

Waterstones cut its losses in its last financial year with managing director James Daunt describing it as year of “significant progress” and insisting that the business was edging towards profitability. It is the second consecutive year of reduced losses at Waterstones under Daunt, and includes... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Prime fuels Amazon fourth quarter profit

An increase in Prime membership subscriptions helped Amazon to a fourth quarter profit. The e-commerce giant has been under pressure from investors to return a good result after reporting a loss for the previous two quarters of its financial year, but shares recovered yesterday (29th January)... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ordnance Survey prepares for GovCo status

Proposals to change Ordnance Survey from a Trading Fund into a government-owned company [GovCo], which will enable it to introduce more products and services and to grow more quickly, have moved one step closer. This week Matthew Hancock, minister of state for business, enterprise and energy,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daunt: 'Waterstones could break even this financial year'

Waterstones will “break even” this year if the retailer has a good Christmas, according to its m.d James Daunt. In an interview with the Guardian, the Waterstones boss said the chain’s intention was to eradicate its losses by the end of its financial year. “We are heading towards break-even in... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stanfords 'on target' to return to profit

Stanfords bookshops have reduced their losses over the last year, with the company said to be “on target” to return to profit this financial year. The two travel bookshops, based in London’s Covent Garden and Bristol, achieved sales of £5.7m in the year to 31st March 2014, an increase of 0.15%... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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