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S&S Sales Up 10% in Q3, but Profits Are Flat

Though its third-quarter results slowed compared to the first half of 2022, Simon & Schuster remains on track to have a record year, which CEO Jonathan Karp attributed to employees' ability to stay focused on books despite the company being for sale for more than two years. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury reports record sales amid reading boom

People who turned to books during Covid lockdowns continuing to buy them, company saysBloomsbury has reported a record year for sales, as the Harry Potter publisher said the increase in reading during the pandemic had become “permanent” after lockdowns eased.The company benefited substantially... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-06-15 08:09:40 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury Has a Record Year

Sales in fiscal 2022 at Bloomsbury Publishing were up 24% over fiscal 2021, rising to $277 million, and profits increased 40%, to $32.2 million. The U.S. now accounts for about 30% of the publisher's sales. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Had a Record Year in 2021

Revenue at Penguin Random House increased 6% in 2021 over 2020, to €4.0 billion, and earnings rose 9.2%, to €755 million. Sales at PRH US topped $2.5 billion. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Lagardère Publishing Has Record Year

Total revenue rose 9.4% at Hachette Book Group parent Lagardère Publishing in 2021, and profits jumped 42.7% over 2020. HBG sales rose 3.7%, excluding the impact of its Workman Publishing acquisition. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Records tumble as Nielsen figures claim 2021 as the most lucrative year on record

Despite some gaps in the BookScan data, it looks as though 2021 was a record year for the book industry, with many sectors setting annual records based on 42-week sales figures alone. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-22 09:59:44 UTC ]
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Book readers have realised that you can’t replace the feel of turning a real page | Tim Adams

Record sales show that even the ability to carry thousands of books in one portable electronic device is not enoughIn 2009, when Amazon’s Kindle ebook was launched in the UK, it seemed impossible to imagine that a dozen years later booksellers would be reporting a record year of sales of... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-01-15 17:00:27 UTC ]
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S&S global sales hit 'record year' in 2020 at $901m

Sales at Simon & Schuster came in at an all time high in 2020 at $901m, ViacomCBS has reported. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-26 10:10:34 UTC ]
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Walker saw turnover and operating profit rise in record 2019

Walker Books had a record year in 2019, with turnover increasing 7% and operating profit soaring 17%, newly released financial results show. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-22 21:28:03 UTC ]
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Children's non-fiction poised for record year as Q3 sales leap 25%

Children's books have seen a boom during coronavirus-hit 2020 with non-fiction heading for a record year, according to Nielsen. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-24 11:31:27 UTC ]
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Record Year for British Publishing in 2019

U.K. publisher sales rose to £6.3 billion in 2019, 4% higher than in 2018 and 20% higher than in 2015, making 2019 the biggest year ever for U.K. publishing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Could lockdown herald an exciting new chapter for the book trade?

The pandemic has thrown publishing and booksellers into crisis – and left customers struggling to obtain books when they most want them. But some in the industry sense an opportunity to drag it into the 21st centuryOn 18 March, Emma Corfield-Walters received the news that for the second year... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-10 08:00:20 UTC ]
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Sales, Earnings Rose 6% at PRH in 2019

Revenue at Penguin Random House rose to €3.64 billion last year and earnings increased to €561 million. CEO Markus Dohle noted that despite the record year, the spread of the coronavirus means that the publisher will "have to endure some impact" to its business this year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Listening up: Nielsen data shows the audio sector continuing its recent growth

Audiobook sales have rocketed in 2019, and look set to achieve another record year, as the sector continues to attract first-time listeners. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-15 08:43:01 UTC ]
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White Review short story prize reveals shortlist, following record entries

The White Review Short Story Prize has unveiled its shortlist following a record year of 570 submissions. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bologna Book Fair 2019 Attendance Exceeds Last Year’s by 5 Percent

Bologna Children's Book Fair announces a record year in attendance and news coverage, while naming Sharjah as its 2020 Guest of Honor. The post Bologna Book Fair 2019 Attendance Exceeds Last Year’s by 5 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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U.K. Reports 2017 As Record Year for Publishing

The U.K. publishing industry had a record-breaking year in 2017, with income up 5% to £5.7 billion, according to figures released by the Publishers Association in its annual Yearbook. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Record Year for Publishing Stocks—With a Caveat

A year that found four of the 10 companies on the PW Stock Index seeing double-digit stock price increases also saw Barnes & Noble and other big names struggle. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A year in review: The kids are all right

Another record year for the children’s sector in revenue terms, led by Middle Grade fiction from burgeoning brand David Walliams and dependable diarist Jeff Kinney, underpinned the print market’s continued growth in 2016 . Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What’s Ahead for Bookselling in 2017

Despite the contentious presidential election, sales at indie bookstores are expected to be up slightly last year, edging out what had been for many a record year in 2015. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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