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HBG Reports Earnings Jump Despite Sales Drop

Sales for the first six months of 2016 fell 6.6% at Hachette Book Group compared to the first six months of 2015, but earnings rose 180%. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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May Sales Drop for Adult, Children's Books

Trade sales in May saw some wild swings, according to AAP’s monthly StatShot program. In the adult books segment there was a decline of 5.0%, compared to the same month last year. Meanwhile, sales in children’s/young adult fell 9.3%. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Go Set a Watchman knocks EL James's Grey from top of UK book charts

Harper Lee’s long-lost novel has sold over 200,000 copies in the UK over the past weekEL James’ reign at the top of the UK book charts for the last month with her erotic bestseller Grey has been ended by a novel written in the 1950s and abandoned in a box for decades: Harper Lee’s Go Set a... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Despite Sales Drop, B&N Had Fiscal 2015 Profit

Barnes & Noble posted net income of $36.6 million in the fiscal year ended May 2, 2015 compared to a loss of $47.3 million in fiscal 2014. The profit improvement came despite a 4.9% decline in total revenue. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German booksellers widen gap with online competition

German trade association Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels has released its economic data for 2014, revealing that sales of books and professional journals were down slightly by 2.2% to €9.32bn (£6.78bn). The trade association released the figures ahead of the annual industry conference in... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Connect Books: sales drop but business 'stabilising'

Connect Books has delivered a “much improved” operational performance in the last six months, although sales were down 3% to £103.4m. The Norwich-based company, which comprises Bertrams, Dawson Books and Wordery, also saw its underlying operational profit decrease by 18.6% to £1.9m compared to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson appoints new c.f.o. as 2014 profits fall

Pearson has appointed a new chief financial officer (c.f.o.) after reporting a sales drop of 4% in 2014. The company has appointed Coram Williams to the role of c.f.o. from Penguin Random House, where he is currently holding the same title. He will start in the job on the 1st August, replacing... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chapman: S&S UK's 'challenging' year

S&S UK has seen a "challenging year" which has not been helped by a number of staffing changes, its c.e.o Ian Chapman has told The Bookseller.  The c.e.o and publisher of S&S UK and International was speaking following the release of S&S's global results by its parent company CBS on... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WHS High Street sales down 5%

WH Smith has released its interim results covering the Christmas period, revealing that group sales were down 2% like-for-like. As usual, WH Smith Travel performed better than its High Street stores, with like-for-like sales up 2% and total sales up 7%, with particular improvements at large... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Earnings Rise 8% at HC Despite Sales Drop

HarperCollins reported a decline in quarterly revenue with total sales down 7%, to $328 million, for the first period ended September 30, 2013. EBITDA, however, rose 8%, to $43 million. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic Cuts Loss Despite Sales Drop

Gains in its educational technology group were not enough to offset declines in the children’s book publishing and distribution unit resulting in a 5.8% decline in total sales at Scholastic for the first quarter ended August 31. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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