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AAP StatShot: US Book Trade Was ‘High-Performing’ in April

The April 2024 StatShot report from the Association of American Publishers tracks especially strong performance in digital audio. The post AAP StatShot: US Book Trade Was ‘High-Performing’ in April appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-06-17 15:00:07 UTC ]
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Qualcomm says most Windows games will work on its latest Arm laptop chipset

Qualcomm is said to have new Arm-based laptops of its own in the pipeline, while consumer versions of the new Surface Pro 10 and Surface Laptop 6 that run on the Snapdragon X Elite chipset are believed to be on the way. While that in the past would have meant the makers of x86- and x64-based... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2024-03-22 15:25:41 UTC ]
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Audible reportedly lays off over 100 employees

If you thought Big Tech’s dreadful year of layoffs would be confined to 2023, you’re (sadly) mistaken. Audible laid off around five percent of its employees on Thursday, which Variety reports is “just over 100 staffers.” The cuts in the audiobook division are part of parent company Amazon’s most... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2024-01-11 22:00:11 UTC ]
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United States Book Market: A First Quarter’s Glide and NPD’s Viewpoint

'Overall, the US book market is turning in a very strong performance by historic norms,' says NPD BookScan's Kristen McLean. The post United States Book Market: A First Quarter’s Glide and NPD’s Viewpoint appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-04-15 15:51:56 UTC ]
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Unit Sales Slipped 1.2% Last Week

Another strong performance by adult fiction was not enough to prevent unit sales of print books from falling 1.2% last week compared to the week ended September 12, 2020, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Wiley Ends Fiscal 2021 on High Note

Helped by a strong performance in the fourth quarter ended April 30, 2021, revenue at John Wiley rose 6% in fiscal year 2021 over fiscal 2020. The company reported operating income of $185 million. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-10 04:00:00 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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Strong performance by PRH as Bertelsmann records highest first half for 12 years

Penguin Random House's parent company Bertelsmann has reported its highest first half for 12 years with €8.6bn group revenues, with PRH’s successful performance attributed to “strong bestsellers, high growth rates in audio formats, and acquisitions”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-29 03:19:02 UTC ]
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W H Smith boosted by travel stores ahead of full year results

W H Smith has been boosted by a "strong performance" of its travel stores as the retailer says it expects full year results to be in line with expectations, ahead of c.e.o. Stephen Clarke's departure.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-28 09:11:14 UTC ]
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'The Glass Castle' is an unconventional-family tale with heart and a strong performance by Woody Harrelson

"I was sitting in a taxi, wondering if I had overdressed for the evening, when I looked out the window and saw Mom rooting through a Dumpster." That's the unnerving first sentence of Jeannette Walls' 2005 memoir, "The Glass Castle," and its audacious combination of candor, unsentimentality and... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Sales Up 5% in First Half of 2017

A strong performance by its Nashville-based imprints FaithWords and Center Street helped lift sales 5% at Hachette Book Group in the first half of 2017 over the comparable period in 2016. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Solid Gains in the Juvenile Categories Help Drive Units Up

Partly due to a strong performance in the juvenile nonfiction category, unit sales of print books at outlets that report to NPD BookScan were 4% higher in the week ended June 4, 2017, than in the comparable week in 2016. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spoof humour books help W H Smith to 'strong' Christmas sales

Sales of spoof humour books helped W H Smith to achieve a “strong” performance over its Christmas trading period, with the company’s chief executive Stephen Clarke saying that group profit growth for the year is now “slightly ahead of plan”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Posts a $1 Billion Profit

Helped by a strong performance in its cloud services group, Amazon reported an operating profit of $1.1 billion in the first quarter ended March 31, 2016 compared to $255 million in the 2015 first quarter. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury sales up 13% boosted by children's

Bloomsbury Publishing's sales grew 13% in the first half of the year, boosted by a particularly strong performance from the children’s and educational department. For the six months ending 31st August 2015, turnover totalled £52.7m, 13% higher than £46.6m for the same period in 2014. Adjusted... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter magic continues at Bloomsbury as sales grow

Magician series among children’s books boosting revenue at publishing house, with pre-tax profits at £1.9m Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury has reported a jump in half-year sales after a strong performance from educational and children’s books. Sales were up 11.6% to £52.7m in the six months to... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harlequin Makes HC's Year

Eleven months of results from Harlequin helped to offset the strong performance of Divergent in fiscal 2014 giving HarperCollins a 16% increase in revenue for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2015 over fiscal 2014 while EBITDA rose 12%. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Phaidon lifts turnover, cuts loss

Phaidon Press has reported a 4.4% increase in annual turnover for the year to June 2014 due to a strong performance in the North American market. However, the company still reported a loss, which it attributed to increased investment in its business.  Turnover at the arts, lifestyle and culture... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Winners of the LBF International Excellence Awards 2015

Benelux countries put in a strong performance at the second London Book Fair International Excellence Awards last night, taking a hat-trick of prizes. The post Winners of the LBF International Excellence Awards 2015 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales and profits rise at 'stronger' Penguin Random House

Penguin Random House delivered a "strong performance in its first full year after the merger", media group Bertelsmann has said. Penguin Random House chief executive Markus Dohle said the combined businesses had "made a powerful statement: We are stronger together" describing 2014 as "a... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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