After Strong Fiscal '18, Bloomsbury Sees Better Year Ahead

A 20% increase in its consumer group contributed to double-digit gains in sales and earnings at Bloomsbury for 2018. The U.K. house has ambitious plans for the current year, including an acceleration of its growth in the U.S. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic Sees Growth Ahead in Fiscal 2022

A plunge in book fair revenue led to a 12.5% decline in sales at Scholastic in the fiscal year ended May 31, 2021, but the publisher forecast "significant growth" in 2022 revenue and an improved bottom line. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Off Strong Year-End, Bloomsbury Unveils Major Resctructuring

Bloomsbury Publishing reported an 11% increase in both sales and profits in the fiscal year ended February 28, 2016. It also announced that it was accelerating its plan to shift its focus from the consumer to non-consumer area. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print market volumes up 18% year on year since bookshops reopened

Bookshops reopening since lockdown restrictions eased have boosted the market 18% in volume against the same period in 2019, with 14.6 million books sold since shop doors opened. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-17 09:17:49 UTC ]
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Strong year for Children's publishing as W H Smith unveils Books of the Year

W H Smith has unveiled its Books of the Year, with the retailer recognising two children's books for the first time.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 15:22:56 UTC ]
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New Year, New Zuck: What Facebook's CEO Really Wants to Say About the Year Ahead at Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg has issued his annual New Year challenge to himself, and it's a big one: Fixing Facebook.The hoodie-wearing CEO, who has previously taken on learning Mandarin, reading books and visiting new parts of the country, is setting a less concrete goal in focusing on fixing important... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshop.org Continues to See Strong Sales

With the reopening of bookstores across the U.S. to in-store customers, Bookshop.org has seen sales slip in the April-June period compared to the second quarter of 2020, but sales for the entire first half of 2021 are still up 17%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury lands 'heart-racing' account of Trump's last year in office

Bloomsbury is to publish I Alone Can Fix It, a behind-the-scenes account of former US President Donald Trump’s final year in office, by Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-24 12:07:21 UTC ]
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HC's Murray Sees Higher Sales, More Consolidation Ahead

In a recent presentation, HarperCollins CEO Brian Murray said he sees no signs of consumer book spending slowing down in 2021—nor does he see the trend toward greater consolidation of the industry cooling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury Lifts Forecast for Fiscal 2021

Citing continuing strong demand for books in February, Bloomsbury Publishing said it expects sales for the fiscal year ended February 28, 2021, to be above current market expectations and profits to be "significantly" ahead of previous forecasts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury predicts annual profit 'well ahead' of market expectation

In a trading update, Bloomsbury has said it expects its annual revenue and profit to be "well ahead" of market expectations for the financial year ending 28th February 2021, although down on 2020's figures. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bloomsbury lands first novel in 48 years by Wole Soyinka

Bloomsbury is to publish Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth by Wole Soyinka, the Nobel Laureate's first novel in 48 years.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-09 16:14:16 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury Posts Double-Digit Gains in First Half of Fiscal 2021

A 55% increase in digital sales plus higher online revenue led to a 10% increase in sales while pre-tax profits more than doubled at Bloomsbury in the six-month period ended August 31, 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A Surprisingly Strong Year of Book Sales Continues

In spite of historical challenges, unit sales of print books were up 6.4% in the first nine months of 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A Surprisingly Strong Year of Book Sales Continues

In spite of historical challenges, unit sales of print books were up 6.4% in the first nine months of 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Led By U.S., Bloomsbury Has Surprising Start to Fiscal 2021

Bloomsbury said sales in the first four months of fiscal 2021, which began March 1, rose 18% over the same period a year ago. Revenue in the U.S. increased 38%, and sales of both digital and print books were up overall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2020: Tristan Strong, Kwame Mbalia’s Wounded Hero, Forges Ahead

Mbalia will speak about mental health issues and his latest book, Tristan Strong Destroys the World, as a panelist at BookExpo Online's Children’s Book & Author Dinner. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Commission Reps See Challenges Ahead—As Well As Opportunities

As stores slowly reopen, commisson reps see a host of issues they will need to navigate to have a successful second half of 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Strong growth for Bloomsbury's adult division, as coronavirus buffets sales

April 2020 year‐to‐date revenue at Bloomsbury Publishing has fallen just 3%, the company has reported as part of its full-year results announcement, with print revenues at 87% of last year’s sales and academic digital revenues up by over 52% year on year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-19 21:51:31 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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