Amazon Profits Soar Again, Despite Disappointing Sales

Although sales rose 29% in the third quarter (ended September 30) over the comparable period a year ago, investors had expected more rapid growth. Still, profits jumped to $2.9 billion, up from earnings of $256 million a year ago. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon reports record profit with first quarter sales up 17%

Amazon has recorded a record profit of $3.6billion, with its first quarter sales up 17% to $59.7billion. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Profits Soar

For the quarter ended June 30, 2018, operating income at Amazon increased to $3.0 billion, compared with operating income of $628 million in the second quarter of 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon Sales Soared in 2017

Amazon's revenue in 2017 jumped 31% over 2016, but operating income fell 2%. The company sees more huge sales gains in the first quarter of 2018, but no earnings increase. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon UK Services sales soar but corporation tax payments halve

Turnover at Amazon's UK Services arm soared past £1bn for the first time in 2016, accounts filed on Companies House have revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Education Publisher Ditches Amazon, Sales Soar

Since its highly publicized decision to stop selling books through Amazon, sales at EDC have skyrocketed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon posts a profit as AWS sales nearly double

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Amazon Kindle Book Sales Soar

Online retailer reports sales of its digital ebooks has outstripped those of traditional paperbacks. Continue reading at PC World

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Amazon Reports Record Early Holiday Sales

Led by such categories and toys and fashion, Amazon had record sales between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday. One book managed to make it onto the company's top-selling items over the period. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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S&S Squeezes Out a Q3 Profit Despite Sales Decline

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Amazon's Fire tablets and Kindles are on sale for everyone

Last month, Amazon introduced some hefty discounts on its Fire tablets and Kindle e-readers, but those discounts were only available to Prime subscribers. Now, the company has made those savings available to all customers in the US, with up to $40 of... Continue reading at Engadget

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Amazon's Fire tablets and Kindles are on sale for Prime members

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Lonely Planet turnover dips 5% as profit soars

Turnover for travel publisher Lonely Planet fell by 5% in 2018, while profit before tax increased by 111% on the previous year in a "solid" performance for the company.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Q2 Results: 20% Revenue Jump, Smaller Profit Increase

The tech giant had second quarter revenue of $63 billion, while net income rose to $2.6 billion from $2.5 billion in last year's second quarter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sales Dipped, Profits Rose in First Six Months at HBG

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Sales at Simon & Schuster rose 3% in the first quarter of 2019 over the comparable period in 2018, rising to $164 million from $160 million a year ago. Operating income increased 6%, to $17 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Operating Income Soars at Amazon

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Hunchback of Notre-Dame sees Amazon France sales spike

Victor Hugo’s classic novel The Hunchback of Notre-Dame has jumped to the top of Amazon France’s bestseller list following the cathedral’s devastating fire. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Book Sales For ‘The Hunchback Of Notre Dame’ Soar In France After Cathedral Fire

The classic novel shot to the top of Amazon France’s bestseller list after a massive blaze overtook the famed Paris church. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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