B&N Cuts Q2 Losses as Comp Sales Improve

Barnes & Noble cut its operating loss in the second quarter ended October 27, 2018, to $26.8 million, down from $52.2 million a year ago. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-20 00:00:00 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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Indigo Cuts Quarterly Loss as Sales Jump

Double digit growth in its general merchandise operation plus increases in its core book business led to a 8.8% increase in revenue at Indigo for its second quarter ended September 26, 2015 compared to last year’s second period. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indigo Cuts Loss on 3% Sales Increase

Total revenue rose 3% at Indigo Books & Music in the year ended March 28, 2015 over fiscal 2014, and its net loss fell from $31 million last year to $3.5 million in fiscal 2015. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N Quarterly Sales Fell 7%, But Losses Cut

Revenue at Barnes & Noble fell 7% in the first quarter ended August 2, to $1.23 billion, but the retailer cut its net loss to $28.4 million from $87.0 million in the first period of fiscal 2014. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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Sales Rise at HMH, Loss Cut

With sale up in both its education and trade groups, total revenue at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt rose 5% in the second quarter ended June 30, 2013 compared to the second quarter of 2012. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-Improvement Boom Sets Book Sales Off on Fast Start in 2021

More than 17.1 million print units were sold in the week ended January 9, 2021 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan, marking the first time in the history of the service that units topped the 17 million mark in the first week in January. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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June Book Sales Show Improvement

Following steep declines in April and May, sales fell a relatively modest 4.1% in June compared to a year ago at publishers that report to AAP's StatShot program. June sales were up in the trade categories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales at HMH Took Big Hit in Q2

A 38% plunge in sales in its education group in the second quarter of 2020 led to an overall decline of 35.5% in sales at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt compared to a year ago. Costs cuts limited the impact of the sales drop on the publisher's bottom line. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S Posts Q2 Profit Gain Despite Sales Decline

Lower production and distribution costs were enough to give Simon & Schuster a 9% increase in earnings in the second quarter, despite an 8% drop in sales. Digital revenue jumped 44% in the quarter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Online Sales Soared in Q2

Online sales at Amazon jumped 48% in the second quarter of 2020 over the comparable period in 2019, to $45.9 billion. Total revenue rose 40% and operating income skyrocketed 87%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Pandemic losses hit Scholastic despite good trade sales

Scholastic has reported a 10% revenue drop for the fiscal year to end May 2020, to $1.49bn, with an overall loss of $88.5m, after Covid-19 battered its fourth quarter. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-24 06:25:19 UTC ]
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US Book Market: NPD Sees Unit Sales Up 2.8 Percent in Q2

Politically related biography and memoir gained, and children's print gained 12 percent over the second quarter of 2019 in unit sales. The post US Book Market: NPD Sees Unit Sales Up 2.8 Percent in Q2 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-20 17:15:16 UTC ]
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Quad/Graphics Reports $12M Loss Amid Declining Sales in Q1

Quad/Graphics posted a net loss of $12.4 million in the first quarter of 2020, the Wisconsin-based commercial printer reported on Wednesday, a significant improvement over its $22.8 million net loss in Q1 of 2019. Net sales dropped 14.4% year-over-year to $823 million, the company said, a... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-05-06 18:09:12 UTC ]
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In Q1, Sales Rose 26% at Amazon as It Works to Improve Shipping Times

Sales increased to $75.5 billion in the second quarter at Amazon, even as it acknowledged that the surge in demand forced it to prioritize essential items such as household staples and "dampened demand" for non-essential products. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury to issue shares and cut costs, anticipating sales hit

Bloomsbury is issuing new shares and implementing a raft of cash-saving measures to counter the impact of recent retail closures on its business, which in a "prudent downside scenario" the company estimated could see print revenues fall as much as 75%.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-17 01:14:48 UTC ]
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The Sun records £68m loss amid falling sales and hacking damages

Accounts show parent firm still spending an eighth of revenue dealing with phone hackingThe Sun recorded a loss of £68m last year amid falling print sales and the enormous cost of phone-hacking claims against its parent company from figures including Sir Elton John and Heather Mills.Rupert... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Q2 Sales, Earnings Up at Wiley

Helped by acquisitions, revenue at John Wiley rose 4% in the second quarter of fiscal 2020 and net income increased 2.1%. The company's academic and professional learning division was a soft spot, with revenue falling 6%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Quad Posts Q2 Net loss on Lower Revenue

Roughly a week after it announced it was cancelling its planned purchase of LSC Communications due to objections from the Department of Justice, Quad reported that second quarter sales fell 1.2% compared to a year ago. It had a net loss of $14.7 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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