B&N Has Disappointing Second Quarter

In the second quarter of fiscal 2018, sales at Barnes & Noble dropped 7.9% compared to a year ago and its loss widened to $30.1 million from $20.4 million in last year's second quarter. Book sales, however, were a bright spot. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wiley Has Disappointing Third Quarter

A decline in sales in Wiley's academic group and problems in an open access unit led to a 5% drop in sales in the quarter and an operating loss of $67 million. The unexpected results led Wiley to speed up its streamlining efforts and to lower its financial forecast for fiscal 2023. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N Has Disappointing Second Quarter

In the second quarter of fiscal 2018, sales at Barnes & Noble dropped 7.9% compared to a year ago and its loss widened to $30.1 million from $20.4 million in last year's second quarter. Book sales, however, were a bright spot. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N Reports Disappointing Second Quarter

Total sales fell 4.5% at Barnes & Noble in the second quarter ended Oct. 31, 2015 compared to the same period last year and the net loss from continuing operations rose to $27.2 million from $5.1 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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News Corp. Reports Disappointing Quarterly Numbers

News Corp. released its earnings report for the quarter that ended in March, and the results are a little disappointing. The company reported a decline in its operating income, which was down to about $1 billion, compared to $1.25 billion over the same period last year. The drop-off appears to... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Soft Fourth Quarter Foils Scholastic's Fiscal 2024 Hopes

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Digital Sales Boost Religion Results in First Quarter

Sales of religion books increased 5.2% in the first quarter of 2024, picking up where things left off last year, when religion book sales led all publishing sectors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Publishing Industry Sales Were Flat in the First Quarter of 2023

Trade publishing sales saw declines in the first quarter, precipitated by drops in the adult nonfiction and children's/YA categories, although audio continues to be a bright spot. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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HarperCollins Profits Slow Down in the Third Quarter

HarperCollins eked out only a small profit in its latest quarter, with a 14% increase in digital audiobook sales insufficient in offsetting softer sales to Walmart and Costco and slowing sales of romance books and children's books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Full Steam Ahead for Amazon in Strong First Quarter

Driven by its cloud computing unit, sales and earnings at Amazon posted big first-quarter gains this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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More than a quarter of readers of YA are over the age of 28 research shows

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First Quarter Sales Rose 3% at HBG

Good performances at its English-language divisions, including a 3% gain at Hachette Book Group, helped to increase first-quarter sales at Lagardère Publishing to €576 million, a 1.1% gain over 2023. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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With Nonfiction Soft, Print Book Sales Fell 1.7% in First Quarter

Led by books by Sarah J. Maas and Rebecca Yarros, fiction sales were up in the first quarter this year, but nonfiction declines resulted in a 1.7% drop in total unit sales of print books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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B&NE Shows Improvement in Its Second Quarter

An increase in its First Day Complete sales and lower costs in its second period resulted in a jump in earnings, on flat sales, at Barnes & Noble Education, which operates more than 1,270 college stores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Wiley Second Quarter Marked by Rightsizing Efforts

As part of its efforts to create a leaner and more profitable company, Wiley began its restructuring plan in the second quarter, which included consolidating some functions and selling assets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Workers Unionize at Drawn & Quarterly, Vaunted Literary Graphic Novel Publisher

Employees at D&Q, the Montreal-based literary graphic novel publisher, and its sister bookstore, Librairie Drawn & Quarterly, are unionizing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hachette Book Group Reports Third Quarter Revenue Dip

CEO Michael Pietsch said the 5.2% decline was attributable to "a lighter publication schedule" compared to the same period last year and "a downward trend" in the overall publishing market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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B&NE Has a Hopeful First Quarter

Barnes & Noble Education reported a 3.7% increase in sales in the quarter ended July 29, which the company took as a sign that its new First Day programs are being embraced by more students—and the first step back toward profitability. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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S&S Posts Solid Second Quarter

Led by another good performance by its audiobooks division and "fantastic" results in the U.K., operating income rose 14% at Simon & Schuster in the second quarter ended June 30, 2023 over the comparable period last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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