Big Publishers Post Big Third- Quarter Gains

The easing of lockdowns and strong increases in digital sales led to double-digit sales gains for four trade publishers that reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30 over the same period in 2019. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Publishers See Third-Quarter Gains

Aided by downloadable audio, HarperCollins, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, and Simon & Schuster posted higher quarterly results. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Soft Third Quarter for Big Publishers

All four of the large publicly held trade publishers saw sales fall in the period. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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HC Posts Big Earnings Gain in Fiscal 2018

Capped by a blowout fourth quarter, HarperCollins reported that earnings for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2018 rose 23% over fiscal 2017, to $244 million. The earnings jump came on a 7% revenue rise, to $1.76 billion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Big Publishers Will Now Post Stories Straight to Facebook

The New York Times, Buzzfeed, and others are now posting stories straight to Facebook. But how will that affect what news you see? The post Big Publishers Will Now Post Stories Straight to Facebook appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at Wired

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Publishers Posted Solid 2014 Sales Gains

Driven by gains in the children’s/young adult and K–12 instructional materials segments, publishers’ sales hit $15.72 billion in 2014, up 4.9% over the previous year, according to the Association of American Publishers’ StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Industry Stocks Posted Big Gains In 2012

Led by a 44.9% increase in the stock price of Amazon, the Publishers Weekly Stock Index jumped 23.5% in 2012, easily beating the 7.3% gain posted by the Dow Jones Industrial Average in the year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Among Big Publishers, Bonnier is Largest Ad Page Gainer in First Three Quarters of 2011

After a mainly flat first half for ad pages in 2011, big publishers are seeing ad page numbers fall in the third quarter. According to data from MagazineRadar, Meredith Corp.’s magazine portfolio saw the biggest fall out of the big consumer publishers, down 11 percent in Q3. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Time Inc. Posts Second-Quarter Gains

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Canadian Publishing 2016: Big Books for a Big Country

Canadian publishing is dominated by some familiar names: Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster, and HarperCollins. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Digital Solutions in India 2016: Publishing in the Post-PDF Age (or Single URL Publishing)

It is obvious that publishing is in the midst of a cataclysm. If we can summarize this upheaval in just one line, it would be that publishing is moving from circulation and readership metrics to an engagement metric. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Are small independent publishers doing the work for big publishers?

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Publish Faster, Publish Less: Futurebook’s “Big Ideas”

Nine publishing pros at The Bookseller's Futurebook conference offered their big ideas for the industry, which included publishing faster and publishing less. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Metamarkets Raises $6 Million To Help Big Web Publishers Corral Big Data

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S&S Posts Gains in Q2

Strong sales of adult books and another big gain in its international operations led to a “robust, healthy” second quarter at Simon & Schuster, company CEO Jonathan Karp told 'PW.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Philip Roth, Blake Bailey and publishing in the post-#MeToo era

WW Norton withdrew Bailey’s Roth biography after a series of allegations about its author. As generational conflict rages in the book world and across culture, we ask: who decides whether we can separate the art from the artist?There was something dramatically overwrought about first the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Big Trade Publishers Have a Good Start to 2021

First quarter financial reports from five major trade publishers showed the sales momentum that built up through 2020 has carried over into this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sales of Adult Titles Had Big Gains Last Week

Unit sales of print books jumped 35% last week over the comparable week in 2020, driven by huge sales gains for adult books. At this point last spring, sales of adult books were soft because of the pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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S&S Posts Double-Digit Gains in Sales, Earnings in 2020

Sparked by a strong fourth quarter, Simon & Schuster finished 2020 with both sales and earnings up about 11% over 2019. A slew of adult nonfiction hits helped to drive the gains. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Oxford publishing groups launch post-lockdown working survey

Three Oxford-based groups of publishing workers are launching a survey to explore the experience of working from home and how work patterns might change after lockdown.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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