Bloomsbury Poised for Good Year

Led by strong sales in its children's group, where the sale of Harry Potter titles drove a 40% gain, total revenue at the U.K.-based company jumped 15% in the six months ended August 31. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury Has a Record Year

Sales in fiscal 2022 at Bloomsbury Publishing were up 24% over fiscal 2021, rising to $277 million, and profits increased 40%, to $32.2 million. The U.S. now accounts for about 30% of the publisher's sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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The plot of ‘The Plot’ — the best thriller of the year (so far) — is too good to give away

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Bloomsbury lands first novel in 48 years by Wole Soyinka

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Despite Difficult Year, PNBA in Good Financial Shape

The Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association gathered on Zoom for its annual membership meeting this week. Despite a difficult year, attendance was good and leadership said the organization is in strong financial shape. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's non-fiction poised for record year as Q3 sales leap 25%

Children's books have seen a boom during coronavirus-hit 2020 with non-fiction heading for a record year, according to Nielsen. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Egmont group reports 'good year' but prepares for 'challenging' 2020

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What Made 2019 a Good Year for Magazine Media

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Why Luxury Titles Are Poised to Survive the Next 5 Years

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Duncan leaves Bloomsbury after 23 years

Bloomsbury’s digital director and publisher Stephanie Duncan has left the company after almost 23 years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Atkinson departs Bloomsbury after 12 years

Bloomsbury’s senior commissioning editor Richard Atkinson, responsible for the publishing of books such as Polpo and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s River Cottage series, has left the company and is focusing full-time on writing his family memoir. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Teicher Reports on Another Good Year for Indies

In a year-end holiday letter ABA CEO Oren Teicher thanked publishers for reducing the cost of goods, enabling bookstores to be more profitable. He also said sales were up 5% for the year over 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bloomsbury reveals 40-year history of the Labour Party

Bloomsbury Reader is publishing a new book by David Kogan about battles for supremacy within the Labour Party, coinciding with the opening of the Labour Party annual conference this weekend in Liverpool. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kerridge and Rowling help Bloomsbury achieve 'exceptional year'

Bloomsbury’s total revenues soared by 13% in 2017 while its profit grew 10% in an "exceptional year" for the publisher, boosted by particularly strong performances from titles by J K Rowling and TV chef Tom Kerridge. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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Good Night Stories scoops Blackwell's Book of the Year award

Blackwell’s has named its Book of the Year as the "inspirational" Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls (Particular Books) by Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bloomsbury signs book on Trump's 'first years as president'

Bloomsbury is to publish a "major" book on Donald Trump’s first years as President of the United States, by New York Times journalists Maggie Haberman and Glenn Thrush. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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“Carrie Pilby” Took 14 Years To Go From Novel To Screen–And That’s A Good Thing

When Caren Lissner’s young adult novel Carrie Pilby was released in January 2003, the person who would eventually play her on-screen, Bel Powley, was just about to turn 11 years old. And while the title character of Lissner’s book was a prodigy of sorts—a young British woman who graduated... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Kerridge gives Bloomsbury its first number one in eight years

Tom Kerridge’s Dopamine Diet (Absolute) has leapfrogged two Joe Wicks titles to claim the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, shifting 15,279 copies for £160,976.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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