'Cursed Child' Drives Big Gains in Scholastic's Trade Group

Sales of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' helped add almost $70 million to Scholastic’s trade division in the quarter ended August 31, and drove a 104% jump in revenue in the company’s children’s book publishing and distribution group. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The adult coloring book boom helped push trade sales up 9.5% in November compared to the same period in 2014. Sales for trade paperbacks, the format of choice for coloring books, were up 31%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Strong Trade Publishing Sales Drive Six-Month Gains at Bloomsbury

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Led by double-digit gains in adult nonfiction, unit sales of print books rose 4.4% in the week ended May 25, 2019, compared to the similar week last year, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Scholastic Q3 Revenue Boosted by Trade Group

Revenue rose 4% at Scholastic in the third quarter of fiscal 2019 over the comparable period a year ago, but higher costs caused the publisher to say its earnings for the full year will come in at the lower end of its forecast. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Adult Group Drives Sales Gain at Bloomsbury

In the six month period ended August 31, 2018 revenue in Bloomsbury's adult group rose 22% over the comparable period in fiscal 2018, offsetting a 2% decline in sales in the children's division. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Politics Tops in France; ‘Cursed Child’ Big in Germany, Italy

The top of France’s nonfiction list took on a political bent in October, with an exposé of French president François Hollande penned by investigative journalists Fabrice Lhomme and Gérard Davet after five years of research. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Cursed Child boosts Scholastic Corp revenues

Sales of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has given US-based Scholastic Corp a huge boost, as the company has today posted a first quarter revenue increase of 48%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Scholastic and B&N raise expectations for US 'Cursed Child' sales

Scholastic is printing 4.5m copies of playscript Harry Potter and the Cursed Child for the North American market, in the midst of record-breaking pre-sales ahead of its global release on 31st July. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins Posts Big Gains in Q1 of Fiscal 2024

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Lower Trade Sales, Book Club Reorg Dent Scholastic Results

Lower trade book sales and costs associated with the creation of its new School Reading Events business resulted in an operating loss in the quarter at Scholastic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child marks seven years in West End

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Scholastic Posts Second-Quarter Double-Digit Gains in Sales and Earnings

A 19% increase in Scholastic's children's book publishing and distribution segment drove total sales up 12% in the second quarter, while operating income rose 20%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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In London and New York, Authors’ Trade Groups Hail Amazon’s Change on Self-Service Ebook Returns

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‘Big steps’: Slowly, but surely French publisher Groupe Figaro’s attempts to diversify get traction

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