Despite Sales Drop, B&N Had Fiscal 2015 Profit

Barnes & Noble posted net income of $36.6 million in the fiscal year ended May 2, 2015 compared to a loss of $47.3 million in fiscal 2014. The profit improvement came despite a 4.9% decline in total revenue. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic Sales and Earnings Dropped in Fiscal 2018

Blockbuster sales of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' helped drive revenue to $1.74 billion in fiscal 2017, but without a comparable hit, sales fell 6% in the fiscal year ended May 31, 2018. Operating income dropped 38%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales, Earnings Dropped at HC in Fiscal 2016

HarperCollins posted a strong fourth quarter, but sales for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2016 fell 1% from fiscal 2015 and earnings declined 16%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N Sales Dropped 3.1% in Fiscal 2016

Lower sales in its Nook division, a dip in sales at BN.com, and store closures combined to leave Barnes & Noble with a 3.1% decline in fiscal 2016. The retailer reported a net loss of $24.4 million for the year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales and profit drop at Gardners

Sales and profit have fallen in the last year at book wholesaler Gardners but the company said it... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Quercus sees sales drop but profits rise

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Tue, 27/09/2011 - 10:33 Quercus saw an inevitable downturn in sales in the first half of 2011 after its Stieg Larsson enhanced 2010 numbers, but still managed to increase profit, improve its cash position, grow digital sales seven-fold and pay its... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Dropped 3.7% After Christmas

The first full shopping week after Christmas, which ran from December 29, 2019, through January 4, 2020, saw unit sales of print books fall 3.7% compared to the similar week in 2010 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S Squeezes Out a Q3 Profit Despite Sales Decline

Profits rose by $1 million at Simon & Schuster in the third quarter of 2019 over the comparable period in 2018, despite a 9% drop in sales. In last year's third quarter, Bob Woodward's 'Fear' drove strong sales for the publisher. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Earnings, Sales, Drop in Q1 at HarperCollins

Profits dropped 28% at HarperCollins in the first quarter of fiscal 2020 compared to the first period of fiscal 2019, while revenue declined 3%. Parent company New Corp expects HC's financial performance to improve starting in January, the second half of the fiscal year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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July Bookstore Sales Drop 5%

Bookstore sales in July were $646 million, down from $680 million in 2019, according to preliminary estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales Dipped, Profits Rose in First Six Months at HBG

Revenue at Hachette Book Group fell 1.5% in the first half of 2019 compared to a year ago, but profits were up. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Unit Sales Soft in Mid-July, Dropping 4.1%

With all categories posting declines, overall unit sales of print books fell 4.1% in the week ended July 20, 2019, compared to the similar week in 2018, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic Lowers Revenue, Profit Forecast for Fiscal 2019

Citing issues in its book fair and book club businesses in the fourth quarter ended May 31, 2019, Scholastic said it expects sales and earnings for fiscal 2019 to be below previous forecasts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales, Earnings Up at Bloomsbury in Fiscal 2019

Strong revenue gains in the U.K. publisher's academic and professional division offset declines in its children's trade group. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales, Profits Up in Q1 at S&S

Sales at Simon & Schuster rose 3% in the first quarter of 2019 over the comparable period in 2018, rising to $164 million from $160 million a year ago. Operating income increased 6%, to $17 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Soft Adult Sales Drop Units 3.6% in Late April

Weakness in the two adult categories led to a 3.6% decline in overall print unit sales in the week ended Apr. 27, 2019, compared to the same week in 2018, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon reports record profit with first quarter sales up 17%

Amazon has recorded a record profit of $3.6billion, with its first quarter sales up 17% to $59.7billion. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S 2018 Profits Up, Despite Small Sales Decline

A 7% decline in fourth quarter revenue led to a 0.6% drop in sales for the full year at Simon & Schuster. The publisher still posted a 6% increase in operating profits over 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Unit Sales Dropped 6.5% in Mid-December

The publishing industry does not look like it is headed for a big finish to 2018. In the week ended Dec. 15, 2018, unit sales of print books fell 6.5% compared to the similar week in 2017 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Soft Kids, Adult Fiction Sales Drop Units 0.8% in Early December

Declines in adult fiction and juvenile fiction and nonfiction offset a 7.6% increase in adult nonfiction sales, resulting in a 0.8% drop in unit sales of print books for the week ended Dec. 8, 2018, compared to the similar week last year at outlets the report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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