Despite Upswing in Sales, Quarto Reports Loss in 2016

A one-time charge associated with the sale of Quarto's Books & Gifts Direct business resulted in an operating loss for the company in 2016, but sales and profits in its core publishing operations rose. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quad/Graphics Reports $12M Loss Amid Declining Sales in Q1

Quad/Graphics posted a net loss of $12.4 million in the first quarter of 2020, the Wisconsin-based commercial printer reported on Wednesday, a significant improvement over its $22.8 million net loss in Q1 of 2019. Net sales dropped 14.4% year-over-year to $823 million, the company said, a... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-05-06 18:09:12 UTC ]
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AAP's First Report on 2016 Shows Sales, Revenue Down

The industry sales report for 2016 found that total revenue for the industry fell 6.6%, compared to 2015. Based on sales from 1,207 companies that report to AAP, total revenue last year was $14.25 billion, down from $15.26 billion in 2015. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In Germany: Report Finds Ebook Sales Rising, Revenue Down, in 2016

In a consistent German book market, the Boersenverein reports rising ebook sales by volume, but lower prices are driving down revenue from digital products. The post In Germany: Report Finds Ebook Sales Rising, Revenue Down, in 2016 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: E-book Sales Fell 13% in 2015, Nielsen Reports

Unit sales of ebooks published by traditional publishers fell 13% in 2015 compared to 2014, said Kempton Mooney of Nielsen during a Thursday panel aimed at examining different publishing markets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N Reports Falling Sales in Fiscal 2017 Report

The country's largest book chain said sales dropped 6.5% in the fiscal year, ended April 29. Barnes & Noble reported lower losses in its Nook division, however, which led to a jump in operating income. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French book trade reports 20% sales surge in 2021

The coronavirus pandemic may continue to cloud people’s lives, but it has generated a silver lining for the French book business.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-10 14:15:46 UTC ]
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W H Smith reports £116m loss but expects return to profit in 2022

W H Smith reported a group loss before tax of £116m for the year to end August 2021, although the retailer said it expected to return to “meaningful profit” in 2022 with a return to pre-pandemic levels. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-10 20:28:22 UTC ]
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Germany's Thalia reports sales uplift, but profits suffer

German book chain Thalia has come through the pandemic in better shape than expected with sales up 7% to more than €1.1bn (approximately £928m) in the 12 months to 30th September in Germany and Austria. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-22 15:52:53 UTC ]
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Travel publishers report sales uptick but warn it may take years to return to normal

Travel publishers have reported an uptick in sales in recent months as coronavirus restrictions have eased. However many warn it may be “years” until things return to normal, with some pivoting towards popular UK and activity-based guides.     Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Children's booksellers across UK report solid sales after reopening

A number of children’s bookshops up and down the country have spoken of their joy at being able to welcome children and parents back into their premises, with many reporting excellent trading. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Quarto Profits Rose in 2020 Despite Sales Decline

The decision to focus its 2020 list on books that could perform well online, in nontraditional outlets, and in digital formats led to a 6% increase in operating profits at Quarto last year, while revenue declined 7%, to $126.9 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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France's bookshops report 3.3% sales dip in Covid-hit 2020

France's bricks-and-mortar booksellers have reported a year-on-year fall in sales of only 3.3% in 2020, despite a total of three months closure across two lockdowns, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-06 14:21:18 UTC ]
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Indies report slowing sales as nervous shoppers play safe

Indie bookshops in Tiers 2 and 3—which, unlike Tier 4 shops, can still open their doors to customers—have reported a change in customer behaviour this week, with reduced footfall since the government's warnings and further restrictions at the weekend.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-23 07:59:52 UTC ]
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A Promised Land digs in, with PRH reporting 100,000 second week sales

Barack Obama's A Promised Land (Viking) has secured a second week in the UK Official Top 50 number one spot. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Frankfurt Report: Italian Book Market Narrows Its Losses

The Italian Publishers Association's Ricardo Franco Levi and his staff in Milan report on progress in one of Europe's hardest hit markets. The post Frankfurt Report: Italian Book Market Narrows Its Losses appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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EUP reports 2% sales rise as Wright retirement announced

Edinburgh University Press has reported a 2% rise in sales for the year to end 31st July 2020 and announced that c.e.o. Timothy Wright will retire next year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PRH reports 'solid' sales as Bertelsmann revenues fall 8.9%

Global revenues at Penguin Random House fell slightly by 1.4% year on year in a "solid" six months to 30th June despite the impact of Covid-19, while parent company Bertelsmann saw group revenues tumble 8.9%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-01 10:51:49 UTC ]
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Quarto Sales Fell 17% in First Half of 2020

Revenue in the publisher's U.S. group fell 21.8% in the first half of 2020 from the comparable period in 2019, and the U.K.-based Quarto said it expects that the global pandemic will impact its results in the second half of this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Pandemic losses hit Scholastic despite good trade sales

Scholastic has reported a 10% revenue drop for the fiscal year to end May 2020, to $1.49bn, with an overall loss of $88.5m, after Covid-19 battered its fourth quarter. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-24 06:25:19 UTC ]
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