Earnings, Margins Rise at Random

Although worldwide sales at Random House fell 4.3% in 2011, the company posted its highest earnings and operating margins in at least five years. EBIT (earnings before interest and taxes) rose 6.9%, to 185 million euros, with an operating margin of 10.6%, a full percentage point higher than 2010. Between 2007 and 2011, sales on a reported basis fell 4.8%, while operating EBIT jumped 35.0%. Cost cutting, including consolidating office space in Random’s New York headquarters, and lower returns due to higher ebook sales contributed to the higher profits in 2011. The sales decline was due to a combination of the negative impact of foreign exchange and a decline in print sales. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
News tagged with: #print sales #company posted #operating margins #operating margin #cost cutting #negative impact #foreign exchange

Other Publishing stories related to: 'Earnings, Margins Rise at Random'


S&S Q3 Earnings Rise on Sales Gain

After completing another solid quarter, Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy said that while business was soft in October because of distractions caused by the upcoming election, she believes sales will rebound after the midterm elections on November 6. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #midterm elections #solid quarter


HC Earnings Rise 7% in Q2 on 1% Sales Gain

The positive impact of currency fluctuations, plus higher backlist sales in its children's division, led to a 1% revenue rise at HarperCollins this past quarter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #currency fluctuations #positive impact


Sales, Earnings Rise at HarperCollins

Revenue at HarperCollins rose 3% in the quarter ended September 30, compared to the same quarter a year ago. Earnings at the publisher, according parent company News Corp, increased 4%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #earnings rise


Sales, Earnings Rise at S&S in Q1

Revenue at Simon & Schuster rose 11% in the first quarter ended March 31, 2017 over the comparable period a year ago, while operating income increased 8%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #comparable period #earnings rise


Sales, Earnings Rise at S&S in Q3

Revenue increased 11% in the third quarter of 2016 at Simon & Schuster, while and earnings rose by $1 million, to $44 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #$44 million #$1 million #earnings rose #simon schuster #earnings rise


First Half Results Rise at Penguin Random House

Sales rose 16.2%, to 1.70 billion euros, and earnings increased 30.2% at Penguin Random House in the first half of 2015 over the same period in 2014. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


Sales and profits rise at 'stronger' Penguin Random House

Penguin Random House delivered a "strong performance in its first full year after the merger", media group Bertelsmann has said. Penguin Random House chief executive Markus Dohle said the combined businesses had "made a powerful statement: We are stronger together" describing 2014 as "a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #full year #strong performance #profits rise


Pearson Earns £69M in 2014 from Penguin Random Stake

Pearson reported 2014 earnings of £69 million, after taxes, from its 47% stake in Penguin Random House. For the year Pearson reported total revenues of £4.8 billion and operating earnings of £720 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #47% stake


Sales Rise, Earnings Dip at Bloomsbury

Revenue at U.K.-based Bloomsbury rose 11% in the fiscal year ended February 28, 2014, to £109.5 million, compared to the previous year. Operating profit dipped to £7.7 million from £7.8 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #earnings dip #sales rise


Sales Fall, Earnings Rise at S&S

First quarter sales in 2014 fell 11% at Simon & Schuster, to $153 million, but operating income rose to $11 million from $10 million in the first quarter of 2013, parent company CBS reported. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #$10 million #$11 million #simon schuster #earnings rise #sales fall #quarter sales


Scholastic Sales Rise, Charges Curb Earnings

Revenue at Scholastic rose 1.5% in the second quarter ended November 30, to $623.2 million, and net income declined to $58.3 million from $61.8 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2013. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


B&N: earnings rise but Nook sales fall again

Barnes & Noble has turned a profit in its second quarter of trading, but sales in its Nook... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-11-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #barnes noble #earnings rise


Earnings Rise 8% at HC Despite Sales Drop

HarperCollins reported a decline in quarterly revenue with total sales down 7%, to $328 million, for the first period ended September 30, 2013. EBITDA, however, rose 8%, to $43 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #total sales #quarterly revenue #harpercollins reported #sales drop


Gannett Shares Rise as Earnings Beat Expectations

Although quarterly revenue dropped 2.1 percent, the newspaper publisher earned 56 cents a share, beating a forecast of 52 cents. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2012-07-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


Random House profits marginally down in 2010

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 29/07/2011 - 14:59 The Random House Group's turnover for 2010 is understood to have been £296m, staying level with 2009. Profit was slightly down on 2009, falling from £44.3m to £42.5m, following a year of digital investment and challenges... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #digital investment


Casting a wide net: the rise and rise of podcasts

Renowned for their diversity, the popularity of podcasts has skyrocketed in recent years. This has not passed publishers by with many harnessing the potential of the medium by launching their own shows.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


Immigration in 2018: Rising tensions and rising voices

Nearly every morning, a pseudo-dystopian scene unfolds just steps away from America’s gates. At the San Ysidro Port of Entry in Tijuana, someone reads aloud from a mysterious, unsanctioned notebook filled with the names of thousands of people from across the globe. Each of them — including the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-12-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #reads aloud


Sales, Earnings Down at HC in Fiscal 2020

An improvement in fourth quarter profits for the period ended June 30, 2020, was not enough to prevent earnings for the full year at HarperCollins from dropping 15%, to $214 million. Revenue fell 5%, to $1.67 billion, compared to fiscal 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #harpercollins #full year


Penguin Random House Extends Temporary E-book, Digital Audio Terms for Libraries

Terms of sale first enacted in March to help librarians during the Covid-19 crisis will now run through the end of the year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #random house #libraries #covid-19 crisis