Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury issues another profit upgrade

But company says reading boom may end when Covid restrictions are liftedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury has issued its second profit upgrade of the year, lauding a lockdown reading boom, but the trend may not endure as coronavirus pandemic restrictions are lifted through the summer.The publisher, which last issued a profit upgrade in January, said February had also proved “exceptional” as readers looked for entertainment during the UK’s third stay-at-home order. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-24 12:22:49 UTC ]
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JK Rowling's Harry Potter fuels Bloomsbury profit rise

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Bloomsbury hires new head of Harry Potter publishing

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Harry Potter magic helps conjure up profit rise at Bloomsbury

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