HMH Trade Unit Posted a Profit in 2017

An 11.4% increase in revenue in the HMH trade division in 2017 over 2016 plus cost cuts resulted in net income of $2.0 million in the group last year compared to a loss of $7.0 million in 2016. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HMH Trade Forms Audiobook Unit

The newly formed HMH Audio will release its first titles this fall and plans to release 75 titles annually drawn from its adult and young reader lists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Unit Bright Spot for HMH

Sales in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's trade division rose 5.9% in the the third quarter ended September 30, 2016 compared to a year ago. With sales in the education group down, total revenue at HMH dropped 7% in the quarter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Sales Up at HMH, But Profit Dips

Revenue in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s trade publishing segment rose 3.2% in the second quarter ended May 31, 2016 over the comparable period in 2015. Adjusted EBITDA fell to $322,000 from $412,000 in the second quarter of 2015. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HMH Trade Sales Inch Up, But Profits Fall

Sales in the publisher's trade segment inched up 0.5% in the second quarter, to $37.4 million. But adjusted EBITDA fell to $412,000, from $1.9 million in the second quarter of 2014. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HMH Trade Posts Small Loss in Quarter

Sales in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s trade publishing division fell 20% in the first quarter of 2014 compared to the first period of 2013. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Post Another Week of Solid Gains

Two anti-racist titles, each selling more than 100,000 copies, and books bought for Father's Day led to a 9.1% increase in unit sales of print books last week at outlets that report to BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Post Another Double Digit Gain

Last week, unit sales of print books had their second consecutive week of double-digit growth over the previous week at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. For the week ended May 9, 2020, print units were up 10.5% over the prior week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Quarto Posts Profit in 2019, Outlook for 2020 Uncertain

The Quarto Group posted its first profit since 2016 last year, despite a sales decline. The financial forecast for 2020 is clouded by the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, which has already led to "falling orders and revenues," the publisher said. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Quarto 'pleased' to post 2019 profit, but pandemic forces cost-cutting measures

Quarto has posted a trading update for its 2019 results, saying it expects revenues to slip 9% to $135.8m (2018: $149.3m) but will be returning a profit of $2.9m.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 02:44:11 UTC ]
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Print Units Post Solid Sales Gain in Early November

With both juvenile categories posting double-digit increases and a strong gain in adult nonfiction, unit sales of print books rose 5.9% in the week ended Nov. 9, 2019, over the comparable week in 2018 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Books Post Good February Sales

Sales of adult trade books rose 6.6% in February over February 2018 after slumping in January, while sales of children/young adult books had a second consecutive month of good sales increases, according to the AAP. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales Rose 10.6% in 2018 at HMH Trade

The 2018 sales increase in the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt trade group was led by higher licensing income. Meanwhile, the net loss for the entire company, which includes the education division, was cut to $90.5 million from $135.1 million in 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HMH Trade in Realignment

An HMH spokesperson said the realignment included "a limited set of position eliminations, as well as the creation of new roles to meet our business goals." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade bodies unite to issue guidelines tackling harassment in the workplace

The first sector-wide commitments to tackle harassment across publishing and bookselling have been published, following a joint effort from the Association of Authors’ Agents, the Booksellers Association, the Publishers Association and the Society of Authors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Remained Publishing’s Brightest Spot in 2017

Trade sales have grown steadily over the last five years—even as other major segments continue to have their struggles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HMH Trade Sales Down 15% in Q2

With sales of backlist and frontlist titles down, as well as a drop in ebook sales, revenue in HMH's trade division fell 15% In the second quarter ended June 30. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HMH Trade Has Small Q1 Sales Gain

HMH attributed the sales rise in the first quarter of 2018 in part to higher print titles sales, but a change in the product mix of sales—last year HMH sold lots of 'The Handmaid's Tale' and '1984' ebooks—contributed to a slight rise in the quarterly net loss. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Unit Sales for 2018 to Date Are Up 3% from 2017

Unit sales of print books in the week ended April 15, 2018, tumbled 15% compared to the similar week in 2017 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Juvenile Categories Post Double Digits Unit Gains

The Weekly ScUnit sales of print books rose 3% in the week ended Feb. 25, 2018, over the comparable period in 2017 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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