Indigo Cuts Quarterly Loss as Sales Jump

Double digit growth in its general merchandise operation plus increases in its core book business led to a 8.8% increase in revenue at Indigo for its second quarter ended September 26, 2015 compared to last year’s second period. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AT&T cuts more than 8,700 workers in third quarter amid Covid-19

The cuts are the biggest since the surge in employees at the time of the Time Warner acquisition in 2018. Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-10-26 17:04:42 UTC ]
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July Sales Jumped in Trade, Fell in Education

Sales of adult books rose 20.9% in the month over July 2019, and sales in the children/young adult category increased 14.5%, according to AAP's StatShot program. Sales in the K-12 instructional materials category fell 24.9% compared to last July, while sales in the higher educational course... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Jump by 20% In Late July

With double-digit increases in all but one category, unit sales of print books rose 20.2% in the week ended July 25, 2020, over the comparable week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-31 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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Sales fell 11% year-on-year in second quarter, Nielsen estimates

Book sales fell 11% by volume year-on-year in the second quarter of 2020, estimates by Nielsen suggest, although there have been gains on 2019 since bookshops reopened. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-05 21:42:39 UTC ]
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S&S sales rise in first quarter

Simon & Schuster's worldwide revenues rose to $170m in the three months to the end of March, up from $164m in the same quarter in 2019, parent company ViacomCBS has reported.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-11 08:42:31 UTC ]
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HarperCollins sales down 2% in third quarter

Global revenues at HarperCollins fell 2% year on year for the three months ending 31st March while parent firm News Corp reported an 8% decline over the same period. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-10 13:25:40 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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Bloomsbury to issue shares and cut costs, anticipating sales hit

Bloomsbury is issuing new shares and implementing a raft of cash-saving measures to counter the impact of recent retail closures on its business, which in a "prudent downside scenario" the company estimated could see print revenues fall as much as 75%.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-17 01:14:48 UTC ]
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The Sun records £68m loss amid falling sales and hacking damages

Accounts show parent firm still spending an eighth of revenue dealing with phone hackingThe Sun recorded a loss of £68m last year amid falling print sales and the enormous cost of phone-hacking claims against its parent company from figures including Sir Elton John and Heather Mills.Rupert... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-02-23 15:59:03 UTC ]
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Religion Presses See Big Sales Jump

Sales in the religion category increased 14.7% in 2018, to $1.22 billion, according to figures released by the AAP. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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EDC Has First Quarter Decline in Sales and Earnings

Total revenue at Educational Development Corp. dropped 8% in the first quarter of fiscal 2020, to $27.6 million, from the comparable period a year ago. Earnings, meanwhile, fell from $1.8 million a year ago to $1.3 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Welbeck's Mortimer Books sees 29% sales jump in 2018

Welbeck Publishing Group has announced net sales were up for 2018 by 29% at Mortimer Books, the company it acquired when it took on Carlton this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-22 18:46:43 UTC ]
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Audiobook Sales Jumped 24% in 2018

Publishers’ sales of audiobooks rose 24.5% in 2018 over 2019, reaching $940 million, according to the recent sales survey sponsored by the Audio Publishers Association. Digital audio accounted for 91% of sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Indigo Posts Fiscal 2019 Loss

After a record-breaking fiscal 2018, Indigo Books & Music reported a 3% drop in sales in fiscal 2019 and a net loss of C$36.8 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-29 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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Last Year's Books Top This Year's First Quarter Sales

Michelle's Obama's 'Becoming,' released in early November, was the biggest title, selling 629,000 copies through outlets that report to BookScan in the period ended March 30. Only three books released in 2019 made the top 20 list in the quarter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Licensing Drives a Quarter of Children’s Book Sales, Says New Research

Licensed titles made up 26% of unit sales of juvenile books in the U.S. in 2018, according to just-released research from the NPD Group. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon 2018 sales hit $232.9bn as retailer enjoys record fourth quarter

Amazon's 2018 sales increased  31% to $232.9bn as the online giant revealed a record $72bn revenue for the fourth quarter, in its latest financial results.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies See 2018 Sales Jump 5% with ABA Adding 95 Stores

ABA executive director Oren Teicher said sales at independent bookstores rose 5% in 2018 over 2017, helped by the addition of 95 new stores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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