Leap in sales and profit at Egmont UK

Egmont Book Publishing has reported soaring sales and profits at Egmont UK, thanks partly to the success of Minecraft. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Egmont UK sales fall 1.4% in ‘challenging’ economic climate

Egmont UK Ltd saw sales fall 1.4% to £50m in what it describes as a "tough economic environment" in 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S UK saw sales and profit rise in 2017

Simon & Schuster UK saw a rise in sales and profit in 2017, driven by a "significant" increase in print and downloadable audio book sales, the firm has revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales down, but profits double at HC UK

HarperCollins UK saw huge growth in profits for the year ended June 30th 2014, despite a fall in turnover for the company. The company's annual results have also revealed that former c.e.o. Victoria Barnsley received £1.39m when she left the company. Turnover at the publisher fell on the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Clayton to lead UK field sales for Bonnier Publishing UK

Hachette's Sarah Clayton has been appointed head of UK Field Sales for Bonnier Publishing UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK National Newspaper Print Sales Plunge Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

Print sales for the UK’s biggest national newspapers slumped by as much as 39% last month, as the coronavirus lockdown Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-05-22 22:41:14 UTC ]
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UK national newspaper print sales plunge amid coronavirus lockdown

Some titles fall up to 39% as publishers grapple with selling copies with shops shut and transport hubs closedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePrint sales for the UK’s biggest national newspapers slumped by as much as 39% last month, as the coronavirus lockdown shut... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-21 13:50:38 UTC ]
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Catford joins Hodder Education as UK field sales director

Hodder Education has appointed Sean Catford, formerly of Pearson, as its UK field sales director. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-06 13:36:15 UTC ]
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HarperCollins to buy Egmont Books UK

HarperCollins has announced its intention to acquire Egmont Books UK for an undisclosed sum, alongside Egmont’s book businesses in Poland and Schneiderbuch Germany. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-01 18:47:00 UTC ]
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UK national newspaper sales plummet under Covid-19 lockdown

Fears for jobs as print sales drop by as much as 30% after thousands of newsagents closeCoronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverageNational print newspaper sales have fallen by as much as 30% since the start of the government-ordered coronavirus lockdown, according to industry... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-27 14:04:29 UTC ]
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PRH increases revenues and profits 6.2% for 2019, with 'strong' performance in UK

Penguin Random House increased both its revenues and profits in 2019, according to parent company Bertelsmann, which said it would continue to expand the publisher’s businesses including through acquisition. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 21:48:47 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow recruits Tinham to lead new UK field sales team

Nosy Crow has recruited Ruth Tinham to lead a UK field sales team handling independent shops, wholesalers, heritage and gift accounts in-house. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-12 07:24:13 UTC ]
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Hachette UK sales slip 1.4% in 2019

Hachette UK’s revenue fell 1.4% in 2019, parent company Lagardère has reported in its full-year results, after the publisher struggled to emulate the success of some major 2018 hits, including Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 17:07:59 UTC ]
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S&S Squeezes Out a Q3 Profit Despite Sales Decline

Profits rose by $1 million at Simon & Schuster in the third quarter of 2019 over the comparable period in 2018, despite a 9% drop in sales. In last year's third quarter, Bob Woodward's 'Fear' drove strong sales for the publisher. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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'Strong' UK interest as Patricia Highsmith's diaries up for sale

Several UK publishers have their eyes on the UK rights to novelist Patricia Highsmith’s extensive diaries, which will for the first time tell of the author’s “heart-break, difficult choices, hard-won professional triumphs and a furiously fast-paced social life”.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-31 19:04:45 UTC ]
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Egmont UK to move offices

Egmont UK is moving from its Shepherd Bush offices to a brand-new home in central London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-09 04:55:17 UTC ]
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Sales Dipped, Profits Rose in First Six Months at HBG

Revenue at Hachette Book Group fell 1.5% in the first half of 2019 compared to a year ago, but profits were up. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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New chapter? UK print book sales fall while audiobooks surge 43%

Publishers hit by surprise 5.4% fall in 2018 – but warn against proclaiming terminal declineUK book sales fell for the first time in five years in 2018, despite the success of bestsellers such as Michelle Obama’s autobiography, Becoming.The UK publishing industry was hit by a surprise fall of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-25 23:01:37 UTC ]
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Artbook/D.A.P launches UK and Europe sales and distribution programme

Artbook/D.A.P. has launched a new global sales and distribution programme to expand its reach into bookshops, wholesalers and libraries in the UK and beyond. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-21 14:39:34 UTC ]
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Sales, Profits Up in Q1 at S&S

Sales at Simon & Schuster rose 3% in the first quarter of 2019 over the comparable period in 2018, rising to $164 million from $160 million a year ago. Operating income increased 6%, to $17 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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