Pottermore sales and profits rise with 'strong' Harry Potter sales

Pottermore, the digital company for J K Rowling’s Wizarding World, saw revenues rise 3.2% and profits increase 23.2% in the 12 months to 31st March 2020. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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JK Rowling's Harry Potter fuels Bloomsbury profit rise

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Harry Potter helps Hachette UK to 30% third quarter sales rise

The release of the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child playscript, published by Little, Brown, has helped Hachette UK to grow its sales by 30.1% in the third quarter, according to results issued by its parent company Lagardere. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Harry Potter magic helps conjure up profit rise at Bloomsbury

Sales of JK Rowling’s much-loved books jump 133%, boosted by illustrated edition, contributing to 8% profit rise at publisherHarry Potter is still working his magic for the publisher Bloomsbury after nearly 20 years, with sales more than doubling over the past year thanks to a new illustrated... Continue reading at The Guardian

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New Harry Potter illustrated editions spell rising sales for Bloomsbury

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'Harry Potter' ebooks go on sale on Pottermore

The "Harry Potter" series, which has conquered mediums from books to movies, is finally available in ebook format. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Harry Potter publisher says Covid has weaved magic over book sales

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S&S UK saw sales and profit rise in 2017

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Harry Potter book sales top 500 million worldwide

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With No Harry Potter Bump, July 2017 Bookstore Sales Slipped 1.9%

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Profits at PRH Rise, on Small Sales Gain, in First Half of 2017

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Amazon mines sales data for Harry Potter trends

Nobody wants to be in the Harry Potter House Hufflepuff, Amazon made it official today, as it released fresh data about the UK’s buying habits of all things Potter. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rare bookseller puts Harry Potter first editions on sale for over £4,000

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Explosive sales for newest 'Harry Potter' tale: 2 million and counting

Harry Potter's appeal continues, with huge sales numbers coming out from the release of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,' a book version of the script used in the West End play. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Explosive sales for latest 'Harry Potter' tale: 2 million and counting

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New Harry Potter book goes on sale

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Bookshop to give Harry Potter 'eighth story' profits to schools

The Big Green Bookshop is to donate all profits from the sales of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Little, Brown) to local schools to enable them to buy books for their libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Audible's Harry Potter audiobooks hit one million unit sales

Sales of J K Rowling’s Harry Potter audiobooks through Audible have already reached one million copies, according to the company. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pottermore redesigns Harry Potter ebook covers

Pottermore has commissioned graphic designer Olly Moss to redesign the front covers of the Harry Potter ebooks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Harry Potter magic continues at Bloomsbury as sales grow

Magician series among children’s books boosting revenue at publishing house, with pre-tax profits at £1.9m Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury has reported a jump in half-year sales after a strong performance from educational and children’s books. Sales were up 11.6% to £52.7m in the six months to... Continue reading at The Guardian

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