Quarto Profits Rose in 2020 Despite Sales Decline

The decision to focus its 2020 list on books that could perform well online, in nontraditional outlets, and in digital formats led to a 6% increase in operating profits at Quarto last year, while revenue declined 7%, to $126.9 million. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Quarto sees 2020 revenue fall 7% but profits rose

The Quarto Group saw revenue fall 7% year on year in 2020 to $126.9m (£91.5m) although adjusted operating profit increased to $10.6m (£7.6m) in the same period. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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APA Says Audiobook Sales Rose 12% in 2020

The Audio Publishers Association’s annual review of the audiobook market found another year of double-digit sales increases as well as a profound shift in listening habits. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Print unit sales rose 8% in 2020 over 2019

With all major categories posting increases, unit sales of print books rose 8.2% in 2020 over 2019 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Print Book Sales Rose 8.2% in 2020

With all major categories posting increases, unit sales of print books rose 8.2% in 2020 over 2019 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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S&S Posts Q2 Profit Gain Despite Sales Decline

Lower production and distribution costs were enough to give Simon & Schuster a 9% increase in earnings in the second quarter, despite an 8% drop in sales. Digital revenue jumped 44% in the quarter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Quarto Sales Fell 17% in First Half of 2020

Revenue in the publisher's U.S. group fell 21.8% in the first half of 2020 from the comparable period in 2019, and the U.K.-based Quarto said it expects that the global pandemic will impact its results in the second half of this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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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

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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

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S&S 2018 Profits Up, Despite Small Sales Decline

A 7% decline in fourth quarter revenue led to a 0.6% drop in sales for the full year at Simon & Schuster. The publisher still posted a 6% increase in operating profits over 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Quarto's children's sales grow but profits plunge in 'tough year'

The Quarto Group's sales declined marginally by 1.4% to £152.5m last year, however, its operating profits plunged 58% to £7.2m. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sales Slipped, Profits Rose in 2016 at S&S

Revenue for the year at Simon & Schuster was $767 million, down 1.8% from 2015. Operating income increased 4.4%, to $119 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Profits Rose at Quarto

Adjusted operating profit at the Quarto Group increased 10% in 2014, rising to $15.4 million from $14.0 million in 2013. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Profits Rise at RH Despite Sales Decline

Random House parent company Bertelsmann reported this morning that profits at RH rose to 117 million euros from 113 million euros in the first half of 2012 despite a 3.4% sales decline to 915 million euros. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sales and profit up at Quarto

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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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Children/YA Sales Rose, Adult Sales Fell in October

Sales in the children/young adult category increased 20.9% in October over October 2018, while sales of adult books fell 3.7%, according to AAP's StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Barnes & Noble Digital Sales Quadruple, Retail Sales Decline

Bookseller and newsstand provider Barnes and Noble had a strong first quarter with its digital content, sales in that channel quadrupled. Though digital sales have had some tenacious growth, sales at retail decreased by more than $25.7 million or 3 percent. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Profits, Sales Tumble at HarperCollins

Sales dropped 11% and profits plunged 54% in the quarter ended September 30 at HarperCollins. Much lower sales of print books through Amazon impacted the revenue decline, and higher costs across the board contributed to the profit drop. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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