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'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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EDC Q2 Profits Jump on Small Sales Gain

Educational Development Corp.’s rapid revenue growth stalled in the second quarter ended August 31, 2018, but the company still posted earnings growth of nearly 44%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BAM Posts 2014 Profit on 0.8% Sales Gain

With comp store sales up 0.4% in the year, total revenue at Books-A-Million rose 0.8% over the previous year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Wiley Posts Q1 Gains Led by Digital Sales Boost

Higher sales of a range of digital and online products offset continued declines in print revenue, leading to a 2% increase in sales in the first quarter of fiscal 2021 at John Wiley & Sons. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-04 04:00:00 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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Industry Sales Posted Small Gain In 2019

Sales of adult trade books fell 2.7% in 2019 compared to 2018, while sales in the children/young adult segment rose 6.8%, according to AAP’s StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Wiley Posts Q3 Gains in Sales, Earnings

For the quarter ended January 31, 2020, John Wiley reported that revenue rose 4% over last year’s third quarter, to $467.1 million, and net income increased 1.4%, to $35.4 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-04 05:00:00 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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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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Sourcebooks Posts Double Digit Six Month Sales Gain

Unit sales rose 24% in the first six months of 2019 over the comparable period in 2018, while revenue increased 26% at Sourcebooks. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Posts Double-Digit Gains in Sales, Earnings in First Half of '19

Driven by a number of acquisitions and hundreds of bestselling books, profits at Penguin Random House jumped 33.0% in the first half of 2019 over the comparable period in 2018 and revenue rose 11.3%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Regnery Posts 7% Sales Gain in ‘Peculiar Year’

Regnery Publishing had a good 2018, which president and publisher Marji Ross considered "peculiar" for one reason: three of its top-selling titles were by well-known political figures who wrote nonpolitical books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HBG Posts Gains in Sales and Earnings in First half of 2018

Revenue in the first half of 2018 rose 1.4% over the comparable period in 2017 at the Hachette Book Group, parent company Lagardère reported, and profits rose by an unspecified amount. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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HC Earnings Rise 7% in Q2 on 1% Sales Gain

The positive impact of currency fluctuations, plus higher backlist sales in its children's division, led to a 1% revenue rise at HarperCollins this past quarter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Unit Sales Post a Solid 9% Gain

At outlets that report to NPD BookScan, sales of print units were up 9% in the week ended Nov. 12, 2017, with units up in all four major publishing categories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Profits at PRH Rise, on Small Sales Gain, in First Half of 2017

Strong print and audio sales at Penguin Random House countered soft ebook sales to increase revenue 1.1% in the first half of the year. Earnings at the publisher rose 11.4%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S Has 10% Sales Gain in Q2

Second quarter revenue rose 10% at Simon & Schuster in the second quarter of 2017 over the comparable period in 2016, while earnings rose 8%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audiobook Sales Up Again in 2016, Posting Double-Digit Gains

Total sales of audiobooks rose 18.2%, to an estimated $2.1 billion. Unit sales for the year were up even more, rising 33.9% over 2015, to 89.5 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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