S&S Sales Up 10% in Q3, but Profits Are Flat

Though its third-quarter results slowed compared to the first half of 2022, Simon & Schuster remains on track to have a record year, which CEO Jonathan Karp attributed to employees' ability to stay focused on books despite the company being for sale for more than two years. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-02 04:00:00 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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Sales Flat at HBG in Q3, But Expects Good Finish for 2019

Revenue at Hachette Book Group fell marginally in the third quarter ended September 30, 2019, dipping just 0.3%, parent company Lagardère reported. One reason for the small decline was slowing sales of the longtime backlist bestseller 'You Are a Badass.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N Q3 Sales Flat, Comps Rise 1.1%

Total revenue at B&N in the third quarter ended January 26, 2019 was flat at $1.23 billion as retail sales rose 0.3% and Nook revenue fell 21%. Comparable sales were up 1.1%, but earnings fell slightly. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Flat sales and profit at CUP

Cambridge University Press sales dropped very marginally to £268.8m in the year ended April 2016, according to its latest annual report (£169.1m in 2015), with growth levels falling back from a 5% revenue rise the year before. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-13 12:26:57 UTC ]
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Print Sales Flat at Start of 2023

Unit sales of print books dipped 0.1% in the week ended Jan. 7, 2023, from the comparable week in 2022, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Sales Start 2023 Flat with 2022

Unit sales of print books last week were even with the week ended January 8, 2022 with higher fiction sales offset by lower sales of nonfiction books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Rose 10% in Last Week Before Christmas

Helped by an extra Saturday of sales compared to 2021, unit sales of print books rose 10% last week over the week ended December 25, 2021, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. All six major categories posted increases in the week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-28 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Thanksgiving Week Print Sales Fell 10%

While Thanksgiving week provided a solid sales boost over the week ended November 19, 2022, the increase was not enough to lift unit sales of print books over the week ended November 27, 2021, with total unit sales falling 10.3% from Thanksgiving 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Flat in Late August

Unit sales of print books for the week ended Aug. 27, 2022, were flat compared to the similar week in 2021 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Were Flat Last Week

Unit sales of print books pulled off a rare feat last week: sales were flat with the week ended August 28, 2021. The achievement was due to another week of solid sales increases in adult and young adult fiction and only a small decrease in sales of adult nonfiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales, Profits Skyrocket at S&S in Q2

Second quarter sales jumped 34% over last year’s second quarter at Simon & Schuster, and operating income leapt 54%. The strong results followed a first quarter which CEO Jonathan Karp said "defied gravity." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Easter Bump Lifted Print Book Sales by 10% Last Week

With Easter getting closer, the children's category had a big jump in sales last week over a year ago, leading to an overall 10.2% increase in print unit sales for the week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Regnery Had Small Q3 Sales Gain

Regnery Publishing had a small sales increase in the third quarter, while Salem Author Services had a 27% jump in self-publishing fees, leading to a 5.6% increase in revenue, to $5.7 million, at Salem Media's publishing group. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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HBG Sales Fell 9% in Q3

Third quarter sales fell 9% at Hachette Book Group for the period ended August 31, 2021, contributing to a 1.2% drop in total sales for Lagardère's publishing group. Despite the quarterly decline, sales for the first nine months of 2021 were up 9% over a year ago for the entire publishing division. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Newton hails record first-half profits and sales at Bloomsbury

Bloomsbury has reported record sales of £100.7m in its interim half-year results with profit growth up by 220%, something c.e.o. Nigel Newton has attributed partly to continued lockdown reading habits and the “phenomenal” impact of TikTok.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-27 14:20:32 UTC ]
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Germany's Thalia reports sales uplift, but profits suffer

German book chain Thalia has come through the pandemic in better shape than expected with sales up 7% to more than €1.1bn (approximately £928m) in the 12 months to 30th September in Germany and Austria. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-22 15:52:53 UTC ]
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Internet Archive Seeking 10 Years of Publisher Sales Data for Its Fair Use Defense

In their filing August 9, IA lawyers insist the sales data is crucial to its fair use defense in a lawsuit filed last year, while the plaintiff publishers have balked at the extraordinary request. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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