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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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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EDC Has Small Fiscal 2024 Profit Despite Big Sales Decline

Sales and profits at Educational Development Corp. soared in the early months of the pandemic, but the company has labored to downsize its business after overexpansion led to rising expenses. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Indigo Had C$49 Million Loss in Fiscal 2023 on Small Sales Decline

Indigo Books & Music, Canada's leading book retailer, reported that retail sales improved, as the company recovered from pandemic-era lockdowns, but online sales suffered, due in part to a cyberattack earlier this year. Markus Dohle has also joined the company board. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Profits Soar at HarperCollins as Audio Sales Boom

A 29% increase in sales of digital audio, coupled with lower costs, resulted in a 67% increase in profits at the publisher in the quarter ended December 31, 2023, over the comparable period a year ago. Total sales were up 4%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales Rise, Profits Soar at Amazon

Total sales at Amazon increased 13%, to $143.1 billion, in the third quarter ended September 30, 2023, over the comparable period in 2022, and operating income jumped to $11.2 billion, from $2.5 billion in the third quarter 2022. Online sales rose 7%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Deep Drop in Fiction Led a 3.2% Decline in Weekly Print Book Sales

Unit sales of print books fell 3.2% last week at outlets that report to Circana BookScan. The performance wasn’t a bad one—it was just unable to match the same period last year, when 'It Starts with Us' by Colleen Hoover sold more than 810,000 copies in its first week on sale. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Declined 6.1% Last Week

With only young adult fiction posting a small increase, unit sales of print books fell 6.1% last week compared to the week ended June 3, 2022, marking one of the biggest declines this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Declined 2.7% Last Week

Unit sales of print books fell 2.7% last week compared to the week ended April 30, 2022. For the second consecutive week, higher sales in the adult fiction and young adult categories were offset by declines in adult nonfiction and children's segments. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Nielsen BookData 2022: A ‘Slight Decline’ in UK Book Sales

In 2022, Nielsen BookData saw a 10-percent fall in ebook volumes in the UK, and a 3-percent drop in print. Audiobooks' growth slowed. The post Nielsen BookData 2022: A ‘Slight Decline’ in UK Book Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-03-22 12:42:13 UTC ]
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February Ends with Small Gain in Print Sales

Print unit sales rose 0.6% in the week ended February 25, over the similar week last year, driven by a 12.2% gain in adult fiction sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Preliminary AAP Sales Find a 6.4% Decline

Year-end figures from the Association of American Publishers’ StatShot program show sales were down in all publishing categories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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