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 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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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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Unit Sales Had Small Increase In Mid-October

With both juvenile categories posting gains, unit sales of print books inched up 0.5% in the week ended Oct. 12, 2019, over the similar week in 2018, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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EDC Has First Quarter Decline in Sales and Earnings

Total revenue at Educational Development Corp. dropped 8% in the first quarter of fiscal 2020, to $27.6 million, from the comparable period a year ago. Earnings, meanwhile, fell from $1.8 million a year ago to $1.3 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Welbeck's Mortimer Books sees 29% sales jump in 2018

Welbeck Publishing Group has announced net sales were up for 2018 by 29% at Mortimer Books, the company it acquired when it took on Carlton this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-22 18:46:43 UTC ]
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Audiobook Sales Jumped 24% in 2018

Publishers’ sales of audiobooks rose 24.5% in 2018 over 2019, reaching $940 million, according to the recent sales survey sponsored by the Audio Publishers Association. Digital audio accounted for 91% of sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Audio Publishers Association Survey: Nearly $1 Billion in 2018 Sales

The new annual sales survey from the APA shows audiobooks holding its market lead for growth in formats, with listening in cars on the upswing in 2018. The post Audio Publishers Association Survey: Nearly $1 Billion in 2018 Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-16 17:07:26 UTC ]
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Industry Sales Dipped in 2018

A small gain in the trade segment in 2018 was offset by declines in other categories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Survey: Worldwide Sales of Licensed Material Surpasses US$280 Billion in 2018

The entertainment and character sector, in which book publishing operates, held the largest position in global licensing, according to a new survey from Licensing International. The post Survey: Worldwide Sales of Licensed Material Surpasses US$280 Billion in 2018 appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-12 07:30:10 UTC ]
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Unit Sales Had Small Gain in Early May, Led by Nonfiction

Unit sales of print books inched up by just under 1% in the week ended May 3, 2019, over the comparable week in 2018, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales, Profits Up in Q1 at S&S

Sales at Simon & Schuster rose 3% in the first quarter of 2019 over the comparable period in 2018, rising to $164 million from $160 million a year ago. Operating income increased 6%, to $17 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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2018 North American Comics Sales Rise to $1.09 Billion

Led by sales of the graphic novel format, total sales of graphic novels and periodical comics in the U.S. and Canada were approximately $1.09 billion in 2018, according to a joint estimate by trade news sites ICv2 and Comichron. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon reports record profit with first quarter sales up 17%

Amazon has recorded a record profit of $3.6billion, with its first quarter sales up 17% to $59.7billion. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What We Know About 2018 Graphic Novel Sales

It was a good year for comics, and the graphic novel market in 2018 was dominated by one category: kids'; and that category was dominated by just one series: Dav Pilkey's Dog Man. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sourcebooks Reports 17% Sales Gain in 2018

Led by gains in its juvenile nonfiction imprints, Independent publisher Sourcebooks reports an overall increase in sales of 17% in 2018. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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