Sales, Earnings Drop in First Half of 2018 at PRH

Revenue fell 3.3% in the first half of 2018 compared to a year ago at Penguin Random House, and earnings dropped 17%. The decline was attributed mainly to the negative impact of foreign exchange rates. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-30 00:00:00 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

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Sales, Earnings Rose at PRH in 2018

Revenue at Penguin Random House rose 1.9% in 2018 over 2017 and earnings increased 1.3%. PRH global CEO Markus Dohle said he expects to see more gains in 2019 due in part to more increases in digital audio sales and expanding global book markets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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Scholastic Sales and Earnings Dropped in Fiscal 2018

Blockbuster sales of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' helped drive revenue to $1.74 billion in fiscal 2017, but without a comparable hit, sales fell 6% in the fiscal year ended May 31, 2018. Operating income dropped 38%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Earnings, Sales, Drop in Q1 at HarperCollins

Profits dropped 28% at HarperCollins in the first quarter of fiscal 2020 compared to the first period of fiscal 2019, while revenue declined 3%. Parent company New Corp expects HC's financial performance to improve starting in January, the second half of the fiscal year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PRH Added £25 Million to Pearson's First Half Earnings

As Pearson continues to overhaul its education operations, the company said its stake in Penguin Random House contributed £25 million to its adjusted operating profit, up from £22 million in the first half of 2018. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Industry Sales Dipped 1.4% in First Half of 2018

The 2018 sales decline was mainly due to a 13.6% drop in sales in the K-12 instructional materials segment. The two main consumer categories had gains with adult book sales up 4.2% and children’s/young adult sales inching up 0.3% over the first half of 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PRH first half sales down but core business remains 'strong'

Penguin Random House (PRH) has recorded a decline in sales and earnings for the first six months of 2018, owing to exchange rate effects, according to Bertelsmann's first-half operating results. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Russia’s Growing Ebook and Audiobook Sales in First Half of 2018

The Russian ebook distributor LitRes reports 45-percent growth year-over-year in ebook sales for the first half of this year. And Storytel, which ended its first year in May in the market, cites digital access over vast distances as a driver. The post Russia’s Growing Ebook and Audiobook Sales... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Print Unit Sales Rose 2% in First Half of 2018

With unit sales of print books rising 4% in the adult nonfiction segment—the industry’s largest major category—total unit sales for the first half of 2018 increased 2% over the comparable period in 2017 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sales, Earnings Rose at Indigo in Fiscal 2018

Revenue at Indigo Books & Music rose 5.8% and net earnings increased by a slightly lesser amount, 4.3%, in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sales, Earnings Drop at Quarto

Sales at the Quarto Group fell less than 1% in 2017 compared to 2016, and profit fell more substantially, declining 57.6% to $7.2 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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Sales, Earnings Fell at PRH in 2016

The lack of a mega-bestseller was one factor in the 9.6% drop in revenue at Penguin Random House in 2016; earnings in the year fell 3.6% compared to 2015. Operating margins, however, improved to 16.0% in 2016, up from 15.0% in 2015. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sales, Earnings Fell by Double-Digits at PRH

A decline in ebook sales plus the lack of a mega-bestseller led to sales and earnings both falling by just over 10% at Penguin Random House in the first six months of 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sales, Earnings Dropped at HC in Fiscal 2016

HarperCollins posted a strong fourth quarter, but sales for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2016 fell 1% from fiscal 2015 and earnings declined 16%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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HBG Reports Earnings Jump Despite Sales Drop

Sales for the first six months of 2016 fell 6.6% at Hachette Book Group compared to the first six months of 2015, but earnings rose 180%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sales, Earnings Drop at HarperCollins

Revenue fell 11% in the quarter ended March 31, 2016 compared to the period ended March 31, 2015 and earnings tumbles 36%, to $36 million. E-book sales were down. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sales Slipped, Earnings Dropped at Cengage

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