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'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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September Bookstore Sales Fell 0.9%

Bookstore sales fell 0.9% in September compared, compared to the same period a year ago, according to a preliminary estimate released by the U.S. Census Bureau. For the first nine months of the year, sales were down 0.6%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S Q3 Earnings Rise on Sales Gain

After completing another solid quarter, Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy said that while business was soft in October because of distractions caused by the upcoming election, she believes sales will rebound after the midterm elections on November 6. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH plans staff sale of 'Becoming' to empower the Advocacy Academy

Viking will be selling copies of Michelle Obama’s upcoming autobiography, Becoming, to PRH UK staff for £5-apiece on publication day to raise money for the Advocacy Academy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: 2020 World Book Capital; Political Book Sales in the US; PRH Names New CFO

Kuala Lumpur is the 2020 World Book capital; more political books in the US released and compete with growing sales of Woodward's 'Fear'; and PRH has a new CFO. The post Industry Notes: 2020 World Book Capital; Political Book Sales in the US; PRH Names New CFO appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Double gongs for S&S and PRH at Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards

Simon & Schuster Children’s and Penguin Random House Children’s picked up two prizes each at this year’s Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital sales soar in China as the West dips

There are many points of difference between China’s books market and that of the UK and US, but one of the starkest is digital growth. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-22 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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French Book Sales Fell 1.6% in 2017

French publishing sales were down in 2017, falling 1.6% to $3.6 billion. Comic books and literature had a good year, while sales of children's books dipped slightly compared to 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mexican Booksellers and Digital Sales Infrastructure: Managing Metadata

Encouraged to 'exchange opinions, push yourself to create a network,' Mexico's booksellers at the CONTEC conference were challenged to adopt digital sales systems' support for retail. The post Mexican Booksellers and Digital Sales Infrastructure: Managing Metadata appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales, Earnings Up at HarperCollins

Strong backlist and digital audio sales led to a 6% increase in revenue in the quarter ended March 30, 2018 over the comparable period a year ago at HarperCollins and earnings rose 16%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US Publishers’ StatShot 2017 Report: Fifth Year of Double-Digit Audiobooks Growth

The Association of American Pubslishers StatShot program cites 29.7-percent growth over 2016 in downloaded audiobook revenue, despite overall flat performance in publisher revenue in 2017. The post US Publishers’ StatShot 2017 Report: Fifth Year of Double-Digit Audiobooks Growth appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book Sales Fell 10% in 2017

Unit sales of traditionally published ebooks fell 10% in 2017, compared to 2016, according to figures released by PubTrack Digital, part of the NPD book group. The service tracks sales from roughly 450 publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Booming' audiobook sales double in five years

Audiobook sales have doubled in the last five years, according to data from the Nielsen UK Books & Consumers survey. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Sales Fell in November

Sales in the adult trade segment fell 2.2% in November 2017 compared to a year ago, but were still up 2.9% in the first 11 months of the year. Children's/YA sales were down 8.2% in November and fell 3.0% for the first 11 months of the year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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January Bookstore Sales Fell 9.1%

According to preliminary estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau, bookstore sales fell 9.1% in January 2018 compared to the first month of 2017. It was the sixth month in a row store sales fell compared to the previous year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Juvenile Categories Post Double Digits Unit Gains

The Weekly ScUnit sales of print books rose 3% in the week ended Feb. 25, 2018, over the comparable period in 2017 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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