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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S&S Posts Solid 2017 Sales, Earnings

Fourth quarter sales rose 12% at S&S while earnings jumped 22%. These gains helped the publisher to an 8% sales gain for the full year, with earnings up 11% over 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Fell 3.6% in 2017

A slump in the second half of 2017 resulted in bookstore sales falling to $10.73 billion last year, down from $11.14 billion in 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HC Earnings Rise 7% in Q2 on 1% Sales Gain

The positive impact of currency fluctuations, plus higher backlist sales in its children's division, led to a 1% revenue rise at HarperCollins this past quarter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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October Bookstore Sales Fell 4.6%

The 4.6% decline in October bookstore sales from a year ago was the third consecutive month sales fell from the comparable month in 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic Q2 Sales, Earnings Fall

Scholastic second quarter results held no surprises: sales and earnings fell compared to a year ago due to the lack of a new Harry Potter title. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Fell Again in September

According preliminary figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau, bookstore sales declined 6.5% this September, compared to September 2016. The decline followed a 10.9% drop in bookstore sales in August. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Digital Double Standard

Here's the way I see it: The difference between old and new media publishers (or traditional and digital-native publishers, if you prefer) is that, while both struggle to stay afloat, some new media companies just don't quite realize it yet.I've been thinking about the economics of all... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales, Earnings Rise at HarperCollins

Revenue at HarperCollins rose 3% in the quarter ended September 30, compared to the same quarter a year ago. Earnings at the publisher, according parent company News Corp, increased 4%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson raises profit forecast, PRH sales down 'slightly'

Pearson is expecting its full-year operating profit to come in at the top half of its forecast range, it revealed while giving its third quarter trading update.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Nine-Month Sales 'Down Slightly,' Pearson Says

Pearson attributed the small sales decline to what are now familiar trends--stable sales of print and audio offset by modest declines in ebook sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Magazine publishers shift to digital-oriented sales organizations

Legacy publishers have to balance the needs to sell based on ad category and still represent their titles' individuality. The post Magazine publishers shift to digital-oriented sales organizations appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson completes sale of 22% stake in PRH to Bertelsmann

Pearson has completed the sale of a 22% stake in Penguin Random House (PRH) to its co-shareholder Bertelsmann. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frontline Medical Communications Expands Digital Publishing and Sales Team

The multimedia medical communications company has expanded to address customer data. The post Frontline Medical Communications Expands Digital Publishing and Sales Team appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2017-09-14 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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NPD Top 10 Publishers Ranked by Print & Digital Unit Sales, 2016

In February, we ran a listing of the country’s largest publishers ranked by print units sold through outlets that report to NPD BookScan. While that approach has its limitations (it doesn’t include ebook sales or sales at outlets that don’t report to BookScan), it does provide a look at how the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Juvenile Categories Had Double-Digit Gains in the Week

At outlets that report to NPD BookScan, unit sales of print books were 6% higher in the week ended July 23, 2017, than in the similar week in 2016, led by double-digit increases in the two juvenile categories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Sales Down 2% in Canada in 2016

BookNet Canada's annual report, The State of Digital Publishing, shows a slight decline in sales of ebooks last year, even as publishers produced more digital titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookNet Canada: Digital Revenue Up in 2016, Ebook Sales Down

Toronto-based Kobo and Seattle's Amazon are neck-and-neck in Canadian publishers' use of ebook retailers, BookNet Canada finds, in a new 2016 survey. The post BookNet Canada: Digital Revenue Up in 2016, Ebook Sales Down appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russia’s Readers Raise the Digital Stakes Amid Falling Print Sales

Reports in Russia describe a 60-percent growth in ebook sales last year, and analysts say digital formats may grow at 30 to 50 percent for years to come. The post Russia’s Readers Raise the Digital Stakes Amid Falling Print Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-05-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ReDigi, Key Digital 'First Sale' Case, Heating Up on Appeal

In an amicus brief, AAP lawyers argue that a reversal legalizing the resale of digital media would be "catastrophic" for the publishing industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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