Sales, Earnings Rose 6% at PRH in 2019

Revenue at Penguin Random House rose to €3.64 billion last year and earnings increased to €561 million. CEO Markus Dohle noted that despite the record year, the spread of the coronavirus means that the publisher will "have to endure some impact" to its business this year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Sales Fell, Earnings Rose in Q3 at HarperCollins

A small gain in digital sales offset softer print sales in HC's third quarter, leading to a 2.1% decline in sales compared to the third quarter of fiscal 2019. Earnings increased 3.1%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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StatShot: Publishing Sales Rose 1.8% in 2019

Industry sales rose 1.8% in 2019 over 2018 at the 1,361 publishers who report sales to AAP's StatShot program. Sales of adult books fell 2.7% in 2019 compared to 2018, while sales in the children/young adult segment rose 6.8%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Pearson Earned £65 Million In Profits from Its PRH Stake in 2019

Pearson’s 25% stake in Penguin Random House earned the company £65 million in operating profit in 2019. Pearson has sold its 25% share of PRH to Bertelsmann in a deal expected to generated net proceeds of $675 million when the transaction closes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sales, Earnings Down in 2019 at S&S

A tough fourth quarter where earnings were hurt by, among other factors, the tariffs on books manufactured in China contributed to a 7% drop in profits in 2019 at Simon & Schuster. Revenue in the year fell 1%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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 Up at Bloomsbury in Fiscal 2019

Strong revenue gains in the U.K. publisher's academic and professional division offset declines in its children's trade group. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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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 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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Children/YA Sales Rose, Adult Sales Fell in October

Sales in the children/young adult category increased 20.9% in October over October 2018, while sales of adult books fell 3.7%, according to AAP's StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: Book Sales Off to a Slow Start for 2019

Will "political fatigue" end publishers' six year streak of print sales growth? At a late morning session dubbed The State of the Publishing Industry Today, David Walter, executive director, client development for NPD Books, told BookExpo attendees that growth in print sales is trending down,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Boosted by Hunger Games Prequel, Unit Sales Rose 5.5% Last Week

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PRH field sales director Faiers retires, Dougall steps up

PRH UK field sales director John Faiers is retiring after a 33-year publishing career, while Elspeth Dougall will step up to a new role following his departure. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sales of Print Units Rose 10.9% Last Week

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8 of This Week’s Most Telling Marketing Stats, From Earnings Calls to a Surge in Fashion Sales

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