Strong growth at Penguin in first half, as Pearson posts loss

Pearson made an operating profit of £20m in the first half of 2013, compared with £... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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FT owners Pearson posts £115m loss

Publishing group Pearson - which is selling its Financial Times newspaper - reports a first half loss of £115m compared with £36m a year earlier. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2015-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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First Half Profits Soared at Penguin Random House

Booming audiobook sales and strong performances in some of its largest markets boosted profits up 55.1% at Penguin Random House in the first six months of 2021. Revenue rose 10.9%, to €1.80 billion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson reports 'strong rebound' as it launches student subscription app

Pearson’s underlying revenue increased by 17% in the first half of 2021, reflecting a “strong rebound” from last year, and “encouraging momentum in the underlying business”. The company has also announced a new college app launching in the US today, called Pearson+.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-30 05:24:08 UTC ]
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Hachette UK hails 'strong' first half as Lagardère begins to recover

Hachette UK has celebrated “an extremely strong" first half as parent company Lagardère showed a path to recovery in the six months to end of June 2021, with its publishing arm recording some decade-high results.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-27 10:16:57 UTC ]
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Orion Spring to explore post-traumatic growth with Kavanagh

Orion Spring has acquired How to Be Broken: A Guide to Falling Apart, an "essential and timely" e-book on post-traumatic growth by Dr Emma Kavanagh. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-28 15:37:28 UTC ]
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Bookshop and Libro Post Strong Sales in 2020

Bookshop and Libro.fm, which help independent booksellers sell online, reported huge gains in 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury Posts Double-Digit Gains in First Half of Fiscal 2021

A 55% increase in digital sales plus higher online revenue led to a 10% increase in sales while pre-tax profits more than doubled at Bloomsbury in the six-month period ended August 31, 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson reports first-half revenue drop of 17%

Pearson has reported revenue fell 17% in the first half of 2020 as the result of “significant disruption” caused by Covid-19. However, the company has said “things are improving”, citing better sales in June. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-24 08:05:58 UTC ]
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Print Units Post Gains in First Half of 2020

In what is perhaps the biggest surprise in publishing since the Covid-19 pandemic began roiling the U.S. economy this spring, unit sales of print books in the first half of 2020 were up 2.8% over the same period in 2019 at outlets the report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Units Post Surprising Increase in First Half of 2020

Despite the economic turmoil caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, unit sales of print books rose 2.8% in the first six months of 2020 over the comparable period in 2019 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Strong growth for Bloomsbury's adult division, as coronavirus buffets sales

April 2020 year‐to‐date revenue at Bloomsbury Publishing has fallen just 3%, the company has reported as part of its full-year results announcement, with print revenues at 87% of last year’s sales and academic digital revenues up by over 52% year on year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-19 21:51:31 UTC ]
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Penguin Press wins 'intimate history' of post-war British black women

Tom Penn, publishing director at Penguin Press, has acquired Rebel Citizen: A History of Black Women Living, Loving and Resisting by feminist historian Jade Bentil. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-20 15:48:26 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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Strong performance by PRH as Bertelsmann records highest first half for 12 years

Penguin Random House's parent company Bertelsmann has reported its highest first half for 12 years with €8.6bn group revenues, with PRH’s successful performance attributed to “strong bestsellers, high growth rates in audio formats, and acquisitions”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-29 03:19:02 UTC ]
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Quad Posts Q2 Net loss on Lower Revenue

Roughly a week after it announced it was cancelling its planned purchase of LSC Communications due to objections from the Department of Justice, Quad reported that second quarter sales fell 1.2% compared to a year ago. It had a net loss of $14.7 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Phillips hails strong growth as CUP records 42% profit surge

Cambridge University Press’ annual report shows the firm had a 42% surge in operating profit from £17.2m to £24.4m for the year to 30th April 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-25 03:00:52 UTC ]
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Indigo Posts Fiscal 2019 Loss

After a record-breaking fiscal 2018, Indigo Books & Music reported a 3% drop in sales in fiscal 2019 and a net loss of C$36.8 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette UK reports 'strong' growth but parent company Lagardère's profits fall

Hachette UK has reported "strong" sales growth in 2018, although parent company Lagardère saw profits fall 9.6%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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