Wiley Ends Fiscal 2021 on High Note

Helped by a strong performance in the fourth quarter ended April 30, 2021, revenue at John Wiley rose 6% in fiscal year 2021 over fiscal 2020. The company reported operating income of $185 million. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales of Print Books End January on High Note

Unit sales of print book rose 19.5% in the week ended January 30, 2021, over the comparable week in 2020 at outlets that report to BookScan. For the month of January, print unit sales were 21.3% higher than January 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Independent Booksellers End Year on High Note

Independent booksellers overcame an election-year slump in November and the lack of a must-have title to finish the year flat or slightly up. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon's Kindle Oasis: The Highest-End High-End Kindle So Far

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EDC Had Record Fiscal 2021

Sales at Educational Development Corp. jumped 81% in the fiscal year ended February 21, 2021 and earning increased 125%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Rankin's A Song for the Dark Times hits the high note in top spot

Ian Rankin's A Song for the Dark Times (Orion) has clearly struck a chord with the book-buying public, reaching a crescendo in its first full week on sale and hitting the UK Official Top 50 number one spot. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bloomsbury Lifts Forecast for Fiscal 2021

Citing continuing strong demand for books in February, Bloomsbury Publishing said it expects sales for the fiscal year ended February 28, 2021, to be above current market expectations and profits to be "significantly" ahead of previous forecasts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Coronet hits the high notes with Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s debut

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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

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Ali Smith’s ‘Summer’ concludes her seasonal quartet on a high note

The novel is the bravura performance of a writer, poised at the edge of the day’s vast darkness, gathering all the warmth and light she can muster. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Led By U.S., Bloomsbury Has Surprising Start to Fiscal 2021

Bloomsbury said sales in the first four months of fiscal 2021, which began March 1, rose 18% over the same period a year ago. Revenue in the U.S. increased 38%, and sales of both digital and print books were up overall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Wiley Cuts Financial Forecast for Fiscal 2020

John Wiley & Sons estimated the coronavirus outbreak will drop revenues for the fiscal year ending April 30 by about $50 million from its previous expectations, president and CEO Brian Napack said. Adjusted EBITDA is expected to be $25 million lower than original forecasts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Wiley Has Lackluster Fiscal 2019 Results

A 7% sales decline in its publishing business offset gains in John Wiley's solutions division and a small gain in research, leading to a 1% sales increase in fiscal 2019 over 2018. Operating income fell 3%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Tattooist of Auschwitz to be adapted for 'high-end' TV drama

TV rights in Heather Morris’ bestselling novel The Tattooist of Auschwitz have been snapped up by Synchronicity Films for a multi-part, high-end international drama series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Industry Notes: Canada’s PRH Gets a Female CEO; Sweden’s Universities End Elsevier Contract

The global chief of Penguin Random House names Kristin Cochrane to the role of CEO in Canada. And in Sweden, the national universities' and research consortium says it can't get the open-access arrangements it needs from Elsevier.  The post Industry Notes: Canada’s PRH Gets a Female CEO;... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Wisconsin Historical Society Press Director Leaves On a High Note

Kathy Borkowski, the executive director of the Wisconsin Historical Society Press for the past 13 years, is stepping down. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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