Finance

Adult Trade Sales Dipped in August
December 20, 2017

Sales of adult books slipped 0.3% in August in 2017 compared to a year ago, while sales in the children’s/young adult segment rose 2.9% in the month.

Scholastic Q2 Sales, Earnings Fall
December 13, 2017

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.

Acquisitions Lift Q2 Results at B&N Education
December 6, 2017

As sales from textbooks continued to decline in Barnes & Noble Education's second quarter ended October 28, 2017 compared to a year ago, two purchases made in the calendar year boosted sales and earnings.

Riggio Ups B&N Stake
December 5, 2017

Following Barnes & Noble's disappointing financial performance for the second quarter ended October 28, 2017, company chairman Len Riggio bought 1 million shares of company stock, raising his stake in B&N to 19.3%.

B&N Has Disappointing Second Quarter
November 30, 2017

In the second quarter of fiscal 2018, sales at Barnes & Noble dropped 7.9% compared to a year ago and its loss widened to $30.1 million from $20.4 million in last year's second quarter. Book sales, however, were a bright spot.

Units Drop 3% In Thanksgiving Week
November 29, 2017

Print unit sales were down 9% to mass merchandisers, and off 1% in the retail and club channel, in the Thanksgiving week.

Soft July for Trade Sales
November 20, 2017

Sales in the children’s/young adult segment fell 36.8% in July, compared to same period a year ago, according to figures release by the AAP. The decline is due, in large part, to the fact that July 2017 did not see a hit like July 2016, when 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' was dominating bestseller…

Q3 Sales Dip at HBG
November 9, 2017

Sales at Hachette Book Group fell 2.8% in the third quarter ended September 30, but were still up 2.2% for the first nine months of 2017.

Publishing Sales Down at Salem Media
November 9, 2017

Third quarter sales in Salem Media Group's publishing division, which includes Regnery Press and two self-publishing businesses, fell 20.7%, compared to the third quarter of 2016.