Finance

AAP's First Report on 2016 Shows Sales Down
June 15, 2017

The industry sales report for 2016 found that total sales for the industry fell 6.6%, compared to 2015. Based on sales from 1,207 companies that report to AAP, total sales last year were $14.25 billion, down from $15.26 billion in 2015.

Print Books Weak Spot for Wiley in Fiscal 2017
June 13, 2017

Declines in John Wiley’s publishing segment offset increases in its research and solutions categories in the fiscal year ended April 30. Sales of books fell 11% in the year.

EDC Looks for Stability After Turbulent Year
June 6, 2017

Despite posting record revenues and a 35% increase in net earnings in the fiscal year ended February 28, Educational Development Corp. faced numerous challenges in 2017, including the inability to keep up with customer demand.

Sales Rose 15% at Bloomsbury in 2017
May 18, 2017

Led by strong gains in its children’s publishing division, revenue at Bloomsbury rose 15% in the fiscal year ended February 28, 2017 over fiscal 2016. Profits slipped, however, dropping to £9.4 million from £10.3 million in fiscal 2016.

'True Jesus' Lifts Regnery Sales in Q1
May 12, 2017

Sales at Regnery jumped 48.9% in the first quarter ended March 31, largely thanks to the strong sales of David Limbaugh's 'The True Jesus.'

Q1 Sales Up at Hachette Book Group
May 11, 2017

Sales rose 4.1% at HBG in the first quarter ended March 31, 2017 over the same period in 2016. The revenue gain was due to solid sales in HBG's Center Street division.

HMH Trade Reports Improved Q1
May 4, 2017

Just days after laying off over 20 people in its trade division, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt reported that revenue in the division rose 16% in the first quarter ended March 31.

Sales, Earnings Rise at S&S in Q1
May 4, 2017

Revenue at Simon & Schuster rose 11% in the first quarter ended March 31, 2017 over the comparable period a year ago, while operating income increased 8%.