Perseus Purchase Boosts Lagardère 2016 Revenue
February 8, 2017 at 11:00 pm

Total revenue at Lagardère Publishing rose 2.6% in 2016, to 2.26 billion euros. The increase includes a 70 million euro ($74.6 million) contribution from the Perseus Books Group publishing division, which Hachette Book Group acquired in March.

Profits Jump at HarperCollins
February 8, 2017 at 11:00 pm

Second quarter earnings rose 32% at HarperCollins,to $75 million, on a revenue gain of 4%.

IDW Publishing Sales Slipped in Fiscal 2016
February 7, 2017

Revenue in the IDW publishing group fell 2.3%, to $27.9 million, in the fiscal year ended October 31, 2106. Revenue for all of IDW Media Holdings rose 32.2% in the year.

Canadian Print Book Sales Fell 3.6% in 2016
February 1, 2017

Sales of print books fell 3.6% last year compared to 2015, dropping to $753.4 million, according to figures released this week by BookNet Canada. Print units were off 6.4% as Canadians continued to do more of their book buying online.

Adults Sales Rose in August But Slipped for Kids
January 26, 2017

Sales of adult trade books rose 10.3% in August over August 2015, but sales of children’s/young adult titles slipped 1.3%, according to figures released by the Association of American Publishers as part of its StatShot program.

EDC Coping with Growing Pains
January 25, 2017

Problems associated with keeping pace with Educational Development Corp.'s rapid sales growth over the last two years has led to a backlog of orders and a doubling of inventory levels.

Reported Trump Spending Cuts Would Kill NEH, NEA
January 19, 2017

In an effort to shrink federal bureaucracy by cutting spending, President-elect Donald Trump and his administration reportedly intend to eliminate the National Endowments for the Humanities and the Arts.