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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.

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%.

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.

Revenue From Retail Products Up, in Q1, at Amazon
April 27, 2017

Sales of retail products at Amazon rose 15% in the first quarter of 2017 over the comparable period last year. Among the many items sold in the sector are print and digital books.

Press Release: First Quarter Results Rise at Open Road Integrated Media
April 25, 2017 at 4:14 pm

New York, NY (April 25, 2017) – Open Road Integrated Media (OR/M), a digital media company, announced results for the first quarter ending March 31, 2017. Revenue rose 40% while gross profit increased 50%, and operating EBITDA improved 44%. The numbers reflect changes in comparison to the same period in 2016, and were reported by…

Copyright Reform Is Never Happening
April 14, 2017

The first bill to come from the House Judiciary Committee's recently concluded review our nation's copyright laws reveals just how fractured the politics of copyright have become.

Adult, Kids' Sales Rose in November
April 14, 2017

Sales in the adult trade category increased 6.8% in November over a year ago, and sales in the children’s/young adult category jumped 16.2%, according to the AAP.

Amazon's Stock Price Soars in Q1 2017
April 7, 2017

With an 18% increase in Amazon's stock price for Q1 2017 over Q4 2016, the tech giant posted the largest gains of the companies tracked in the PW Stock Index.

Critical Report Could Derail 'Copyright Boss' Bill
April 6, 2017

The report, which details mismanagement at the Copyright Office, complicates a rushed legislative attempt to block Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden from appointing a new Register of Copyrights.

Despite Upswing in Sales, Quarto Reports Loss in 2016
March 31, 2017

A one-time charge associated with the sale of Quarto's Books & Gifts Direct business resulted in an operating loss for the company in 2016, but sales and profits in its core publishing operations rose.

Sales, Earnings Fell at PRH in 2016
March 28, 2017

The lack of a mega-bestseller was one factor in the 9.6% drop in revenue at Penguin Random House in 2016; earnings in the year fell 3.6% compared to 2015. Operating margins, however, improved to 16.0% in 2016, up from 15.0% in 2015.