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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%.

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.

'March' Led Sales Rise at IDW Publishing
March 22, 2017

Continued strong sales of 'March' helped to drive a 19% increase in revenue in the first quarter ended January 31, 2017, in IDW Media's publishing division.

Profits Rose at Lagardere, HBG in 2016
March 7, 2017 at 11:00 pm

Profits rose 5.0% at Lagardere Publishing in 2106 over 2015, helped by strict cost controls at Hachette Book Group USA which integrated the publishing arm of Perseus Books Group during the year.

Print Sales Down at Wiley in Q3
March 6, 2017 at 11:00 pm

Sales of higher education textbooks fell 27% at John Wiley in the third quarter ended January 31, compared to the third period of fiscal 2016. Sales of STM and professional books fell 12%.