Finance

Regnery Posts Small Gains in 2017
March 21, 2018

Regnery Publishing had a small gain in sales and earnings in 2017 over 2016, but publisher Marji Ross said that with Sean Spicer's book set for release this summer the company is poised for a strong 2018.

HBG Sales Rose 2.7% in 2017
March 8, 2018 at 11:00 pm

Contributions from Perseus and its Nashville-based imprints helped lift sales at Hachette Book Group to about $761 million in 2017. Earnings also rose in the year.

Canadian Educators Sue Copyright Organization
March 4, 2018 at 11:00 pm

Canadian education ministries are suing Copyright Access to recoup $21.5 million they paid to the organization between 2010-2012 for materials used in K-12 classrooms. The head of one publishing group call the suit "a disturbing attack."

Adult Trade Saw Big Gains in October
March 1, 2018 at 11:00 pm

Sales in the adult trade segment rose 25.8% over October 2016, according to AAP’s StatShot program. Sales of children's/young adult books in the period increased a more modest 3.5%.

HMH Trade Unit Posted a Profit in 2017
February 21, 2018 at 11:00 pm

An 11.4% increase in revenue in the HMH trade division in 2017 over 2016 plus cost cuts resulted in net income of $2.0 million in the group last year compared to a loss of $7.0 million in 2016.

S&S Posts Solid 2017 Sales, Earnings
February 15, 2018 at 11:00 pm

Fourth quarter sales rose 12% at S&S while earnings jumped 22%. These gains helped the publisher to an 8% sales gain for the full year, with earnings up 11% over 2016.

Publishing Revenue Rose 1.1% at Lagardère in 2017
February 8, 2018

Revenue at Lagardère Publishing increased 1.1% in 2017, over 2016, rising to €2.29 billion. Its Hachette Book Group subsidiary had "good net revenue growth" over 2016, HBG CEO Michael Pietsch said.