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  • Wiley Touts Digital Progess in Down Fiscal 2016

    Sales and earnings fell in fiscal 2016 at John Wiley as the company continued its transition to a digital knowledge and learning company.

  • Industry Stocks: May 2016 Performances

    With Amazon’s stock price closing at a 52-week high of $722.79 on May 31, the Publishers Weekly Stock Index rose 6.9% in the month.

  • EDC Posts a 59% Earnings Jump in Record Fiscal 2016

    Total revenue soared 95% in the fiscal year ended February 29, 2016 at Educational Development Corp. over fiscal 2015, to $63.6 million, and net earnings jumped to $2.1 million from $859,200 a year earlier.

  • Off Strong Year-End, Bloomsbury Unveils Major Resctructuring

    Bloomsbury Publishing reported an 11% increase in both sales and profits in the fiscal year ended February 28, 2016. It also announced that it was accelerating its plan to shift its focus from the consumer to non-consumer area.

  • Sales Down, Profits Up at HBG

    Revenue for the first quarter ended March 31, 2016 fell 10.3% at Hachette Book Group, compared to the same period last year, parent company Lagardere reported.

  • Industry Stocks: April Performances

    A $1 billion profit in its first quarter led to a surge in Amazon’s stock price at the end of April, giving the online giant a 11.1% increase in its share price last month.

  • Sales, Earnings Drop at HarperCollins

    Revenue fell 11% in the quarter ended March 31, 2016 compared to the period ended March 31, 2015 and earnings tumbles 36%, to $36 million. E-book sales were down.

  • Slow Start for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade

    Sales in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's trade division fell 7.3% in the first quarter and its loss rose.

  • S&S Sees Earnings Gain, But Flat Sales, in Q1

    Simon & Schuster reported revenue of $145 million in the first quarter of 2016, flat with revenue in the same period in 2015. Operating income rose 8%.

  • Amazon Posts a $1 Billion Profit

    Helped by a strong performance in its cloud services group, Amazon reported an operating profit of $1.1 billion in the first quarter ended March 31, 2016 compared to $255 million in the 2015 first quarter.

  • Industry Sales Fell 2.6% in 2015

    In the AAP's first report on 2015 results, the organization found that industry sales fell 2.6% in the year compared to 2014. The figures reflect sales reported by 1,205 publishers to AAP’s StatShot program.

  • PW Stock Index Rallies in March

    All 10 companies listed on the Publishers Weekly Stock Index saw an increase in share price in March, pushing the index up 8.5%.

  • Educational Development Corp. Doubled Revenue in 2016

    Sales hit $63.7 million in the fiscal year ended February 29, 2016, up from $32.5 million in the prior year, according to unaudited results released by the company.

  • Harry Potter Contributes to Improved Scholastic Results

    Third quarter sales rose 27% in Scholastic's trade division over the same period a year ago, helping to boost total revenue for the company by 5.8%. Scholastic cut its net loss to $9.0 million in the quarter, from $22.1 million in the third period of fiscal 2015.

  • Coloring Books Drive Big Adult Trade Sales Gain

    The adult coloring book boom helped push trade sales up 9.5% in November compared to the same period in 2014. Sales for trade paperbacks, the format of choice for coloring books, were up 31%.

  • Penguin Random House Reports Record Profits in 2015

    Helped by savings from the further integration of Penguin and Random House, earnings at the world's biggest publisher rose 23.2% last year. 'Girl on the Train' and 'Grey' were among the house's top selling global titles.

  • Coloring Books, Children's Boost Quarto 2015 Results

    Revenue at Quarto Group rose 6% in 2015, to $182.2 million. Revenue in Quarto's children's division jumped 41%, with sales of adult coloring books particularly strong.

  • In 2015 Results, Regnery Records First Loss in Six Years

    With sales at the conservative press down last year, Regnery is trying to diversify its list and lessen its dependence on frontlist political books.

  • Lagardere Publishing Earnings Inched Ahead in 2015

    Lagardere reported that EBIT rose by 1 million euros in 2015 over 2014, to 198 million euros, in its publishing division.

  • B&N Education Takes $12 Million Charge In Digital Revamp

    Barnes & Noble Education is closing its Yuzu educational platform and replacing it with a longterm deal with VitalSource and the purchase of LoudCloud, a digital platform and analytics provider.

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