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    Revenue at the company fell 8.1% in the third quarter, ended February 28. The publisher reported a $15.4 million net loss in the quarter, up from $9.0 million a year ago.

  • 'March' Led Sales Rise at IDW Publishing

    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.

  • Adult Book Sales Fell, Kids Books Rose in October

    Sales of adult trade books fell 13.1% in October compared to October 2015, while sales in the children’s/young adult segment rose 1.9%.

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    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

    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%.

  • Industry Stocks: February 2017 Performances

    The Publishers Weekly Stock Index had a good February, rising 2.3% compared to 4.8% for the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Some of the biggest losers in January were among the biggest winners in February.

  • Disappointing Holiday Sales Contribute to B&N's Down Q3

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  • Adult Trade Sales Slipped in First Nine Months of 2016

    Sales of adult trade books fell 1.6% in the first nine months of 2016 compared to the same period in 2015, according to figures released by the AAP as part of its StatShot program. Sales of children’s and young adult books increased 4.9% in the same period.

  • PRH Gives Pearson Profit of 129 Million Pounds

    Despite a decline in sales at Penguin Random House in 2016, the world's largest trade publisher delivered 129 million pounds in operating profit to its parent company, Pearson. The sum marks a 43% increase over its profit contribution from 2015.

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