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  • Trade Sales Fell in November

    Sales in the adult trade segment fell 2.2% in November 2017 compared to a year ago, but were still up 2.9% in the first 11 months of the year. Children's/YA sales were down 8.2% in November and fell 3.0% for the first 11 months of the year.

  • Sales, Earnings Drop at Quarto

    Sales at the Quarto Group fell less than 1% in 2017 compared to 2016, and profit fell more substantially, declining 57.6% to $7.2 million.

  • PRH Has Stable 2017

    The negative impact of exchange rates led to a 3% decline in earnings at Penguin Random House last year compared to 2016, while acquisitions offset the impact of exchange rates on the top line.

  • Scholastic Q3 Results 'On Track'

    Sales at Scholastic rose in the third quarter over the comparable period a year ago, but higher investments and one-time charges led to a higher loss in the quarter. Still, the company raised its earnings per share forecast for the year.

  • Regnery Posts Small Gains in 2017

    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

    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.

  • Sales Fall in Q3 at Wiley's Publishing Division

    Revenue in John Wiley’s publishing division fell 1% in the third quarter ended January 31, compared to the same period a year ago.

  • Canadian Educators Sue Copyright Organization

    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."

  • Industry Stocks: February 2018 Performances

    Three companies on the Publishers Weekly Stock Index whose stock prices have struggled in recent months posted the best gains in February.

  • Adult Trade Saw Big Gains in October

    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%.

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