Indigo Edges Into The Black Despite Harsh Market

June 2003
Book Publishing Report;6/16/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 23, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the improvement in the financial performance of Indigo Books & Music Inc. after merging with Chapters Inc. Net profit; Benefits of Indigo's strategy of closing stores that underperform; Store sales; Increase in consolidated sales.


Related Articles

  • Chapters Shoots Down Initial Takeover Bid, But More Are Expected To Follow.  // Book Publishing Report;12/4/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 47, p1 

    Reports the refusal of Chapters Inc. to the initial corporate takeover bid of Indigo company in Canada. Reasons for rejecting the takeover bid; Details on the amended bids from Trilogy Retail Enterprises; Approval of a shareholder rights plan introduced by Chapters Inc.

  • Competition ruling on chains expected by June. Weiler, Derek; Anderson, Scott; Crawley, Devin // Quill & Quire;Mar2001, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p5 

    Reports the merger between Indigo company and the Chapters company. Expansion plans of both companies; Recognition of profits; Improvement of the marketing structures.

  • GOVERNMENT OKAY'S CHAPTERS-INDIGO DEAL. Eichler, Leah // Publishers Weekly;4/9/2001, Vol. 248 Issue 15, p12 

    Highlights the approval of the Canadian government on the merger agreement of Chapters Inc. and Indigo Books & Music Inc. Conditions given to Chapters Inc. before merging with Indigo; Recognition by the Association of Canadian Publishers on the decision of the government; Importance of ethics...

  • Government Approves Chapters-Indigo Merger. Eichler, Leah // Publishers Weekly;6/18/2001, Vol. 248 Issue 25, p10 

    Reports that Canada's Competition Tribunal has finally approved the Chapters Inc.-Indigo merger. Worth of the merger; Association that supports the merger; Expectation from the merger.

  • Indigo Books & Music Admits Red Ink. Eichler, Leah // Publishers Weekly;7/23/2001, Vol. 248 Issue 30, p11 

    Focuses on a financial report which confirmed the unprofitability of the Canadian bookstore chain, Indigo Books & Music Incorporated. Revenue loss posted in the fiscal year ending January 2001; Merger plan between Indigo and Chapters Inc.; Terms of the planned merger; Value of the restructuring...

  • INDIGO GETS READY. Lorinc, John // Quill & Quire;Mar1997, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p1 

    Reports on Canada-based Indigo Books & Music Inc.'s plans to open a chain of bookstores in Toronto, Ontario and Burlington, Vermont following its acquisition of independent book chain Printed Passage Books. Development of book stores near theaters and other entertainment centers for greater...

  • Profits Jump on Small Sales Gain at Indigo. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;2/17/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 7, p10 

    Presents an update on the financial performance of Indigo Books & Music as of February 17, 2003. Increase in the revenue and profits of the company for the third quarter of 2002; Factors that have contributed to the improved profits of Indigo Books for 2002; Net income of the company for the...

  • Indigo Sales Jump 9% in Quarter.  // Publishers Weekly;11/18/2002, Vol. 249 Issue 46, p16 

    Reports on the profits posted by Indigo Books & Music for the second quarter ended September 28, 2002. Increase in same-store sales; Growth in operating earnings.

  • Indigo Books & Music Makes Gains in Fiscal '02. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;5/27/2002, Vol. 249 Issue 21, p12 

    Highlights the revenue growth posted by Indigo Books & Music Inc. for the fiscal year ended March 30, 2002. Net loss posted by Indigo for the fiscal year; Comments from Heather Reisman, Indigo chief executive officer; Factors attributed to the growth.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics