2003 Begins Nicely for U.S. K-12 Publishers, Year-to-Date Up 13%
- In Tough 2004, K-12 Publishers Eked Out Flat Revenue, Up 0.1%. // Educational Marketer;3/7/2005, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p6
Reports on the increase in textbooks and supplemental net sales of the K-12 publishers in the U.S. Result of the Florida math adoption and energetic purchasing in open territories; Generation of growth in supplemental sales; Improvement of the publisher's gloomy forecasts.
- Texas ESL & Biology And Florida Math Power Harcourt To Top Of EM's 2004 Adoption Scorecard. // Educational Marketer;3/14/2005, Vol. 36 Issue 8, p1
Reports on the market performance of Harcourt Inc. based from the journal's exclusive Adoption Scorecard for 2004 in Orlando, Florida. Percentage of share on estimated total sales from the adoptions being tracked; Role of publishers in the increase in competition for textbook adoptions;...
- K-12 Industry Wraps Up First Quarter With 14.2% Sales Hike. // Educational Marketer;5/9/2005, Vol. 36 Issue 14, p6
Reports on the increase sales of basal textbooks in K-12 according to the sales report from the School Division of the Association of American Publishers. Basis of largest sales growth generated by the publishers from the pre K-6 segment; Comparison of increases on the sales of basal textbooks.
- Textbook Sales Climb 23.6% In Nov.; Supplementals Decline 15.2%. // Educational Marketer;1/23/2006, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p2
The article reports that sales of textbooks in the U.S. continued to increase in November 2005. Net sales of basal textbooks rose by 23.6 percent to $88.9 million. This was revealed by the monthly sales report from the Association of American Publishers. The biggest increase was in adoption...
- PreK-12 Textbook Sales Up 12.6% In 2005; Supplemental Sales Up 1.2%. // Educational Marketer;2/6/2006, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p3
The article reports on the sales increase in PreK-12 textbooks in the U.S. According to the sales report of the Association of American Publishers, publishers of K-12 basal textbooks and supplemental materials made a great performance in 2005 which enabled them to generate net sales amounting to...
- January Proves Slow Start to 2006; PreK-12 Sales Decline 9.9%. // Educational Marketer;3/20/2006, Vol. 37 Issue 9, p6
The article reports on the decline in sales of PreK-12 textbooks in the U.S. from January 2005 to 2006. The total PreK-12 Basal and Supplementary sales declined to 9.9 percent consisting of the 17.6 decline in the open territories and a 27 percent decline in adoption states. However, there was a...
- K-12, College Textbooks And Test Sales Rise 3.6% To $8.27 Billion In 2003: AAP. // Book Publishing Report;4/26/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 15, p1
Reports on the increase in the net sales of K-12 and college textbooks and standardized tests in the year 2003 of the book publishing industry in the U.S. Percentage of the sales increase; Total net sales; Total sales of college text books.
- UPDATE. // Education Week;2/26/1992, Vol. 11 Issue 23, p3
The article reports on the approval by the Board of Education on the purchase of 1.2 million dollar in error-ridden history textbooks in South Carolina. The board approved to purchase six textbooks provided that the publishers agree to make corrections and assume financial liability if they are...
- CLASS ACTION. Surowiecki, James // New Yorker;11/7/2005, Vol. 81 Issue 35, p46
This article addresses the lucrative business of publishing textbooks in the U.S. Over the past two decades, growing school attendance and rising book prices have made textbook publishing more lucrative than ever. But dominance has its discontents, and textbook publishers are routinely denounced...