As Fall Buying Season Opens, College Textbook Sales Fall: AAP
- Goodheart-Willcox 6-Month Revenue Climbs 34.3%. // Educational Marketer;1/23/2006, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p3
The article reports that Tinley Park, Illinois-based vocational education textbook publisher Goodheart-Wilcox has produced $21.6 million in revenue for the first half of fiscal 2006, ended October 31, 2005. This represented a 34.3 percent increase from $16.1 million for the same period last year.
- Pearson Education, Houghton Mifflin And McGraw- Hill Make Changes In Their K-12 Executive Ranks. // Educational Marketer;9/6/2004, Vol. 35 Issue 25, p1
Reports on the changes in the executive ranks of three of the largest K-12 textbook publishers in the U.S. Collaboration of Kathy Hurley as the new vice president of strategic solutions of the School Companies Group of Pearson Education Inc.; Citation of Lee Jones as president of the Riverside...
- Upcoming North Carolina Science Textbook Adoption To Feature Separate Category For Kits. // Educational Marketer;9/6/2004, Vol. 35 Issue 25, p1
Reports on the feature of science approved kits on the upcoming science textbook adoption in North Carolina. Recommendation of science materials by the state Textbook Commission to the state Board of Education; Factors that could have influenced publishers' decisions to forego the adoption;...
- Goodheart-Willcox Revenue Climbs 8% On Targeted Adoption Sales. // Educational Marketer;1/10/2005, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p8
The article presents a report on the financial results of the U.S.-based vocational education textbook publisher Goodheart-Willcox Co. It is reported that the company generated $16.1 million in revenue in the first six months of fiscal 2005, ended October 31, 2004, up 8.2% from the same period...
- News Brief... // Educational Marketer;4/19/2004, Vol. 35 Issue 12, p8
Reports development involving companies in the book publishing industry in the U.S. as of April 2004. Addition of math titles to the classroom reading program of National Geographic Society; Introduction of the second edition of Sounds Sensible, a pre-K-1 phonological awareness and beginning...
- Adoptions, Improved State Finances, New NCLB Opportunities To Drive Strong Market Growth. // Educational Marketer;1/24/2005, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p1
Reports on the projected market growth of the educational publishing sector in the U.S. Impact of the improvement of the textbook adoption cycle; Possibility of increased state funding for educational materials; Implications of the proposal to amend the No Child Left Behind Act for the industry.
- In IT, Computer Science Took Biggest Hit to Sales, But Some Signs Point to Improving IT Market. // Educational Marketer;4/17/2006, Vol. 37 Issue 12, p1
The article reports on the improving sales condition for information technology publishers in the U.S. There are signs for a heady sales in textbook publishing for the Management Information Systems (MIS) and Computer Science sectors. According to the estimates of Monument Information Resource,...
- Macmillan Designs Customized Textbooks. Decandido, Graceanne A.; Mahony, Alan // School Library Journal;Jan91, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p14
Reports that Macmillan-McGraw have announced that they expect to start working with individual school districts to design and print textbooks geared to their specific needs. Its custom textbook services for colleges; Results of a pilot program; Limitations of this type of publication.
- The Uneasy Truth about Textbook Publishing. Burke, Jr., Alexander J. // Education Digest;Mar1980, Vol. 45 Issue 7, p23
Focuses on textbook publishing in the United States. Complexities in the making of a textbook; View that for the most successful textbook series, there is generally one author whose leadership, personality, and writing leave their stamp on the series; Need for publishers to attract the best...