Harlequin Has High Hopes For New Imprints After Disappointing 1st Half
- First Half Mostly Kind to Leading Publishers; Frontlist in Focus. // Book Publishing Report;Aug2007, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p7
The article reports on the improvement in the financial performance of book publishers in the first quarter of 2007. Harlequin Inc. claims that its revenue grew to $228.2 million and $31.2 million in operating profit from series books sales. HarperCollins Publishers Inc. reported a revenue of...
- Hachette Cements Its Place in the U.S. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;5/14/2007, Vol. 254 Issue 20, p4
The article reports on the business performance of the top trade houses in the U.S. The five largest trade houses in the U.S. generated total revenue of $4.44 billion in 2006. The major change in the ranking of the largest publishers was the addition of Hachette Livres, whose purchase of the...
- Slow Start at Harlequin. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;5/10/2004, Vol. 251 Issue 19, p8
Reports on the losses incurred by U.S. publishing company Harlequin for the first quarter ended March 31, 2004. Decline in operating profits; Impact of currency fluctuations on the market performance of Harlequin; Expectations for the remaining quarters.
- Harlequin Losses Stabilize In Q4 But Full Year Operating Profits Tumble 22%. // Book Publishing Report;2/28/2005, Vol. 30 Issue 8, p1
Reports on the financial performance of romance fiction publisher Harlequin Inc. in 2004. Decrease in operating income; Stabilization of losses during the fourth quarter; Cause of decline in revenue.
- Candlewick Stays Hot. Rosen, Judith // Publishers Weekly;10/17/2005, Vol. 252 Issue 41, p15
This article forecasts a 20 percent increase in sales of Candlewick Press in 2005. The publishing company posted a 39% increase in 2004 that pushed revenue up over $36 million. The company's growing series, Dragonology, Egyptology and others, helped boost sales in 2004 and additional titles in...
- Elhi Soars in September. // Publishers Weekly;11/7/2005, Vol. 252 Issue 44, p18
This article presents the results of the Association of American Publishers (AAP) Sales Report for September 2005. Driven by big gains of basal sales in adoption states, sales in the elhi segment jumped 39.1 percent in September, according to preliminary estimates of the AAP. For the first nine...
- Sales Up, Earnings Down at HM. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;11/29/2004, Vol. 251 Issue 48, p6
Reports on the financial performance of publisher Houghton Mifflin in the third quarter ended September 30, 2004. Revenue earned by the company; Decline in sales; Losses incurred.
- S&S Has Strong Period, Expects More. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;11/1/2004, Vol. 251 Issue 44, p6
Reports on the increase in sales and earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) of Simon & Schuster Inc. for the third quarter ended September 30, 2004. Contribution of operating divisions to the company's profit; Sales forecast for Christmas.
- Random grows on back of bestsellers. Miller, Emily // Printing World;9/23/2004, Vol. 288 Issue 1, p21
Reports on the business performance of British publisher Random House as of September 2004. Increases in sales and profits; Top-performing bestsellers; Impact of the company's performance on the financial standing of its parent company Bertelsmann AG.