Lack Of Harry Potter Blockbuster Blamed For Scholastic's Reduced Q1 2005 Revenues

September 2004
Book Publishing Report;9/27/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 37, p1
Trade Publication
Announces the reduction in children's book publishing and distribution revenues of Scholastic Corp. in the first quarter of fiscal 2005, ended August 31 in the U.S. Causal factor for the decline in revenues; Operating loss; Total sales.


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