HarperCollins Revenues Up 5% In First Quarter, Sets Sights On Fiction

November 2004
Book Publishing Report;11/8/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 43, p1
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The article presents information about the financial performance of HarperCollins Publishers Inc., a part of News Corp. Ltd., for the first quarter of 2004, which ended on September 30, 2004. The company reported a 4.8% growth in its revenues, rising from $347 million in the first quarter of 2003 to $364 million for the same period this year. Revenues were boosted by its standout titles for the quarter, which included "The Purpose Driven Life," by Rick Warren, "The Grim Grotto," by Lemony Snicket, "American Soldier," by Tommy Franks and the paperback edition of "My Side," by football player David Beckham.


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