Pearson Warns Investors About Penguin's Fourth Quarter
- Coming to Terms with Trade Publishing. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;3/6/2006, Vol. 253 Issue 10, p14
The article reports on the plan of publishing company Penguin to lessen its dependence on low-margin to improve profits in 2006. The company will continue to invest in more first-time authors and work to improve sales of backlist. The need to boost profits is one reason the company has adopted a...
- Penguin First Half Sales Down Despite Better DK Performance- Execs Forecast Stronger Second Half. // Book Publishing Report;8/5/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 30, p5
Reports the sales performance of publisher Penguin Group in the U.S. Operating profit of Penguin; Forecasts of the third and fourth quarter sales; Effects of the release of the book 'Red Rabbit,' by Tom Clancy on the company.
- 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...
- Top Five Pubs Take Half of Sales. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;4/25/2005, Vol. 252 Issue 17, p5
Reports on the total revenue generated by the largest publishers in the U.S. in 2004, according to a study by the Book Industry Study Group. Percentage of all book trade sales generated by the publishers during the year; Amount generated from sales by Random House; Books that helped...
- Penguin Plows Through 'Sluggish' Market To End Year With Sales And Profit Growth After DK Finally Shapes Up. // Book Publishing Report;3/10/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p1
Reports on the sales and profit growth experienced by Penguin Group for the year 2002. Percentage of the increase in the underlying revenues; Factors contributing to the profitability.
- INTERNATIONAL NEWS. // Book Publishing Report;05/15/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 20, p8
Reports on developments concerning book publishers and publishing as of May 15, 2000. Key personnel changes at Penguin Group; Suzanne Baboneau's appointment as fiction publisher at Simon & Schuster in Great Britain.
- Penguin Group To Form New Book Division. // Book Publishing Report;2/9/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p4
highlights Penguin Group's launching of a new division featuring "book-plus" products. Goal of the division to publish instant books within three months of the date of occurrence of the event.
- Pearson Expects Penguin Group to Post Modest Revenue Gains for 2003. // Book Publishing Report;12/22/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 49, p3
Reports that London, England-based publisher Pearson is expecting its Penguin Group division to finish 2003 with a 1-2 percent increase in sales. Sales of the publisher in 2002; Strong second half front list sales of the company.
- Penguin Names New Publisher of Puffin Books. // Book Publishing Report;2/9/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p6
Reveals that New York-based Penguin Group has named Eileen Bishop Kreit vice president and publisher of its Puffin Books imprint. Previous position held.