HCI: Chicken Soup Getting Cold; New Series Books Eyed

March 2005
Book Publishing Report;3/28/2005, Vol. 30 Issue 12, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on Health Communications Inc.'s financial results for the 2004. The company saw sales from its famed Chicken Soup for the Soul series fall 8% in 2004, to reach an estimated $59 million for the publisher, which draws nearly 65% of its revenues from the series that was launched in 1994 and now has about 80 million copies in print. Peter Vegso, president of HCI, told BPR that although revenues were down slightly, the company had been making inroads in other titles they hope will spawn successful series.


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