NYU: Most Small Publishers Unprofitable

April 2005
Book Publishing Report;4/25/2005, Vol. 30 Issue 16, p2
Trade Publication
Reports on the survey conducted by New York University's Center for Publishing which found that majority of small publishers are unprofitable. Percentage of publishers surveyed who said that they are not currently profitable; Areas identified by the respondents as the best niche for growth in 2005 which includes trade nonfiction and business books.


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