Reader's Digest Ekes Out 3% Book Revenue Growth In Q3

May 2005
Book Publishing Report;5/16/2005, Vol. 30 Issue 19, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports that Reader's Digest Association Inc. has reported revenues for its third quarter of the fiscal year 2005. Revenues declined by 2.8% to reach 545 million dollars, down from 561 million dollars for the same period a year ago. Trade book revenues rose by 3% to reach 7 million dollars. On the adult side, the redesigned Reader's Digest Complete Do-It-Yourself Manual, which hit shelves in March 2005 performed better than anticipated. For the fourth quarter, the publisher expects continued sales from the Do-It-Yourself guide.


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