Scholastic to Trim Output 4%; Boost Series in 2006
- Scholastic ProbesWays To Build Business. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;1/5/2004, Vol. 251 Issue 1, p7
Focuses on measures being taken by publishing company Scholastic in an effort to increase sales and profits in the U.S. as of December 2003. Information on the paperback series to be launched by the company to help improve sales in its trade segment; Licensing agreements entered by the company...
- Scholastic Works to Improve Performance of Book Clubs & Fairs. // Educational Marketer;10/13/2003, Vol. 34 Issue 29, p7
Reports on the move taken by Scholastic Corp. to improve its sales in book clubs and fairs in the U.S. Results of book club orders; Strategies for the improvement of book clubs; Steps taken to increase revenues.
- Lack Of Harry Potter Blockbuster Blamed For Scholastic's Reduced Q1 2005 Revenues. // Book Publishing Report;9/27/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 37, p1
Announces the reduction in children's book publishing and distribution revenues of Scholastic Corp. in the first quarter of fiscal 2005, ended August 31 in the U.S. Causal factor for the decline in revenues; Operating loss; Total sales.
- Profits Tumbled 23% in Scholastic's Publishing Unit. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;9/1/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 35, p12
Reports on the decrease in the operating profit of Scholastic's book publishing and distribution group in the fiscal year ended May 31, 2003. Revenue posted by the company; Factors attributed for the earnings decline; Percentage of declines in trade sales.
- UMBA Tightens Its Show. Zeller, Brad // Publishers Weekly;10/14/2002, Vol. 249 Issue 41, p22
Reports on the annual Upper Midwest Booksellers Association trade show which was held in Saint Paul, Minnesota from September 27 to 29, 2002. Number of booksellers, publishers and authors who attended the trade show; Books that caught the interest of attendees.
- Publishing firm refines its focus. Agostinelli, Elizabeth A. // Indianapolis Business Journal;1/10/2005, Vol. 25 Issue 45, p37
Reports on the revitalization effort of Indianapolis-based Sams Technical Publishing by focusing on a new line of books centers on consumer-electronics and automotive technology. History of the publishing company; Action taken by the publishing company to both publish and redistribute other...
- A RETURNS-FREE WORLD. Maurer, Rolf // Quill & Quire;Mar1997, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p13
Reports on the system of returning unsold books by booksellers to publishers in Canada. Problem with the system; Origin of the system of return; Impact of the non-returnable process on the publishers; Expensive nature of the current consignment system in bookselling; Benefits that the book...
- The battle of the knuckleheads. Bellafante, Ginia // Time;10/5/1998, Vol. 152 Issue 14, p72
Discusses the competition between the For Dummies series and the Idiot's Guide series of books as of September 1998. Number of titles for each; 1997 revenue; Top seller; Upcoming titles; When the Dummies series was launched; The differences in both series.
- Modelling Competition in the Textbook Market: Some Lessons still to Learn. Jiménez, Juan Luis; Campos, Javier // Journal of Industry, Competition & Trade;Mar2010, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p71
Many European governments still advocate a so-called â€˜cultural exceptionâ€™, intended to protect consumers and smaller bookshops, to keep their book markets isolated from competition. Other countries, with similar aims in mind, have chosen liberalization schemes instead. To reconcile...