Reader's Digest Points to Books Are Fun Segment for Lackluster Q3

June 2006
Book Publishing Report;6/5/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 21, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports on the financial performance of Pleasantville, New York-based Reader's Digest Inc. as of the third quarter ended April 26, 2006. The company reported a revenue of 547 million dollars for its fiscal 2006 third quarter, which is a two percent increase from the same period last year. The poor performance was attributed to the challenges encountered by the company's Books Are Fun business.


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