2006 Potter Year Brings Scholastic Revenues Higher; Doesn't Beat 2004

July 2006
Book Publishing Report;7/24/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 28, p1
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The article reports on the Scholastic Corp. ( New York) high revenue for fiscal 2006, a year of J.K.Rowling's Harry Potter, in its Book Publishing and Distribution Segment. The fiscal 2004 and 2006 percentage rise and its equivalent revenue in Children's Book Publishing and Distribution is compared. Richard Robinson, the company chairman, CEO and president, announces that as a result of higher costs in book clubs, gains in book fairs and trade publishing were offset.


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