Financial news

November 1999
Book Publishing Report;11/01/99, Vol. 24 Issue 43, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on financial performances of publishers in the United States in 1999. Increase in sales of Amazon.com for the third quarter; Reader's Digest Association Inc.'s operating profit for the first quarter of fiscal 2000; Record revenue and profit figures for Reader's Digest Association.


Related Articles

  • News Briefs.  // Publishers Weekly;2/2/2009, Vol. 256 Issue 5, p4 

    This section offers news briefs concerning the U.S. publishing industry. HarperCollins is offering voluntary retirement packages to employees over age 55 and with at least five years' tenure. Reader's Digest has eliminated about 8% of its worldwide workforce, or about 280 positions. Revenue at...

  • U.S. Book Group Gains While Int'l Falls at RD. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;2/3/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 5, p17 

    Reports on the poor financial performance of Reader's Digest as of December 31, 2002. Decrease in the operating profits of the company; Statement issued by Reader's Digest Chairman Thomas Ryder; Description of the promotional strategy of the company for its book 'ChangeOne.'

  • Industry Stocks: March Performances.  // Publishers Weekly;4/7/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 14, p16 

    Presents updates on the Publishers Weekly Stock Index in March 2003. Increase in the stock price of Amazon.com; Decline in the stocks of Reader's Digest; Losers in the stock index.

  • Reader's Digest Trade Publishing Growth Offsets Declines In 2004.  // Book Publishing Report;8/9/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 30, p3 

    Reports on the financial performance of Reader's Digest Inc. for year 2004 ended June 30. Revenues; Operating income; Licensing deals; Plans of the company to release several children's titles as part of a licensing agreement with NASCAR starting in 2005.

  • Reader's Digest Ekes Out 3% Book Revenue Growth In Q3.  // Book Publishing Report;5/16/2005, Vol. 30 Issue 19, p4 

    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...

  • Reader's Digest gropes to find route to growth. Flamm, Matthew // Crain's New York Business;6/20/2005, Vol. 21 Issue 25, p4 

    The article reports that encouraged by plans for a two-year, $100 million stock buyback and by a series of acquisitions and magazine launches, investors have snapped up shares of the 83-year-old publishing company, Reader's Digest Inc. The company's acquisition of Reiman Publications LLC in 2002...

  • News Briefs.  // Publishers Weekly;8/11/2008, Vol. 255 Issue 32, p4 

    This section offers news briefs on the publishing industry in the U.S. Children's publisher Playmore Inc. filed for Chapter 11 in late July 2008. Sales fell 3%, to $31.8 million, in Marvel's publishing segment in the second quarter ended June 30, 2008. Reader's Digest will stop publishing its...

  • FEED BACK.  // Folio: The Magazine for Magazine Management;Sep2009, Vol. 38 Issue 9, p7 

    Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including an article on reorganization plan of Reader's Digest Association Inc. in the August 2009 issue, "Top Emerging Jobs in Publishing," in August 2009 issue, and "How Publishers Profit When EVERYONE'S a...

  • Ryder Hails Fiscal '04 as Breakthrough Year at RD. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;8/9/2004, Vol. 251 Issue 32, p110 

    Reports on the performance of Reader's Digest for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2004. Decline in revenue of the company; Comments from company chairman Tom Ryder about the company's performance; Sales increase in the company's publishing trade division.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics