First Half Mostly Kind to Leading Publishers; Frontlist in Focus
- First Half Offers Mixed Results for Leading Publishers. // Book Publishing Report;Aug2008, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p11
The article reports on the financial performance of several publication companies in the first half of 2008 in the U.S. Harlequin recorded a decline of $11.1 million in revenue due to the weak economy. HarperCollins' operating profit increased by $7 million compared to the same period in 2007....
- Top Five Pubs Take Half of Sales. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;4/25/2005, Vol. 252 Issue 17, p5
Reports on the total revenue generated by the largest publishers in the U.S. in 2004, according to a study by the Book Industry Study Group. Percentage of all book trade sales generated by the publishers during the year; Amount generated from sales by Random House; Books that helped...
- HarperCollins' Earnings Rise; Zondervan Provides Purpose-Driven Boost. // Book Publishing Report;8/23/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 32, p1
Reports on the revenue growth of New York-based HarperCollins Publishers Inc. for the fiscal year 2004 in the U.S. Sales performance of â€œThe Purpose Driven Life,â€ written by Rick Warren; Financial performance of HarperCollins Australia; Chart depicting HarperCollins revenues for...
- Earnings Jump at Major Publishers. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;9/12/2005, Vol. 252 Issue 36, p4
Reports on the three major publishing companies in the U.S., Random House, Penguin Group and HarperCollins, that posted profit gains in the first half of 2005. Percentage increase in total profits of the companies; Reason for the decline in sales at Random House; Factor to which the increase in...
- Good Gains for Big Houses. // Publishers Weekly;9/13/2004, Vol. 251 Issue 37, p5
Presents a tabular representation comparing the financial performance of publishing companies in 2003 and 2004. Random House Inc.; Penguin Group; HarperCollins Publishers Inc.
- Trade Houses Find Better Reception. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;9/10/2007, Vol. 254 Issue 36, p12
The article highlights the 14th annual Beijing International Book Fair held in China in 2007. The price and piracy issues surrounding China did not influence the outcome of the event as depicted in the number of U.S. publishers who attended it. At the event, HarperCollins forged two partnership...
- Strong 4th Quarter Fuels Impressive Year at Harper. Zeitchik, Steven // Publishers Weekly;8/19/2002, Vol. 249 Issue 33, p15
Reports on the financial performance of publishing firm, HarperCollins for the year 2002. Increase in operating profit for the fourth quarter of 2002; Authors and books that contributed to strong sales in 2002; Information on the company's plan for 2003.
- Latest Quarterly Results Erratic; Profits Flat or Down. // Book Publishing Report;May2008, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p10
The article offers information about the business activities of several publishers in 2007 and 2008 in the U.S. Simon & Schuster Inc. experienced a 32 percent decline in its operating profit for the first quarter of 2008 and a 12 percent drop in the first quarter of 2007. HarperCollins...
- BOOK BRIEFS. // Book Publishing Report;9/29/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 37, p5
Reports developments related to the book industry in the U.S. as of September 2003. Introduction of paperback imprint for Spring 2004 by HarperCollins; Launch of fourth author series by the Penguin Group; Collaboration between Frederick Warne and Co. and China Children Publishing House.