TITLE

Life Without New Potter Books Won't Cripple Scholastic

PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Book Publishing Report;Aug2007, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the effect of the publication of "Harry Potter" books on the revenue of Scholastic Inc. The author emphasizes that "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" represented only 1.73% of the total trade revenue of the company in fiscal 2007. Scholastic claims that the revenue for its Children's Publishing and Distribution (CP&D) decreased. Simba Information Inc. analyzed that if Scholastic had not published any of the books, its revenue would probably increase.
ACCESSION #
26233707

 

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