First Half Offers Mixed Results for Leading Publishers

August 2008
Book Publishing Report;Aug2008, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p11
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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. Meanwhile, Penguin's revenue and operating profit increased to 11.2% and 44.1%, respectively.


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