First Half Offers Mixed Results for Leading Publishers
- First Half Mostly Kind to Leading Publishers; Frontlist in Focus. // Book Publishing Report;Aug2007, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p7
The article reports on the improvement in the financial performance of book publishers in the first quarter of 2007. Harlequin Inc. claims that its revenue grew to $228.2 million and $31.2 million in operating profit from series books sales. HarperCollins Publishers Inc. reported a revenue of...
- Holidays Push Books Back Up, Though Not Enough. // Book Publishing Report;Mar2010, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p8
The article focuses on the rebound in the U.S. trade publishing industry during the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2009. It says that the operating profit of Harlequin Enterprises Ltd. increased to 66.1% due to its electronic book (e-book) strategy. It mentions that HarperCollins Publishers LLC's...
- The Good and the Bad of The Second Half of 2008. // Book Publishing Report;Mar2009, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p1
The article reports on the financial performance of the book industry in the second half of 2008 in the U.S. It reveals that publishing companies have recorded a decline in profit in the said period brought by the impact of the recession. Information on the financial performance of several...
- 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.
- Earnings Rise 4% At Harlequin. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;3/1/2004, Vol. 251 Issue 9, p10
Deals with the financial performance of book publisher Harlequin Enterprises Ltd. for the year 2003. Operating profits of the company; Decline in the sales of Harlequin; Factors attributed to the decline in the sales of the company.
- 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...
- 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.
- HarperCollins Breaks Q3 Slump; Religion Category Still Shaky. // Book Publishing Report;May2007, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p8
The article reports on the increase in the revenue and operating profit of HarperCollins Publishers Inc. for the third quarter of 2007. During the period, the publisher's revenue rose by 5.8% and its operating profit grew by 11.5% compared to 2006. However, the author warns that the positive...