Fiscal 2002 Brings Mostly Modest Increases In Profits, Revenues For Leading Book Publishers

August 2002
Book Publishing Report;8/26/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 33, p1
Trade Publication
Reports that fiscal year 2000 has brought mostly modest increases in profits and revenues for leading companies in the United States book trade. Earnings of HarperCollins Publishers Inc., Thomas Nelson Publishers Inc., Reader's Digest Association Inc., Scholastic Inc. and Wiley & Sons Inc.; Effect on Scholastic's trade revenues of the absence of a new Harry Potter title; Drop in Thomas Nelson's profit margin.


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