Penguin Plows Through 'Sluggish' Market To End Year With Sales And Profit Growth After DK Finally Shapes Up
- 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...
- Pearson Warns Investors About Penguin's Fourth Quarter. // Book Publishing Report;1/24/2005, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p1
Focuses on the financial performance of Penguin Group in the book publishing industry. Corporate revenue; Mass market of the company; Factors that affect the financial performance of the company.
- Pearson Book Sales Topped $3 Billion in 1999. Milliot, Jim; Reid, Calvin // Publishers Weekly;3/13/2000, Vol. 247 Issue 11, p7
Reports on the book publishing sales of Pearson for the year 1999. Operating profit for the year 1999; Percentage of growth in revenues at Pearson Education; Earnings at Pearson's Penguin Group; Sales through online bookstores; Details on the Web-based equity investments and alliances of Pearson.
- Penguin First Half Sales Down Despite Better DK Performance- Execs Forecast Stronger Second Half. // Book Publishing Report;8/5/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 30, p5
Reports the sales performance of publisher Penguin Group in the U.S. Operating profit of Penguin; Forecasts of the third and fourth quarter sales; Effects of the release of the book 'Red Rabbit,' by Tom Clancy on the company.
- Dip in Penguin North American sales. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;5/31/1999, Vol. 246 Issue 22, p20
Announces a dip in sales posted by Penguin Group's North American operations in 1998, according to parent company, Pearson's annual report. Driving factor behind the sales decline; Sales performance of other Pearson subsidiaries. INSET: Wiley, Kluwer acquire two Pearson units..
- New Conservative Imprint at Penguin Group to Be Called Sentinel. // Book Publishing Report;12/1/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 46, p6
Reports on the scheduled launching of new conservative imprint Sentinel by Penguin Group in the U.S. Publication of books on politics, public policy and international affairs; Increase of demand for politically conservative titles; Growth of sales revenue.
- 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...
- Coming to Terms with Trade Publishing. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;3/6/2006, Vol. 253 Issue 10, p14
The article reports on the plan of publishing company Penguin to lessen its dependence on low-margin to improve profits in 2006. The company will continue to invest in more first-time authors and work to improve sales of backlist. The need to boost profits is one reason the company has adopted a...
- Pearson Says Profits To Miss Year-end Targets. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;10/22/2001, Vol. 248 Issue 43, p10
Reports that media company Pearson expects its profits in 2001 to be significantly below its original target. Revenues of Pearson in the first nine months of the year; Comparison to the revenues of Penguin Group in the third quarter; Impact on Pearson of the September 11 terrorist attacks in...