Crown Books to close more stores

Milliot, Jim
June 1995
Publishers Weekly;6/19/1995, Vol. 242 Issue 25, p11
Trade Publication
Reports on Crown Books' plans to close more bookstores as revealed in its January 31, 1995 annual report. Accounting of losses by chief operating officer Steve Stevens; Salaries of reorganized company officials.


Related Articles

  • Crown Books sales dropped 11% in third quarter. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;11/13/1995, Vol. 242 Issue 46, p12 

    Reports on the financial performance of Crown Books for the third quarter ended October 28, 1995. Decline in sales; Comparable store sales; Total superstore sales; Number of bookstores; Directors' agreement with Ronald Haft to buy back his shares in exchange for Haft's resignation from the...

  • Yearly sales up at Crown, but fourth quarter weak.  // Publishers Weekly;2/13/1995, Vol. 242 Issue 7, p13 

    Reports on the total sales of Crown Books Corp. for the year 1994. Increase in sales for the year; Notable decrease during the fourth quarter; Attributes of the fourth quarter decrease.

  • Crown still losing; superstores sales hit $225 million. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;5/12/1997, Vol. 244 Issue 19, p14 

    Reports on the net loss of $860,000 announced by Crown Books in the fiscal year ending February 1, 1997. More fiscal data relating to the company's operating loss, sales and reserves for store closings; Rise in superstore sales in fiscal 1997.

  • Crown sales up 3% in first half of 1996.  // Publishers Weekly;8/19/1996, Vol. 243 Issue 34, p11 

    Reports on the financial gains by Crown Books for six-month period ended August 3, 1996. Rise in sales and during the period; Opening of superstores in the second quarter.

  • Dent in Crown earnings growth.  // Publishers Weekly;6/27/1994, Vol. 241 Issue 26, p19 

    Reports on the decline in the earnings of Crown Books in June 1994. Pre-tax income; Net income.

  • Crown has $19 million loss.  // Publishers Weekly;5/8/1995, Vol. 242 Issue 19, p22 

    Reports that Crown Books has declared a net loss of $19.4 million for the fiscal year which ended January 1995. Factors for the loss.

  • Crown narrows operating loss.  // Publishers Weekly;9/23/1996, Vol. 243 Issue 39, p10 

    Reports on Crown Books' operating loss for the second period ended August 3, 1996. How it was down $2.6 million from $3.6 million in the second quarter of fiscal 1996; Funding which Crown has received from CIT Group/Business Credit Inc.; Personnel changes.

  • Crown has 3rd quarter profit.  // Publishers Weekly;1/6/1997, Vol. 244 Issue 1, p17 

    Reports fiscal data for bookstore chain Crown Books for its third-quarter ended November 2, 1996. Helped by advantageous lease settlements and improved operations.

  • Poor quarter prompts changes at Crown Books. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;9/22/1997, Vol. 244 Issue 39, p10 

    Reports the loss posted by Crown Books publishing company in the second quarter of 1997. The loss posted in 1996; Changes announced by the Dart Group; Comments by Larry Schafran, chairman of the executive committee for Crown.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics