As U.S. Enjoyed Neither Peace Nor Prosperity, Travel Book Publishers Say Sales Stayed Surprisingly Strong
- Top Five Trade Houses Take 45% of Market Share. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;6/16/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 24, p9
Reports on the estimated revenues for trade book publishers in the U.S. in 2002. Sales of books published by Random House; Revenues of selected publishing companies.
- Scholastic Reports 2Q Results, Posts Improved Performance in School Book Clubs and Fairs. // Book Publishing Report;12/22/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 49, p5
Describes the financial results of publishing firm Scholastic Inc. for the second quarter of fiscal 2004, ended November 30, 2003. Overall revenues; Sales in the children's book publishing and distribution division.
- Oprah, Movie Tie-In Volatility Hits Houghton Mifflin in 2005. // Book Publishing Report;3/20/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 11, p3
The article reports on the decline of the 2005 sales of Houghton Mifflin Co., a book publishing company in the U.S. The decline was blamed on the lack of movie tie-in revenue from the 2004 film "The Polar Express." Other factor was the diminishing sales from the 2004 Oprah Book Club pick "The...
- Sales Fall at Harlequin. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;8/2/2004, Vol. 251 Issue 31, p7
Reports on a decline in sales posted by publisher Harlequin in the second quarter of 2004. Percentage of decline in sales in the U.S.; Factor which had a major contribution to the decline in sales; Prospects for sales for the remainder of the year; Decline in operating profits and revenue.
- Strong 4th Quarter Fuels Impressive Year at Harper. Zeitchik, Steven // Publishers Weekly;8/19/2002, Vol. 249 Issue 33, p15
Reports on the financial performance of publishing firm, HarperCollins for the year 2002. Increase in operating profit for the fourth quarter of 2002; Authors and books that contributed to strong sales in 2002; Information on the company's plan for 2003.
- TRAVEL TURNAROUND. Cain, Sandi // Orange County Business Journal;5/10/2004, Vol. 27 Issue 19, p31
Reports on the increase in sales of largest travel agencies in California. Sales posted by the 20 largest agencies; Contribution of corporate travel on the sales of the companies; Commencement of the turnaround in the latter half of 2003.
- Customers are down, but revenue is up. // Travel Weekly (UK);8/22/2008, p10
The article reports on the increase of the revenues of TUI Travel UK for summer 2008 despite a 9% drop in customer numbers in Great Britain. According to chief executive Peter Long, the positive sales figures were achieved because the average selling price was 15% up on the previous year....
- MyTravel predicts profits fall. Dennis, Juliet // Travel Weekly: The Choice of Travel Professionals;8/11/2003, Issue 1680, p5
Mytravel has admitted profits will be worse than expected this summer despite capacity cuts and recent upbeat predictions. Much of the blame has been piled on last year's aggressive brochure pricing â€” namely in second-edition summer 2003 brochures â€” which resulted in prices being...
- DEALS OF THE WEEK. // Travel Agent;10/29/2001, Vol. 306 Issue 2, p111
Forecast developments related to travel business industry as of October 29, 2001. Extension of eight percent no cap commission structure by Korean Airlines; Commission of travel agents in SalsaCruise.com; Features of holiday promotion of Homewood Suites.