Tue, 21/05/2013 - 09:10
Bloomsbury has reported an "excellent performance" for the year ended 28th February, with an increase in profit before tax of 16% to £9.8m for the year, with e-book sales jumping by 61% to £9.1m over the period.
The publisher also reported a slight increase in turnover, up 1% to £98.5m, compared to £...
Wed, 16/01/2013 - 10:15
Bloomsbury has reported a year-on-year profit boost in the final quarter of 2012, at the same time as announcing a new publishing partnership with cookery show "Masterchef".
In its interim results for the four months to 31st December, Bloomsbury said that despite a 2% decrease in title sales, there had been a rise in...
Thu, 25/10/2012 - 09:09
Bloomsbury has seen its turnover increase in the six month period ending August 31st 2012, but profit has dipped for the independent publisher.
The company saw a turnover of £43.5 million, up 2% from the £42.4 million in the same period in 2011, but profit before tax and items such as costs of setting up Bloomsbury India...
Wed, 11/07/2012 - 09:33
Bloomsbury's global e-book sales were up 70% year on year between 1st March and 31st May 2012, the publisher has reported in its interim management statement. Print sales fell by 2% for the same period.
At 30th June, the group had a balance sheet with net cash of £10m, according to the statement.
Tue, 22/05/2012 - 12:31
E-books accounted for 9% of Bloomsbury's adult trade sales overall across the 12 months to 29th February 2012, chief executive Nigel Newton has revealed.
Newton said the sales were weighted towards the latter part of the 12-month period.
Bloomsbury's total group digital sales stood at £5.892m, at 6% by value of...
Tue, 22/05/2012 - 09:30
Bloomsbury has announced an 11.5% rise in turnover to £103.2m (up from £92.6m in 2011) for the year ending 29th February 2012. Total continuing turnover was up 16.9% to £97.4m (£83.3m). Pre-tax profit was up 13.6% to £4.8m (£4.3m). Pre-tax profit before acquisition costs, restructuring and relocation costs...
Tue, 14/02/2012 - 10:00
Bloomsbury is setting up a new publishing business in India, with plans to develop Indian authorship and publishing programmes. Rajiv Beri, previously m.d. of Macmillan's Indian operations, is appointed to head the venture.
In a statement, the independent publisher, which has already been operating in India for 25 years...
Mon, 16/01/2012 - 08:15
Bloomsbury has said it had a "strong" final three months of 2011, with e-book sales growing by 38% year on year in the quarter from 1st September to 31st December 2011.
In an interim management statement, chief executive Nigel Newton said he was "delighted" with the group's performance over the period, an...
Thu, 27/10/2011 - 14:34
Bloomsbury is anticipating W H Smith's link-up with Kobo to sell e-readers will help create "another big Christmas" for e-books, as the Group's e-book sales grew by 564% over the first six months of 2011.
Chief executive Nigel Newton, speaking after the company's interim results for the period to 31st August were...
Thu, 27/10/2011 - 09:41
E-book sales and the acquisition of Continuum helped sales at Bloomsbury leap 16%, although relocation and restructuring costs led to pre-tax profit more than halving to £0.3m, in its latest set of financial accounts.
For the six months to 31st August 2011, turnover, including the results of Continuum which Bloomsbury acquired...