Prime fuels Amazon fourth quarter profit

An increase in Prime membership subscriptions helped Amazon to a fourth quarter profit. The e-commerce giant has been under pressure from investors to return a... Read more

Parragon Books restructure boosts profits to £19m

Parragon Books has posted an operating profit of £19.4m in 2014 compared to a loss of £6m the year before, thanks to a company restructure... Read more

Sales down, but profits double at HC UK

HarperCollins UK saw huge growth in profits for the year ended June 30th 2014, despite a fall in turnover for the company. The company's annual... Read more

Small loss for Faber in 'tough' year

Faber saw a sharp drop in turnover for the year ending March 2014, and made a small operating loss for the year. The independent publisher... Read more

Sales boost for EUP

Sales at Edinburgh University Press have increased 10% in the last year, boosted by North American trade. The wholly owned subsidiary of the University of... Read more

‘Respectable year' for Profile

Independent publisher Profile saw a sharp drop in profit for the 12 months to end March 2014, but has deemed it a "respectable" financial year... Read more

Profit jump for Usborne

Children’s publisher Usborne made a pre-tax profit of £8.9m for the year ended 31st January 2014, up 26% from £7m from the year before. Company... Read more

Bertelsmann revenues 'highest for seven years'

German media company Bertelsmann has reported its highest revenues in seven years, at €11.82bn for the first nine months of 2014, up 4.3% year-on-year from... Read more

Amazon losses increase in third quarter

Amazon has reported increased third quarter losses of $437m (£273m), prompting shares to tumble in after hours trading in New York. The internet giant’s losses... Read more

Sales 'level' for Pearson at nine-month point

Pearson has reported sales level in underlying terms for the first nine months of 2014, with Penguin Random House performing "well" in the third quarter. ... Read more