Atlantic Books reports operating profit for first time in a decade

Atlantic Books reports operating profit for first time in a decade

Atlantic Books has announced that 2018 saw its first operating profit since 2009.

The publisher’s accounts for the year ending 31st December 2018 were filed this month at Companies House. They do not reveal profit and loss but m.d. Will Atkinson said there was an operating profit of £21,000, up from a loss of £72,000 in 2017. Net sales were also up from £4.79m to £5.69m, rising 19%, he said. 

Part of that success came from Andre Aciman’s Call Me By Your Name, which Atlantic said had sold 312,000 copies across all editions (106,674 through Nielsen), generating over £1m. Fellow film tie-in ...

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