'Exceptional' Pottermore returns to profit

'Exceptional' Pottermore returns to profit

Pottermore, the digital content business set up to support J K Rowling’s Harry Potter output, has doubled sales and returned to profit, after what was described as an “exceptional year”. It is the second consecutive year of improved figures, with the business back in profit for the first time since 2015.

In the year to end-March 2017, sales rose from £15.1m to £40.3m, as the operation reaped the rewards from increased sales of e-books and audiobooks from third-party websites, and the publishing of new digital content to support the play “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” and the feature f...

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