Hachette UK revenue soars after Bridgerton fever

Hachette UK revenue soars after Bridgerton fever

Hachette UK revenue rose by almost a fifth (19.8%) in the first quarter of 2021, led by the Bridgerton backlist following its successful Netflix adaptation. 

According to Lagardère’s first quarter results for this year, posted on Tuesday (27th April), revenue “grew sharply” for Hachette UK. This was “thanks to a good performance in general literature, led in particular by Julia Quinn's Bridgerton backlist in the wake of the successful television series aired from December 2020,” the Lagardère group said. In February Little, Brown imprint Piatkus capitalised on the success of Netflix adapta...

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