HarperCollins leads Big Four growth

HarperCollins leads Big Four growth

The 2010s have been challenging for HarperCollins in the Nielsen BookScan stakes. This is not unusual for a publisher as, until the past couple of years, there have been declining fortunes for the overall print market. But HC has had it slightly tougher than its fellow big conglomerates, posting seven straight years of slipping returns through the Total Consumer Market, each of which at the time put the group at its lowest ebb since records began.

That was until 2017. Led by a blistering year for the David Walliams/ Tony Ross dynamic duo, some exciting fresh talent (Joanna Cannon, Gail Hon...

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