Profile turnover up 7% after 'healthy' year

Profile turnover up 7% after 'healthy' year

Profile Books has reported a "healthy" financial year for the 12 months to end of March 2020, with a turnover of £12.2m, up 7% on the previous year.

Operating profit stood at £485,210, 4% of the turnover, but down over 50% on the previous year's total of £983,375.

Strongly performing titles included The Age of Surveillance Capitalism by Shoshana Zuboff (which sold over 76,000 copies across its hardback, paperback and e-book editions, according to the publisher's figures), and the hardbacks of The Forager’s Calendar by John Wright (20,000) and A Cheesemonger's History of The British Isle...

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