Walker posts 'satisfactory' results for 2017

Walker posts 'satisfactory' results for 2017

Walker Books Limited has posted a turnover increase for the financial year ending 31st December 2017, which was a “record-breaking” year for the company overseas, group m.d. Karen Lotz told The Bookseller.

For the year ending 31st December 2017, turnover from Walker Books in the UK, Candlewick Press in America and Walker Books Australia grew 2.6% compared to the previous 12 months to £74m.

“2017 was a record-breaking year for us in overseas markets and for rights sales in translation, with growth of more than 15% over prior year in co-edition sales in particular,” said Lotz. “Titles origi...

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