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Gannett 3Q net income lower, matches Street views

San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-10-17

(10-17) 06:35 PDT McLean, Va. (AP) -- Gannett, the publisher of USA Today and 81 other daily newspapers, says its third-quarter net income declined slightly as the company kept expenses in line with...

Gannett reports lower 2nd-quarter earnings

San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-07-18

(07-18) 06:28 PDT McLean, Va. (AP) -- Gannett Co, the publisher of USA Today and more than 80 other daily newspapers, said Monday that its second quarter net income declined 23 percent, dragged down...

Gannett Earnings Decline on Lower ad Revenue

Editor & Publisher – 2011-04-18

Gannett says digital revenue grew 12% during the quarter. But revenue from print ads, which makeup about half of Gannett’s revenue, fell 7%.

Gannett posts lower 1Q earnings, ad revenue down

San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-04-18

(04-18) 07:07 PDT McLean, Va. (AP) -- Gannett, the publisher of USA Today and more than 80 other daily newspapers, says its first-quarter net income fell, weighed by special charges and lower ad...

Conn. AG: Apple, Amazon block lower e-book prices

AP – 2010-08-02

AP - Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal says Apple Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. are trying to stop competitors from offering lower e-book prices.

Apple’s Prices for E-Books May Be Lower Than Expected

New York Times – 2010-02-18

Apple wanted publishers to discount best sellers, so its $12.99-to-$14.99 range is merely a ceiling, according to people familiar with talks with publishers.

Gannett Swings to Q4 Profit on Cost Cutting, Lower Ad Declines

Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-01

Gannett Co., the nation's largest newspaper publisher, reported a fourth quarter profit of $133.6 million Monday, compared to a loss in the same period of 2008 that included a multi-billion dollar...

Borders Group names new CEO, posts lower sales

International Herald Tribune – 2009-01-05

Borders Group Inc., which has struggled along with other U.S. booksellers as people buy more books online and from discounters, announced a new CEO and other top managers Monday as it also reported...

Apple lawsuit may spark lower e-book prices

CBC – 2012-04-13

A return to lower e-book prices and additional industry probes could be forthcoming amid the U.S. antitrust lawsuit against Apple Inc. and several major book publishers.

Pearson Sales Rise But Sees Lower Half-Year Profit

Editor & Publisher – 2012-04-27

LONDON (Dow Jones)--Pearson PLC (PSON.LN), the publisher of the Financial Times newspaper and Penguin books, Friday produced a healthy rise in first-quarter revenue, but warned profit will be down...

Review: Surprising misstep for Paul Theroux in 'The Lower River'

Los Angeles Times – 2012-05-20

Stale tropes detract from the author's latest novel, about a Westerner's ill-thought-out flight to Africa.The Lower River

HarperCollins reaches deal to lower e-book prices

Boston.com – 2012-09-12

A new and uncertain era of e-book prices has begun. HarperCollins Publishers announced Tuesday that it has reached new price agreements with sellers that conform to a settlement with the Justice...

Kindle Users To Get Refunds And Lower Prices on E-Books After Settlement

AllThingsD – 2012-10-14

Buy a lot of e-books? Thank your state attorney general for the credit you'll get next year.

'Significantly lower' bonuses for Scardino and Makinson

The Bookseller – 2013-03-22

Former Pearson c.e.o. Marjorie Scardino earned £6.35m in her final year at the company and...

New York Times reports lower revenue on ad slide

Reuters – 2013-04-25

(Reuters) - New York Times Co reported a decline in quarterly revenue as the newspaper publisher continues to struggle with weak advertising sales.

McClatchy posts lower second-quarter profit

SacBee – 2013-07-26

Despite progress in its digital initiatives, The McClatchy Co. reported lower profits Thursday as the newspaper industry struggles with a prolonged slide in advertising.

Pandora wins early round in battle to lower music royalties

San Jose Mercury News – 2013-09-19

Internet radio leader Pandora has won a court battle with the music publishing society known as ASCAP that could help the Oakland company lower its royalty payments.

Palm edges lower on profit-taking

New Straits Times – 2013-11-06

Malaysian palm oil futures edged lower on Wednesday as investors continued to book profits from prices that surged to one-year highs last week, but optimism on slowing production capped losses and...

News Corp., Wall Street Journal owner, reports 3% lower revenue

Los Angeles Times – 2013-11-12

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch's publishing company News Corp. swung to a profit in its fiscal first quarter -- its first financial reporting period as a stand-alone company -- but revenue slipped nearly...

MIDEAST STOCKS-Dubai extends losses; Saudi petchems track lower oil prices

Reuters – 2014-01-27

DUBAI, Jan 27 (Reuters) - United Arab Emirates shares fell further on Monday as retail investors took the flight from emerging markets elsewhere as a cue to book profits, while lower oil prices...

Gannett 4Q Profit Down After Lower Ad Spending

The Huffington Post – 2014-02-05

MCLEAN, Va. (AP) — Gannett Co. said Tuesday that its fourth-quarter net income dropped 12 percent, partially a result of the absence of the record-high political advertising that boosted its...

Canadian agency expects lower e-book prices after publishers deal

Reuters – 2014-02-07

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's business competition watchdog said on Friday it has reached an agreement with four major e-book publishers that it expects will lower e-book prices in the country.

Canadian Publishers Adapting to Lower Loon

Publishers Weekly – 2014-02-14

Publishers and consumers in Canada who had become accustomed to a Canadian dollar at par with the American dollar are adjusting to what appears to be the new reality: a Canadian dollar hovering...

Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: A Busy Fair Despite Lower Attendance

Publishers Weekly – 2013-10-15

The 2013 Frankfurt Book Fair was a busy one, despite another modest decline in trade visitors

Martha Stewart Earnings Soar on Lower Operating Expenses

The Wall Street Journal – 2014-02-25

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia's fourth-quarter earnings soar as lower operating expenses offset major declines in publishing and broadcasting revenue.

IIROC seeks comments on the concept of lower minimum capital requirements

CNW – 2014-03-12

Levelling the playing field TORONTO, March 11, 2014 /CNW/ - The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) today published for comment a concept paper to consider the possibi...

The Celluloid Ceiling Is Positioned Much Lower Than You Think

The Huffington Post – 2014-04-02

After many years working in the film industry, I am struggling in to find work. It's hard for me to admit when I need help, and even harder to ask for it. I got into film so I could tell stories...

Stocks drift lower; Hillshire bidding war heats up

Los Angeles Times – 2014-06-03

U.S. stocks are heading slightly lower in late morning trading Tuesday, a day after major indexes reached their latest record highs. Hillshire Brands jumped as a bidding war for the company heated...

Watch: Juicy Couture Founders: It's Heart Breaking To See Our Baby Turn Into a Lower End Brand

ABC News – 2014-06-10

Pam and Gela Founders of Juicy Couture reveal the ups and downs of creating and selling your business in a new book "The Glitter Plan."

Acetaminophen doesn't reduce lower back pain, trial suggests

CBC – 2014-07-24

Acetaminophen, a painkiller universally recommended to treat people with acute low back pain, does not speed recovery or reduce pain from the condition, according to the results of a large trial...

Amazon says lower ebook prices benefit authors, publishers

Reuters – 2014-07-30

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc, locked in a war with publisher Hachette Book Group over ebook prices, said its push for lower prices was good for authors, publishers and booksellers.

Amazon: Hachette spat can be fixed with lower ebook pricing

GigaOM – 2014-07-30

The online retail giant says it will be happy to stick with the 30 percent cut it already gets from Hachette ebook sales if the publisher agrees to slash its ebook pricing, a move which Amazon claims...

Amazon to Hachette: Lower e-book prices and we won't ask for more of the revenues

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-07-31

Amazon recently extended a public challenge to Hachette, saying that if the publisher will lower e-book prices to $9.99, the company won't ask for a larger share of the revenues. This is the first...

Amazon wants you to ask Hachette's CEO for lower e-book prices

Engadget – 2014-08-09

Amazon's fight with Hachette over e-book pricing just got extra-personal. Hot on the heels of writers attacking Jeff Bezos' "retaliation," the Amazon Books Team has posted a Readers United site that...

Hachette CEO: “More than 80% of the ebooks we publish are priced at $9.99 or lower”

GigaOM – 2014-08-11

Hachette Book Group CEO Michael Pietsch spoke out Sunday, saying that "Amazon is seeking a lot more profit and even more market share, at the expense of authors, bricks and mortar bookstores, and...

Paulo Coelho encourages lower e-book prices

Yahoo! News – 2014-10-10

Speaking at the Frankfurt Book Fair on October 9, Brazilian novelist Paulo Coelho urged publishers to experiment with lower e-book pricing in order to reach a bigger audience, illustrating the...

Posh People: Inside Tatler – review: like a sealed terrarium with filtered air, fresh flowers and definitely no lower-classes

The Guardian – 2014-11-25

The three-part series on Britain’s oldest magazine took the form of a genteel safari where viewers could peer through the Land Rover window at the toffs – and draw our own conclusionsThere was a...

IHS reports better-than-expected profit on lower costs

Reuters – 2015-01-13

(Reuters) - IHS Inc, the publisher of Jane's Defense Weekly, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by lower operating expenses.

Lower oil prices, stronger dollar felt across U.S. in Jan., Feb.: Fed Beige Book

MarketWatch.com – 2015-03-05

Lower oil prices, stronger dollar felt across U.S. in Jan., Feb.: Fed Beige Book

France, Luxembourg lose lower VAT rate battle on ebooks

Reuters – 2015-03-05

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - France and Luxembourg lost their battle to apply reduced VAT rates to ebooks on Thursday when a top European court agreed with EU regulators that only paper books qualified for...

Asia shares sluggish, oil drifts lower

Reuters – 2015-03-30

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian markets got off to a sluggish start on Monday in a week book ended with Easter holidays across the globe and a U.S. jobs report that could impact the timing of the first hike...

#ThatIsNotABook: How to Campaign to Lower European Ebook VAT

Publishing Perspectives – 2015-04-02

France's Syndicat National de l’Edition (SNE) has launched a social media campaign to encourage readers to support the fight for a lower VAT on ebooks. The post #ThatIsNotABook: How to Campaign to...

Tribune Publishing Profit Falls on Lower Revenue

The Wall Street Journal – 2015-05-06

Tribune Publishing Co. said profit fell sharply in its first quarter, hurt by lower revenue from advertising, print and delivery, and due to spinoff-related costs.

Competition from Middle Eastern carriers may mean lower fares to Europe, Middle East

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-05

An ongoing airline feud continued to boil last week over whether three Middle East-based airlines have accepted billions of dollars in subsidies from their oil-rich governments to unfairly compete...

Daily Mail hit by lower ad revenues

BBC – 2015-07-23

The publisher of the Daily Mail has lowered its profits guidance after continued falls in print advertising revenues.

Consumers want fewer TV channels and lower monthly bills - will 'skinny' packages work?

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-15

VH1 Classic, with music videos from the 1980s and '90s and movies like "The Breakfast Club," was designed as a nostalgic stop for channel surfers.

Hitting up HitList for lower-priced flights

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-16

Here's a travel app that can search for inexpensive flights to your dream destinations.

U.S. inflation probably lower than reported, Fed study says

Reuters – 2015-08-24

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - U.S. inflation in the first half of the year was probably "markedly lower" than reported, but policymakers are unlikely to set interest rates incorrectly as a result,...

Go Younger: Don't Lower Your Standards, Lower Your Age Range

The Huffington Post – 2015-08-27

Originally published on Unwritten by Aurora McCausland. In my high school years, I was notorious for liking boys younger than me. It was the norm for me to go after boys who were 1-3 years my...

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