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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...

Labor Day weekend travel to rise with lower airfares and gas prices

Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-01

With gasoline prices on the decline and airfares dropping, more Southern Californians are expected to travel this Labor Day weekend.

How strict California rules on emissions led to lower cancer risk

Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-22

California has made tremendous progress cleaning its once-notorious air pollution over the last generation, with Los Angeles smog easing in response to the state's ever-stricter emissions standards.

Hillary Clinton previews plan to expand Obamacare and lower health costs

Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-22

Democrats facing tough elections have been running away from Obamacare in their campaigns almost since the law was passed, but Hillary Rodham Clinton is taking a different approach. She is embracing...

Oil prices rise on lower U.S. rig count although China still worries

Reuters – 2015-10-12

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Monday as the number of U.S. rigs fell for a sixth week, while investors waited for Chinese trade data to be published later this week for clues whether the...

Stocks open lower as worries over weak China trade data loom

Los Angeles Times – 2015-10-14

Stocks are opening slightly lower, breaking a winning streak, as traders worried about weak Chinese trade figures. Transportation company Ryder sank 7% Tuesday after the company cut its earnings...

UPDATE 1-Pearson warns 2015 earnings at lower end of range

Reuters – 2015-10-21

LONDON, Oct 21 (Reuters) - British education publisher Pearson said it expected earnings to be at the bottom end of its range due to lower enrolments at some colleges in the United States and lower...

Pearson sees 2015 earnings at lower end of range

Reuters – 2015-10-21

LONDON, Oct 21 (Reuters) - British education publisher Pearson said it expected earnings to be at the bottom end of its range due to lower enrolments at some colleges in the United States and lower...

Lower Attendance but Celebratory Mood for NCIBA Children's Booksellers

Publishers Weekly – 2015-10-22

While overall attendance was down from last year, outgoing director Hut Landon said the exhibitor pool was almost identical to the 2014 show, and that there were more children's authors in attendance...

Getting your blood pressure even lower: Here are the risks and rewards

Los Angeles Times – 2015-11-10

Two months ago, U.S. officials crowed that a federally funded study gauging the impact of stricter blood pressure control had produced such dramatic results, they were bringing the clinical trial to...

Why One Enthusiast Publisher Is Gambling on a Lower Cover Price

Folio Magazine – 2015-12-18

Motorcycle magazine American Iron hopes to buck newsstand trends by selling more copies at a lower price. The post Why One Enthusiast Publisher Is Gambling on a Lower Cover Price appeared first on...

Hilton plans lower-cost brand with several hotels, some in Southern California

Los Angeles Times – 2016-01-26

Hilton Worldwide, the hotel giant know for upscale lodging, is launching a more affordable brand, targeting millennials, families and business travelers. At a hotel investment conference in Los...

Debating whether to lower the paywall for big news? Think about the public (and reader goodwill)

Poynter. – 2016-01-26

There a well-established playbook for digital journalists when tragedy, or some other big breaking news story, strikes a community. Reporters and photographers fan out across the affected area,...

Fairfax Media posts $27.4m profit despite lower print advertising revenue

The Guardian – 2016-02-19

Property website Domain increases digital revenue by 37% and continues to prop up Fairfax’s overall profit as editorial restructure is announcedFairfax Media, publishers of the Age and the Sydney...

Amy Schumer's Book 'The Girl With The Lower Back Tattoo' Has An Official Release Date

The Huffington Post – 2016-03-08

Amy Schumer fans, rejoice! The comedienne's first book has a release date. The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo (best title ever?), is set to hit bookstores on August 16, 2016. The news was...

And the bar drops even lower as Trump calls on Russian hackers to help his election prospects

Los Angeles Times – 2016-07-28

You can’t make this stuff up: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump actually called on an unfriendly foreign government Wednesday to hack into his opponent’s files, saying he hoped Russia...

Lower Universal film revenue drags on Comcast earnings

Los Angeles Times – 2016-07-27

A sharp decline in box office revenue from Universal Pictures weighed on second quarterly earnings for parent company Comcast Corp. Revenue from Universal movies totaled $1.35 billion in the three...

Countdown to the release of Amy Schumer's memoir 'The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo'

Yahoo! News – 2016-08-04

Publishers Gallery Books (Simon & Schuster) announced the book's August 16 launch date back in March, and now the wait is nearly over for Schumer's large fan base. Amy Schumer first...

BRIEF-IEnova to lower book value of plant by $50-90 mln

Reuters – 2016-09-30

Sept 30 (Reuters) - Infraestructura Energetica Nova SAB de CV (IEnova) :

Federal books $8B lower over first four months compared with a year ago

CBC – 2016-10-01

New numbers released Friday show the federal government ran a deficit of $2.8 billion over the first four months of 2016-17 — dropping Ottawa's fiscal position $8 billion lower than it was over the...

Stocks close lower as nervous investors watch the presidential election

Los Angeles Times – 2016-11-02

Stocks closed broadly lower Tuesday as nervous investors continued to monitor the run-up to the 2016 election, which is turning out to be closer than previously expected. Newspaper stocks fell as...

Blackwell's helps charity fund textbooks for lower-income students

The Bookseller – 2016-11-09

Exeter-based charity Reading List Foundation, in conjunction with Blackwell's, has reached the "major milestone" of providing scholarships to 16 students from lower-income households across England.

Stocks mostly lower after Federal Reserve announcement, but banks rise

Los Angeles Times – 2016-12-15

Stocks were mostly lower after the Federal Reserve raised its benchmark short-term interest rate, but banks bucked the downward trend and moved up. Banks and other financial companies stand to...

U.S. stocks end lower Friday; S&P 500, Nasdaq book weekly losses

MarketWatch.com – 2016-12-17

U.S. stocks end lower Friday; S&P 500, Nasdaq book weekly losses

Death rate from cancer now 25% lower than it was 25 years ago, report says

Los Angeles Times – 2017-01-06

In the year to come, an estimated 1,688,780 people in the United States are expected to get a cancer diagnosis, and cancer will claim the lives of a projected 600,920. That death toll, however grim,...

Lower match rates and reduced yields: Publishers’ concerns about server-side header bidding

Digiday – 2017-01-30

Header bidding has gained in popularity among publishers in the last year due to how the technique lets them squeeze more revenue from ads traded programmatically. But latency issues have meant that...

Brazil's Bradesco sees loan book growth, lower provisions this year

Reuters – 2017-02-02

* Banco Bradesco SA , Brazil's No. 2 private-sector bank by assets, announced on Thursday the following operating estimates for this year:

Lower sales tax only for print not for e-books, EU court rules

Reuters – 2017-03-07

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European countries must levy standard rates of sales taxes on digital books and newspapers rather than the reduced levels possible for their printed equivalents due to e-commerce...

Markets Right Now: Slump in energy stocks pulls market lower

Yahoo! News – 2017-03-09

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):

Supreme Court decision strengthens rights for schoolchildren with disabilities, rejecting a lower standard set by Gorsuch

Los Angeles Times – 2017-03-22

A unanimous Supreme Court strengthened the rights of nearly 7 million schoolchildren with disabilities Wednesday, and did so by rejecting a lower standard set by Judge Neil Gorsuch. The ruling, one...

Scholastic Has Third Quarter Loss on Lower Sales

Publishers Weekly – 2017-03-23

Revenue at the company fell 8.1% in the third quarter, ended February 28. The publisher reported a $15.4 million net loss in the quarter, up from $9.0 million a year ago.

U.S. stocks end slightly lower, book weekly gains ahead of French election

MarketWatch.com – 2017-04-22

U.S. stocks end slightly lower, book weekly gains ahead of French election

Trump Plan Could Lower Taxes, But Spending Cuts Would Hurt His Voters

Yahoo! News – 2017-04-30

Data Download: Counties that voted for President Trump could benefit from the White House's tax reform, but the reform would also lead to spending cuts.

After 6-day winning streak, U.S. stocks open lower

Los Angeles Times – 2017-05-26

U.S. stocks are little changed Friday, as trading is quiet ahead of the Memorial Day holiday. Household goods companies are rising as beauty products makers Ulta and Coty climb. Technology companies,...

Amazon Is Offering People On Government Assistance A Lower Prime Membership Price

Yahoo! News – 2017-06-07

Amazon announced it is lowering the price of its Prime membership for those who have EBT cards.

Not Just Coal: Retail Jobs Fall Despite Lower Unemployment

Yahoo! News – 2017-06-25

A close look at labor statistics shows that retail jobs are falling, even as the national unemployment figure stays low.

6 Ways to Lower Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Yahoo! News – 2017-08-08

Watch the video to learn 6 ways to lower your risk of breast cancer.

Stocks veer higher into record territory; oil heads lower

Los Angeles Times – 2017-08-08

Technology and consumer-focused companies helped lift U.S. stocks higher Tuesday, steering the market indexes further into record territory. Chip makers notched gains, as did retailers and cruise...

Outwear maker Bagatelle expands its offerings — and adds a lower-priced label to the mix

Los Angeles Times – 2017-08-17

Montreal-based leather and suede manufacturer Bagatelle International Inc. is expanding its branded outerwear line Bagatelle.City to include apparel, and launching a lower-priced sister line called...

Japan won't lower guard of whaling as Sea Shepherd changes tactics: official says

Yahoo! News – 2017-08-29

Japan will not lower its guard over its whaling even though its biggest foe - the Sea Shepherd conservation group - has said it will not send ships to disrupt its fleet this year, a government...

Creating bag fees didn't make airfares that much lower, government report finds

Los Angeles Times – 2017-09-21

Travelers who check at least one bag when flying domestically are paying more overall to fly than they did before airlines began unbundling fares in 2008 and charging separately for checked baggage,...

Will the 'Southwest Effect' lower the cost of Hawaiian flights?

Los Angeles Times – 2017-10-12

Since Southwest Airlines began to challenge the established major airlines in the 1990s, the low-cost carrier has forced its competitors to lower fares in what industry insiders call “the Southwest...

Advertisers start placing paid media behind influencer content for lower CPMs

Digiday – 2017-10-19

Influencer marketing is becoming a hack for media buyers to bypass publishers to reach similar audiences that publishers may have -- but at a lower price. The post Advertisers start placing paid...

Software: ARMCO Launches ACES Automated Document Manager, which Uses Robotic Process Automation to Help Lenders Lower Gross Defects

Publishers Newswire – 2017-10-24

Software NEWS: -- ACES Risk Management (ARMCO), the leading provider of financial quality control and compliance software, has announced that it has launched ACES Automated Document Manager (ADM), a...

Hot Property: Shorter days, lower prices

Los Angeles Times – 2017-11-04

It’s that time of year. The days are getting shorter, and properties that had been on the market for a while are returning at lower price points. This week’s collection includes discounts at a...

Quarto adjusts to lower profits after solid second-half

The Bookseller – 2017-11-10

International illustrated publisher the Quarto Group has said that despite a solid second-half trading it expects full-year adjusted profit before tax for 2017 to be "significantly lower" than board...

Black barbershops can help clients lower blood pressure: study

Yahoo! News – 2018-03-12

Black barbershops are known as places to gather, socialize and get a haircut. When a trained pharmacist met men regularly at their local Los Angeles barbershop, clients were able to significantly...

California lawmakers want to lower taxes on pot to help new legal industry compete with black market

Los Angeles Times – 2018-03-16

Alarmed that California’s fledgling legal marijuana industry is being undercut by the black market, a group of lawmakers proposed Thursday to reduce state taxes for three years on growing and...

Lower right-field fence in Angel Stadium could yield more home runs

Los Angeles Times – 2018-03-26

When the Angels announced in February that they were lowering the right-field home run boundary in their stadium to eight feet, they said the 18-foot wall would remain the same but with an...

India's lower-caste Dalits lead nationwide protests against court judgment

Yahoo! News – 2018-04-02

By Suchitra Mohanty NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Protesters led by India's lower-caste Dalit community on Monday set fire to police posts and blocked railway tracks as they opposed a Supreme Court ruling...

Arizona court rejects lower in-state tuition for immigrants

Yahoo! News – 2018-04-10

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's three state universities and its largest community college district say they will raise tuition immediately for young immigrants granted deferred deportation status in...

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