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Cauldron Shop Update: New Denim Jacket, Potter Trackjacket, And More

Posted by: Melissa
November 29, 2005, 03:51 AM

We've got a LOT of news out of the Cauldron Shop today: first of all, WB has introduced Hogwarts Denim Jackets in Kids, Juniors, and Adult versions. Hot Topic is now on the Cauldron Shop, including ALL its recently-released Goblet merchandise. Here's a more succinctContinued...

Sales

GoF World Box Office Totals: More than $400 Million

Posted by: sue
November 28, 2005, 06:36 AM

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is continuing to light up sales at the box office, earning an "estimated $408 million at the worldwide box office after its second weekend" reports Reuters. In North America, Goblet sold an estimated $59.4 million dollars worth of tickets over thisContinued...

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Followup: Goblet of Fire Record Breaking Box Office Numbers

Posted by: sue
November 22, 2005, 10:46 AM

We told you previously about the amazing early estimates of weekend box office totals for the release of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Box Office Mojo.com has an updated number for us now; Goblet of Fire earned a whopping $102.3 million dollars in its opening weekend. ComingContinued...

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Goblet to Gross More than $101M, Set Records

Posted by: Melissa
November 20, 2005, 01:14 PM

ComingSoon.net and Box Office Mojo are reporting that Goblet is set to bring in $101.5M in its first three days, setting a new box office record for November and surpassing Sorcerer's Stone, the previous highest opening-weekend grossing movie of the franchise. It made about $26,289 per theater.Continued...

New at the Cauldron Shop: WB Exclusives, and More

Posted by: Melissa
November 17, 2005, 02:07 PM

durmbagthumb.jpgCauldron Shop update here for you, and there's lots of new stuff:
Firstly, WB has an exclusive Durmstrang Bag that's selling out quickly.

harrybustthumb.jpgAlso new in the shop:

Video Games

EA Games to Hold Webchat

Posted by: sue
November 04, 2005, 07:29 PM

EA, the makers of the Harry Potter video games let us know they are holding a webchat for fans to take part in at 7pm on Tuesday, November 8th. You can participate in this webchat with the developers of the new game at this link. This is a great chance for gamers to get some insight into the new Goblet of Fire game whichContinued...

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UK and US Goblet of Fire Early Ticket Sales

Posted by: sue
November 04, 2005, 10:35 AM

Fandango issued a press release this morning about the impressive sales they are experiencing with fans snapping up early tickets to see Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire has ranked among Fandango's top selling movies since tickets first became available,"Continued...

Scholastic Responds on Sales Issue

Posted by: Melissa
November 04, 2005, 06:42 AM

The Book Standard reported yesterday on Scholastic's response to a claim in The Independent last week that sales of HBP in the US were not as high as expected.

Kyle Good, vice president of corporate communications and media relations for Scholastic, responded to the The Independent article in a statement MondayContinued...

New at the Cauldron Shop: Dumbledore and Snape's Wands, Quidditch Dice Game, and more

Posted by: Melissa
November 02, 2005, 10:38 AM

Another update for you with what's new at The Cauldron Shop, the site that helps fund the entire Floo Network of sites, including TLC, the HP Lexicon, Quick Quotes and the Galleries.
Just added to the shop:

Poll for a SPEW Shirt

Posted by: Melissa
October 25, 2005, 09:53 AM

Ila, our WB Rep who constantly takes your suggestions for official merchandise in the forums, has posted a poll allowing you to decide how the new official SPEW shirt will look. Go here to vote - and you must be a member, so go here to register! Thanks to your suggestions, not only is this SPEW shirt in the works, but there'sContinued...

Cauldron Shop Update: Malfoy Walking Stick, Voldemort's Wand, Halloween and more

Posted by: Melissa
October 21, 2005, 04:56 PM

We've got a tonof new things to show you from Cauldron Shop, the HP store that supports Leaky and all the other sites in the Floo Network. Using this store and these links allows a percentage of your purchase to go to the funding of these sites.
First, we'veContinued...

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

German Potter Fan Gets Violent Over HBP

Posted by: Melissa
October 06, 2005, 10:19 AM

Tired of waiting for his copy of book six, a German HP fan threatened to kill people unless he got a book. The 24-year-old stole six copies of the book from a shop in the Hanover railway station, ran into another shop to get a bag, punched a customer in the face, and ran across a train platform, threateningContinued...

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Over 300 Million Potter Books Sold Worldwide

Posted by: sue
October 04, 2005, 08:59 AM

It was announced today that sales of copies of the Harry Potter books have topped the 300 million mark. The books have been translated into 63 languages, including Latin and Welsh.

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

HBP Takes Two Weeks to Win Best-Seller of the Year

Posted by: Melissa
September 26, 2005, 09:09 PM

Reuters reports that Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince sold more than twice as many copies in the United States in its first two weeks as any other author's book in a whole year. It won the Nielsen Bookscan Best Selling Award for the top-selling book in America through August 1, evenContinued...

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HBP Sells Out Instantly in Vietnam

Posted by: Melissa
September 26, 2005, 09:46 AM

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HBP sold out instantly in Vietnam this Saturday morning, Thanh Nien News reports. The first run of 15,000 copies of the tale in Vietnamese disappeared so quickly that the Youth Publishing House said it would instantly print another 10,000 books. The Vietnamese edition is among the first translations of HBP; itContinued...