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HBG Diversity Efforts Continue in Hiring and New Partnerships

In its annual update on its diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts, Hachette Book Group reported that BIPOC employees comprised 35.4% of its workforce last year, up from 32.9% in 2020. The company also announced four new partnerships it has signed to support writers and publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group Plans Return to Offices Starting in Late April

Hachette Book Group employees will begin their return to working from company offices this April, CEO Michael Pietsch has announced to staff. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HBG Integrates Sales, Subsidiary Rights

As part of its ongoing efforts to integrate Workman Publishing into its operations, Hachette Book Group has announced its plans to meld the HBG and Workman sales and subrights teams. The new reporting lines will begin effective March 14. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Hitting the Books: Lab-grown meat is the future, just as Winston Churchill predicted

From domestication and selective breeding to synthetic insulin and CRISPR, humanity has long sought understand, master and exploit the genetic coding of the natural world. In The Genesis Machine: Our Quest to Rewrite Life in the Age of Synthetic Biology authors Amy Webb, professor of strategic... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2022-02-19 16:30:24 UTC ]
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Lagardère Publishing Has Record Year

Total revenue rose 9.4% at Hachette Book Group parent Lagardère Publishing in 2021, and profits jumped 42.7% over 2020. HBG sales rose 3.7%, excluding the impact of its Workman Publishing acquisition. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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After a Good 2021, Pietsch Sees Some Lingering Issues

In a letter welcoming the Hachette Book Group staff back from the holiday break, CEO Michael Pietsch called 2021 “a very successful year for HBG," while also noting that challenges such as supply chain disruptions and return-to-office uncertainties didn't end with the arrival of a new year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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HBG Has No Date for Return to Office

Due to the arrival of the Omicron variant, Hachette Book Group said it has not set a date for a full return to its offices with CEO Michael Pietsch saying the company will only bring people back when it is safe to do so. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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HBG Sales Fell 9% in Q3

Third quarter sales fell 9% at Hachette Book Group for the period ended August 31, 2021, contributing to a 1.2% drop in total sales for Lagardère's publishing group. Despite the quarterly decline, sales for the first nine months of 2021 were up 9% over a year ago for the entire publishing division. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hitting the Books: The genetic fluke that enabled us to drink milk

It may not contain our recommended daily allowance of Vitamin R but milk — or "cow juice" as it's known on the streets — is among the oldest known animal products repurposed for human consumption. Milk has been a staple of our diets since the 9th century BC but it wasn't until a fortuitous... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2021-10-23 15:30:38 UTC ]
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HBG Completes Purchase of Workman

The Hachette Book Group has completed its $240 million acquisition of Workman Publishing. Workman will become HBG's eighth publishing group and will be led by Dan Reynolds, who had been its CEO. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group to acquire Workman Publishing for $240m

Hachette Book Group has announced that it is to acquire Workman Publishing, an independent publisher in the US, for $240m (£174m). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-17 21:02:19 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group Announces Acquisition of Workman Publishing

Workman Publishing, more than 50 years old, is one of the United States' largest independent publishers with a focus in nonfiction. The post Hachette Book Group Announces Acquisition of Workman Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-08-16 21:05:46 UTC ]
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NPD Sees the US Print Market Up in July, ‘Momentum Slowing’

The September reopening plan for Hachette Book Group is postponed, even as NPD Books charts a good July in US print–but questions ahead. The post NPD Sees the US Print Market Up in July, ‘Momentum Slowing’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-08-09 21:40:46 UTC ]
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Hachette Cancels Plan to Reopen for Hybrid Work

Citing the spread of the Delta variant, Hachette Book Group has reversed a decision announced in July to reopen for in-person work at HBG offices this September. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HBG Up 14.8% in First Half of 2021

Revenue at Hachette Book Group increased 14.8% over the first half of 2020, while sales at parent Lagardère Publishing jumped 16.4%, and profits soared. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Pietsch Reveals HBG Hybrid Plan to Return to Office

Hachette Book Group CEO Michael Piestch revealed plans for staff to return to work at HBG offices in September under a hybrid working model. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group To Reopen Offices in September

The North American division of Hachette outlines its program of optional and mandatory in-office work for staffers, with dates for reopenings. The post Hachette Book Group To Reopen Offices in September appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-30 22:48:55 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group Announces Diversity Progress in 2020

The Hachette Book Group workforce in 2020 was 3.9 percent black, the company says, 6.7 percent Asian, 20 percent Hispanic or Latinx. The post Hachette Book Group Announces Diversity Progress in 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-13 15:32:17 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group Saw Diversity Gains in Staff, Book Acquisitions in 2020

BIPOC employees represented 47.8% of new hires by the Hachette Book Group in 2020, and the percentage of titles acquired from BIPOC authors and illustrators increased to 29%, from 22%. CEO Michael Pietsch acknowledged that despite the improvement, much more work needs to be done. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Good First Quarter for HBG

Hachette Book Group sales increased 9.1% in the quarter ended March 31, 2021, over last year's comparable quarter. Sales at all of Lagardère Publishing increased 11.6%. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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