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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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Mixed Bag for HBG on the Environment in 2020

The pandemic resulted in a steep drop in electricity use and business travel last year, but "significantly" higher demand for print books led to a 2% increase in Hachette Book Group's carbon footprint in 2020. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group: 2-Percent Rise in Carbon Footprint

Hachette Book Group releases an environmental progress report, which found that paper accounts for 95% of the publisher's carbon footprint. The post Hachette Book Group: 2-Percent Rise in Carbon Footprint appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-14 12:30:13 UTC ]
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HBG Became Greener in 2019

Hachette Book Group lowered its carbon footprint in 2019 while upping its usage of certified paper and recycled fiber. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Grand Central Publishing Creates Nonfiction Imprint

Hachette Book Group’s Grand Central Publishing division has formed GCP Balance and hired Callisto Media’s Nana K. Twumasi to head it. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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HBG Sales Rose 19% in Q3

Led by the megabestseller 'Midnight Sun' and 'The Return,' sales at Hachette Book Group jumped 19.2% in the quarter ended September 30, 2020, over the comparable period in 2019. Digital sales also had solid gains in the period. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Launches BIPOC Imprint: Legacy Lit

Hachette Book Group has launched Legacy Lit, a new imprint that will focus on books by BIPOC writers. The imprint will be led by Krishan Trotman, and will focus primarily on nonfiction titles, publishing 12-15 books a year starting in 2022. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Qataris Enter Fight Over Lagardere's Board

The three major shareholders of the parent company of Hachette Book Group—Vivendi, Amber Capital, and Qatar Capital—are now aligned in a push to control four of the nine seats on the company board. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HBG Releases Diversity and Inclusion Progress Report

A new diversity and inclusion progress report from Hachette Book Group details internal and external commitments, including goals to increase the number of people of color employed by the company as well as make “measurable improvements” to company culture and community service. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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June Rebound Eases Declines at Lagardère Publishing

Revenue in the first six months of 2020 fell 7% at Lagardère Publishing compared to the same period in 2019, helped by a 20% jump in June sales. Hachette Book Group had the best performance in the period, with sales falling 1%. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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