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At Peter Mayer’s Memorial Service: Appreciation for a Publishing Giant

The late Peter Mayer is remembered as the man who made the Penguin Group 'the world’s most admired and successful publishing company.' The post At Peter Mayer’s Memorial Service: Appreciation for a Publishing Giant appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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TarcherPerigee Drops Accused Buddhist Author’s Book

Penguin Group’s TarcherPerigee imprint will no longer publish ‘How to Be Decent’ by Lodro Rinzler amid an investigation of sexual misconduct surrounding the author. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Abrams Acquires Peter Mayer's the Overlook Press

The Overlook Press, cofounded by Peter Mayer, the former chair and CEO of the Penguin Group, in 1971, has been acquired by illustrated book publisher Abrams. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ruffino appointed m.d of S&S Australia

Simon & Schuster Australia has appointed Dan Ruffino as m.d., following the departure of Lou Johnson. Ruffino has worked in publishing in Australia and the US for 25 years, most recently as creative director of the government-funded Get Reading! Programme. He was previously global digital... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Creates Penguin Adult Group; Kennedy to Leave

The transformation of Penguin Random Houses’ editorial operations began in earnest today with the announcement of the creation of the Penguin Publishing Group. The new unit, which will house all of Penguin’s adult imprints, will be headed by Madeline McIntosh, currently president of U.S.... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Country Debuts Curated Kickstarter Page

Book Country, the Penguin Group’s online writing community and self-publishing platform, has launched a curated page on Kickstarter, the popular online crowdfunding site, to highlight funding projects by Book Country members. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Apple shook up the electronic book market

Apple didn't try to fix or raise the prices of electronic books when it entered into the market in 2010, according to Apple Senior Vice President Eddy Cue. Rather, he says, the company was only working to ensure a profit for itself."We're not willing to lose money in any business," Cue told the... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2013-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shanks: 'We clashed with Apple'

Penguin Group c.e.o. David Shanks has testified in support of Apple on day two of the anti-trust... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin to Settle in E-Book Dispute

Pearson PLC's book publishing business, Penguin Group, has agreed to pay $75 million to settle a dispute in the U.S. over the way it priced electronic books, drawing to a close an investigation into the publishing industry's ebook pricing tactics. Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2013-05-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Profits fall at Penguin in 'momentous' year

The Penguin Group saw a 1% rise in sales to £1.05bn in 2012 (£1.04bn in 2011).... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Corp. Unit Interested in Penguin Group

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. has expressed interest in buying book publisher Penguin Group, potentially undermining merger discussions between Penguin and Random House, people familiar with the situation said. Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2012-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge approves settlement for Hachette, Simon & Schuster and HarperCollins in ebook lawsuit

It's a big day in the world of ebooks, and not just for the crew at Amazon. Today, Judge Denise Cote approved settlement terms for three of the publishers accused by the Justice Department of price fixing. Hachette Book Group, Simon & Schuster and HarperCollins each agreed to settle with the... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2012-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book price fixing trial set for 2013: Apple, Macmillan and Penguin prepare for courtroom brawl

The Justice Department meant business when it accused Apple and five other publishers of price-rigging ebooks, and are officially taking Cupertino and two publishers to court. In a hearing on Friday, Judge Denise Cote set a bench trial for June 3, 2012, putting Apple, Macmillan and Penguin Group... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2012-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 10% Standard

The major trade publishers do not appear in imminent danger of fading away. With Random House’s release of 2011 financial results late last month, the four large trade houses that report results all posted operating margins that topped 10%. Although the four companies—Lagardère Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple, two publishers resist ebook settlement

The Justice Department is nearing a settlement with publishers over allegations of ebook pricing, but finalizing the deal is proving problematic as Apple and two publishers are balking at the terms of the deal. Amazon will be permitted to once again discount ebooks to its customers as a result.... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2012-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Group buys 45% of Companhia das Letras

The Penguin Group has bought a 45% stake in Brazil's leading trade publisher, Companhia das... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Makinson confident as publishers face digital "flux"

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Wed, 22/06/2011 - 10:10 Publishers will play a bigger and more complicated role, but only if the link between the author and reader is "reconfigured", was among the conclusions from a panel of chief executives at Publishers Launch London. John... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Publishers, AOL To Launch New Book Recommendation Site [MediaMemo]

Three big publishers and AOL are set to launch Bookish, a "new digital platform for readers". Hachette Book Group, Penguin Group, and CBS' Simon & Schuster are backing the new site, which is supposed to launch this summer; AOL will promote the property and handle ad sales. A press release... Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2011-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin to treble investment in digital content

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 07/03/2011 - 09:03 Penguin is to treble its investment in digital content in 2011 compared to 2010, as both Pearson and Bloomsbury cited a leap in digital sales as a key reason for growth in their interim full-year results, released last... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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