Bonnier Publishing had 'profitability problems' before Johnson's departure

Bonnier Publishing "wrestled with profitability problems" as the result of its rapid growth in 2017, financial accounts revealed a week before its chief executive Richard Johnson's departure.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Johnson departs Bonnier Publishing with immediate effect

Richard Johnson is stepping down as group chief executive of Bonnier Publishing with immediate effect, after nine years in the role. He is being replaced by Jim Zetterlund, current chief operating officer and chief financial officer of Bonnier Books in Sweden. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Johnson Out as Bonnier Publishing CEO, Interim Named

Richard Johnson is stepping down as group CEO of U.K.-based Bonnier Publishing (a subsidiary of Sweden’s Bonnier Books) after nearly nine years in the role. Jim Zetterlund, currently COO and CFO of Bonnier Books, has been named acting CEO. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Johnson: 'Bonnier is fourth biggest publisher in UK'

Under c.e.o. Richard Johnson, the past few years have seen breathtaking change at Bonnier Publishing, the English-language wing of family-owned Swedish media giant Bonnier. There have been five start-ups, overseas and in the UK, most recently a UK adult fiction business headed by Mark Smith; and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The profits from publishing: a publisher's perspective

Andrew Franklin, m.d. of Profile Books, gives a publisher's perspective on the topic of author pay. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bonnier Publishing Fiction changes its name to Bonnier Zaffre

Bonnier Publishing Fiction is changing its name to Bonnier Zaffre, effective immediately. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Swedish Publisher Bonnier News Closes Innovation Hub

Swedish media company Bonnier News is closing its 2-year-old innovation hub, Bonnier News Next, and will task existing staffers at Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Swedish publisher Bonnier News closes innovation hub

As part of the reorganization, six staffers will be affected. The post Swedish publisher Bonnier News closes innovation hub appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-11-27 05:00:36 UTC ]
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Bonnier Books launches publishing house in Denmark

Bonnier Books – the parent company of Bonnier Books UK – is launching a new publishing house in Denmark early next year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The 2019 Publishing Hot List: The Print and Digital Media Brands Paving a Way to Profitability

Media is dying? Don't tell that to the winners of this year's Publishing Hot List. Whether legacy media outlets or digital upstarts, these publishers are creating groundbreaking work, finding new revenue streams and otherwise nimbly adapting to an unstable landscape. Even as the president... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Pavilion promotes Lewis to publisher after Cowan departure

Pavilion has announced creative director Helen Lewis will be promoted to publisher of the imprint following the departure of Katie Cowan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Meredith’s Time-Management Problem: The Largest Magazine Publisher Has Some Explaining To Do

Tom Harty sounds like a guy who thought he’d bought a shiny new car, only to find out the engine had been removed right before he wrote the check. And who then failed to report the theft to his insurance company in a timely manner. Earlier this month, the Meredith CEO made some revealing... Continue reading at Publishing Executive

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BIBF buoyant for UK, but US publishers face trade tariff problems

UK publishers at the Beijing International Book Fair last week saw typically buoyant rights trading, as the country's book market boom continues in 2019, with double-digit growth at the half-year stage. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How Magazine Publishers Are Cutting Print Costs to Improve Profits

Sponsored by Cummings Printing When it comes to improving profits at print magazines, there’s a tendency to focus on new ways of driving revenue. But while keeping a close eye on expenses can also have a significant impact on the bottom line, today’s environment often calls for a balancing... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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How Austrian publisher Die Presse made its video business profitable

The Austrian news publisher has grown video revenues to 10% of digital ad revenue. The post How Austrian publisher Die Presse made its video business profitable appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Why class is a far bigger problem in publishing than you think

Dave O'Brien investigates the hidden barriers that have resulted in major underrepresentation in publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Profits Fell at Lagardère Publishing in 2018, But Rose at HBG

Earnings at Lagardère Publishing fell 9.6% in 2018 compared to 2017, but increased at its U.S. subsidiary, Hachette Book Group, where sales were up 3.7%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Publishers have a problem: Their paywalls are too steep to scale

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Bonnier publisher Editions Piccolia files for liquidation

French children’s publisher Editions Piccolia, which is owned by Swedish media group Bonnier AG, has filed for liquidation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bonnier sells US children’s publisher Little Bee Books

Swedish publishing conglomerate Bonnier has sold US children’s publisher Little Bee Books to its founding executive management. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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