Brazilian House Abril Educação Makes Major Local Acquisition

Abril Educação has acquired Editora Saraiva in a deal that brings together the two largest publishing operations in Brazil. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Trinity Mirror's acquisition of Local World makes sense

Expanded regional publishing group will be able to increase digital investment and also present digital advertisers with a larger audience across the UKSo Trinity Mirror has become the UK’s biggest regional newspaper publisher by acquiring full ownership of Local World.The deal has been... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Diversity: Macmillan USA Makes Major Changes in Management Approach

To make the company ' more representative of the world around us,' CEO John Sargent writes, Macmillan USA is establishing a new management committee. The post Diversity: Macmillan USA Makes Major Changes in Management Approach appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-22 20:55:22 UTC ]
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Dead Ink makes first US acquisition

Liverpool indie Dead Ink Books has made its first acquisition of a US title, Whiteout Conditions by Tariq Shah. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-08 02:54:43 UTC ]
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Coronavirus patterns make local news even more important

During the coronavirus pandemic, Ed Yong, a staff writer for The Atlantic, has written an impressive series of in-depth articles on the virus that causes COVID-19 and the often confusing details about how it has spread, what medical experts say we should be doing about it, and what governments... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-05-21 11:45:15 UTC ]
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Orion makes child's play of next acquisition for parents home-schooling

Orion has acquired the first book from Early Years specialist and playHOORAY! founder Claire Russell, to publish in e-book next week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-15 07:21:34 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann formally completes full acquisition of Penguin Random House

Bertelsmann has formally completed the full acquisition of Penguin Random House, following the sale of Pearson's remaining 25% stake for $675m (£530m).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-01 12:09:24 UTC ]
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‘The Yellow House’ Is a Major Memoir About a Large Family and Its Beloved Home

Sarah Broom’s first book tells the story of a shotgun house in New Orleans and its fate before and after Hurricane Katrina. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-08-05 16:56:35 UTC ]
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The Rundown: Search-focused publishers make for attractive acquisition targets

Unlike the crop of publishers that rode social distribution to easy scale several years ago, search-focused publishers rely on a much more stable and sustainable source of traffic. The post The Rundown: Search-focused publishers make for attractive acquisition targets appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo's Librarians' Lounge 2019: Meet the Authors and Editors Behind Random House's New ‘Make Me a World’ Imprint

On Friday, May 31, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., join Random House Children's Books in the Librarians' Lounge (Booth 557) for an exclusive talk with some of the creators behind the publishers' inclusive new publishing program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvest House Makes Christian Thinking Accessible to All

From apologetics to tours of the universe, new books from Harvest House Publishers invite everyday readers to consider their faith through various lenses. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH US merges two major divisions, Random House and Crown

PRH US has combined two of its adult publishing divisions, Random House and Crown, under the leadership of Gina Centrello, president and publisher of Random House (pictured). Crown president and publisher Maya Mavjee will leave the company at the end of the year. David Drake, executive vice... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Severn House acquisition pushes Canongate to 2017 loss

Canongate made a loss last year despite a rise in turnover because of the significant purchase costs of acquiring Severn House Publishers and the writing off of "some sizeable, unearned advances". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brown makes first acquisition for Trapeze

Katie Brown has made her first acqusition for Trapeze, a debut "up lit" novel by Lia Louis, acquired at auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix Makes First Acquisition With Comic-Book Publisher

Netflix announced its first-ever acquisition, snapping up a comic-book publisher and pushing a strategy that has also been popular with major Hollywood studios for years: Superheroes.Netflix agreed to buy Millarworld, the publisher behind characters and stories like "Kingsman" and "Old Man... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mirror Books makes first fiction acquisition

Trinity Mirror's publishing imprint Mirror Books has acquired three titles in a new crime series by author and playwright Lynn Brittney. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How digital upstart Charlotte Agenda makes local news profitable

The local news publisher has focused on lifestyle coverage, diversifying its revenue and making itself a destination for local brand dollars. The post How digital upstart Charlotte Agenda makes local news profitable appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Geras makes first acquisitions for Bookouture

Jenny Geras, who joined digital publisher Bookouture from Cornerstone in January this year, has made her first acquisitions: a new detective series by Victoria Jenkins and three psychological thrillers from SE Lynes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obamas Make Book Deal With Penguin Random House

Former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama in Washington last year. They plan to donate a portion of the advances for their books to charity. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2017-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Staff walk out of major French publishing house over working conditions

More than 100 staff of the La Martinière group walked out for an hour in protest over working conditions in the children and young adults book division, according to the French trade publication Livres Hebdo. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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