Canongate hails 'rewarding year' in 2018 as turnover increases

Canongate and Severn House have announced consolidated turnover increased 24% to £11.9m in 2018 from £9.6m in 2017, with pre-tax profits of £966,272. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 05:38:45 UTC ]
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Haynes hails third successive year of growth as turnover increases 7%

Car manual publisher Haynes saw turnover of £36.2m in the 12 months to 31st May 2019, a 7% increase on the previous year, alongside an adjusted profit boost of 24% in its third successive year of growth, the company has announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-12 01:52:26 UTC ]
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BA hails increase in indie bookshops for third consecutive year

The number of independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland has grown for the third consecutive year, according to new data from the Booksellers Association.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-09 17:00:46 UTC ]
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In Year-End Note, S&S’s Reidy Hails Merger, New Imprints, Bestsellers

In her annual year-end letter to Simon & Schuster staff, S&S CEO Carolyn Reidy cited the successful launch of new imprints and publishing initiatives and a long list of bestselling S&S titles, and projected a wave of new opportunities as part of ViacomCBS. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Dohle hails 'successful' 2019 for PRH in year end letter to staff

Penguin Random House c.e.o. Markus Dohle has hailed the company's acquisitions and investments and called on the firm to leverage its "unique role in the world as a force for good", in a year end letter to staff.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-12 04:25:11 UTC ]
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Profile reports 4% turnover dip but steady profit in 'solid' year

Profile Books has reported a “solid” financial year 2018 to 2019 with turnover at £11.4m, a 4% dip on the previous year, while operating profit was “steady” at £983,375. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 21:34:54 UTC ]
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OUP turnover edges up, despite another 'challenging' year for Education

Following a 0.9% turnover dip for the year before, Oxford University Press saw small-scale growth again in the 12 months to 31st March 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-03 03:07:45 UTC ]
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Hachette hails 'very strong' fourth quarter as Lagardère reports 2018 decline

Hachette UK c.e.o. David Shelley hailed a "very strong" fourth quarter for the publisher, as parent company Lagardère reported a revenue drop of 1.2% like-for-like for the full-year 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Aid International 2018 Reports Biggest Year Yet, in Africa and Middle East

The educational charity Book Aid International cites 25 countries as destinations of its books donated by publishers last year. The post Book Aid International 2018 Reports Biggest Year Yet, in Africa and Middle East appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Unit Sales Increased 1.3% in 2018

Unit sales of print books rose 1.3% in 2018 over 2017 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. According to BookScan, units topped 695 million in the 52-week period ended December 29. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW’s Persons of the Year 2018

For the first time, rather than saluting one person, PW is honoring six publishers—all with books related to President Donald Trump, who dominated debate in the industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S president hails 'magnificent year' in staff briefing

Simon & Schuster president and c.e.o. Carolyn Reidy has discussed the “phenomenal” sales of Bob Woodward’s Fear, the fastest selling audiobook in the publisher’s history, whilst acknowledging the booming backlist sales and the UK big-hitters in a staff newsletter heralding a "magnificent" year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reidy Touts 2018 as S&S's 'Most Successful Year'

In addition to a string of bestsellers, Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy cited strong gains in digital audio and backlist sales as keys to the “most successful year in Simon & Schuster's history.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones Scottish Book of the Year 2018: English author Maine scoops prize

Waterstones has named The House Between Tides by Sarah Maine as its Scottish Book of the Year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sally Rooney's second novel named Waterstones' Book of the Year 2018

Sally Rooney's "astounding" love story Normal People (Faber & Faber) has been named Waterstones' Book of the Year 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rooney, Alderton and Eliot shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year 2018

Books from writers including Man Booker-longlisted author Sally Rooney, former Sunday Times dating columnist Dolly Alderton and Penguin editor Henry Eliot have made the shortlist for the Waterstones Book of the Year 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018 Records a Mild Increase in Attendance

Even as Georgian authors and Bavarian voters reinforce the political volatility of the context this year, Frankfurter Buchmesse records a slight increase in overall attendance. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018 Records a Mild Increase in Attendance appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK publishers hail 'buoyant and optimistic' start to BIBF 2018

The 25th edition of the Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF) has opened to an "upbeat" and "inspiring" start, with a flurry of rights activity and collaboration between industry figures. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Singapore Book Council, in Its 50th Year, Confers 2018 Literature Prize Honors

In Chinese, English, Malay, and Tamil, the Singapore Literature Prizes are conferred every other year in categories of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. The Singapore Book Council, announcing the winners tonight, is celebrating its 50th year of service. The post Singapore Book Council,... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sherez scoops 2018 Theakston Crime Novel of the Year

Stav Sherez has scooped the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award for The Intrusions (Faber). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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