Chapman: S&S UK's 'challenging' year

S&S UK has seen a "challenging year" which has not been helped by a number of staffing changes, its c.e.o Ian Chapman has told The Bookseller.  The c.e.o and publisher of S&S UK and International was speaking following the release of S&S's global results by its parent company CBS on Friday (13th February), which revealed a sales drop of 3.8% to $778m in the 12 months to the end of December 2014 and a decline of 5.6% in operating profit to $101m. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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UK and USA: Financial Times and McKinsey Announce a Business Book of the Year Shortlist

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Publishers Association hails ‘biggest year ever for UK publishing’ in latest report

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PA salutes 2019 as UK publishing's 'best year ever', but calls for Covid support

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Egmont group reports 'good year' but prepares for 'challenging' 2020

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UK Booksellers Association Cites Third Year of Gains in Stores

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Marie Claire UK to cease print publication after 31 years

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OUP turnover edges up, despite another 'challenging' year for Education

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George R R Martin to make first UK visit for five years in August

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S&S UK Children's celebrates Hendra and Linnet's 10-year publication success

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LBF UK Book Blog Awards introduces Book Podcast of the Year category

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The UK’s Sunday Times/PFD Award Names Adam Weymouth Young Writer of the Year

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Visa Challenges for Authors and Artists Roil the UK Festival Community

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Turnover dips at OUP after 'challenging' year in Education

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Egmont UK sales fall 1.4% in ‘challenging’ economic climate

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Snapchat's UK ad revenue set to overtake Twitter's next year

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Authors Guild Survey Points to Translators’ Challenges in Year Ahead: Earnings, Contracts, Credit

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