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'

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Germany’s Bertelsmann Reports a Half-Year Decline at PRH; Dohle Messages Staff

'Underlying operating revenue and profit numbers for Penguin Random House in US dollars have been stable year-over-year,' Markus Dohle tells PRH staff, following the half-year report from Bertelsmann. The post Germany’s Bertelsmann Reports a Half-Year Decline at PRH; Dohle Messages Staff... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Year-End Changes: PRH Canada Separates Knopf and Random House

CEO Kristin Cochrane retains Anne Collins while moving Martha Kanya-Forstner to lead Knopf Canada and bringing in Sue Kuruvilla for RH Canada. The post Year-End Changes: PRH Canada Separates Knopf and Random House appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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J.K. Rowling started 2019 with wizard poop. She’s ending the year by stepping in it

The Harry Potter creator’s year is now bookended by Twitter controversies, but this latest one is much worse. The constant hum of Twitter outrage makes it all sound the same at a distance. Everyone is mad online again? What else is new?Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

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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

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PRH's Dohle Touts Acquisitions, Worldwide Growth in Annual Letter

Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle’s annual letter to company employees emphasized the acquisitions the publisher has made across the publishing world this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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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

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Decentralised, reader-centric, diverse; Markus Dohle on five years of PRH

Penguin Random House is marking its fifth anniversary since the merger that formed the publisher in 2013. Its global c.e.o. Markus Dohle discusses its achievements, and its plans for the future. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Random hails 'most successful year of all time'

Random House enjoyed a record year in 2012, with worldwide sales up 23% and profits up by 76%. In... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Outlook from Frankfurt: Juergen Boos at Year’s End

'I think people will be more determined to be back at Frankfurter Buchmesse in 2021,' Boos says. 'This has been a year like no other.' The post The Outlook from Frankfurt: Juergen Boos at Year’s End appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Wilson and Sharratt to end 30-year partnership with final book

Puffin has announced the final book in Jacqueline Wilson’s and Nick Sharratt’s 30-year-partnership, The Runaway Girls. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Salt Lake Tribune Ends Daily Print Edition After Nearly 150 Years

The Salt Lake City newspaper will move to weekly editions. The change will not result in any layoffs in the 65-person newsroom, according to the newspaper’s interim editor. Continue reading at The New York Times

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PRH UK sends staff home as government gives new Covid guidance on the workplace

UK staffers at Penguin Random House have already been told they should again work from home if they can, following the step-change in government guidance as coronavirus infection rates rise. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Did a Revolution in Latin American Publishing Make One Hundred Years of Solitude the Success It Is Today?

When One Hundred Years of Solitude hit the market in 1967, the book industry in Spanish was booming. This situation was unimaginable for most writers and critics just a few years before. “How can literature exist,” writer Mario Vargas Llosa asked, “in countries where there are no publishing... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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

The PA’s annual yearbook has found across-the-board growth for the book trade, with total invoiced sales up 3.5% on its last report—but Brexit and Covid-19 could endanger the recent gains Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK Book Industry: Publishers Call for Aid, Reporting 2019’s Success

Exports in 2019 rose 3.3 percent over those of 2018 for the UK market, as revealed in today's report on last year's pre-pandemic performance. The post UK Book Industry: Publishers Call for Aid, Reporting 2019’s Success appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Record Year for British Publishing in 2019

U.K. publisher sales rose to £6.3 billion in 2019, 4% higher than in 2018 and 20% higher than in 2015, making 2019 the biggest year ever for U.K. publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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

The Publishing Association has released its latest Yearbook statistics, showing growth in both the industry's print and digital revenues, making 2019 in its estimation “the biggest year ever for UK publishing”.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hedge fund Chatham plans to buy newspaper publisher McClatchy out of bankruptcy, ending 163 years of family control

Hedge fund Chatham plans to buy newspaper publisher McClatchy out of bankruptcy, ending 163 years of family control Continue reading at ABC News

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