Dohle: PRH to maintain 'very cost and cash-conscious approach' in wake of pandemic

Penguin Random House c.e.o. Markus Dohle has warned staff the publisher may need to tighten its belt in its approach to publishing facing "the difficult times ahead". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 04:28:40 UTC ]
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In Wake of Pandemic, the 2020 Texas Library Association Annual Conference Moves Online

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Dohle seeks to reassure PRH staffers as US colleagues told to go home

Markus Dohle, chief executive officer for Penguin Random House, has shared a note to reassure staff worldwide that the safeguarding of their health is its "highest priority", at the same time as staff in its US offices, in New York, Colorado Springs and Emeryville, were told to "plan for today... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Dohle: PRH ‘well on its way’ to reducing carbon emissions 20% by 2025

Markus Dohle, Penguin Random House c.e.o., has said Penguin Random House is "well on its way" to reducing its carbon emissions by 20% by 2025, after parent company Bertelsmann declared its goal to be "climate neutral" by 2030. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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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

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Focus on international growth is 'next phase' for PRH, says Dohle

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

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PRH to Pay Half Cost of PEN Membership for Employees

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Dohle: PRH digital sales on 'positive path' following revenue decline

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'Assurances' for booksellers in wake of PRH e-lending trial

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Latin America Top Priority for PRH, says Markus Dohle

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Dohle Thanks PRH Employees for Great Start

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Bloomsbury has transformed 'surprisingly well' despite severity of pandemic hit, says Newton

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Time Out Is All “In” on Rebuilding Its Business Post-Pandemic

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