Hachette Book Group Saw Diversity Gains in Staff, Book Acquisitions in 2020

BIPOC employees represented 47.8% of new hires by the Hachette Book Group in 2020, and the percentage of titles acquired from BIPOC authors and illustrators increased to 29%, from 22%. CEO Michael Pietsch acknowledged that despite the improvement, much more work needs to be done. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group Announces Diversity Progress in 2020

The Hachette Book Group workforce in 2020 was 3.9 percent black, the company says, 6.7 percent Asian, 20 percent Hispanic or Latinx. The post Hachette Book Group Announces Diversity Progress in 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Hachette Book Group's Acquisition Spree Continues

The purchase of Workman is the publisher’s sixth acquisition in eight years—and its biggest. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hachette Book Group Announces Acquisition of Workman Publishing

Workman Publishing, more than 50 years old, is one of the United States' largest independent publishers with a focus in nonfiction. The post Hachette Book Group Announces Acquisition of Workman Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Hachette Book Group Reorganizes Sales Staff

Hachette Book Group has announced a restructuring of its sales staff in the wake of its acquisition of Perseus. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hachette Book Group to acquire the Perseus Books Group

Two years after a planned deal fell through, Hachette Book Group is purchasing the Perseus Books Group, bringing together two of the country's largest publishers. The companies issued separate... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

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Hachette Book Group terminates Weinstein Books

The Hachette Book Group is terminating its Weinstein Books imprint in the US following the accusations of sexual assault against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hachette Book Group to acquire Workman Publishing for $240m

Hachette Book Group has announced that it is to acquire Workman Publishing, an independent publisher in the US, for $240m (£174m). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hachette Book Group To Reopen Offices in September

The North American division of Hachette outlines its program of optional and mandatory in-office work for staffers, with dates for reopenings. The post Hachette Book Group To Reopen Offices in September appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Hachette Book Group: 2-Percent Rise in Carbon Footprint

Hachette Book Group releases an environmental progress report, which found that paper accounts for 95% of the publisher's carbon footprint. The post Hachette Book Group: 2-Percent Rise in Carbon Footprint appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Sinead Burke's debut children's book takes shape with Hachette Children's Group

Wren & Rook, an imprint of Hachette Children's Group will publish Sinead Burke's "empowering" non-fiction children's book Break the Mould: How To Take Your Place In The World. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hachette UK offers NHS staff free e-books

Hachette UK has set up a new website to offer NHS workers across the country free e-books to thank them for their dedication during the pandemic.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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On the Road with the Hachette Book Group

HBG charters a private bus for a 280-mile day trip, taking 26 editors and publishers (plus one reporter) on a sojourn from New York to bookstores in Rhode Island and Connecticut. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Q1 Sales Up at Hachette Book Group

Sales rose 4.1% at HBG in the first quarter ended March 31, 2017 over the same period in 2016. The revenue gain was due to solid sales in HBG's Center Street division. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hachette Book Group Sees Revenue Up Over 12% in Q3

The 12.9% gain in the quarter at HBG USA excludes results from the Perseus publishing group, which Hachette bought in March. HBG CEO Michael Piestsch said the purchase had a "sizable" and "positive" impact on the house's top line. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Perseus sale to Hachette Book Group completed

Hachette Book Group (HBG) has completed its acquisition of the Perseus Book Group’s publishing business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Schnittman leaving Hachette Book Group

Evan Schnittman, e.v.p, chief marketing and sales officer at Hachette Book Group (HBG) in the US, is to leave the company. Scnittman joined HBG in 2012, from Bloomsbury UK, where he was m.d., group sales and marketing, print and digital. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hachette Book Group reaches agreement with Amazon

Hachette Book Group (HBG) in the US and Amazon have reached a new multi-year agreement, after months of negotiations and a very public battle. The agreement will give HBG responsibility for setting consumer prices of its ebooks, and the publisher will “benefit from better terms when it delivers... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hachette lays off 3% of staff amid book prices row with Amazon

US publisher will cut staff as 'cost-saving initiative' while row with Amazon continues to hamper ability to sell booksHachette, the multinational book publisher embroiled in a public spat with Amazon, announced that it will be laying off about 3% of its staff on Thursday."Today, we had to make... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Amazon escalates standoff with publisher Hachette Book Group

If you're hoping to pre-order books by J.K. Rowling, Michael Connelly and other Hachette Book Group authors, you'll have to go somewhere besides Amazon.com. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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