HBG Completes Purchase of Workman

The Hachette Book Group has completed its $240 million acquisition of Workman Publishing. Workman will become HBG's eighth publishing group and will be led by Dan Reynolds, who had been its CEO. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Spotify Completes Findaway Purchase

Spotify has completed its acquisition of digital audiobook distributor Findaway. The Swedish streaming giant has 422 million monthly active users, and will use the Findaway purchase to speed its growth in the audiobook market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Atlas Completes Purchase of America's Largest Book Printer

The private equity firm Atlas Holdings has completed its purchase of LSC Communications, the country's largest book printer, which filed for bankruptcy in April. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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KKR Completes OverDrive Purchase

The investment firm KKR has completed its purchase of OverDrive. The deal had first been announced on Christmas Eve. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones formally completes Foyles purchase

Waterstones has confirmed that it has completed the acquistion of Foyles, announced in September. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hachette Completes Worthy Publishing Purchase

HBG's purchase involves Worthy’s entire publishing business, and Worthy founder Byron Williamson will become v-p, publishing development for Hachette Nashville, and will join HBG’s senior management group. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AT&T completes purchase of Time Warner, ushering in new era for Warner Bros., CNN and HBO

Time Warner Inc. is no more. Late Thursday, AT&T Inc. announced that it completed its $85-billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc., just two days after a federal judge in Washington gave the deal the green light. AT&T wasted little time consolidating its hard-fought prize — a blockbuster... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Completes Purchase of Ediciones B

The purchase, which was announced in April, will boost Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial’s position in Spanish-language trade-book publishing markets throughout the world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury Completes Purchase of Osprey

Bloomsbury Publishing has completed its purchase of Osprey Publishing for 4.6 million pounds. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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News Corp, HarperCollins Complete Purchase of Harlequin

After the acquisition Harlequin will operate as a standalone subsidiary of HarperCollins Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Audiobook Publisher RBmedia Makes Two Purchases

Audiobook publisher RBmedia has acquired the audiobook business of Upfront Books and the French company Éditions Thélème. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon no longer offers in-app Kindle and Music purchases on Android

If you use Amazon’s Kindle app on Android, you may have noticed the software doesn't offer the option to buy and rent ebooks or subscribe to the company’s Kindle Unlimited service anymore. Amazon announced the change last month and more recently began notifying customers of the move via email.If... Continue reading at Engadget

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Susan Bolotin, Longtime Publisher of Workman, Retires

Bolotin helmed Workman Publishing for 22 years, after being recruited by Peter Workman in 2000 to be editorial director. She has retired as of May 1. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Jennifer Grey Opens Up On Nose Job That Made Her ‘Completely Invisible’

“In the world's eyes, I was no longer me,” the “Dirty Dancing” star said of life after her rhinoplasty. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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HBG Diversity Efforts Continue in Hiring and New Partnerships

In its annual update on its diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts, Hachette Book Group reported that BIPOC employees comprised 35.4% of its workforce last year, up from 32.9% in 2020. The company also announced four new partnerships it has signed to support writers and publishing... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HBG Integrates Sales, Subsidiary Rights

As part of its ongoing efforts to integrate Workman Publishing into its operations, Hachette Book Group has announced its plans to meld the HBG and Workman sales and subrights teams. The new reporting lines will begin effective March 14. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lia Ronnen Named Publisher, Editorial Director at Workman

Effective May 2, Ronnen will assume the role of publisher and editorial director of Workman's adult publishing program, all while continuing her role as publisher and editorial director of the Artisan imprint. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Best Completed Manga Series to Read From Start to Finish

Manga is filled with many ongoing titles, but what if you want to read something that’s finished? Here are the best completed manga series, including Haikyu! by Haruichi Furudate. Continue reading at Book Riot

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HarperCollins apologizes to Russian billionaire over book claiming Putin ordered Chelsea soccer team purchase

“Putin’s People” author Catherine Belton said the claim on Roman Abramovich’s acquisition of Chelsea “has not been admitted to be false.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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PRH Fires Back at the DoJ's Effort to Stop Its S&S Purchase

Penguin Random House is disputing the U.S. Department of Justice's main argument in the government's lawsuit to block PRH’s acquisition of S&S, namely that the merger would lead to "substantial harm to authors of anticipated top-selling books and ultimately, consumers.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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