Mattel and Hasbro may be looking to merge their operations

Mattel Inc. and Hasbro Inc. may be looking for a bigger toy box. The two toy manufacturers have held talks about merging their businesses, according to Bloomberg News, which cited people familiar with the matter. Hasbro approached Mattel late last year, and talks have continued sporadically. Both... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

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Scholastic's operating income rises 7% in 2020 second quarter

The Scholastic Corporation has revealed a 7% rise in operating income in the second quarter of the fiscal year, as c.e.o. Richard Robinson said the firm "continued to stand out as the world’s leading children’s book publisher and distributor". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-23 08:45:28 UTC ]
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3 Keys for Future Readiness in Publishing Operations

In the modern media environment, publishers need a formula for success that they can depend on—not just for today, but one that will allow them to adapt for the trends of tomorrow. That means embracing three key ingredients that every publisher needs to ensure future-readiness, regardless of... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-11-19 17:38:05 UTC ]
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Canelo partners with MDL as print operation ramps up

Canelo is partnering with Macmillan Distribution (MDL) to make its growing print list available to the trade at home and internationally. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-03 18:57:07 UTC ]
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Is USA Today’s Print Edition Headed for the Sunset as GateHouse and Gannett Merge? Signs Point to Yes.

After a nearly 40-year run, USA Today and its digital sites are about to undergo a major restructuring that will Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-10-17 17:15:40 UTC ]
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Hearst Magazines to operate Autoweek under license agreement

New York City-based Hearst Magazines has entered into a multiyear license agreement with Crain Communications Inc. to operate Autoweek, a brand in the Detroit-based publishing company's portfolio. The deal is effective immediately, according to a Tuesday news release. Financial terms were not... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-15 21:53:10 UTC ]
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Inland Press Association and Southern Newspaper Publishers Association Merge to Become America’s Newspapers

America’s Newspapers—the association formed from the merger of the Inland Press Association and Southern Newspaper Publishers Association—was ceremonially launched Oct. Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-10-07 15:10:01 UTC ]
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Jim Wallis Sees Trump ‘Operating in the Spirit of the Anti-Christ’

Amid cultural, social, and political unrest, including most recently the Trump impeachment inquiry, founder of the faith-in-action organization Sojourners Jim Wallis aims to reassert Christian values in his new book, ‘Christ in Crisis.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Creative England to merge with Creative Industries Federation

The Creative Industries Federation is uniting with Creative England to become one organisation, officially launching in spring 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-24 20:42:14 UTC ]
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Atlantic Books reports operating profit for first time in a decade

Atlantic Books has announced that 2018 saw its first operating profit since 2009. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 19:58:43 UTC ]
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The unlikely operatives who helped thwart Hitler’s nuclear bomb

An ex-high school coach and a former pro ballplayer are among the heroes of Sam Kean’s book. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-06 11:59:33 UTC ]
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SNPA, Inland to Merge on Oct. 1

In June, the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association (SNPA) and the Inland Press Association approved a plan to consolidate the two Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-09-06 07:00:00 UTC ]
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Wood Green co-operative bookshop secures new premises

Wood Green's co-operative bookshop, The All Good Bookshop, has secured temporary premises and plans to open this week.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-18 22:20:02 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster owner CBS to merge with Viacom

Simon & Schuster owner CBS has announced a merger with entertainment giant Viacom, reuniting the two firms that split in 2006. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-14 06:23:37 UTC ]
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How Publishers Are Using Data to Transform Their Marketing Operations

Editor's note: This article was originally published as part of a Folio: Special Report on the state of data in publishing, but we have decided to open it up to a wider audience by publishing it below. To view the full report, click the link at the bottom. The rise of big data—and the ability... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-07-31 19:33:50 UTC ]
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Scholastic reports operating income drop of 55%

Scholastic Inc's operating income for the fiscal year ending 31st May fell 55% to $25m (£20.3m), despite a 2% increase in revenues to $1.65bn (£1.34bn), according to its latest financial results. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-29 11:40:07 UTC ]
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Japan’s Kinokuniya Merges Its US Stores With Its Stationery Subsidiary

The international bookstore chain adds seven stores run directly by Kinokuniya after the company merges with its US gift and stationery subsidiary chain. The post Japan’s Kinokuniya Merges Its US Stores With Its Stationery Subsidiary appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-10 02:09:35 UTC ]
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SNPA and Inland to Merge on Oct. 1

Members of the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association (SNPA) and the Inland Press Association have approved a plan to consolidate the Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-07-01 20:00:58 UTC ]
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Advantage Business Marketing Ceases Operations After 13 Years

Advantage Business Marketing—the Rockaway, N.J.-based B2B media company formerly known as Advantage Business Media until rebranding in a last-ditch pivot to marketing services a year ago—abruptly shut its doors this week, notifying its more than 50 employees that they were out of a job,... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-06-19 21:06:21 UTC ]
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Axel Springer Will Merge Insider Inc. and eMarketer Next Year

Insider Inc., the publisher of Business Insider, Markets Insider and Insider, will combine with eMarketer in 2020 in an effort to bolster the business-to-business digital research and intelligence services that both companies provide, Axel Springer said Thursday. The German publisher, which owns... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-06-13 18:36:53 UTC ]
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