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'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge Issues Sweeping Order Against E-book Piracy Operation

A federal judge in Washington has issued a preliminary injunction against a major e-book piracy operation known as the KISS Library, after the operators of the site failed to show up at a hearing or to file any response to a lawsuit filed in July by the Authors Guild, Amazon Publishing, Penguin... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshops operate on a broader canvas | Letter

Ross Bradshaw responds to an editorial on the boom in publishing We were interested to read that “Bookshops in big city centres … are wary of taking risks” (Editorial, 23 August), and that this autumn’s harvest includes books by Ant and Dec, Jilly Cooper and Arsène Wenger, which have the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-08-26 16:44:13 UTC ]
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Education technology firms merge to form Boca Raton-based company with 1,400 employees

New York-based Veritas Equity and Leeds Equity Partners consolidated multiple large education technology firms to form Anthology, based in Boca Raton. The company made it official this week after the private equity companies acquired Boca Ration-based Campus Management; Campus Labs in Buffalo,... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-07-07 18:29:21 UTC ]
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iModules owners merge KC company with two other edtech firms

A Kansas City-based edtech firm with nearly 125 employees is set to lose its brand as part of a three-way merger. iModules Software Inc., founded in 2002, recently completed a move from Leawood to a roomier headquarters in Kansas City. Now, it will create Anthology Inc. by joining with with... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-07-07 18:18:56 UTC ]
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Operations: How the Hearst Media Connecticut Group is Navigating Through the COVID-19 Crisis

Newspapers have endured tremendous change over the past few decades but perhaps no time stands out quite like what we’re Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-06-15 07:00:15 UTC ]
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Hamptons Newspapers The Independent, Dan’s Papers to Merge

In a seismic shift on Long Island’s East End, Ron Perelman-owned weekly The Independent will end its print edition after Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-06-10 18:45:20 UTC ]
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AAP newswire saved but jobs to be lost in slimmed down operation

A consortium of investors led by former News Corp CEO Peter Tonagh will buy the Australian Associated Press saving up to 95 jobsThe Australian Associated Press Newswire has been saved at the 11th hour by a consortium of investors and philanthropists led by former News Corp chief executive Peter... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-05 06:33:42 UTC ]
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Bauer to Close, Merge or Sell Ten Magazines as Covid-19 ‘Accelerates Trends’

Magazine publisher Bauer Media plans to close, merge or sell ten of its print titles it says will not be Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-05-19 17:01:09 UTC ]
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Wiley signs co-operation agreement with ResearchGate

Publisher Wiley has announced a co-operation agreement with academic networking site ResearchGate to explore ways in which the two can work together "to better support the needs of researchers through ResearchGate’s collaboration platform". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-07 11:31:25 UTC ]
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Axel Springer Merges eMarketer, Business Insider Intelligence to Form ‘Insider Intelligence’

eMarketer, founded in 1996 and acquired by German publishing company Axel Springer in 2016, is being merged with Business Insider Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-05-06 21:51:48 UTC ]
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Quad Closes Book Printing Operations

The loss of printing capacity is one of the many concerns publishers are facing because of the new coronavirus outbreak—and the business was dealt an unhappy surprise last week when Quad unexpectedly closed its book printing facilities. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Brooklyn Historical Society and the Brooklyn Public Library Will Merge

The merger, for which the two institutions are currently seeking public funding, will see the library take on stewardship of BHS's landmark Pierrepont Street building in Brooklyn Heights as well as all of its holdings and programming. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-28 05:00:00 UTC ]
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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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