NewsCorp tightlipped on HC results

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 05/05/2011 - 09:10 Operating income at HarperCollins' parent NewsCorp's publishing sector slumped $207m to $36m (£21.8m) in its latest set of results. As has become customary, the NewsCorp results do not mention HarperCollins or its book publishing business. The publishing sector includes HarperCollins' performance as well as that of its newspaper businesses. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
News tagged with: #parent newscorp #latest set #newspaper businesses

Other Publishing stories related to: 'NewsCorp tightlipped on HC results'


Harlequin Purchase Drives HC Results

Third quarter sales and earnings at HarperCollins rose 14% and 6%, respectively. Excluding the Harlequin purchase, however, results were down. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #quarter sales


'Strong quarter' for HC despite NewsCorp losses

HarperCollins UK has reported a strong quarter to end September 2012, despite a 48% fall in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #harpercollins uk


HC, S&S Name Company-Wide Diversity Executives

As part of an industry-wide effort to reckon with issues of diversity in trade book publishing, HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster have each named new high-ranking staffers to address issues of diversity at their companies. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #trade book #harpercollins #schuster #simon schuster


Pearson pulls BTEC results on eve of release

Pearson pulled its BTEC results last night (19th August), the evening before they were to be released, saying it is regrading them in line with GCSEs and A-Levels. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-20 00:37:53 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #pearson


Sales, Earnings Down at HC in Fiscal 2020

An improvement in fourth quarter profits for the period ended June 30, 2020, was not enough to prevent earnings for the full year at HarperCollins from dropping 15%, to $214 million. Revenue fell 5%, to $1.67 billion, compared to fiscal 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #harpercollins #full year


HC acquires book by Black Lives Matter protest hero Hutchinson

HarperCollins has acquired Everyone Versus Racism—a book by Patrick Hutchinson, who was photographed carrying an injured white man during London's Black Lives Matter protests. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-04 17:18:36 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #harpercollins


LAJ Associates to scout for HC Germany

Literary scout Louise Allen-Jones has announced a new relationship between her agency and HarperCollins Germany, set to begin on 1st August.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-30 06:11:25 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #1st august


HC buys former NHS doctor's 'hopeful' illustrations, poetry and fables

HarperNonFiction has signed a book of illustrations by artist and former NHS doctor Amber Fossey, whose Instagram posts are followed by 18,000 fans. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-17 05:14:13 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #instagram posts #nhs doctor #hc buys


HC to publish Piers Morgan's 'clarion call' on free speech

HarperCollins has acquired world all language rights to Wake Up: Why the ‘Liberal’ War on Free Speech is Even More Dangerous than Covid-19 by broadcaster and journalist Piers Morgan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-15 12:44:18 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #harpercollins #acquired world #free speech #clarion call


Artist Relief Reports First Round of Emergency Grants, Survey Results

More than 55,000 applicants applied to Artist Relief to receive the first round of 200, $5,000 emergency relief grants for artists in need due to the pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #emergency grants


Financial Results Varied for Publishers In 2019

Even disregarding the negative impact the new coronavirus will have on the U.S. economy this year, America’s largest publicly traded publishers had a challenging 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #negative impact


HC to Buy Egmont Book Groups in the U.K. Poland, and Germany

Under an agreement set to close April 30, HarperCollins will buy Egmont Books UK, Egmont’s book business in Poland, and the German unit Schneiderbuch. All three focus on the children's market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #egmont #harpercollins #book business


Conservatives have controlled the Supreme Court for 50 years. These are the results.

Adam Cohen argues that the court’s decisive right turn led to more inequality in America. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-27 12:10:33 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #supreme court


Virus Will Lower Scholastic's Q4 Results

The widespread school closings caused by the new coronavirus will mean disruptions to Scholastic's book fair, book club, and educational businesses in the quarter ended May 31, company chairman Dick Robinson reported. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #quarter ended #book club #book fair


HC wins Younger's take on 'crazy' influencer culture

HarperCollins has won rights to publish an "extremely funny" book by comedian, writer and brand consultant Bella Younger, a.k.a. Deliciously Stella, about the highs and lows of being an accidental influencer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-20 06:04:52 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #harpercollins #deliciously stella #won rights #influencer culture


HC scoops sequel to Applegate's The One and Only Ivan

HarperCollins has bagged the sequel to Katherine Applegate’s novel The One and Only Ivan, soon to be a film from Walt Disney Studios. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-17 22:17:44 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #harpercollins


HC to publish Adventures of Paddington TV tie-ins

HarperCollins Children’s Books has secured world rights to publish the tie-in books for "The Adventures of Paddington", a new Nickelodeon television series launching globally in 2020. The animated pre-school series comprises 26 episodes and features the voice of Ben Whishaw as Paddington in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-08 20:24:37 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #harpercollins #world rights #english-speaking markets #harpercollins children


HC announces new 'festive feel-good' picture book from Walliams and Ross

HarperCollins Children’s Books is publishing a new "showstopping" children's picture book from author–illustrator team David Walliams and Tony Ross, called The Creature Choir, in time for Christmas. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 16:36:42 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #picture book #harpercollins #tony ross #harpercollins children


John Catt Educational hails record results as revenue rises 16%

Indie educational publisher John Catt has reported record results for the year ending 31st August 2019, with revenues from across the business rising. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-05 07:35:27 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: