Pan Mac announces pay reductions and distribution staff furloughed as sales drop over Covid-19

Higher paid staff at Pan Macmillan have been asked to volunteer for a pay reduction and employees at its distribution arm will be furloughed as the publisher unveiled measures to help “safeguard” its business during the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-03 10:15:37 UTC ]
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Pan Mac pays tribute to 'great and controversial' Naipaul

Pan Macmillan has paid tribute to the “great and controversial” author V S Naipaul who died aged 85 on Saturday night. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pan Mac pays tribute to 'gentle' crime writer Sue Grafton

Pan Macmillan has paid tribute to the late American crime writer Sue Grafton as "a giant in her field" and "an amazing author" who "cared about her readers first and last".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ellora’s Cave Cuts Staff, Blames Big Amazon Sales Drop

In a letter to her authors, Ellora’s Cave CEO Patty Marks blames the cuts on unexplained declines in ebook sales through Amazon. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Pan Mac cites 4.3% print sales increase for 2013

Pan Macmillan has said its physical book sales in the UK grew by 4.3% in value in 2013. The... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pan Mac restructures sales, marketing, publicity

Pan Macmillan has restructured its sales, marketing and publicity teams, creating a single... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pan Mac digital sales worth 8% in first quarter

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 01/06/2011 - 09:52 E-book sales accounted for over 8% of Pan Macmillan's trade sales in the first quarter of 2011, with the publisher predicting a rise to up to 10% by the end of the year. Over the same period, the publisher's sales of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Toronto's Pearson airport cuts 1/4 of staff due to reduced travel demand amid COVID-19 pandemic

The biggest airport in Canada is eliminating 500 jobs because of the dramatic reduction in demand for air travel due to COVID-19. Continue reading at CBC

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German book sales drop nearly 14% in 2020 first half

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Hachette tracks uplift in BAME staff numbers but pay gap widens

Hachette UK has published its second ethnicity pay gap report, showing the number of BAME employees at the company has increased but the mean average pay gap between them and their white colleagues has widened. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pan Mac and Waterstones triumph at British Book Awards 2020

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HarperCollins brings back all furloughed staff

HarperCollins UK has brought back all the staff it placed on furlough at the start of lockdown and will pay all their salaries itself rather than claiming it back from the government, the company has announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins and Pan Mac won't attend Frankfurt's physical book fair

HarperCollins and Pan Macmillan have said they won't attend Frankfurt Book Fair's physical event, scheduled to take place in October, while other UK publishers and agents say they are uncertain about whether to go.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK employers to pay 25% of furloughed wages

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Amazon sale drops the price of a Kindle to $60

Need an e-reader to get through pandemic lockdowns? Now’s a good time to get one. Amazon is running a sale on the standard Kindle that drops the price of the Special Offers version to $60, or $30 below its usual price. That’s similar to historic lows... Continue reading at Engadget

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Hanley Wood Lays Off Staff and Cuts Salaries, Citing COVID-19 Decline

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Pan Mac virtual author tour to support bookshops

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Modern Luxury Media Furloughs Staff, Combines Issues

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Hearst Promises Journalists at Its Newspapers No Furloughs, No Pay Cuts

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HarperCollins UK puts staff on furlough

Publisher HarperCollins has confirmed that it is placing a number of staff on furlough, both in its distribution centre and across the broader company. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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