Portwood on OUP’s ‘challenging’ year

Volatility in international markets and a shift in library purchasing patterns were two components in making 2015 a “very challenging” year for Oxford University Press, c.e.o. Nigel Portwood has said. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Coronavirus Worklife: OUP’s Nigel Portwood on ‘Weathering the Challenges’

An international publisher, Oxford University Press is 'managing employees and navigating markets at different stages with the crisis,' says Nigel Portwood. The post Coronavirus Worklife: OUP’s Nigel Portwood on ‘Weathering the Challenges’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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OUP turnover edges up, despite another 'challenging' year for Education

Following a 0.9% turnover dip for the year before, Oxford University Press saw small-scale growth again in the 12 months to 31st March 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Turnover dips at OUP after 'challenging' year in Education

Turnover dropped 0.9% at Oxford University Press in the year to 31st March 2018, to a total of £840.1m. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Egmont group reports 'good year' but prepares for 'challenging' 2020

Scandinavian media group Egmont has reported a "good year" in its latest financial results with a record revenue of €1.7bn in 2019, but has warned 2020 is expected to be a "challenging year" due to the coronavirus outbreak.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Authors Guild Survey Points to Translators’ Challenges in Year Ahead: Earnings, Contracts, Credit

Only 14 of 205 respondents to an unprecedented Authors Guild survey said that 100 percent of their income is from translation and related activities. The post Authors Guild Survey Points to Translators’ Challenges in Year Ahead: Earnings, Contracts, Credit appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Beano inspires next year's Summer Reading Challenge

More than 760,000 children across the UK took part in the 2017 Summer Reading Challenge, with 6,550 more children talking part than in 2016. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Blackwell's 2016 financial results reflect 'challenging' year

Blackwell’s losses deepened in its last financial year, with the move of one of its flagship campus shops in Manchester to a temporary venue a contributing factor. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Tim Barton to leave OUP after 25 years

Tim Barton is to step down from his role as managing director of Oxford University Press’ academic division in September. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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English PEN reports 'challenging year'

English PEN has reported a deficit of close to £90,00 in its annual report for the year ending 31st March 2016, describing it as "a challenging year". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hachette UK optimistic despite 'challenging' year

Shares in Hachette’s parent company Lagardere have fallen by 8.2% this morning after announcing a lower-than-expected profit forecast and the departure of its chief financial officer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Godfray hails bookselling entrepreneurship in 'challenging' year

The Booksellers Association chief executive Tim Godfray has said it has been "really heartening" to see the creativity and entrepreneurship of booksellers in 2015, with industry sales figures bucking the high street footfall trends. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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No men allowed: publisher accepts novelist's 'year of women' challenge

Small press And Other Stories will produce no books by men in 2018 in answer to Kamila Shamsie’s call for direct action to beat gender bias in publishingSmall press And Other Stories has answered author Kamila Shamsie’s provocative call for a year of publishing women to redress “gender bias” in... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Chapman: S&S UK's 'challenging' year

S&S UK has seen a "challenging year" which has not been helped by a number of staffing changes, its c.e.o Ian Chapman has told The Bookseller.  The c.e.o and publisher of S&S UK and International was speaking following the release of S&S's global results by its parent company CBS on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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OUP title wins Political Book of the Year

The Day Parliament Burned Down has been named political book of the year at the Political Book... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Brain Quest Celebrates 20 Years of Challenging Kids

For two decades, Brain Quest’s curriculum-based question-and-answer game has entertained kids – lots of them. Workman, which launched the line in 1992, reports sales of close to 37 million copies of Brain Quest editions for children at the pre-K through seventh grade levels. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Books in the Media: Children's book reviews dip year on year

In August 2019, The Bookseller reported that children's books accounted for just 4.9% of review space, despite making up a third of the market. Latest figures from Books in the Media shows that this figure has dropped to 4.3%, when looking at reviews from the past 12 months.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Print market volumes up 18% year on year since bookshops reopened

Bookshops reopening since lockdown restrictions eased have boosted the market 18% in volume against the same period in 2019, with 14.6 million books sold since shop doors opened. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sales fell 11% year-on-year in second quarter, Nielsen estimates

Book sales fell 11% by volume year-on-year in the second quarter of 2020, estimates by Nielsen suggest, although there have been gains on 2019 since bookshops reopened. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Strong year for Children's publishing as W H Smith unveils Books of the Year

W H Smith has unveiled its Books of the Year, with the retailer recognising two children's books for the first time.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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