S&S president hails 'magnificent year' in staff briefing

Simon & Schuster president and c.e.o. Carolyn Reidy has discussed the “phenomenal” sales of Bob Woodward’s Fear, the fastest selling audiobook in the publisher’s history, whilst acknowledging the booming backlist sales and the UK big-hitters in a staff newsletter heralding a "magnificent" year.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dohle hails 'successful' 2019 for PRH in year end letter to staff

Penguin Random House c.e.o. Markus Dohle has hailed the company's acquisitions and investments and called on the firm to leverage its "unique role in the world as a force for good", in a year end letter to staff.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-12 04:25:11 UTC ]
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BA hails increase in indie bookshops for third consecutive year

The number of independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland has grown for the third consecutive year, according to new data from the Booksellers Association.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-09 17:00:46 UTC ]
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In Year-End Note, S&S’s Reidy Hails Merger, New Imprints, Bestsellers

In her annual year-end letter to Simon & Schuster staff, S&S CEO Carolyn Reidy cited the successful launch of new imprints and publishing initiatives and a long list of bestselling S&S titles, and projected a wave of new opportunities as part of ViacomCBS. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Haynes hails third successive year of growth as turnover increases 7%

Car manual publisher Haynes saw turnover of £36.2m in the 12 months to 31st May 2019, a 7% increase on the previous year, alongside an adjusted profit boost of 24% in its third successive year of growth, the company has announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-12 01:52:26 UTC ]
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Canongate hails 'rewarding year' in 2018 as turnover increases

Canongate and Severn House have announced consolidated turnover increased 24% to £11.9m in 2018 from £9.6m in 2017, with pre-tax profits of £966,272. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 05:38:45 UTC ]
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Jon Werther Is Out at Meredith After 3 Years as President | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_160093" align="alignright" width="150"] Jon Werther[/caption] National Media Group president Jon Werther is out at Meredith Corp. after seven years with the company, effective immediately. In a statement from president and CEO Tom Harty, he said that there aren’t any... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-06-12 20:33:28 UTC ]
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Germany’s Bertelsmann Reports a Half-Year Decline at PRH; Dohle Messages Staff

'Underlying operating revenue and profit numbers for Penguin Random House in US dollars have been stable year-over-year,' Markus Dohle tells PRH staff, following the half-year report from Bertelsmann. The post Germany’s Bertelsmann Reports a Half-Year Decline at PRH; Dohle Messages Staff... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury signs book on Trump's 'first years as president'

Bloomsbury is to publish a "major" book on Donald Trump’s first years as President of the United States, by New York Times journalists Maggie Haberman and Glenn Thrush. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Redmayne hails 'terrific year' at HarperCollins Summer Party

Charlie Redmayne paid tribute to the veterans of the publishing industry who had passed away in the “brutal” last year at the HarperCollins summer party. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reidy Hails Profitable Year at S&S and 'Stable' Publishing Marketplace

Led by Bruce Springsteen's bestselling 'Born to Run,' S&S CEO Carolyn Reidy reports a profitable year at S&S and a "period of relative stability in the publishing marketplace.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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Random hails 'most successful year of all time'

Random House enjoyed a record year in 2012, with worldwide sales up 23% and profits up by 76%. In... 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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-05 21:42:39 UTC ]
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T&F Callanan becomes PA president, Shelley vice-president

Annie Callanan, c.e.o. of Taylor & Francis, has been elected president of the Publishers Association (PA) and vowed to demonstrate the “value and opportunity that publishers provide to society”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-15 17:06:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 15:22:56 UTC ]
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HBO's *Years and Years* Unlocks Sci-Fi's Ultimate Potential

At its core, science fiction is a tool for building thought experiment machines. That's the game Russell T Davies' new show is playing so beautifully. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2019-07-11 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Preakness TV audience down about 10 percent year to year in Baltimore — and twice that nationally

The TV audience in Baltimore for Saturday’s Preakness race was down 10.65 percent compared with that in 2018. Those are household figures from Nielsen that measure the size of the audience during the actual running of the race. They are provided by WBAL-TV, the NBC affiliate that aired NBC’s... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-05-20 13:50:00 UTC ]
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Preakness TV audience down about 10 percent year to year in Baltimore — and twice that nationally

The TV audience in Baltimore for Saturday’s Preakness race was down 10.65 percent compared with that in 2018. Those are household figures from Nielsen that measure the size of the audience during the actual running of the race. They are provided by WBAL-TV, the NBC affiliate that aired NBC’s... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-05-20 13:50:00 UTC ]
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Last Year's Books Top This Year's First Quarter Sales

Michelle's Obama's 'Becoming,' released in early November, was the biggest title, selling 629,000 copies through outlets that report to BookScan in the period ended March 30. Only three books released in 2019 made the top 20 list in the quarter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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