Sales Fell 6.8% at Hachette Book Group in 2023

Revenue at Hachette’s U.S. division fell 6.8% last year and was the weakest performer in Lagardère's publishing group, where total sales increased 2.2%, to €2.81 billion, and profits slipped by €1 million, to €301 million. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-28 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales Fell 6.8% at Hachette Book Group in 2023

Revenue at Hachette’s U.S. division fell 6.8% last year and was the weakest performer in Lagardère's publishing group, where total sales increased 2.2%, to €2.81 billion, and profits slipped by €1 million, to €301 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-28 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales Fell in First Quarter at Hachette Book Group

HBG CEO Michael Pietsch attributed the 11% decline to a strong first quarter in 2022, plus “a generally softer market, especially for hardcovers.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Fell 6% in January

Difficult comparisons to last January, when 'Spare' sold more than 900,000 copies, led to a 6% decline in unit sales of print books in January from a year ago. Sales improved at the end of the month with the release of 'House of Flame and Shadow' by Sarah J. Maas. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Fell 2.6% in 2023

A 1.7% increase in sales in the fourth quarter kept the drop at 2.6% for the year, overcoming a 4.1% drop during the first nine months. Smaller than expected losses in sales of books for adults helped to offset plunges in the children’s sector. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group Delivers Mixed Environmental Report for 2023

This year, 100% of Hachette Book Group's overall paper usage came from Forest Stewardship Certified and Sustainable Forestry Initiative fiber. Use of recycled fiber, however, fell. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Fell 8% Last Week

Following a one-week, Britney Spears–led sales increase, unit sales of print books fell 8% last week compared to the week ended November 5, 2022. Sales fell in all major categories except young adult fiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group Names Lauren Monaco as EVP, Director of Sales

'To bring our sales and publishing teams even closer together,' says Michael Pietsch, Lauren Monaco follows Alison Lazarus at HBG. The post Hachette Book Group Names Lauren Monaco as EVP, Director of Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-09-20 21:48:53 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group Has Soft First Half of 2023

Sales at Hachette Book Group fell 8.6% in the first six months of 2023 compared to the first half of 2022, parent company Lagardère reported. Sales for all of Lagardère Publishing fell 2.5%, and profits dropped 16%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Religion Book Sales Fell 6% in 2022

Final industry estimates from the AAP show that sales of religious books fell 6% in 2022 from 2021, dropping to $1.27 billion last year from $1.35 billion in 2021. Digital audiobooks and hardcover sales fell 42% and 9.5%, respectively. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Workman Sales Boosted 2022 Hachette Book Group Results

With a full year of sales from its purchase of Workman Publishing in its pockets, Hachette Book Group saw revenue rise over 2021, but higher costs dropped profits. Results at HBG parent, Lagardère Publishing, followed a similar pattern. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Fell 6% Again Last Week

The spring sales trend of weekly declines of about 6% continued last week, with unit sales of print books dropping 6.4% compared to the week ended May 22, 2021, at outlets that report to BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Fell 6% Last Week

Since the end of the Easter shopping season, unit sales of print books have followed a fairly regular weekly path, falling by roughly 6% compared to a year ago. That was the result again last week when sales dropped 6.9% from the week ended May 15, 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Q1 Sales Up at Hachette Book Group

Sales rose 4.1% at HBG in the first quarter ended March 31, 2017 over the same period in 2016. The revenue gain was due to solid sales in HBG's Center Street division. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group Reorganizes Sales Staff

Hachette Book Group has announced a restructuring of its sales staff in the wake of its acquisition of Perseus. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Perseus sale to Hachette Book Group completed

Hachette Book Group (HBG) has completed its acquisition of the Perseus Book Group’s publishing business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group to acquire the Perseus Books Group

Two years after a planned deal fell through, Hachette Book Group is purchasing the Perseus Books Group, bringing together two of the country's largest publishers. The companies issued separate... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2016-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group Saw Diversity Gains in Staff, Book Acquisitions in 2020

BIPOC employees represented 47.8% of new hires by the Hachette Book Group in 2020, and the percentage of titles acquired from BIPOC authors and illustrators increased to 29%, from 22%. CEO Michael Pietsch acknowledged that despite the improvement, much more work needs to be done. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group terminates Weinstein Books

The Hachette Book Group is terminating its Weinstein Books imprint in the US following the accusations of sexual assault against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult Book Sales Fell, Kids Books Rose in October

Sales of adult trade books fell 13.1% in October compared to October 2015, while sales in the children’s/young adult segment rose 1.9%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ben Sevier Up at Hachette Book Group as Hachette UK Gets Restructured

To help achieve Hachette's corporate goal of creating a unified English-language publishing structure, CEO David Shelley has promoted Ben Sevier to head the newly-formed Grand Central Publishing Group, combined the U.K. and U.S. distribution businesses under one leader, and divided Hachette UK... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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