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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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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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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With Nonfiction Soft, Print Book Sales Fell 1.7% in First Quarter

Led by books by Sarah J. Maas and Rebecca Yarros, fiction sales were up in the first quarter this year, but nonfiction declines resulted in a 1.7% drop in total unit sales of print books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group Reports Third Quarter Revenue Dip

CEO Michael Pietsch said the 5.2% decline was attributable to "a lighter publication schedule" compared to the same period last year and "a downward trend" in the overall publishing market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-16 04:00:00 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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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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Third Quarter Revenue Rose at Hachette Book Group

Helped by the popularity of Colleen Hoover's 'Verity,' revenue at Hachette Book Group rose 4.7% in the third quarter over 2021—a gain that does not include results from Workman Publishing, which HBG bought last September. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-27 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

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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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Carrie Bloxson Promoted at Hachette Book Group, Hachette UK

The v-p and chief diversity officer at Hachette Book Group has been promoted to senior v-p of culture and diversity, equity, and inclusion at both HBG and Hachette UK, effective immediately. She will report to HBG and HUK CEO David Shelley. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group, Hachette UK to Move Under United Management Team

Under what it calls a "new English-language management structure," Hachette Livre has named Hachette UK CEO David Shelley head of both Hachette Book Group and HUK, while current HBG CEO Michael Pietsch will retire as CEO and serve as chairman of the new group. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Fell 4% in April as Nonfiction Struggles

The decline was due in part to an earlier Easter this year, as well as the continued soft sales in the nonfiction category, according to Circana BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-15 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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