Spain’s Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial Buys Catalan La Campana Llibres

Hoping 'it helps Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial increase its presence in the Catalan-language market,' the company buys the 34-year-old La Campana. The post Spain’s Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial Buys Catalan La Campana Llibres appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Profits Jump at Penguin Random House

Pearson reported that its share of adjusted operating profit from Penguin Random House rose 30% in 2015 over 2014, hitting 90 million pounds from 69 million pounds in 2014. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Penguin Random House Highlights 2015 with Video

Markus Dohle, CEO of Penguin Random House, added a video component to his annual year-end letter to employees this year which served to highlight the bestselling and award-winning titles the company published this year as well as the progress the company has made in the integration of Penguin... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Unifies E-book Terms for Libraries

Effective January 1, 2016, all Penguin ebooks purchased by libraries after January 1 will be licensed on a perpetual access model. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bestsellers Offset Weak E-book Sales at Penguin Random House

A number of big bestsellers helped to offset 'weaker' ebook sales in the third quarter, Pearson reported. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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My Job in 5: Helen Chapman, Picture book designer, Penguin Random House UK

Describe your role My job title is picture book designer but people outside the industry always think that I must illustrate all the books! Unfortunately I’m not that talented (though I do a mean stick man) so I end up describing my job as being an editor for the illustrators. Working in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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First Half Results Rise at Penguin Random House

Sales rose 16.2%, to 1.70 billion euros, and earnings increased 30.2% at Penguin Random House in the first half of 2015 over the same period in 2014. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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My Job In 5: Ania Duggan, Commissioning Editor- Audio, Penguin Random House Group UK

Describe your role I project manage the creation of our audiobooks by a wide range of fiction and non-fiction authors. This involves reading manuscripts and identifying books to record, acquiring audio rights if necessary, casting the right voices to bring stories to life and arranging... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Global Publishing Leaders 2015: Penguin Random House

Penguin Random House is the world’s leading trade book publisher, comprised of nearly 250 imprints and brands on five continents, with more than 15,000 new titles and 800 million print, audio and ebooks sold annually. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In the UK, Penguin Random House v. Amazon is New Normal

Strike up the band: Amazon and Penguin Random House are in a contract dispute in the UK, prompting another round of hand-wringing and buy-button action. The post In the UK, Penguin Random House v. Amazon is New Normal appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ex-BBC executive behind Little Britain joins Penguin Random House UK

Caroline Raphael takes up role as head of audio operations at world’s biggest book publisherFormer BBC radio executive Caroline Raphael, who was responsible for Little Britain, The League of Gentlemen and Cabin Pressure, is to join the world’s biggest book publisher as head of audio operations... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon and Penguin Random House said to be in dispute

Industry sources say Penguin may block sales of its books on Amazon because of a contract dispute, but both sides are playing down the rowThe world’s biggest publisher, Penguin Random House, could block sales of its books on Amazon if it fails to resolve a contract dispute with the online... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House launches new US site

Penguin Random House in the US has launched a new consumer-facing website under a unified branding. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Debuts New Unified Website

The publisher's newly designed website, which brings Random House and Penguin together online, is optimized for mobile devices and, according to PRH CEO Marcus Dohle is “consumer-focused.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette, Penguin Random House Back Revision to Indiana Religious Freedom Law

The Hachette Book Group and Penguin Random House have both issued statements commending Indiana legislators for revising the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales and profits rise at 'stronger' Penguin Random House

Penguin Random House delivered a "strong performance in its first full year after the merger", media group Bertelsmann has said. Penguin Random House chief executive Markus Dohle said the combined businesses had "made a powerful statement: We are stronger together" describing 2014 as "a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Deals Drove Growth at Penguin Random House

Total revenue at Penguin Random House rose 25.2% in 2014 to 3.32 billion euros, while EBITDA increased 24.5% to 452 million euros. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Random House Books buys exploration of memory

Random House Books has bought a “fascinating exploration of the workings of human memory”. Senior editor Harry Scoble acquired UK and Commonwealth (excluding Canada), US and exclusive European rights to The Memory Illusion by Dr Julia Shaw from Kirsty McLachlan at David Godwin Associates. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House launches #GiveaBook campaign

Through the campaign, the publisher will donate a book to the organization Save the Children every time someone uses the hashtag online. Penguin Random House will make donations up to 25,000 times. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK’s FutureBook Conference 2014: The Penguin Random House Show!

The Bookseller's Futurebook conference found the UK publishing industry focused on issues of marketing, ebook subscriptions and direct sales, among others. The post UK’s FutureBook Conference 2014: The Penguin Random House Show! appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Random House Buys innovativeKids Book Line

Random House Children’s Books has acquired the Now I’m Reading! product line of books from innovativeKids, a toy and education company based in Norwalk, Ct. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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