Strong performance by PRH as Bertelsmann records highest first half for 12 years

Penguin Random House's parent company Bertelsmann has reported its highest first half for 12 years with €8.6bn group revenues, with PRH’s successful performance attributed to “strong bestsellers, high growth rates in audio formats, and acquisitions”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-29 03:19:02 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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PRH increases revenues and profits 6.2% for 2019, with 'strong' performance in UK

Penguin Random House increased both its revenues and profits in 2019, according to parent company Bertelsmann, which said it would continue to expand the publisher’s businesses including through acquisition. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 21:48:47 UTC ]
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PRH first half sales down but core business remains 'strong'

Penguin Random House (PRH) has recorded a decline in sales and earnings for the first six months of 2018, owing to exchange rate effects, according to Bertelsmann's first-half operating results. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann reports highest first quarter revenues in 10 years

Bertelsmann has achieved its highest first-quarter revenues in 10 years and said it is on track to achieve net profit in excess of one billion euros for the year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann revenues 'highest for seven years'

Bertelsmann has reported its highest revenues in seven years, at €11.82bn for the first nine months of 2014, up 4.3% year-on-year from €11.33bn, with the formation of Penguin Random House among factors contributing "significantly" to the increase. Operating EBITDA was €1.48bn to the end of... 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

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 15:22:56 UTC ]
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PRH UK and DK join with other Bertelsmann companies for podcast business Storyglass

Penguin Random House UK and DK have joined with Bertelsmann stablemates Fremantle and BMG to launch a joint podcast business, called Storyglass, as part of the Bertelsmann Content Alliance UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bertelsmann Now Owns 100% of PRH

Bertelsmann has completed the acquisition of Pearson's remaining 25% stake in Penguin Random House, making it the sole owner of the world's largest trade publisher. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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With help from kids, a 90-year-old Sri Lankan author set a new world record for alternate endings.

If you thought the Choose Your Own Adventure books were magical, one Sri Lankan children’s book author might be up your alley. Sybil Wettasinghe, the 90-year-old author of The Umbrella Thief, a classic children’s book in Sri Lanka, set a new Guinness World Record yesterday with the publication... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Record number of stores in the running for Independent Bookshop of the Year

The British Book Awards, or Nibbies, have revealed the regional shortlists for the 2020 Independent Bookshop of the Year with a record 49 bookshops from nine regions across the UK and Ireland vying to be named the country’s best indie retailer for books.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pearson Sells Last 25% of PRH to Bertelsmann

U.K.-based publisher Pearson is selling its last shares in Penguin Random House, representing 25% ownership of the company, to Germany's Bertelsmann, which will now have 100% ownership of the company. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-18 05:00:00 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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From new media to Guardian Unlimited: records of the Guardian’s first years online

Discover the Guardian News & Media Archive’s collection of records charting the Guardian’s first steps online to its development as one of the world’s most popular newspaper websites.The GNM Archive has recently catalogued a large collection of records relating to the development of the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Record-breaking year for Women in Translation award longlist

Indie publishers have dominated a record-breaking longlist for the third annual Warwick Prize for Women in Translation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-09 10:26:23 UTC ]
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Lupita Nyong’o Had a Guilty Pleasure on the Set of ‘12 Years a Slave’

The Oscar-winning actress, whose new children’s book is “Sulwe,” enjoyed “Fifty Shades of Grey” during filming: “I needed something light and inconsequential to take me out of the harshness of the world.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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PRH Posts Double-Digit Gains in Sales, Earnings in First Half of '19

Driven by a number of acquisitions and hundreds of bestselling books, profits at Penguin Random House jumped 33.0% in the first half of 2019 over the comparable period in 2018 and revenue rose 11.3%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Added £25 Million to Pearson's First Half Earnings

As Pearson continues to overhaul its education operations, the company said its stake in Penguin Random House contributed £25 million to its adjusted operating profit, up from £22 million in the first half of 2018. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Phillips hails strong growth as CUP records 42% profit surge

Cambridge University Press’ annual report shows the firm had a 42% surge in operating profit from £17.2m to £24.4m for the year to 30th April 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Poynton leaves Faber after 12 years

Faber’s international and digital sales director Miles Poynton is leaving the company after 12 years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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