Weldon vows to help bookshops and changes PRH volunteering policy

Penguin Random House UK c.e.o. Tom Weldon says the company is actively seeking ways of helping struggling booksellers during the coronavirus lockdown. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-26 21:42:26 UTC ]
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PRH to require masks in US offices but UK policy differs

Penguin Random House will require staff to wear masks “at all times and in all areas, including inside offices” in the US, but the firm's UK employees will follow a different policy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-25 05:32:23 UTC ]
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PRH to reopen warehouse as bookshops get back to business

Penguin Random House plans to reopen its Colchester distribution centre next week after the facility was closed late last month for a systems upgrade. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-16 18:41:00 UTC ]
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Weldon prepares staff to work from home as PRH UK cancels all events

Penguin Random House UK is expecting all London-based staff to work from home from Tuesday (17th March) and cancelling all events, including bookshop events, Penguin Live, launch parties and "any meetings". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-16 02:54:57 UTC ]
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PRH to match bookshop crowdfunder to give schoolchildren Greta Thunberg's book

A Big Green Bookshop crowdfunder to get copy of climate activist Greta Thunberg's book into schools across the UK has raised more than £11,000 in a month, with Penguin Random House matching copies raised and creating an accompanying classroom pack. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-27 01:46:04 UTC ]
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PRH UK pledges £15k to Knights Of bookshop

Penguin Random House UK has pledged £15,000 to the #ReadTheOnePercent Bookshop crowdfunding campaign, launched by Knights Of. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Weldon 'positive' after PRH chart success

Penguin Random House UK chief executive Tom Weldon has highlighted the "breadth and range" of its publishing, after the group saw its market share of the Christmas bestsellers reach new heights. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Weldon seeks to reassure PRH staff on redundancy terms

Penguin Random House UK c.e.o. Tom Weldon has confirmed to staff that the company’s redundancy terms across its London sites are four weeks’ pay per year of service. The confirmation was given in a note to employees, alongside a Q&A intended to address concerns expressed by staffers over... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH: Weldon and unions battle it out

As the fall-out from Penguin Random House’s derecognition of its unions continues, PRH UK c.e.o. Tom Weldon has written to the company’s staff claiming “factual inaccuracies” in the NUJ and Unite’s version of events. He also urged staffers to be aware of all the implications of the unions’ plan... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon policy chief says physical bookshops are 'natural growth’

Amazon will see how customers respond to its Seattle bricks and mortar store before considering opening any in the UK, its vice president of global public policy has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH launches My Independent Bookshop

Penguin Random House UK has launched My Independent Bookshop - a consumer book recommendation... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Weldon stresses 'autonomy' at PRH UK

Penguin and Random House UK will continue to operate as distinct publishing businesses and from... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vintage Español Joins PRH Grupo Editorial USA To Create PRH Español

Headquartered in Miami, Penguin Random House Español dedicates more than 20 employees to PRH's Spanish-language content. The post Vintage Español Joins PRH Grupo Editorial USA To Create PRH Español appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-09 16:41:37 UTC ]
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Bookshops celebrate Super Thursday and prepare for Bookshop Day

Booksellers are gearing up for a "very exciting and busy" Super Thursday today (5th October), although one has argued the multitudes of releases may mean some "great" titles get overlooked. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chorleywood Bookshop crowned Vintage Independent Bookshop of the Year 2016

Chorleywood Bookshop has been named the Vintage Independent Bookshop of the Year 2016, making it the first shop to have won the prize twice. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Green Bookshop owners to open children’s bookshop

The owners of the Big Green Bookshop are to open a second premises in Brookmans Park,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Sees Sales of Spanish-Language Books Surge

Silvia Matute, president of Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial’s U.S. division, discusses the company’s growth and the Spanish-language book market in the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Place History: How an L.A. bookshop became the house bar of a literary golden age

L.A. transplant Stanley Rose's short-lived 1930s bookstore and boozy backroom became a literary haven for Chandler, Fante, Faulkner, West and many more. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-04-14 13:00:44 UTC ]
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Shelf Talkers: The Bookshop in East Nashville, Tennessee

Shelf Talkers is a new series at Lit Hub where booksellers from independent bookstores around the country share their favorite reads of the moment. Here are recommendations from the staff at The Bookshop, a store in East Nashville, Tennessee, founded in 2016. * Kyle Lucia Wu, Win Me Something... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-04-11 08:51:17 UTC ]
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What’s it Like to Volunteer at an Anarchistic Bookstore?

I decided to become a volunteer at my local anarchistic bookstore during the pandemic. This is what it's like. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-04-08 10:35:00 UTC ]
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