What We Buy Now

The first thing I do each Monday morning when I get to work at the White Plains Public Library is review a purchase alert report. By seeing what items have received the largest numbers of holds—or reserves—from my customers, I gain insight into what books and DVDs are trending in my community. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Acquisitions: Netflix Buys Millarworld; Barnes & Noble Education Buys Student Brands

Netflix acquires comic book publisher Millarworld. Barnes & Noble Education adds positions in Brazil, France, Mexico with Student Brands. The post Acquisitions: Netflix Buys Millarworld; Barnes & Noble Education Buys Student Brands appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Acquisition Notes: PRH Buys Out of Print; Germany’s Bertelsmann Buys WhiteCloud

PRH's acquisition will expand the international reach of merchandiser Out of Print. And Bertelsmann Education Group expands with WhiteCloud Analytics. The post Acquisition Notes: PRH Buys Out of Print; Germany’s Bertelsmann Buys WhiteCloud appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin to buy Simon & Schuster, create publishing giant

German media giant Bertelsmann says that its Penguin Random House division is buying rival Simon & Schuster Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2020-11-25 20:24:15 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House to Buy Simon & Schuster

ViacomCBS agreed to sell the 96-year-old company in a deal that potentially creates a megapublisher. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-11-25 17:08:27 UTC ]
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PRH owner Bertelsmann to buy Simon & Schuster in $2bn deal

German media firm, already owner of the giant Penguin Random House, says acquisition of another major publisher is ‘approvable’ within monopoly rulesGerman media group Bertelsmann is set to acquire publisher Simon & Schuster for $2.17bn, less than a year after it took control of Penguin... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-25 16:55:32 UTC ]
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Germany’s Bertelsmann To Buy Simon & Schuster for US$2.175 Billion

Penguin Random House parent company Bertelsmann will acquire Simon & Schuster. If the sale is approved by regulators, the Big Five will become the the Big Four. The post Germany’s Bertelsmann To Buy Simon & Schuster for US$2.175 Billion appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-25 15:02:49 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House To Buy Simon & Schuster

Penguin Random House acquires Simon and Schuster, creating the largest megapublisher in the United States. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-11-25 15:00:18 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House is buying Simon & Schuster. That’s bad for readers.

For book lovers, the announcement may feel like background noise, but the ramifications are huge. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-25 12:57:10 UTC ]
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PRH owner Bertelsmann to buy Simon & Schuster in $2.2bn deal

PRH owner Bertelsmann is to buy Simon & Schuster from ViacomCBS for $2.2bn, it has been announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-25 12:40:42 UTC ]
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Future swoops to buy GoCompare

Magazine publisher says acquisition will strengthen its content and ecommerce offer. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2020-11-25 09:46:45 UTC ]
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BuzzFeed is Buying HuffPost

Once they had digital media almost to themselves. Now, in a deal led by the BuzzFeed founder Jonah Peretti, two giants of the web plan to join forces to better compete in an increasingly crowded field. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-11-19 22:55:35 UTC ]
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BuzzFeed to buy HuffPost from Verizon in latest digital media deal

As part of the deal, Verizon is acquiring a minority stake in BuzzFeed, which will use the telecom giant’s ad platform to reach more customers. Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2020-11-19 19:16:51 UTC ]
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BuzzFeed agrees to buy HuffPost in latest online media merger

Acquisition unites two of the largest players in digital mediaNews comes after both companies made deep cutsBuzzFeed has agreed to buy HuffPost the companies said Thursday, uniting two of the largest players in digital media in the latest example of consolidation in the sector.The acquisition is... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-19 18:56:11 UTC ]
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News Corp CEO Sees Antitrust Concerns in PRH Buy of S&S

Robert Thomson, CEO of HarperCollins parent company News Corp, said during the company's annual meeting that a purchase of Simon & Schuster by Penguin Random House "will clearly be a serious antitrust issue." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bonnier buys majority stake in Norway's Strawberry Publishing

Bonnier Books has acquired a majority stake in Norwegian publishing group Strawberry Publishing AS. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-19 01:57:40 UTC ]
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A Trump Memoir Would Sell. Will Publishers Buy It?

Some publishing executives worry their authors and staff might rebel, but they say their bigger concern would be ensuring the book’s accuracy. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-11-18 10:19:13 UTC ]
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'NYT' Says HC, PRH Top Contenders to Buy S&S

Saying that private equity firms had dropped out of the bidding, the 'New York Times' reported this morning that the country's first and second largest trade publishers—Penguin Random House and HarperCollins, respectively—were now the favorites to acquire Simon & Schuster, the country's... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld buys doctor's memoir of 'unwavering resilience'

Transworld has bought a memoir by Dr Waheed Arian, billed as "the powerful story of a boy who dreamed about helping others, a tale of courage, ambition and unwavering resilience against all odds". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-17 03:40:20 UTC ]
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Presidential Memoirs Are Big Business. Will Anyone Buy Trump's?

Insiders say a book by President Donald Trump could be a tempting proposition for major publishers—but it may not be worth the cost. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Chronicle Buys Game Brands from Wild + Wolf

Chronicle Books has acquired three toy and game brands from Wild + Wolf, a Bath, England–based gift specialist. The deal adds some 350 products to Chronicle's gift and game offerings. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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