Wed, 26/03/2014 - 09:40
The 2014 Bologna Children’s Book Fair has been “buoyant” and “noisy”, with hot middle-grade properties and an escalation of digital deals.
Lisa Milton, m.d. for Orion General, said this year’s Bologna had been “the most buoyant and busy I’ve seen in a long, long time”....
Wed, 22/01/2014 - 11:05
Pan Macmillan has said its physical book sales in the UK grew by 4.3% in value in 2013.
The publisher said its e-book sales “also grew in a strong year” for the company.
Nielsen BookScan shows physical book sales for Pan Macmillan down by 4.1% in value in a market which fell by 6.5%. However Pan Macmillan said its...
Mon, 13/01/2014 - 15:20
Tom Weldon, c.e.o. Penguin Random House UKLessons from 2013 include: the shift to online sales is further squeezing the...Anthony Forbes Watson | Bookseller News Team | Charlie Redmayne | David Prescott | Home | James Daunt | Nicola Solomon | Nigel Newton | Sam Husain | Stephen Page | Tim Godfray | Tim Hely Hutchinson | Tom WeldonFri, 07/12/2012 - 09:00
Strong differences have emerged within the trade over the effectiveness of Digital Rights Management (DRM) on e-book files.
The issue came to the fore as divided views were voiced on DRM at this week's FutureBook Conference (3rd December). Little, Brown c.e.o. Ursula Mackenzie, who is also president of the...Tue, 04/12/2012 - 09:30
Leading publishing figures stressed the importance of becoming more outward looking and consumer focused at the plenary session of The Bookseller's Futurebook Conference, held in London yesterday (3rd December). However Little, Brown c.e.o. Ursula Mackenzie and Pottermore c.e.o. Charlie Redmayne expressed starkly opposed views on...Thu, 25/10/2012 - 11:02
Pan Macmillan has announced a reorganisation of its Children's publishing business, with the Kingfisher imprint and its publishing operation now integrated, with immediate effect, into Macmillan Children's Books under publisher Belinda Rasmussen.
The move will entail a reduction of Kingfisher's forward publishing programme...Mon, 16/07/2012 - 07:55
Rajdeep Mukherjee has been appointed to the new position of senior vice-president, head of Pan Macmillan India, moving from his sales and marketing director role at the Harvard Business School Publishing.
Until three years ago, Mukherjee was Pan Macmillan's sales and marketing manager for the Indian sub-continent, a post he held...Mon, 18/06/2012 - 08:30
Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck is to restructure along divisional rather than geographic lines, in a development which will see Pan Macmillan m.d. Anthony Forbes-Watson reporting to Macmillan US chief executive John Sargent, while Macmillan UK c.e.o. Annette Thomas takes on the Group's higher education business in the US.
...Wed, 30/05/2012 - 13:49
Pan Macmillan has restructured its senior management team, appointing Jeremy Trevathan (pictured) to the new role of publisher for Macmillan Adult Books, across both fiction and non-fiction, and giving Geoff Duffield the post of creative director.
Pan Mac c.e.o. Anthony Forbes Watson said the changes would "refocus"...Mon, 09/01/2012 - 09:00
Sales of e-books will "double in size in a flat market" over the course of 2012, accelerating to a "US-scale proportion as the year progresses", according to the head of one of the UK's leading publishers.
Pan Macmillan m.d. Anthony Forbes Watson was speaking as publishing heads of houses and leading trade...