Tue, 11/02/2014 - 09:20
Hachette parent company Lagardère has reported net sales for Hachette UK up 1.5% in 2013.
Releasing its full year net sales for 2013, Lagardere as a whole was down 1.3% on 2012, to a total of €7.216bn. However its publishing division had a “good performance in almost all markets” and Lagardère said books...
Fri, 20/12/2013 - 08:30
Hachette UK is to move its seven publishing divisions to a new London headquarters, following a deal signed last night (19th December).
The property at 50 Victoria Embankment, called Carmelite Riverside, will also house the company’s group departments.
At the moment Hachette UK is based at four separate London...
Wed, 20/11/2013 - 07:00
Hachette UK will now be distributing digital proofs of its books to reviewers and bloggers through NetGalley.
Among the first titles from the group to go on the site will be Joanne M Harris’ The Gospel of Loki (Gollancz), Val McDermid’s Cross and Burn (Little,...
Tue, 12/11/2013 - 10:00
August marked a “record-breaking month” in e-books for Hachette UK, with digital sales up 80% year-on-year.
The third quarter financial results for Lagadere, Hachette UK’s parent company, showed overall sales in...
Fri, 30/08/2013 - 10:02
Lagardere has reported sales in its publishing division up 3.1% like-for-like in the first half of 2013 (1.4% in reported terms) to €917m, with activity driven by a "very strong performance in general literature in France, the United Kingdom and the United States" as well as in partworks.
In the UK, the adult trade...
Fri, 28/06/2013 - 15:13
Hachette UK's digital sales were £50m in 2012, its chief executive Tim Hely Hutchinson has told Bloomberg TV.
Speaking to Bloomberg Television's "Asia Edge", Hely Hutchinson said publishers had made a...
Thu, 16/05/2013 - 12:00
Major publishers are donating e-books to the Get London Reading Campaign, backed by Nook.
Hachette UK, HarperCollins, Penguin and Random House have signed up to donate titles from bestselling children’s authors, including Michael Morpurgo’s A Medal for Leroy (HarperCollins) and Roald Dahl’s Charlie and...
Wed, 03/04/2013 - 16:00
HarperCollins and Hachette UK are the first UK publishers to introduce a refined agency model with Amazon.co.uk.
The online giant removed the text indicating that HC and Hachette UK's e-book prices were "set by publisher” today after concluding negotiations with the publishers following the European Commission ruling...
Fri, 08/03/2013 - 11:00
Hachette UK c.e.o. Tim Hely Hutchinson has said 2013 will be a year of "major change" with the unveiling of "winning plans for the future".
Speaking as parent company Lagardere reported its full-year results for 2012, Hely Hutchinson disclosed that digital accounted for as much as 50% of some UK author's...
Wed, 02/01/2013 - 08:40
Hachette UK saw 250,000 e-book sales between Christmas Day and Boxing Day, The Bookseller can reveal.
The download figure marks an 86% increase on last year’s directional sales figure, with Hachette’s head of digital George Walkley saying he only “expects these numbers to improve as the last of the...