Thu, 21/06/2012 - 09:22
Jessica Kingsley Publishers generated a group turnover of £4.3m in 2011, up from £4.1m in 2010.
According to founder Jessica Kingsley, export sales equated to close to 50% of turnover at £2.3m. Digital turnover represented 7.5% of the total in 2011, and is now up to 9.8% of group turnover. Profit...
Wed, 05/01/2011 - 15:28
British publishers have described events at US retail chain Borders as "a very slow motion train wreck," as US bookseller Barnes & Noble demanded any special terms offered to its rival to help it through its travails should also be offered "to all other booksellers".
Publisher Jessica Kingsley said the troubles at...
Tue, 06/04/2010 - 12:47
Helen Longmate has been promoted from marketing manager to director of sales and marketing at Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
Longman has moved up after former sales manager Rob Ertle left the company to start his own business, Target Sales. She joined the company in 2003 as marketing assistant in 2003 then in 2008 she was "...
Tue, 06/01/2009 - 08:51
Lynette Owen’s OBE in the 2009 New Year Honours list is great cause for celebration not only for her many friends and fans, but also for academic and professional publishing, often seen as the less glamorous side of the industry. While Lynette has previously been honoured within the publishing industry for her enormous contribution, this...
Thu, 24/04/2008 - 08:15
Professional and academic publisher Jessica Kingsley is launching a new imprint in May called Singing Dragon, which will specialise in Chinese martial arts, religion and philosophy. The company, which has previously published a small number of titles on yoga, spirituality and similar themes, is looking to develop the fledgling genre of martial...
Tue, 20/03/2007 - 11:41
Jessica Kingsley wasn't expecting to win anything at the Independent Publishing Awards on 2nd March. "I was at the hotel having a couple of glasses of champagne," she says. "I thought: 'Why not? I won't have to be too coherent tonight.'"
But not only did she win, she was the success story of the...
Mon, 05/03/2007 - 09:05
Jessica Kingsley Publishers has scooped the first ever van Tulleken Independent Publisher of the Year award. The awards, run with The Bookseller and the London Book Fair, were announced at this year's Independent Publishers Guild's annual conference. Kingsley was joined on the winners' podium by fellow independent Faber, as well as...