Tue, 14/05/2013 - 09:10
Lagardère Publishing, Hachette's parent, reported sales growth of 6.6% in its first quarter, driven by strong performances in its French and US businesses and "brisk" e-book sales.
Hachette UK was described as "virtually stable", down 0.2%, with "ongoing difficulties internationally (Australia and...
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...
Thu, 07/02/2013 - 15:00
Hachette parent company Lagardere has reported a 1.9% fall in net sales for Hachette UK in 2012, compared to 2011, "despite commercially successful books", with digital sales making up 15% of revenue in the UK for the year.
For the full year, the overall drop in sales in the UK is attributed to a "strong increase in...
Tue, 13/11/2012 - 09:15
The publication of J K Rowling's The Casual Vacancy and e-book sales growth helped Hachette UK record a "stand-out month" in September, leading to strong third-quarter sales at the publishing business.
Hachette's parent company Lagardere reported a marginal drop in net sales in its third quarter results to...
Thu, 10/05/2012 - 10:03
E-book sales for Hachette in the UK and Commonwealth accounted for 25% of adult trade sales in the first quarter of 2012, up from 10% in 2011. However overall Hachette UK and Commonwealth revenue was down by 0.4%, according to parent company Lagardère's first quarter results, with the statement noting "continued...
Mon, 27/02/2012 - 12:42
So there is a new kid on the block—or rather, terminus, or terminal. As The Bookseller reported earlier this month, Lagardère's LS Travel Retail is to open a bookshop at King's Cross station. Lagardère already knows the...
Tue, 07/02/2012 - 10:15
Hachette parent company Lagardere has reported a 5.9% fall for net sales in its Publishing division in 2011 to €2.03bn (£1.68bn), with a 4.5% drop in UK revenue in the fourth quarter compared to the same period in 2010. E-books accounted for 6% of the publishing division's total net sales in 2011.
Across the group...
Fri, 30/12/2011 - 11:21
Gulf state Qatar has raised its stake in Lagadere to over 10%, becoming the company's largest shareholder, Reuters reports.
Market regulator AMF said Qatar...
Tue, 08/11/2011 - 10:15
Lagardère Publishing has reported a net sale decrease of 2.5% on a like-for-like basis in its third quarter, attributing the drop to weaker sales in English-speaking countries and the "impact of e-books".
The company has reported its Lagardère Publishing arm achieved net sales of €601m (£515m), a...
Thu, 01/09/2011 - 08:55
Hachette UK parent company Lagardère has continued to be hit by the decline of sales in Stephenie Meyer's Twilight series, with sales in its publishing arm down 6% and profits slump 29.6% to €71m.
For the first six months of 2011, like for like sales across Lagardère Publishing fell 6% and down 7.7% to €...