Mon, 11/08/2014 - 10:00
The dispute between Amazon and Hachette Book Group (HBG) has escalated further after the online retailer set up a website called Readers United, imploring readers to email HBG chief executive Michael Pietsch asking him to keep e-book prices low.
HGB has responded by accusing Amazon of seeking "a lot more profit at the expense of...
Thu, 03/07/2014 - 08:00
World Book Night in the US is to suspend operations after failing to secure outside funding.
The charitable event, which followed the flagship UK format in getting book lovers to hand out 1.5m free books on one dedicated night to encourage more people to read, started in 2011 and ran for three years.
World Book Night US...
Tue, 27/05/2014 - 10:20
Hachette Book Group in the US has said it is doing “everything in our power to find a solution” to its dispute with Amazon, which has seen the online retailer removing pre-order capabilities from a number of its key summer titles.
Mon, 10/09/2012 - 16:58
Michael Pietsch, executive vice president of Hachette Book Group USA and publisher of Little, Brown and Company, is to succeed David Young as chief executive officer of HBG USA. Young relinquishes his role at the end of March 2013, with Pietsch taking over from 1st April. Young will remain chairman of Hachette Book Group USA and will return...