Thu, 07/02/2013 - 10:07
HarperCollins UK has reported its “best December for a decade” as News Corp posts strong overall results for the end of its second quarter.
Although HC’s results are not specifically broken out, the corporation as a whole saw a doubling in quarterly profits, with a net profit of $2.4bn (£1.5bn) for the three...
Sun, 28/10/2012 - 23:25
Rupert Murdoch wants to pick up a Penguin. According to reports from two News Corp-owned newspapers, after Pearson admitted to talks with Bertelsmann over a possible spin-off with Random House, Murdoch has stepped in with a chancy £1bn cash bid...
Thu, 28/06/2012 - 15:36
News Corp has confirmed reports that the company will be split into separate publishing and entertainment arms, with HarperCollins c.e.o. Victoria Barnsley saying the move "could be good news" for HC.
Rupert Murdoch today (28th June) confirmed that his News Corp business—recently plagued by the News of...
Thu, 28/06/2012 - 10:10
News Corp's board has approved a plan to split the conglomerate into two, separating its publishing assets from its entertainment business, the Wall Street Journal has reported.
The separation—which would...
Tue, 26/06/2012 - 08:50
News Corp is considering a division into two companies, splitting its publishing assets—including HarperCollins—from its entertainment businesses, according to a report in the News Corp-owned Wall Street Journal.
Such a separation would create a film and TV business division, to include the 20th Century Fox film...
Thu, 09/02/2012 - 10:18
HarperCollins' financial performance continues to be unclear, with parent company News Corp reporting figures for the quarter ending 31st December 2011 without breaking out the publisher's individual results.
However Victoria Barnsley, c.e.o. and publisher of HarperCollins UK, said that the publisher had had a "fantastic...
Tue, 26/07/2011 - 08:58
Penguin Press is the latest publisher to acquire a book on the News Corp phone hacking scandal, by Tom Watson MP and Independent journalist Martin Hickman.
Publishing director Stuart Proffitt acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from Clare Alexander at Aitken Alexander. The book will be published by the end of 2011, although...
Thu, 04/11/2010 - 08:10
HarperCollins' parent company News Corp has reported operating income increasing by 8% to $1.15bn.
The results, for the three months ending 30th September, made no mention of HarperCollins' performance. News Corp's publishing business, which includes HarperCollins along with its newspaper publishing, saw operating income...
Thu, 05/08/2010 - 09:07
HarperCollins UK has said it has made "significant operating profit growth" for its latest financial year due to digital sales, rights, export sales and savings from a restructure in 2009.
Overnight parent company NewsCorp released its financial figures for the year to 30th June.
Operating income increased from $17m (...
Wed, 03/02/2010 - 09:04
HarperCollins UK has increased profit and revenue during its second quarter although the recession has continued to impact sales. The publisher refused to strip out figures for UK performance. Overnight, the worldwide business revealed sales growth from $305m to $381m, with operating profit almost trebling from $23m to $65m for the quarter...