Tagged: David Shelley

Hachette UK reports strongest ever year with record sales in 2020

Hachette UK c.e.o. David Shelley has hailed the firm's strongest year ever with record book sales in 2020, although parent company Lagardère saw revenue fall... Read more

Hachette traineeship programme partners with Curtis Brown and Waterstones

Hachette UK has unveiled its 2021 traineeship programme, partnering for the first time with literary agency Curtis Brown and bookseller Waterstones. It will open for... Read more

Shelley hails 'relatively strong' Christmas sales in author letter

Sales across almost all categories have risen in the run-up to Christmas but there has been a mixed picture internationally this year, Hachette c.e.o. David... Read more

Shelley warns of 'tougher' 2021 in store for the trade

Hachette UK c.e.o. David Shelley has warned 2021 could be a "tougher" year for the industry than 2020, in an interview with The Bookseller's editor Philip Jones at FutureBook... Read more

Hachette UK offers NHS staff free e-books

Hachette UK has set up a new website to offer NHS workers across the country free e-books to thank them for their dedication during the... Read more

Hachette UK sales slip 1.4% in 2019

Hachette UK’s revenue fell 1.4% in 2019, parent company Lagardère has reported in its full-year results, after the publisher struggled to emulate the success of... Read more

HUK staff challenged by Quercus guide to confront white supremacy

Quercus is giving a copy of the workbook Me and White Supremacy by Layla F Saad to every member of staff at Hachette UK this month, challenging... Read more

Geras to become Bookouture m.d. as Rhodes moves on

​Oliver Rhodes is leaving his role as chief executive of Bookouture, the digital publisher he founded, in July, after which Jenny Geras, currently publisher at... Read more

Hachette's Harington holds her farewell party

Publishing folk gathered en masse at the roof terrace at the Century Club in Soho last night for the retirement party of Hachette UK communications... Read more

'Solid' third quarter for Hachette UK as Lagardère reveals 4.1% revenue boost

Hachette UK has reported a "solid" third quarter, slightly down on last year due to slow sales in Education, as parent company Lagardère revealed a 4.1%... Read more

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