Tagged: David Shelley

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

Hale's role goes as Hachette's trade division managing directors appointed to board

Hachette UK has axed Lucy Hale’s role as part of a shake-up that sees all its trade division managing directors appointed to the board.... Read more

Clare Harington to leave Hachette

Hachette's group communications director Clare Harington is stepping down after 12 years with the company. Read more

Octopus buys indie Short Books in latest Hachette acquisition

Octopus Publishing Group has bought Short Books for an undisclosed sum, the latest in a series of successful indies to be snapped up by Hachette.... Read more

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