Philip Jones reflects on Hachette's acquisition of Bookouture and what it means for both parties.
Being the biggest only makes sense if you can also be the best. Last year four of the 10 bestselling print titles of the year... Read more
This time last year I wrote that we were just beginning to see the future shape of conglomerate publishing as the merger of Random... Read more
After more than six months and some of the most heated arguments I've ever seen in the book business (although rarely between the two protagonists)... Read more
In Nicholas Nickleby, “the Infant Phenomenon” Ninetta Crummles is hailed by her parents as a marvel of talent and acting ability; a pocket titan, ready... Read more
Hachette UK’s revenues declined 14.3% in the fourth quarter of 2017 after the company struggled to compete with the success last year of J K... Read more
The print market in 2017 has been described as “meh”—solid but unspectacular—and the digital market seemed to follow a similar trajectory last year.... Read more
The Bookseller has conducted analysis of the sales of Penguin Random House, HarperCollins, Hachette and Pan Macmillan through Nielsen BookScan.
George Walkley, formerly Hachette UK’s head of digital, has been appointed digital and development director.
John Murray is launching an international non-fiction prize worth £20,000 to mark its 250th anniversary this year. At the same time, publisher Mark Richards has been... Read more