Tagged: Parragon

Parragon profits fell 68% in 2018

Profits at Parragon Books Limited fell 68% last year during the wind-down of the company by DC Thomson, according to results posted on Companies House.... Read more

Parragon closure costs DC Thomson £41m

Closing Bath-based publisher Parragon cost owner DC Thomson £41m, according to the Scotland-based company’s annual financial results. Read more

Symons leaves Parragon as publisher winds down

Mike Symons, c.e.o. of Parragon, has left the company as it prepares for closure, with only 19 of 140 employees still working at the UK site... Read more

DC Thomson sells Parragon India

DC Thomson has sold Parragon India Ltd, the UK holding company of Parragon Publishing India Ltd, to private investor Virtue. Read more

Pressure on retail space blamed for Parragon closure

Parragon is closing down in the UK because of competition and a lack of retail space, owner DC Thomson has told The Bookseller.... Read more

Potential Parragon closure puts 245 jobs at risk

Parragon Books is to enter into consultation about the potential closure of the business, with up to 245 jobs at risk of redundancy globally, its... Read more

Paul Gregory appointed c.e.o. of Igloo Books Group

Bonnier Publishing UK has appointed Paul Gregory, former president and c.o.o. of Parragon, as the new chief executive of Igloo Books Group.... Read more

Parragon redesigns pre-school imprint

Parragon Books has unveiled a “bold” redesign of its own-brand imprint Start Little Learn Big, aimed at pre-schoolers. Read more

Symons makes Parragon move

Former Penguin Random House group sales director Mike Symons has been appointed chief executive of Bath-based children’s publisher Parragon Books. Read more

Parragon reports sales drop of 4.9%

Overall sales for Bath-based publisher Parragon Books were down £3m year-on-year to £58.6m in the 12 months ending 31st March 2016, according to results filed at... Read more

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