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Pearson's puzzle

Philip Jones looks at the "stark" difference between the educational and consumer sectors. Read more

Pearson creates new division focused on D2C relationship building

Pearson has created a new direct-to-consumer division, hiring senior talent from Warner Bros to help lead it.  Read more

Pearson sales down 14% after third quarter

In its third quarter trading update, Pearson has reported a decline in year-to-date sales of 14%. However the company also reported a strong digital performance with its global online... Read more

Pearson pulls BTEC results on eve of release

Pearson pulled its BTEC results last night (19th August), the evening before they were to be released, saying it is regrading them in line with... Read more

Pearson reports first-half revenue drop of 17%

Pearson has reported revenue fell 17% in the first half of 2020 as the result of “significant disruption” caused by Covid-19. However, the company has... Read more

Pearson down 5% in first quarter amid Covid-19 disruption

Pearson has reported it will pay its final dividend for 2019 to investors and is not furloughing any staff, despite a 5% fall in global revenues for... Read more

Bertelsmann formally completes full acquisition of Penguin Random House

Bertelsmann has formally completed the full acquisition of Penguin Random House, following the sale of Pearson's remaining 25% stake for $675m (£530m). ... Read more

Pearson warns Covid-19 will hit profits and pauses share buyback

Pearson has warned its profits will be hit, and paused its share buyback, after the Covid-19 pandemic closed testing centres and saw US state assessments... Read more

Pearson forecasts lower 2020 profits

Pearson has has said it expects profit to fall in 2020, in its full year results. Read more

Publishers restrict China activities as coronavirus spreads

Publishers with operations in China are curtailing some activities in the country after the coronavirus outbreak.  Read more

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