Tagged: Penguin Random House

Giant’s step

The news of Amazon’s changed tax arrangements, with UK sales no longer diverted to Luxembourg but booked through a UK office accountable to HMRC, feels... Read more

2015: The shape of things to come

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

The odd uncouple

Can trade publishers develop consumer brands, and effectively market and sell their content direct? More importantly, can they do this without undermining what is for... Read more

Companhia das Letras chief issues Christmas plea for people to give books as presents

The c.e.o of Penguin Random House-owned Companhia das Letras in Brazil has issued a heartfelt plea for people to buy and give books as presents... Read more

Hachette's gender pay gap challenge meets with silence

Hachette UK’s challenge to all major publishers to present their gender pay gaps in a more “transparent” way has been met with silence from the... Read more

Transworld to mark Wood's 25th anniversary with library giveaway

Transworld is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the publication of Val Wood's first novel, The Hungry Tide (Penguin Random House), by giving out 10 sets... Read more

Obama’s Becoming to a bookshop near you: Penguin preps record-breaking campaign

Michelle Obama’s memoir, issued next Thursday in a simultaneous global publication, is the recipient of Penguin General’s biggest ever marketing spend, with campaigns to run... Read more

Bertelsmann reports highest nine-month group sales since 2007

Penguin Random House's parent company Bertelsmann has reported its highest nine-month group sales since 2007, with a 2.4% rise in revenue year-on-year to €12.4bn. Read more

Stormzy's #Merky Books launches with Blackman and Zephaniah

Around 2,000 people joined Stormzy to celebrate the launch of his new Penguin Random House imprint #Merky Books, with poet and performer Benjamin Zephaniah, author... Read more

PRH buys majority stake in Companhia das Letras

Penguin Random House has acquired majority ownership of Brazilian publishing house Companhia das Letras, in which it first acquired a 45% stake in 2012. Read more

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