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A place of safety

Philip Jones believes Quarto needs to rediscover the vision that saw its kids' publishing business grow 170% in six years.   Read more

A revenger’s return

Philip Jones ponders what Marcus Leaver's resignation and Laurence Orbach's return to the board could mean for the future of The Quarto Group. ... Read more

Polly Powell unexpectedly quits Quarto

Polly Powell has unexpectedly quit Quarto. Powell joined the illustrated publishing group in late 2019 after a period of turbulence at the publicly-quoted group; initially... Read more

Quarto launches new children's imprint Happy Yak

Quarto is launching a new children's imprint, Happy Yak, this summer, publishing pre-school board, cloth and bath books, picture books, commercial non-fiction and brand partnership... Read more

Quarto to use Glassboxx for e-book and audiobook fulfilment

Publisher Quarto has signed up to use Glassboxx for its e-book and audiobook fulfilment, with a view to selling all its digital lists via the... Read more

Quarto's Ken Fund to retire after 22 years at firm

Quarto chief operating officer Ken Fund will retire on 1st December after 22 years at the company, stepping down from the board on the same date. ... Read more

Publishers take mixed approach to new government home-working policy

Following the government's new advice on office working this week, Hachette UK and Simon & Schuster have followed Penguin Random House's lead in issuing guidance that staff should work from home... Read more

Powell made group c.e.o. at Quarto

Polly Powell has been appointed group c.e.o. for Quarto, taking over from C K Lau. Read more

Quercus unveils new non-fiction imprint Greenfinch

Quercus has unveiled Greenfinch, a new non-fiction imprint "driven by bright ideas that answer a need". Read more

Quarto's revenues fall 17%, but Powell hails good UK trade performance

Quarto's revenues fell by 17% year on year in the first half of 2020, hit by the coronavirus pandemic, but UK c.e.o. Polly Powell has hailed a... Read more

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