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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

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

Katie Bond appointed publisher at Aurum

Katie Bond is departing her role as publisher at the National Trust to become publisher at The Quarto Group's Aurum imprint.   Read more

Improved profits for Quarto, as it warns of costs of Covid-19

Quarto warns of lower trading as a result of Covid-19, but highlights improved profits in its latest full-year Read more

Quarto buys #MeToo picture book by David and Watkins

Quarto has bought Oh No, Bobo!, written by Donna David and illustrated by Laura Watkins, a response to #MeToo via the story of an orangutan.... Read more

Quarto 'pleased' to post 2019 profit, but pandemic forces cost-cutting measures

Quarto has posted a trading update for its 2019 results, saying it expects revenues to slip 9% to $135.8m (2018: $149.3m) but will be returning a profit of $2.9m. ... Read more

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