Bertelsmann announces a ‘Content Alliance’ to explore ‘stronger cooperation among all Bertelsmann content businesses’ like books, film, tv and magazines.
‘Underlying operating revenue and profit numbers for Penguin Random House in US dollars have been stable year-over-year,’ Markus Dohle tells PRH staff, following the half-year report from Bertelsmann.
PRH’s acquisition will expand the international reach of merchandiser Out of Print. And Bertelsmann Education Group expands with WhiteCloud Analytics.
The Salon du Livre in Paris invites the UAE to be its 2018 Guest of Honor. And Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle cites the importance of diversity.
Random House Germany will bring the iconic Penguin brand to German readers with the launch of Penguin Verlag. The first titles will come out in 2016.
Bertelsmann’s Random House will now own 100 percent of the shares in Random House Mondadori, its trade book publisher in Spain and Latin America.
Pearson and Bertelsmann are in talks over a potential merger of Random House and Penguin, giving them a combined 25% market share in the US and UK.
This week’s issue of PublishNewsBrazil finds three publishers among the global elite, while tracking big investments in Brazil by Santillana and Bertelsmann.
Backed by Bertelsmann and Planeta, Spain’s Booquo has begun offering all you can read for €9.99 a month from a curated catalog of 300 mostly backlist titles.
After scaling back its book club business over the last three years, Bertelsmann is disbanding its Direct Group as a stand-alone division as of June 30th.
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