The United States’ Department of Justice is suing to block the Penguin Random House-Simon & Schuster merger deal struck in late 2020.
A new use of its core ‘Ignition’ marketing, Open Road’s ‘Activation’ approach allows publishers to mix various D2C components.
A 31-year-old American agency buys a 123-year-old British agency in the UTA-Curtis Brown acquisition.
England’s Emerald Group and its Emerald Publishing now are part of CIG, an investment firm based in New York City and Bethesda, Maryland.
The co-founder and CEO of Wattpad hands off to Jeanne Lam in a ‘final curtain call’ he says is not ‘The End.’
After working with CCC for years on disambiguating author affiliations, Ringgold is now part of Copyright Clearance Center.
With a goal of deeper penetration in the Japanese market, South Korea’s Naver/Webtoon subsidiary Line buys Ebook Initiative Japan.
Together, the merging Draft2Digital-Smashwords self-publishing platform claims at least 250,000 writers and more than 800,000 ebooks.
As the pandemic raises ‘science literacy’ worldwide, Jay Flynn says Wiley is rushing to enable research stakeholders in a changing business.
‘As if we’ve built a fountain of youth for backlisted titles,’ David Steinberger writes in his appraisal of Open Road’s past year.