Ashleigh Gardner’s departure after a decade at Wattpad underlines the trajectory of the platform’s evolution since 2013.
Circana (NPD): US Market Tracks Closely to 2022 Into March
The consumer research company formerly known as NPD has become ‘Circana’ – and spots a political book on a fast rise.
Penguin Random House’s Madeline McIntosh To Step Down
‘I am here for every single one of you, now and in the future,’ Madeline McIntosh tells PRH staff in a heartfelt memo.
Swiss Publisher Helvetiq Expands to the US and Canada
Pointing to a women’s suffrage book for youngsters–and beer hiking guides for older kids–Helvetiq is widening its horizons.
PRH CEO Markus Dohle Stepping Down, End of Year
Having doubled Bertelsmann’s book division revenues and ‘quintupled its profit,’ Markus Dohle is leaving as PRH’s first worldwide CEO.
Springer Nature Acquires Medical Journal ‘Cureus’
Springer Nature leadership talks of creating ‘a dynamic, open repository of medical knowledge’ with its Cureus acquisition.
On the Termination of the PRH-Simon & Schuster Deal
The parent of Simon & Schuster closes the door on an appeal, ending the Bertelsmann/PRH attempt to acquire Simon & Schuster.
Sharjah Conference: ‘Hungry for International Content’
As Sharjah’s conference concludes, speakers turn to translation, multinational publishing, and potential Arab-market advances.
Markus Dohle in the UAE on the PRH-S&S Ruling: ‘Utterly Wrong’
In ‘my first statement’ on the ruling blocking the PRH-S&S merger, Markus Dohle says the court order is ‘a very unfortunate part of the political agenda.’
Court Blocks PRH-Simon & Schuster Acquisition
In the United States, Judge Pan rules against the merger of trade book publishers Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster.