Penguin has proposed to pay $82 million to states and consumers, and another $8 million to lawyers, to settle the class action lawsuit alleging ebook price manipulation.
Penguin and Clandestine Classics have very different takes on how to lure buyers into buying new editions of classic literature: one amps up the class, the other, the crass.
By incorporating trillions of calculations, Bookish.com, the new online bookstore financed by Hachette, Penguin and S&S, promises to apply Big Data to book discovery.
Despite the advances in digital books and storytelling technology, Penguin executive Jeff Gomez says that publishers have so far focused on the wrong things.
Publishing is not about digital or physical, says Erich Huang, New Business Director at Penguin Children’s UK: it’s all about brand and nontraditional creators.
The DOJ and Penguin have settled their lawsuit over price collusion, paving the way for Penguins merger with Random House and leaving Macmillan as the only defendant.
This week’s issue of PublishNews Brazil features an interview with Penguin CEO John Makinson, an overview of Brazil’s e-book market, and Saraiva’s latest sales numbers.
Ignorance of the Arab World is the main obstacle facing Western publishers looking to enter the 300 million strong Arabic market. Partnerships build a bridge.
Overlooked in the much of the discussion of the Penguin Random House merger is just how important Latin America, China and India are to the deal.
You’ve had a few days to absorb the news. Penguin and Random House want to merge. Now that the initial shock has worn off, what do you think?