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- Shifts at Harcourt. Roback, Diane // Publishers Weekly;4/25/2005, Vol. 252 Issue 17, p7
Reports on the consolidation of the Gulliver Books imprint with Harcourt Children's Books, as of April 25, 2005. Reason for the consolidation; Overview of executive promotions at Harcourt due to the consolidation.
- PLUMAGE FROM PEGASUS. // Fantasy & Science Fiction;Feb2005, Vol. 108 Issue 2, p140
Focuses on the outcome of the promotional stunt created by Penguin Publishing in London, England, where fashion models deployed in the streets will reward men carrying Penguin books with a cash prize. Marriage between the intellectual men who purchase the books and the models; Effect of the...
- Scholastic Continues Computerized Reading Focus With New Exec. // Educational Marketer;01/17/2000, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p3
Reports on the continuation of the computerized reading program of Scholastic Inc. called Scholastic Reading Counts! with the appointment of Harry Barfoot as president of the program.
- News Briefs. // Publishers Weekly;12/24/2012, Vol. 259 Issue 52, p5
The article presents publishing industry-related news briefs as of December 24, 2012. Publishing company Scholastic has instituted a hiring freeze in order to cut costs. Publishing company Penguin Group has entered into a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) for the price-fixing...
- Two Join Scholastic. // Publishers Weekly;10/6/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 40, p12
Reports on the recruitment of Gray Peterson and Frank Wong as executives at publishing company Scholastic. Previous positions held by the two; Responsibilities of Peterson at the company.
- Harcourt and Houghton Mifflin Lower Guidance for K-12 after Tough Q3. // Educational Marketer;11/20/2006, Vol. 37 Issue 33, p1
The article provides information on the down revenue expectations of K-12 textbook publishers in the U.S. According to EM estimates, Harcourt has generated $1.44 billion revenue in the country for 2005. On the other hand, revenue from Houghton Mifflin's K-12 publishing segment decline 2.4% to...
- A light goes out for African writing. Mensah, Nana Yaa // New Statesman;2/24/2003, Vol. 132 Issue 4626, p55
Discusses the link that has been severed between African writers and readers worldwide. Harcourt Publishing and its plans to no longer publish new work in its Heinemann African Writers Series (AWS); How and when the AWS was founded; Importance of the AWS for young writers in Africa; Some...
- Pelan Retiring from Harcourt Children's Post. Kinsella, Bridget // Publishers Weekly;2/4/2002, Vol. 249 Issue 5, p16
Reports on the retirement of Louise Pelan as vice president and publisher of the children's book division of Harcourt Trade Publishers. Details of her achievements during her tenure at the company.
- News Briefs. // Publishers Weekly;3/25/2013, Vol. 260 Issue 12, p10
The article presents publishing industry news briefs as of March 25, 2013. It states that St. Martin's Press announcing plans to reorganize its marketing and publicity departments. It mentions that New Zealand gave regulatory approval to a merger between the publishers Penguin and Random House....