Norton Has Higher Expectations for 2006 Releases After Lackluster 2005
- News Briefs. // Book Publishing Report;5/31/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 20, p6
Reports developments related to the book publishing industry in the U.S. as of May 2004. Business plans of publisher W.W. Norton and Co.; Acquisition of the global rights to Steven Johnson's "The Ghost Map" by the Riverhead Books; Launch of new store designs for the Waldenbooks stores by Borders...
- Norton Helps Boost Sales of Two New Publishers. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;12/21/1998, Vol. 245 Issue 51, p12
Focuses on the business success of Hatherleigh Press and Bloomberg Press since its alliance with distributor W.W. Norton. Comments from Kevin Moran, marketing director of Hatherleigh; Bestselling books of Hartherleigh and Bloomberg; Details on the business alliance of the companies.
- Norton launches architecture list. C.G.; Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;4/25/1994, Vol. 241 Issue 17, p15
Reports on the publication by W.W. Norton of a line of books on architecture and design. Scheduled release of first title; Number of books expected annually; Nancy N. Green as editor of the list.
- Norton reassigns top trade tasks. // Publishers Weekly;12/13/1993, Vol. 240 Issue 50, p14
Reports on Norton president Donald Lamm's announcement of a series of changes in the company's trade department. Edwin Barber's resignation as director of the trade department; Starling Lawrence's promotion as editor-in-chief of the department; Jeanne Luciano's promotion to the post of...
- Norton acquires Vermont's Countryman Press. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;1/29/96, Vol. 243 Issue 5, p10
Reports on W.W. Norton's acquisition of Countryman Press, based in Woodstock, Vermont. Countryman as a division under Norton; Countryman's editorial and production operations; Comments from Norton president Drake McFeely; Background information on the two companies; Norton's trade operations...
- Next century's end focus: American art. Reid, Calvin // Publishers Weekly;4/26/1999, Vol. 246 Issue 17, p24
Reports on the New York City-based Whitney Museum of American Art's exhibit `The American Century: Art and Culture 1900-2000.' W.W. Norton as a co-sponsor of the exhibit; Exhibit's focus on American art.
- Seventy-five years of Norton's `books that live.' Feldman, Gayle // Publishers Weekly;6/29/1998, Vol. 245 Issue 26, p16
Discusses W.W. Norton publishing company's 75th anniversary. How the company has never merged or acquired another company; The company's mix of trade and college publishing; Norton's employee ownership structure; History of the company; How Norton's stock system works.
- Exec pens Norton's future. Lentz, Philip // Crain's New York Business;7/25/94, Vol. 10 Issue 30, p23
Profiles president of W. W. Norton & Co. W. Drake McFeely. Predecessor; Norton's annual sales; Workforce; Number of books published annually; McFeely's central mission; Divisions where most of sales come from; Most popular titles; McFelly's plans; Family background; Education; Jobs held.
- The left finds a home at Norton. Kinsella, Bridget // Publishers Weekly;8/26/1996, Vol. 243 Issue 35, p32
Discusses W.W. Norton and that small but distinguished group of radical publishers it represents. The signing of a three-year distribution agreement by Verso Books with Norton; Norton chairman W. Drake McFeely commenting on the diversity of Norton's nine affiliate publishers, like the New Press...