Bloomsbury's U.S. Business Up 46% During First Half of 2006
- Walker Books now all employee-owned. // Publishers Weekly;1/19/1998, Vol. 245 Issue 3, p237
Reports that the Walker Books Employee Trust has acquired complete control of the house. Establishment of the trust by the late founder of the company, Sebastian Walker; Details of the January 1998 deal.
- News Briefs. // Publishers Weekly;8/31/2009, Vol. 256 Issue 35, p3
This section offers news briefs on the publishing sector. Former HarperCollins Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Jane Friedman was able to raise three million U.S. dollars to finance her new startup Open Road Integrated Media LLC. A motion by Amazon to dismiss an antitrust lawsuit filed against...
- Is Bloomsbury Set? Nelson, Sara // Publishers Weekly;5/19/2008, Vol. 255 Issue 20, p5
The article reports on the rumors about the shut down of publishing company Bloomsbury. Several staffers were laid off, including Annik LaFarge. Publisher Karen Rinaldi, who by all accounts built the house, moved to Rodale, as publishing director. But Richard Charkin, the new president of...
- Walker to Invest $7 Million in Candlewick. Rosen, Judith // Publishers Weekly;5/8/2000, Vol. 247 Issue 19, p14
Reports on the plan of Walker Books to invest in Candlewick Books. Amount that it plans to invest; Details on the expansion plans of Candlewick; Information on the overall staff increase that Candlewick experienced.
- Happy authors. Watson, Paul; Langford, Ross // BRW;01/26/98, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p12
Reports on how employee ownership has proven to be an important key to success for British-based publisher, Walker Books. Comments from managing director, David Heatherwick; Founder Sebastian Walker vesting the majority of the company in a trust; How it has encouraged stability and loyalty.
- Walker Drops Mysteries. Zeitchik, Steven // Publishers Weekly;1/28/2002, Vol. 249 Issue 4, p134
Reports on the decision of Walker Books to phase out its mystery book line. Reason behind the move; Plans for the company's outstanding book contracts; Number of mystery books published by the company each year.
- LIFELINE. // Campaign;12/7/2007, Issue 49, p13
The article presents information on the financial performance of magazine publishing company, Future PLC. In June 2006, Future had grown to become Great Britain's third-largest consumer publisher. In October 2006, chief executive Stevie Spring is expected to raise the company's profile, improve...
- News Briefs. // Publishers Weekly;4/5/2010, Vol. 257 Issue 14, p4
The article offers news briefs on issues related to publishers and publishing as of April 5, 2010. Bloomsbury USA posted an 18.8 million British pound sales increase in 2009. Total sales at Scholastic declined to 398.8 million British pounds in the first quarter ended February 28. Singer Barbra...
- News Briefs. // Publishers Weekly;1/28/2008, Vol. 255 Issue 4, p4
This section presents an update on issues concerning the publishing industry. Printing firm Quebecor World filed for bankruptcy protection in Canada and the U.S. Bloomsbury USA terminated seven positions in its workforce following a disappointing 2007 sales results. McGraw-Hill Education...