Lack of 2007 Bestsellers Linked to RH Stumble
- Random House Revenues Decline Despite Large Number Of Bestsellers. // Book Publishing Report;4/5/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p1
The Random House division of Germany based Bertelsmann AG posted disappointing 2003 financials, despite producing more bestsellers than any U.S.-based trade book publisher. New York-based Random House had sales of 1.78 billion in 2003, down from 2 billion in 2002. Operating earnings before...
- The book on Bertelsmann. Perman, Stacy; Sachs, Andrea; Salz-Trautman, Peggy // Time International (South Pacific Edition);4/6/1998, Issue 14, p56
Discusses the acquisition of Random House by German media company Bertelsmann AG, making Bertelsmann the leader in United States publishing. Comments from company officials, including Thomas Middelhoff, who engineered the deal just six months before officially stepping into the position of...
- The book on Bertelsmann. Perman, Stacy; Sachs, Andrea; Salz-Trautman, Peggy // Time;4/6/1998, Vol. 151 Issue 13, p54
Discusses the acquisition of Random House by German media company Bertelsmann AG, making Bertelsmann the leader in United States publishing. Comments from company officials, including Thomas Middelhoff, who engineered the deal just six months before officially stepping into the chief executive...
- Score Another One For Old Media At Bertelsmann. // Book Publishing Report;9/9/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 35, p2
Reports on Bertelsmann AG's announcement of its commitment to its core businesses, including book publishing, after the release of the company's financial results for the first half of 2002. Profitability of Bertelsmann's Random House Inc. unit; Reasons of the company for renewing interest in...
- Bertelsmann more American than German after Random House acquisition. // Book Publishing Report;09/27/99, Vol. 24 Issue 38, p1
Reports on the acquisition of publishing company Random House by Bertelsmann AG. Financial performance of Bertelsmann in fiscal 1999; Total revenues from the company's United States operations; Plan to digitize Random House's entire backlist; Contemplation of more acquisitions.
- Random House CEO tapped to lead Bertelsmann's global book division. // Book Publishing Report;12/13/99, Vol. 24 Issue 48, p3
Announces the appointment of Random House Chief Executive Officer Peter Olson as head of the German media conglomerate Bertelsmann's worldwide trade-book publishing interests. Olson as the first American to serve on Bertelsmann's Executive Board; Financial performance of Bertelsmann's United...
- Random House Poised for Better Year. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;7/1/2002, Vol. 249 Issue 26, p10
Cites the business forecast of Random House for 2002. Comparison of its performance in the first five months of 2002 with year earlier results; Benchmarks used by Random; Reorders of its book categories; Details of its restructuring program.
- GUNTHER THIELEN. Guyon, Janet; Hjelt, Paola; Schwartz, Nelson D.; Taylor III, Alex; Tomlinson, Richard // Fortune International (Europe);8/9/2004, Vol. 150 Issue 3, p66
The article profiles Gunther Thielen, chief executive officer of Bertelsmann, in Germany. A Bertelsmann veteran, Thielen, 62, was heading the company's printing arm and preparing for retirement when he was asked to replace Thomas Middelhoff as CEO of Europe's largest media company two years ago....
- Random House Credits Frontlist Titles For First-Half Revenue Growth. // Book Publishing Report;9/20/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 36, p1
Reports on the financial performance of Random House for the first half ending June 30, 2004 in the U.S. Increase in the revenues; Operating income; Factors contributing to the increase in the operating income.