HarperCollins Buys Fourth Estate, Picks Barnsley For Top U.K. Spot
- HarperCollins Acquires U.K. Publisher Fourth Estate. Milliot, Jim; Richardson, Jean // Publishers Weekly;7/17/2000, Vol. 247 Issue 29, p75
Reports that publishing firm HarperCollins has completed the purchase of Fourth Estate, an independent publisher in Great Britain. Impact of the acquisition on the presence of HarperCollins in Britain; Chief executive and publisher appointed by HarperCollins to its subsidiary in Britain; Sales...
- Last card leads the pack. Rolfe, Patricia // Bulletin with Newsweek;07/21/98, Vol. 117 Issue 6132, p68
Presents information on British publisher, Fourth Estate. How they are able to publish best sellers such as `The Shipping News,' by Annie Prolux and `Longitude,' by Dava Sobel; Comments from Publishing Director Christopher Potter; How Fourth Estate was founded; Their high-risk, high-level list.
- Zondervan Takes Over Parent's U.K. Religious Publishing Operations. // Book Publishing Report;04/16/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 16, p3
Reports the decision of HarperCollins to dissolve the religious publishing operation of Marshall Pickering and Fount in Great Britain. Integration of the companies into the Zondervan Publishing House division; Reasons for the takeover; Organizational impact of the transition.
- Search is on for successor to long-time head of HarperCollins U.K. // Book Publishing Report;02/14/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p6
Reports on HarperCollins' Great Britain's office search for an executive chairman. Resignation of Eddie Bell; Reasons for the resignation of Bell.
- HC UK Completes Overhaul. // Publishers Weekly;2/3/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 5, p12
Reports on the creation of two additional divisions at HarperCollins UK in February 2003. Function of the HarperPress division; Types of publications to be handled by the HarperFiction unit; Executives appointed as heads of the divisions
- VICTORIA BARNSLEY. Davidson, Andrew // Management Today;Aug2004, p46
Entrepreneur Victoria Barnsley is perched on the edge of a nondescript armchair in her book-strewn fourth-floor office at Harper-Collins, talking. And that helps, you'd guess, for an executive who has jumped from running her own acclaimed but tiny company, Fourth Estate, to heading Britain's...
- RANDOM NOTES. Miner, Brad // National Review;8/6/1990, Vol. 42 Issue 15, p46
Comments on HarperCollins' reported purchase of three books from former Conservative Member of Parliament Jeffrey Archer. Author-orchestrated publicity surrounding the Archer deal; Speculations on the amount of money that HarperCollins is paying Archer; Details of the first novel, "As the Crow...
- Patrician hauteur. Magarian, Baret // New Statesman;02/26/99, Vol. 128 Issue 4425, p58
Investigates the success of the publishing house Harvill Press in Great Britain. Character of Christopher MacLehose, chairman and co-owner of the publishing house; History of Harvill Press; Elements that comprise the list of Harvill; Relationship with HarperCollins; Pursuit of an international...
- INTERNATIONAL NEWS. // Book Publishing Report;12/18/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 49, p8
Presents news items concerning publishing houses in Great Britain. Expected drop in pre-Christmas 2000 book sales; HarperCollins UK's laying off of five employees as part of its decision to consolidate Fourth Estate's sales force with its own; Financial performance of non-fiction publisher...