- Esubstance to Turn Books into Web Content. Richardson, Jean // Publishers Weekly;9/18/2000, Vol. 247 Issue 38, p42
Provides information on eSubstance, a company that specializes in repackaging books for use in a variety of high-profile Web sites. Background of the company; Expansion plans of eSubstance; Amount raised by the company in its first round of financing in 2000.
- International news. // Book Publishing Report;01/17/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p7
Reports on developments in the international book publishing industry as of January 17, 2000. Decision of Bertelsmann to bring electronic books into Great Britain through Bol.com; Decision of publishers and booksellers to minimize book sales during the 1999 holiday season due to poor sales...
- INTERNATIONAL NEWS. // Book Publishing Report;07/24/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 29, p8
Presents several international developments in the publishing industry. Details on the Internet sales of literature in Great Britain; Popularity of online bookselling; Information on the stock options of top Bertelsmann executives.
- 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 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...
- INTERNATIONAL NEWS. // Book Publishing Report;06/05/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 23, p8
Reports on developments related to international book trade as of June 5, 2000. Mark Wossner's resignation as chairman of Bertelsmann's supervisory board.