IN THE LOOP
- Penguin Cuts 25 Jobs at DK. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;10/15/2001, Vol. 248 Issue 42, p9
Reports on the plan of Penguin Putnam to layoff several employees at its acquired DK Publishing in the United States in 2001. Number of jobs to be eliminated; Incentives that will be given to laid off workers; Resignation of executives Danny Gurr and Gary Gentel from DK.
- U.S. Sales Boost Penguin Group, But Dorling Kindersley Holds Down Profits And Revenue Growth. Holt, Karen Jenkins // Book Publishing Report;8/6/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 31, p4
Reports the revenue and profit gained by Penguin Putnam Inc. in the U.S. Increase of actual net sales; Aquisition of Dorling Kindersley; Changes in the publishing strategy of Dorling Kindersley.
- Gurr is new acting head at DK. // Publishers Weekly;4/27/1998, Vol. 245 Issue 17, p20
Reports that while DK Publishing searches for a new chief operating officer (CEO) the company appointed Danny Gurr as acting president as of 1998. Length of the appointment.
- DK results up; Gurr to president. Richardson, Jean // Publishers Weekly;9/21/1998, Vol. 245 Issue 38, p14
Reports that Dorling Kindersley (DK) encountered better than expected results for its fiscal year ending June 30, 1998. Sales data; Danny Gurr appointed president of the United States subsidiary; US sales increase; How the company met its financial targets.
- Pearson buys pub DK. // Daily Variety;04/03/2000, Vol. 267 Issue 22, p16
Reports on Pearson's acquisition of British publisher Dorling Kindersley.
- Expand, adapt and originate. Rolfe, Patricia // Bulletin with Newsweek;09/02/97, Vol. 116 Issue 6087, p74
Focuses on foreign book publisher Dorling Kindersley. How it tends to follow its own course in crating a product and selling it; Its editorial office, including Robert Sarsfield, formerly of Reader's Digest. How Sarsfield adapts and originates titles; Peter Kindersley as responsible for the...
- New imprint from DK Publishing. // Publishers Weekly;10/23/1995, Vol. 242 Issue 43, p12
Reports on DK Publishing's plan to launch a new children's imprint called Henderson in February 1996. Titles from Henderson Publishing as basis of creative books, games and activities featured; Fun-Fax Organizer System as Henderson's largest line; Other series offered; DK Stickers as other...
- Dorling Kindersley's limitless vision. van de Vliet, Anita // Management Today;Dec1996, p50
Highlights the growth of the Dorling Kindersley Holdings (DK). Area of specialization of the company; Chairman and co-founder of the company; Market-led concept of publishing of the company; Venture of the company into the CD-ROM market; Plans for sales expansion, profits and increasing employee...
- Strong six months for DK. // Publishers Weekly;4/1/1996, Vol. 243 Issue 14, p19
Presents financial information for DK Inc., the United States subsidiary of Dorling Kindersley. Strong revenues report for 1995; Sales highlights for DK; Expansion of its library division.