- Book Publishing Goes Paperless. Kachka, Boris // New York;3/10/2008, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p26
The article reports that the Hachette Book Group has distributed Sony Readers to its editors and publishers in an attempt to become a paper-less book publisher. This allows book agents to submit manuscripts electronically, avoiding the carrying around of piles of paper. According to Hachette's...
- BOOKS DON'T WANT TO BE FREE. Hughes, Evan // New Republic;10/21/2013, Vol. 244 Issue 17, p22
The article looks at the impact of digital technology on books and the book publishing industry, as of 2013. It discusses factors accounting for the continued willingness of consumers to pay for books, in contrast to an increasing trend toward expecting to access movies, music, and news media...
- News Briefs. // Publishers Weekly;4/26/2010, Vol. 257 Issue 17, p4
This section presents an update on issues related to the publishing industry. Amazon reported that its revenue increased by 46 percent while its net income increased by 68 percent. The U.S. Supreme Court overturned the conviction of a Virginia man who was sentenced to prison for creating videos...
- News Briefs. // Publishers Weekly;10/28/2013, Vol. 260 Issue 43, p6
The article offers publishing industry news briefs as of October 28, 2013. Amazon Publishing executive Larry Kirshbaum announced his resignation as of January 17, 2014. Online retailer Amazon reported a 24 percent total revenue increase in the third quarter of 2013, but showed an operating loss...
- McGraw-Hill To Form New Digital Unit Within Its School Education Group To Focus On Delivery. // Educational Marketer;7/2/2001, Vol. 32 Issue 19, p1
Reports that educational publisher McGraw-Hill Education is creating a unit within its School Education Group that will focus on delivering digitized content.
- THE TOP 10 LIBRARY STORIES OF 2014. ALBANESE, ANDREW RICHARD // Publishers Weekly;12/8/2014, Vol. 261 Issue 51, p30
The article discusses several publishing industry events from 2014. Topics include details on publisher Simon and Schuster's introduction into library electronic book (e-book) lending, details on the e-book dispute between publisher Hachette and electronic commerce (e-commerce) company Amazon,...
- Simon & Schuster Revenues Down 8.6% During The Second Quarter. // Book Publishing Report;08/07/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 31, p4
Reports on publishing house Simon & Schuster's financial performance during the second quarter of 2000. Decline in the company's revenues; Restructuring costs related to the company's becoming a stand-alone publisher; Preparation to launch several big titles during the second half of the year.
- S&S Makes Adult Pocket Books And Trade Division One 900-Title Group. // Book Publishing Report;02/05/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p4
Reports that Simon and Schuster is splitting up its Pocket Books, combining the adult imprints with its Trade Division and making the Young Readers imprints part of its Children's Publishing Division. Intended purpose for the company's move; Optimism of company officials that their decision to...
- Viacom Hangs 'Not For Sale Sign' on S&S, Moves To Make It More Interesting. Holt, Karen Jenkins // Book Publishing Report;2/4/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p1
Reports on the movement of Simon & Schuster (S&S) Inc. to the Viacom Entertainment Group in New York City. Effects of corporate synergy on the publishing program of S&S; Relationship of S&S to other film and television studios; Revenue of S&S.