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- HarperCollins U.K. fined for misleading Alistair Maclean covers. Menkes, V.; Reuter, M. // Publishers Weekly;10/18/1991, Vol. 238 Issue 46, p16
Reports that HarperCollins U.K. has been fined over 6000 pounds for misleading bookbuyers by publishing two thrillers whose story line was devised by Alistair Maclean, without making it clear that they were written after he died.
- Harper U.K. braces for layoffs. Wheeler, Sara // Publishers Weekly;7/3/1995, Vol. 242 Issue 27, p9
Reports on the possible workforce reduction at HarperCollins in Great Britain. Conditions of the market; Number of jobs expected to be cut; Requests for voluntary resignations.
- Harper U.K. may dump NBA; PA head calls it a `milestone'. Richardson, Jean // Publishers Weekly;9/25/1995, Vol. 242 Issue 39, p12
Reports that United Kingdom-based book publisher HarperCollins may follow the example of other book companies by making its book list available for discounting; Future of the Net Book Agreement (NBA) as bleak after HarperCollins' announcement; Predictions of the NBA's collapse before the end of...
- 100 jobs cut in Harper U.K. restructuring. Wheeler, Sara // Publishers Weekly;7/17/1995, Vol. 242 Issue 29, p123
Reports on the employee layoffs at HarperCollins U.K. Sale of the company's stationery and diaries division; Relocation of the cartographic division from Edinburgh, Scotland to HarperCollins' offices in Glasgow, Scotland; Remarks from executive chairman Eddie Bell.
- Harper profits down, hit by weakness in U.K., SF, paperbacks. Baker, John F. // Publishers Weekly;8/26/1996, Vol. 243 Issue 35, p29
Announces that HarperCollins has reported declines in revenues and profits in the fiscal year ended June 30, 1996. Citing dramatically lower earnings from its U.K. operations; Weak performance in its San Francisco unit and HarperPaperbacks; Other financial data.
- Rumors persist about Bell. Wheeler, Sara // Publishers Weekly;12/4/1995, Vol. 242 Issue 49, p10
Reports on the rumored termination of HarperCollins U.K. executive chairman and publisher, Eddie Bell. Announcement of Chief Executive Officer George Craig that he has no intention of firing Bell.
- hot deals. Baker, John F. // Publishers Weekly;1/31/2005, Vol. 252 Issue 5, p16
Presents news on deals within the publishing industry as of February 2005. Purchase of the Malcolm X biography, written by Columbia University scholar and author Manning Marable, by Wendy Wolf for publisher Viking Penguin; Purchase by publisher HarperCollins' executive director Dan Conaway of...
- Deals. DEAHL, RACHEL // Publishers Weekly;8/18/2014, Vol. 261 Issue 33, p10
The article presents publishing industry news briefs. Laurie Chittenden at publisher St. Martin's Thomas Dunne imprint bought the rights to Viola Shipman's novel "The Charm Bracelet" at auction. Rob Kirkpatrick, also of Thomas Dunne, pre-empted Eric Nelson at the Susan Rabiner Agency for world...
- 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.