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Hachette UK sales drop 4.5% in fourth quarter

The Bookseller – 2012-02-07

Hachette parent company Lagardere has reported a 5.9% fall for net sales in its Publishing...
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Dan Shepherd new deputy m.d. at HCB

The Bookseller – 2012-02-02

Hachette Children's Books has appointed Penguin group sales director Dan Shepherd to the...
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McDevitt joins Jenny Brown Associates

The Bookseller – 2012-01-26

Bob McDevitt, previously publisher of Hachette Scotland, has joined leading Scottish literary...
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Doorley new Hachette Ireland editorial director

The Bookseller – 2012-01-24

Hachette Ireland has promoted commissioning editor Ciara Doorley to the position of editorial...
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Hachette acquires memoir of Roy Keane's dog

The Bookseller – 2012-01-12

Hachette Books Ireland has acquired the autobiography of footballer Roy Keane's dog, Triggs,...
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Hachette reports a 'blockbuster' Christmas for e-book sales

The Bookseller – 2012-01-03

Hachette has reported a "blockbuster Christmas for e-books", selling more than 100,000...
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Whither the Sales Rep

Publishers Weekly – 2011-12-02

While publishers have been reorganizing their sales forces for years, the shifting marketplace—one without Borders and with a lot fewer print books—is forcing publishers to rethink more than ever how they sell. Hachette Book Group’s elimination...
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Kevin Hand to become PPA chairman

Media Week – 2011-11-24

Kevin Hand, the former chairman of Hachette UK, will become the new chairman of the Professional Publishers Association (PPA), following Stevie Spring's departure from the PPA board.
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Anobii signs retail deals with publishers

The Bookseller – 2011-10-26

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 26/10/2011 - 15:07 Social networking site Anobii has signed retail partnerships with 10 UK publishing companies, including the UK's four biggest publishers, meaning the site will sell their...
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Octopus to publish Biggest Loser cookbook

The Bookseller – 2011-10-25

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 25/10/2011 - 07:30 Octopus will publish the next tie-in title to ITV1 show "The Biggest Loser" next year, the third in the brand to be released by the Hachette publisher. Publishing director...
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Authors to Get Sales Data From Three Big Publishers

The New York Times – 2011-10-20

Simon & Schuster, Random House and the Hachette Book Group said they would allow authors to access book sales data online, a service Amazon began providing last year.
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FBF Day 2: rights round-up

The Bookseller – 2011-10-13

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Thu, 13/10/2011 - 15:15 Yet more rights deals announced at Frankfurt Book Fair today, including Piatkus' foreign rights team is having a runaway success with début novel The Guilty One by Lisa...
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FBF: UK worst country for protecting chains

The Bookseller – 2011-10-13

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 13/10/2011 - 09:02 The UK is the worst country for protecting its high street chains, which are essential for the long-term health of the book trade, the chief executive of Hachette Livre has...
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Global woes unlikely to hit US business at Frankfurt

The Bookseller – 2011-10-10

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 10/10/2011 - 08:43 Leading US publishers are looking forward to this week's Frankfurt Book Fair, with both Simon & Schuster and Hachette bringing more editors than they did last year. Hachette...
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Google launches UK eBooks store, Australia and Canada 'soon'

The Bookseller – 2011-10-06

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Thu, 06/10/2011 - 14:17 Google eBooks has launched its e-bookstore in the UK. The store can be found at Google.co.uk/ebooks with frontlist titles including The Fear Index by Robert Harris priced at £9.06...
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Hachette Looks to Broaden Reach For Gail Carriger

Publishers Weekly – 2011-09-30

Fans of the Parasol Protectorate, Gail Carriger’s five-book sci-fi series, will likely feel a pang of loss when the last book of the series, Timeless, is released in March 2012 and the adventures of Alexia Tarabotti come to a close. But that...
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Hachette opens Dubai office

The Bookseller – 2011-09-29

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 29/09/2011 - 12:08 Hachette UK is opening a sales and marketing office in Dubai to cover the Middle East, with Matt Cowdery taking on the role of sales manager, Middle East. Group commercial...
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Flammarion signs Amazon deal ahead of Kindle launch

The Bookseller – 2011-09-27

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Tue, 27/09/2011 - 15:18 French publisher Flammarion has signed an agreement to sell its electronic titles through Amazon and Apple’s iBookstore. The publisher is the first in France to sign up with...
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Hearst Magazines restructures senior management team

Media Week – 2011-09-21

Hearst Magazines UK has appointed Anna Jones as acting COO and Matt Salmon as group commercial director, after concluding the business review triggered by the merger of NatMag and Hachette Filipacchi.
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‘Business as usual’ for Frankfurt Book Fair

The Bookseller – 2011-09-16

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 16/09/2011 - 16:21 Publishers are predicting a busy Frankfurt, reporting full meeting schedules. However, given the tough economic climate, there was a prevailing mood of caution. Hachette UK...
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