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Simon & Schuster

Simon & Schuster Celebrates Banned Books Week 2017

Pub Date: Sep 22, 2017

Simon & Schuster is pleased to announce a full array of activities planned in support of the American Library Association’s Banned Books Week. The roster includes: –       A Facebook Live event with author Ellen Hopkins and a video from Brendan Kiely, supporting the freedom to read –       A Banned Books Week video available on the S&S YouTube Read more »

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Barnes & Noble Declares Quarterly Dividend

Pub Date: Sep 19, 2017

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share, payable on October 27, 2017, to stockholders of record at the close of business on October 6, 2017. About Barnes & Noble, Inc. Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) is the nation’s largest retail bookseller, and a leading retailer of content, Read more »

Ingram Content

Ingram Content Group associates on the move

Pub Date: Sep 15, 2017

Ingram Content Group (“Ingram”) today announced associate promotions and new associates to the group. Matthew Dickie has joined the Ingram Publisher Services LLC (“IPS”) international sales team as a new European Sales Manager. He previously worked for Usborne Publishing where he sold to wholesalers, retailers, and distributors across Europe and Latin America resulting in consistent growth in Read more »

Simon & Schuster

Simon & Schuster to Assist Libraries, Booksellers Damaged by Hurricane Irma

Pub Date: Sep 15, 2017

Simon & Schuster announced that it would extend relief assistance to public and school libraries and bookselling retailers that have been damaged in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. The program is similar to the assistance offered by Simon & Schuster following Hurricane Harvey, and is intended to help libraries, schools and booksellers in Florida and Read more »

Indie Author Day 2017

Indie Author Day 2017

Pub Date: Sep 7, 2017

On October 14, 2017, indie authors across North America will gather at their local libraries to participate in activities like author panels, book readings and signings, writing workshops, presentations from local industry specialists and more. There will also be video workshops available from industry experts. Here are a few reasons to participate in Indie Author Day Read more »

Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble Reports Fiscal 2018 First Quarter Financial Results

Pub Date: Sep 7, 2017

First Quarter Operating Results Improve on Expense Reductions  Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) today reported sales and earnings for its fiscal 2018 first quarter ended July 29, 2017. Total sales for the first quarter were $853 million, declining 6.6% as compared to the prior year. Comparable store sales decreased 4.9%, as declines in non-book categories outpaced improved book trends Read more »

Two Rivers Distribution

Ingram’s Perseus Distribution rebranded as Two Rivers Distribution

Pub Date: Sep 6, 2017

Ingram Publisher Services LLC, an operating company of Ingram Content Group, announces a new name for the Perseus Distribution brand: Two Rivers Distribution. This rebranding helps separate the distribution business from the publishing entity that is now with Hachette. This change will not impact operations or client services. “Since Perseus Distribution became part of Ingram in Read more »

Bertelsmann Investments

Bertelsmann First-Half Operating Group Profits Hit New High

Pub Date: Aug 31, 2017

  Revenues rise to €8.1 billion Growth businesses grow their revenues by nine percent Operating EBITDA of €1.1 billion continues stable, at a high level Investment activity again strengthened, to €643 million Progress on all strategic priorities Closing of Penguin Random House share increase scheduled for 4th quarter Positive outlook for full year confirmed Bertelsmann Read more »

Ingram Content

Ingram Content Group Re-Aligns Internally

Pub Date: Aug 29, 2017

 Ingram Content Group (“Ingram”) announces an executive, internal, re-alignment. The shift will help focus efforts in Ingram’s wholesale business and their growing distribution services. Since the 2016 Ingram Publisher Services LLC acquisition of Perseus Distribution, Ingram continued an “Upstream” / “Downstream” reporting structure. “We’ve learned a lot in the last year and are continuously looking Read more »

Simon & Schuster

Simon & Schuster to Assist Texas Libraries Hit by Hurricane Harvey

Pub Date: Aug 29, 2017

Simon & Schuster today announced that it would offer relief assistance for public and school libraries and bookselling retailers that have been damaged in the flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey. Through the Simon & Schuster Education & Library marketing department, the company is offering to any Texas public or school library damaged by Hurricane Harvey Read more »