Random House Inc.
The international media company Bertelsmann made good progress with its Group reshaping during the first half of 2013 while also generating a record operating profit. Against the backdrop of a difficult market environment and several structurally declining businesses, Group revenue decreased slightly by 1.9 percent to €7.43 billion (H1 2012: €7.57 billion).
What happens when a traditional book publisher decides to launch a magazine, or a magazine company publishes books? The lines between Canadian media are blurring more lately with publishers experimenting with different revenue streams on multi-platforms to survive in the digital world.
Last week, Random House of Canada Ltd, announced an aggressive new digital strategy that included a revamping of their website and the formation of a new, extensive online magazine and an ebook division under the names Hazlitt Originals and Hazlitt magazine.
Boho Magazine, Ogden Publications, University of California Press and Melcher Media are being recognized for outstanding achievements in environmental sustainability.
The 3rd Annual SustainPrint Awards, produced by Publishing Executive and Book Business magazines, will recognize two book and two magazine publishing companies for their achievements in environmental sustainability.
It may not be easy being “green,” but the companies that earned the 2nd Annual SustainPrint Leadership Awards sure do make it look so. Their achievements and leadership in environmental sustainability were recognized during a special celebration on Monday evening, March 10, in the Marquis Ballroom of the Marriott Marquis in New York’s Times Square, during the Publishing Business Conference & Expo. More than 200 publishing industry executives attended the reception. The awards—established in 2007 by SustainPrint.com (the Web site produced by Book Business and Publishing Executive magazines to cover environmental sustainability in printing and publishing)—recognize magazine- and book-publishing companies each year for
H. G. Wells once said, "Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative." It's an imperative that seems to be hitting many in the business world. The publishing industry, however, has never really been a place for the feeble, and most are giving it their all to adapt … and quickly. They're ringing in the New Year with fresh strategies for cross-media publishing and innovative ways to engage readers to strengthen print (see "There's Growth in Them There Stacks," page 34). Some of the big guns are already a bit ahead of the pack—such as DK Publishing, with its joint effort with