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Macmillan Restructures Sales Division

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Macmillan has overhauled its sales operations in what executive v-p of sales Jenn Gonzalez said is a move aimed to more closely align the sales division with the needs of Macmillan’s customers and its publishers.

NDP Scores with NBA’s New Direction

Publishers Weekly -

The National Book Foundation’s new National Book Award for Translated Literature made a real difference for New Directions Publishing, whose book 'The Emissary,' written by Yoko Tawada and translated from the Japanese by Margaret Mitsutani, won the inaugural prize.

Amazon Scraps HQ2 Plans for LIC

Publishers Weekly -

Amazon will no longer build a headquarters in Long Island City, Queens, following grassroots resistance from New Yorkers and adverse reactions from some lawmakers and unions.

Open Road Finds A New Path

Publishers Weekly -

Many startups launched during the beginning of publishing’s digital transformation pivoted to find a way to actually earn a profit. That's exactly what Open Road Integrated Media is up to by devoting more resources to promoting e-book editions of backlist titles from other publishers.

Callaway Makes Sure You'll Remember Its Books

Publishers Weekly -

Remember Madonna’s 'Sex,' the 1992 succès de scandale that shook the publishing world? Or the Miss Spider books, TV series, and app? Both, and more, are the brainchildren of Nicholas Callaway, founder and CEO of Callaway Arts & Entertainment, which turns 40 this year.