The publisher is looking to reduce labor costs by temporarily closing some distribution centers and implementing measures including a combination of furloughs, shortened work weeks, and voluntary unpaid leave.
The suit was first filed in October of 2018, after President Trump made numerous threats against journalists and organizations whose coverage he disliked.
With the new coronavirus pandemic affecting every part of the book business, now is not a great time to be publishing a book, and many authors with titles scheduled for the coming months might be tempted to a new publication date. But for publishers, moving titles en masse will be tricky.
Bookstores and indie publishers have been scrambling as state-mandated closures expanded along the West Coast late last week and the new coronavirus outbreak worsened.
A rapid decrease in sales caused by the new coronavirus and the decision to delay the publication of some titles has caused Skyhorse to let go about 30% of its staff.
Woody Allen's memoir, acquired and then dropped by Hachette's Grand Central Publishing imprint earlier this month, has been bought by Skyhorse imprint Arcade Publishing, which has released the title today.
On March 19, lawyers from Hagens Berman filed a class action suit on behalf of consumers in the U.S. District Court in Seattle, accusing Amazon of a massive horizontal price fixing scheme involving its two million third-party sellers.
Executives at Ingram Content Group affirmed their commitment to support the bookselling and publishing trade as best they can through the coronavirus crisis and though in some areas where the company operates government officials have issued shelter-in-place orders, Ingram's businesses have been deemed essential and remain open.
Dial has proven a venerable example of survival among the fickleness of the book biz. Now, under editorial director Whitney Frick, the press is entering a new stage of life nearly a century after it was founded.
Publisher revenues from digital subscription services surged 36.2% last year over the year prior. But can the trend last?
The rapid spread of the Covid-19 pandemic has forced every part of the book industry to make adjustments.
A letter from PW president George Slowik addressing PW's response to the Covid-19 crisis, and steps on how to access all of PW's assets during this time.
A list of special offers and discounts offered in an effort to mitigate the impact of the new coronavirus on the book publishing industry and related communities.
Johns Hopkins University press will make 1,400 books and 97 journals accessible for free for the remainder of the spring semester to both students and the general public via the Project MUSE platform—the latest in a number of university presses making similar arrangements.
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The new coronavirus is causing unprecedented disruption for independent publishers, but despite those challenges more than half a dozen indies said this week that they were managing to make a somewhat smooth transition to remote work while rallying in support of independent booksellers.
In a letter to Penguin Random House employees worldwide, PRH CEO Markus Dohle outlined how PRH plans to address the challenges the company faces coping with the global spread of the new coronavirus.
For the second time in two weeks, the new coronavirus has forced the cancellation of a major international book publishing conference—and made clear to publishers that these issues aren't going anywhere for a while.
A new report from the National Endowment for the Arts tracking American reading habits in 2017 revealed that more than half of all U.S. adults, 55%, or 132 million people, did some form of book-reading.
Acknowledging that many people in its New York City headquarters may be uncomfortable commuting to its office, PRH US CEO Madeline McIntosh issued a memo saying the any employees who are able to complete their work from home may do so.