Publishing News

Meredith Publishes Eat This, Not That Magazine (December 4, 2014): Meredith has started publishing Eat This, Not That magazine which is based on the popular book franchise.

Barnes & Noble to Spin Off Nook Business (June 26, 2014): Barnes & Noble plans to separate its Nook business. The company recently partnered with Samsung to make the devices.

Rihanna's CFDA Gown Challenges News Outlets (June 4, 2014): Mainstream media had trouble covering Rihanna's racy CFDA gown. The gown was see through and impossible to show on television.

Atria Publishing Launches Keywords Press Imprint (May 25, 2014): Atria Publishing has launched Keywords Press, which it bills as an imprint for digital influences.

Mara Anastas Named Publisher of Aladdin Books and Simon Pulse (April 6, 2014): Mara Anastas has been named publisher of Aladdin Books and Simon Pulse.

Simon & Schuster Launches 250 Words, a Website About Business Books (February 9, 2014): Simon & Schuster has launched 250 Words, a website about business books. The site is edited by Sam McNerney.

Oyster, an Ebook Subscription Service, Raises $14 Million (January 16, 2014): Oyster, a subscription ebook service, has raised $14 million

Amazon to Acquire Book Recommendation Site Goodreads (March 28, 2013): Amazon has announced plans to acquire Goodreads, a book recommendations community.

Pearson Buys 5% Stake in Nook Media (January 1, 2013): Pearson has bought a 5% stake in Nook Media LLC, a subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, Inc.

Chantal Restivo-Alessi Named Chief Digital Office of HarperCollins Publishers (May 2, 2012): HarperCollins Publishers has announced that Chantal Restivo-Alessi has been appointed to the position of Chief Digital Officer.

Anderson Family Taking Books a Million Private (April 30, 2012): Clyde B.

Wiley & Sons Plans to Sell Frommer's, CliffsNotes (March 8, 2012): Wiley & Sons announced that it plans to some of its assets.

Businessweek Releases Cover Image for Steve Jobs Tribute Issue (October 5, 2011): Visionary Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died today at age 56.

F+W Media Launches Digital Business Imprint (September 27, 2011): F+W Media has launched an business ebook imprint, called F+W Media Business Now.

Publishers Partner for Bookish Website (May 9, 2011): Three large publishers - Hachette Book Group, Penguin Group USA and Simon & Schuster - have partnered for a new site launching this summer called Bookish.

F+W Media Acquires Tyrus Books, Creates F+W Crime (April 29, 2011): F+W Media, Inc.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt CEO Resigns (March 21, 2011): Houghton Mifflin Harcourt CEO Barry O'Callaghan has resigned.

Random House Digital Sales are Booming (December 20, 2010): Publisher's Weekly reports on the letter Random House sent to its employees at year end.

Borders Group Reaches Deal to Sell Paperchase (July 13, 2010): Borders Group has entered into an agreement to sell Paperchase Products Limited to Primary Capital Limited, a private equity firm.

Harlequin Launches Digital Imprint Called Carina Press (June 12, 2010): Harlequin Enterprises Limited has launched a digital imprint called Carina Press.