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  • Publishing Pay Rose 2.8% in 2013

    The average pay raise for publishing employees in 2013 was 2.8%, according to PW’s just-concluded salary survey. The percentage increase last year was the same as in 2012, when the survey also found that pay had risen by 2.8%.

  • Parragon Publishing Restructures

    In a move meant to reflect its broadening business interests, Parragon Publishing has restructured its operations into two divisions.

  • News Briefs: Week of August 25, 2014

    Suchomel returning to Legato Publishers Group and more in this week's publishing news briefs.

  • Saying Goodbye to The ‘Movie Guide’

    When Leonard Maltin was 17 years old, a teacher at his high school in Teaneck, N.J., set up a meeting between Maltin and Patrick O’Connor, an editor at Signet Books.

  • Four Questions for...Amy Einhorn

    PW spoke with the new v-p and publisher of Flatiron books about change, expectations and being the new kid in the corner office.

  • Eckhart Tolle Launches Imprint with New World Library

    'Power of Now' author Eckhart Tolle has partnered with New World Library on the formation of a new imprint, Eckhart Tolle Editions.

  • Suchomel Returning to Legato Publishers Group

    Almost two weeks after the planned acquisition of Perseus Books Group by Hachette and Ingram fell apart, Perseus CEO David Steinberger has announced that Mark Suchomel will officially resume his position at the helm of the boutique distribution company.

  • News Briefs: Week of August 18, 2014

    HMH Trade Group down and more in this week's publishing news briefs.

  • Inkshares Looks to Marry the Old with the New

    The startup combines the services of a legacy publisher—editing, marketing, design, and distribution—with the ever-growing model of crowdfunding.

  • Layoffs at Atria Books

    Simon & Schuster's Atria Books imprint went through a round of layoffs on Monday. Although the company did not respond to inquiries about the downsizing, PW has learned that at least two editors were let go.

  • Phaidon Acquires Artspace

    With its acquisition of the Internet startup, the art book house will be able to establish a global community for art enthusiasts and professionals.

  • IPS to Handle Rosetta's Print Distribution

    E-book publisher RosettaBooks has signed Ingram Publishers Services to handle its expanding print program. Roestta, which has been dabbling in POD titles for about three years, will distribute its first frontlist hardcover, the business book "Moonshot," through Ingram.

  • News Briefs: Week of August 11, 2014

    Court grants preliminary approval to Apple settlement and more in this week's publishing news briefs.

  • Harper 2014 Earnings Jump 5%; S&S Second Quarter Up 12%

    According to two different reports, HarperCollins finished a strong fiscal 2014, which ended June 30, with revenue of $1.4 billion, up 5% over last year, while Simon & Schuster reported second-quarter revenues of $211 million, a 12% increase over the same period in 2013.

  • Copyright Changes Hit Canadian Publishers Hard

    When the Canadian Copyright Modernization Act was passed in 2012, publishing associations were happy with certain aspects of the legislation, including its antipiracy measures.

  • Hachette, Ingram Drop Plans to Buy Perseus

    The planned acquisition of Perseus, by Hachette Book Group and Ingram, is off. David Steinberger, CEO of Perseus, said that, despite much effort from all three parties, an agreement could not be be reached on "everything necessary" to close the deal.

  • S&S Launches Video Series

    'Behind the Book from Simon & Schuster,' a new series of videos featuring S&S editors and publishers, is now live.

  • Salary Survey Out

    This will be the last week any publisher interested in filling out PW's annual salary survey will be able to do so.

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