marjorie scardino

marjorie scardino

Pearson reports 72% rise in profts

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Ebook revenue growth helps push Pearson to pre-tax profit of £1bn for 2011Pearson has reported a 72% surge in pre-tax profits to £1.15bn for 2011, with ebook sales at Penguin more than doubling and profits at FT Group, home to the Financial Times, up by about a quarter.Pearson, which beat...
Pearson reports 72% rise in profts

Penguin merger minuses could be pluses for indies

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The book trade's response to the creation of Penguin Random House has been largely despairing - but there is new hope for independentsThe reactions to news that Bertelsmann is to merge with Pearson, creating the biggest publisher in the world in Penguin Random House, can be summed up in one...
Penguin merger minuses could be pluses for indies

Penguin and Random House Agree Deal

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The tie-up between Penguin and Random House has been confirmed this morning. Penguin-Random House, as the joint venture will be known, is expected to give the two publishing houses, owned by Pearson and Bertelsmann, more oomph in the publishing world's ongoing battle with Amazon. The deal is split 53- 47...
Penguin and Random House Agree Deal

Pearson CEO Scardino out; what next for FT?

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Her company made £2 billion ($3.1 billion) in digital content revenue last year. Now Financial Times publisher Pearson’s CEO Marjorie Scardino is leaving the company after 15 years. Scardino will be replaced from January 1 by John Fallon, CEO of Pearson’s international education business, responsible for the company’s emerging-markets growth....
Pearson CEO Scardino out; what next for FT?
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