Entertainment company New Regency has partnered with Insight Editions on a new division that will produce book tie-ins to New Regency’s film and TV properties. The first titles will be “high-end, large-format art books and collectibles presenting never-before-seen images and behind-the-scenes stories” from Fight Club, Heat, The Revenant, and the upcoming film Amsterdam, a release states. “I am extremely proud of our library of critically acclaimed films and New Regency Publishing is a next logical step in our evolution,” New Regency’s chairman and ceo Yariv Milchan said. “It’s exciting to partner with [Insight founder and ceo] Raoul Goff and the […]
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According to various Twitter posts, some Macmillan employees are back online after a security incident shut down their systems in the US and UK this week. The roll out gives those staffers access to email, which is run through Gmail, but they may not be able to use systems outside of the Google suite.
As of July 1, Histria Books will be distributed worldwide by Independent Publishers Group. They were previously distributed by the Casemate Group. Also on July 1, University of Minnesota Press will use Parson Weems Publisher Services as their sales group in the Mid-Atlantic region. Exisle and Mayo Clinic Press will be distributed by Two Rivers Distribution starting in September.
At Atria, Maudee Genao has been promoted to associate marketing manager.
Pan Macmillan in the UK also shut down their systems as a result of the weekend security incident at Macmillan. They said in a statement: “As a precautionary measure, we immediately took systems offline to prevent further impact to our network. We are working diligently with specialists to investigate the source of this issue, understand its impact on our systems, and to restore full functionality to our networks as soon as possible.”
Barnes & Noble Education reported results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended April 30, and restated the results of fiscal year 2021, due to “certain out of period adjustments related primarily to income tax benefit, and restructuring and other charges.” Those adjustments increased the fiscal year 2021 net loss by $8 million. The company finished the fiscal year by doing less worse than before: Sales for Q4 2022 were $261 million, up 17 percent from the revised $223 million last year. But that’s still well below the pre-pandemic level, which saw sales of $334 million in Q4 2019. […]