Penguin Books Ltd. engages in the publication of various books. Its categories include art, architecture and photography, Asian interest, biography and memoirs, black interest, business, finance and law, children's books, coffee table classics, computers and Internet, crime and thrillers fairy tale, folklore and myth, fiction, film and TV, food and drink, gay and lesbian, graphic novels, health and fitness, history, home and garden, horror, humour, Irish interest, Jewish interest, leisure activities, lifestyle and personal development, merchandise, music, poetry, drama and criticism, politics, society and philosophy, reference, religion, science, science fiction and fantasy, sport, travel, a...
London, WC2R 0RL
Founded in 1935
Penguin to Pay $75 Million in Consumer Damages to Resolve All Antitrust Claims
May 22 13
Penguin has reached a comprehensive agreement with the US State Attorneys General and private class plaintiffs to pay $75 million in consumer damages plus costs and fees to resolve all antitrust claims relating to eBook pricing. Penguin has also committed to the State Attorneys General to abide by the same injunctive relief as previously agreed in a separate settlement with the Department of Justice.
Penguin Books Ltd Announces Earnings Results for the Year 2012
Mar 2 13
Penguin Books Ltd. announced earnings results for the year 2012. For the year, total sales rose to £1.05 billion, up 1% from the previous year, although operating profit declined 12%, to £98 million. Figures benefited slightly from currency exchange fluctuations.
Penguin Settles Lawsuit on Pricing of e-books
Dec 19 12
Penguin announced that it was settling a lawsuit brought by the Justice Department over the pricing of e-books. The company said it was agreeing to settle because of the impending merger of Random House, a division of Bertelsmann, and Penguin, a division of Pearson.