Hearst Magazines named Katherine Betts editor-in-chief of Harper's Bazaar magazine Thursday, raiding Vogue for its successor to the late Elizabeth Tilberis.
Radio and television broadcaster Emmis Communications said Thursday that first-quarter revenues rose 62% to $72.4 million, as cash flow (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and…
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. agreed Thursday to buy the Hearst Book Group, consisting of Avon Books and William Morrow & Co., in the buy-or-die philosophy that's redefining publishing.
Wily Mel Karmazin is playing the 'Net again, commanding a 30% stake in ThirdAge Media for his CBS Corp. in exchange for $54 million in advertising, promotion and other non-cash considerations.
The Seagram Co. said Wednesday its previously announced offering of 37 million shares, including 8 million from the trusts of Seagram co-chairman Charles R. Bronfman and his family, had been priced…
A turnaround for kiddie publisher Golden Books Family Entertainment took more than baby steps Tuesday when it announced rights to translate No. 1 videogame Pokemon into two lines of books and a slew…
The marketers of Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po bested the likes of Tom Hanks, Fox, Columbia, Universal and Warner Bros. in the screen-rights chase for "Eloise," the classic Kay Thompson books…
Licensing '99 attendees were buzzing Thursday about plans by management of Sony Signatures' music and family entertainment to buy the San Francisco-based unit from Sony Corp..
With the premiere issue of Talk six weeks from newsstands, the Miramax magazine's synergy machine went into high gear Thursday, with the signing of writer Martin Amis to a multipart deal that…
The U.S. and Canadian licensing business has cracked the $100 billion barrier, according to a new study, and now the market is heading overseas.
The $132 billion worldwide licensing industry may not have gotten much respect in the past, but pre-opening signs from Licensing '99 suggest that's about change.