Bertelsmann acquires full ownership of the world’s largest
trade publishing group.
Growth in the leading book market, the United States:
Strong bestsellers, total availability of its titles in digital
formats, and state-of-the-art logistics prove advantageous
during the coronavirus pandemic.
Penguin Random House connects with audiences
worldwide through virtual events, social media campaigns
and online book recommendations.
G+J teamed up with the Audio Alliance to establish new
podcasts such as “Die Stunde Null – Deutschlands Weg
aus der Krise” (Zero Hour – Germany’s Way out of the
Crisis), the “Stern” podcast “Wir und Corona” (Us and
Corona), and “Geolino Spezial – Gemeinsam gegen
Corona.” (Geolino Special – Together against Corona).
G+J provided coverage of the coronavirus pandemic in
a variety of special publications, such as the first joint
special issue of the traditional brands “Stern,” “Capital”
and “Geo,” and the “#stayathomeandcook” campaign
by “Essen & Trinken” and “Chefkoch.”