Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

‘Nearly all American educators are using digital content’—but the news isn’t all good

By David Rothman
July 5, 2015 // 1 Comment

The big challenge of tech in education isn’t just getting the gadgets out there. It’s actually using them to foster learning. And in that regard the news isn’t all good. From Business Reporter in the U.K., via Ingram’s Wayne Keegan on LinkedIn: “Houghton Mifflin [...]

The E-Book Pricing Promo War is Heating Up

By Dan Eldridge
April 13, 2013 // 2 Comments

“Publishers are beginning to do more aggressive e-book price testing,” according to a brief news item that appeared on the Publishers Weekly website yesterday. “Both Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Storey Publishing have recently announced monthly pricing promotions that set prices [...]

Morning Roundup — Stories you may have missed

By libertyc
November 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

A Publisher’s Year: Rebooting the Book (National Post) Over a Third of eReaders Are Used Just Once (The Digital Reader) . eBooks and the Race to Publication (Good E-Reader) Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Acquires Award-Winning Culinary Program (Daily Finance) Kindle Daily Deal: Robert [...]

Morning Roundup — Stories you may have missed

By libertyc
November 9, 2012 // 0 Comments

Bartlett’s Quotation’s New Digital Face (Good E-Reader) Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Buys Webster’s New World Dictionary (MediaBistro) Publisher Earnings Roundup: Harper Collins, Simon & Schuster (Paid Content) E-books Marketshare at 22%, Amazon has 27% (Publisher’s Weekly) [...]

Barnes & Noble reportedly instructs local stores to pull Amazon titles

By libertyc
October 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

Yesterday, shoppers discovered that Barnes & Noble is carrying books from Amazon Publishing’s New York imprint in stores around the country, despite the company’s insistence that it wouldn’t do so. Following our story’s publication yesterday, I learned that Barnes & Noble [...]

B&N and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to sell Nooks loaded with content to schools

By Paul Biba
May 3, 2012 // 1 Comment

From the press release: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) and Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced a ground breaking program aimed at utilizing technology to develop a love for learning. The partnership offers [...]

American Booksellers Association joins Amazon publishing boycott

By libertyc
February 9, 2012 // 4 Comments

Publishers Weekly reports that the American Booksellers Association has become the latest bookstore entity to join the boycott of books produced by Amazon’s publishing arm. Indeed, the ABA’s for-profit subsidiary, IndieCommerce, has begun removing those titles from its database. IndieCommerce [...]

Amazon signs print distribution deal with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for Amazon-published books

By libertyc
January 25, 2012 // 1 Comment

PaidContent reports that Amazon has officially reached an agreement with publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to print and distribute all titles published by Amazon Publishing everywhere in North America outside of Amazon.com itself. This will allow Amazon to work around B&N’s insistence on [...]

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