Penguin to ‘Mount a Robust Defense’ Against DoJ Lawsuit

From an announcement from Penguin’s parent company, Pearson, today (AGM and interim management statement):

Following several years of particularly strong performance relative to the overall consumer books market, we expect Penguin to perform in line with its industry this year. It will benefit from its consistently strong publishing schedule, which is more concentrated in the second half this year, and its strong position in the fast-growing market for digital books. The industry continues to face significant structural change and, as one example, we intend to mount a robust defence of our actions in the civil proceedings recently announced by the US Department of Justice against Apple and several consumer book publishers including Penguin.

Read more at Pearson’s corporate site.


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