Kogan Page celebrates 50th anniversary
50 years of independent business book publishing
Independent global publishing house Kogan Page, is proud to announce the celebration of its 50th anniversary. Leading the field in innovative business books for the last five decades, the London-based publisher is a major success-story in an industry dominated by large corporates.
Publishing over 100 titles a year, in both print and digital form, Kogan Page has a reputation for producing some of the most innovative ideas across business, marketing, human resources and management. Bestselling books include Brand Child by Martin Lindstrom, Family Wars by Grant Gordon and Nigel Nicholson and Management Stripped Bare by Jo Owen.
What makes Kogan Page unique?
- Leading the way in SME international success
Kogan Page sells its titles in 90 different international territories, and has offices in London, New York and New Delhi. It has a vibrant export market with 45 per cent of its revenue generated from international sales, while its books are translated into over 50 languages. Outside of its home market, the company’s highest grossing territory is the USA, followed by Europe and South East Asia
- Embracing digital change
Meeting the challenge of digital content formats the company has developed new ways of engaging the reader with online courses, videos, articles, masterclass events, webinars and podcasts
- Agile and independent
Punching above its weight as an SME independent book publisher, Kogan Page has adapted to some of the biggest changes and challenges in publishing, and has made this flexibility and adaptability its strength
- Working in partnership
Kogan Page is the preferred publishing provider for a number professional organisations including the CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development), Chartered Bankers Institute, Market Research Society, The Chartered Institute of Logistics and The Institute of Risk Management, the Institute of Practitioner in Advertisers and the TUC, supporting the companies’ reach to significant numbers of professionals
Helen Kogan, Managing Director at Kogan Page commented:
“We are immensely proud of all that we’ve achieved as a small, independent publisher. We have been through some difficult and uncertain times but we have remodelled our business to equip ourselves for the future and we are now excited and optimistic about where we are and where we are going. Although the landscape of publishing has transformed in the last 50 years, we have remained dedicated to working with experts in their field and offering great routes into the market. We have shown that independent publishing can not only survive but can also flourish in times of change.”