News for October, 2018

October 31, 2018

Brill reports disappointing sales in Q3 and revises outlook for 2018

Brill’s Q3 sales were disappointing. Especially the print book sales in Europe and Asia showed a decline of approximately 10% compared to Q3 2017 as a result of lower market demand. Also journal sales in Q3 were significantly behind last year’s third quarter due to phasing of publication of journal issues. However, journal sales to date remain ahead of last year.

October 23, 2018

Brill CFO temporarily steps back due to illness

Due to a serious illness, Olivier de Vlam temporarily steps back as CFO and COO with immediate effect. Brill has appointed Wim Dikstaal as CFO ad interim and member of the Executive Committee of Brill effective 1 November 2018.

October 10, 2018

Brill signs agreement to join CEPIEC’s Iresearch Platform


International scholarly publisher Brill and China Educational Publications Import & Export Corporation Ltd. (CEPIEC) announced their agreement at the Frankfurt Book Fair to make Brill e-books available on CEPIEC’s newly launched Iresearch online platform.

October 4, 2018

Brill acquires Deo Publishing


Brill, the international scholarly publisher, has acquired the full publication program of Deo Publishing (Blandford Forum, UK) with immediate effect.

Last month Brill and Deo Publishing reached an agreement to transfer all assets of Deo Publishing to Brill. With this Brill acquires several important book series in Religious Studies, with some 50 available titles and a healthy pipeline.