Lagardère Publishing, operating mainly under the Hachette Livre imprint, is the world’s third-largest consumer publishing group in the trade and educational markets. It brings together more than 200 publishing brands and releases around 15,000 new titles each year, in a dozen languages, mainly in French, English and Spanish.
Lagardère Publishing serves all segments of the consumer publishing market, including textbooks and extra-curricular works, general literature, illustrated books, partworks, dictionaries, children and young adult titles, paperbacks and travel guides.
Lagardère Publishing stands out for its broad range of paper, audio and digital formats and diverse business lines covering publishing, marketing and distribution.
It is pursuing an acquisition strategy both in France and internationally, while diversifying beyond books into adjacent markets such as board games (Hachette Boardgames), mobile games (Hachette Mobile Studios) and premium stationery (Paperblanks).