Mon, 10/06/2013 - 09:24
Public Accounts Committee chairman Margaret Hodge has warned that politicians should “be careful about the messages they send out”, after Boris Johnson, the mayor of London, praised Amazon for its planned new office in the capital.
Amazon announced new premises in Holborn Viaduct, 210,00 square foot in size, across 12...
Fri, 31/05/2013 - 08:45
Amazon is to open a London office large enough to accommodate 1,600 employees later this year.
The new office will be based at 60 Holborn Viaduct, 210,000 square foot in size and spread across 12 floors, accommodating "several hundred existing employees" from "a variety of teams", as well as hundreds of future ones...
Fri, 14/12/2012 - 09:00
Foyles' annual profit has dived by 25%, hit by the continuing disruption from the Transport For London Tottenham Court Road underground station development in London.
The bookshop chain's sales increased by 2.8% to £23.5 million, up from £22.8m last year, but annual profits to 30th June 2012 fell by...
Wed, 22/06/2011 - 09:13
HarperPress has bought a book by the mayor of London about the people who made the United Kingdom's capital city what it is today.
Publishing director Susan Watt bought British Commonwealth rights to Johnson's Life of London: The People who Made the City that Made the World from Natasha Fairweather at A P Watt. The...
Tue, 08/06/2010 - 07:47
London mayor Boris Johnson has urged Harry Potter fans to lobby author J K Rowling for a theme park based on her creation to be built in the capital.
In his weekly Daily Telegraph column, Johnson questioned Orlando as the location for the new theme park The...
Wed, 22/04/2009 - 13:16
The mayor of London has applauded the capital’s publishing industry as "successful and resilient", despite the economic gloom that has enveloped the UK.
Speaking at the keynote address at the London Book Fair this morning (22nd April), Boris Johnson enthused about the city’s many bookshops and libraries as well as...
Wed, 08/04/2009 - 14:15
Mayor of London Boris Johnson is to attend the London Book Fair (LBF) to make a keynote speech to publishers, literary agents, booksellers and librarians at the event.
After the speech Johnson will then take part in a Q & A hosted by the non-executive chairman of the LBF, Simon Master, and will then take a tour of the show...
Fri, 18/01/2008 - 05:14
London mayoral candidate Boris Johnson's book on the British—a major title for HarperCollins this spring—has been delayed as he concentrates on his election campaign.
Johnson's The British, in which he attempts to unravel what it means to be British today, was originally due from HarperPress on 3rd March. But...