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  • Sales leap but profits dip at O'Mara

    <p>Michael O'Mara, the publisher of "Wan2tlk?" and Andrew Morton's "Posh&amp;Becks", has seen its operating profit fall for a third consecutive year, its latest results show.... Read more

  • Advanced Marketing expands

    <p>Distributor and wholesaler Advanced Marketing has split into three divisions after completing a &#163;1m redevelopment of its office and warehouse premises in Bicester, Oxon. A... Read more

  • British booksellers open to Euro business

    <p>British bookshops have given a languid reception to the arrival of the euro as a cash currency, with many saying they are prepared to accept... Read more

  • Libraries borrow from booksellers

    <p> Libraries are to be offered the chance to borrow booksellers' marketing strategies through the launch of a new range of display and promotional... Read more

  • Mesquita to head AA Publishing

    <p> Stephen Mesquita has been made AA Publishing managing director as a group-wide initiative to create a coherent AA brand gets under way. Former... Read more

  • Library book spending slips

    <p> Tom Holman</p><p> Spending on books by public libraries is continuing to shrink despite a small increase in overall expenditure, according to the... Read more

  • Transworld challenged by Orion's fast year

    <p> Transworld has kept its place as the leading publisher on the 2001 paperback fastsellers list (see Alex Hamilton's fastsellers list) despite a strong... Read more

  • Last-minute sales net &#163;30m

    <p> Richard Lewis</p><p> Christmas came late in 2001, but &#163;30m in sales was worth the wait. Reports of busy bookshops across the UK... Read more

  • Ringing the changes in bookselling

    <p> Richard Lewis on 'Book Retailing In Britain'</p><p> Centralised promotions from bookshop chains have driven publishers to focus on "ephemeral" frontlist titles, according... Read more

  • Continuum grows its Scottish list

    <p> Continuum International Publishing has purchased Handsel Press, the scholarly Christian publisher based in Scotland, to merge with T&T Clark, the Edinburgh-based academic religious... Read more

  • John Catt pairs up with Peridot

    <p> John Catt Educational, the Suffolk-based publisher of information about independent schools, has merged with Peridot Press, publisher of The Gap-Year Guidebook. It was... Read more

  • Academic quizzes booksellers

    <p> Richard Lewis</p><p> A new research project promises to lift the lid on the working lives and attitudes of today's booksellers.</p><p> The... Read more

  • Konemann crashes

    <p> Anja Sieg</p><p> Konemann, the international specialist bargain and promotional books publisher, has called in the administrators. The future of the company, based... Read more

  • Tallack to join Conville&amp;Walsh

    <p>Peter Tallack, senior commissioning editor at Orion, is to join Conville&amp;Walsh as an associate literary agent in February. Tallack, 35, was headhunted by Orion four... Read more

  • Mesquita to head AA Publishing

    <p>Stephen Mesquita has been made AA Publishing managing director as part of a group-wide initiative to create "a coherent AA brand". Former m. d. John... Read more

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