Bowker buys PubEasy from Vista

<p>Bowker, the US book information company with a UK arm, has acquired online book ordering system PubEasy from Vista International for an undisclosed sum.</p><p>Bowker, which already owns Pubnet, an order routing service for the US market, said the deal would bring "enhanced services" to existing PubEasy customers. It claimed 11,000 booksellers in 110 countries used the service to access book information from 3,300 publishers.</p><p>Michael Cairns, Bowker president, said the company aimed to develop PubEasy's web-based platform to create a transactional service to rival Nielsen BookData's ...

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