English firms set sight on Gordon Wright Publishing

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Gordon Wright Publishing could be snapped up by a buyer from England following 30 years as a Scottish independent, after it invited bids for the company last week. Gordon Wright, founder and managing director, has received several approaches from publishers based in England who view a possible acquisition as a good route to the Scottish market.</p><p>

The sale includes rights to 34 titles and stock worth about &#163;170,000 in retail sales. Among the titles are three by Orcadian poet and novelist George Mackay Brown, Forbes Macgregor's Greyfriars Bobby and John G Muir's Classroom Clange...

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