Foyles buys

<p>Foyles has bought online bookseller Bookplace Ltd. The company runs two and
Bookplace was set up in 2003 after former parent Hammicks was acquired by Ottakars. Since then, it has traded under the management of Ian Ramsden-Morris and Chris Dodd.
The Bookplace grew sales by 35% in its first full year of independence to &#163;945,000, with a "marginal" operating profit, in the year to end-July 2004. Bookplace also grew its bespoke publisher business, taking on online fulfilment for Accent Press, Black Amber, Black Dog, Faber, Giles De La Mare,...

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