Newton gets his knuckles rapped

<p>It was only to be expected that Bloomsbury's latest results would be greeted by a welter of tired old Harry Potterisms, &#224; la the Scotsman's "Bloomsbury performance fails to cast a spell". Well, &#163;3.72m of profit doesn't seem too dusty to me, but then I'm not a shareholder--or an analyst, come to that. One such, young Adrian Kearsey of Beeson Gregory, delivered the opinion that Bloomsbury needs to start spending "to drive up value . . . there is room to spend on acquisitions," he added sagely. "Shan't, so there," retorted Nigel Newton, although by the time he spoke to The Bookse...

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