Tougher terms for campus shops


Richard Lewis and Liz Bury</p><p>

The powerful US academic, professional and specialist publisher McGraw-Hill has introduced tougher terms for campus booksellers, in some cases reducing discounts by 3%. University booksellers have warned that the move, which mirrors ones made by OUP and CUP in January, could threaten the future of many shops.</p><p>

Murray St Leger, M-H sales and marketing director, said the "fairly unilateral" reductions were implemented to make discounts fairer. "There were too many highs and lows among our accounts," he said. "Some have gone up and some have remained...

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