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  • RH gets Victor and Rimington

    <p> Agent Ed Victor' s first book, The Obvious Diet, has been acquired by Random House imprint Vermilion. RH has also acquired the much publicised... Read more

  • Swotbooks deal attacked

    <p> Academic publishers raised concerns this week over a new online partnership. Swotbooks.com, the academic e-tailer affiliated to UCAS, is to offer a database of... Read more

  • Foot and mouth hits rural booksellers

    <p> Foot and mouth disease has severely hit sales at booksellers in rural areas, especially in the Lake District, Derbyshire and Devon. And retailers in... Read more

  • Flat growth for German trade in 2000

    <p> Germany' s publishing industry enjoyed a solid but unspectacular 2000, according to the annual market survey of trade magazine Buchreport. The top 100 publishers... Read more

  • Nelson Thornes goes second

    <p> Nelson Thornes became the second largest educational publisher in the UK after Pearson last year when it bought its rival Thomas Nelson. This week... Read more

  • HC under fire over WHS book

    <p> Angry independent booksellers have called for an explanation from HarperCollins this week over why it has published a special edition of the children's book... Read more

  • Amazon

    <p> Amazon offers customers the best experience of online shopping, according to a survey of 38 online retailers by retail consultancy the Javelin Group.</p><p>... Read more

  • Job losses likely in restructure at Marshall Publishing

    <p> A shake-up at Marshall Publishing has led to the loss of up to 10 jobs as the company shifts its focus further towards mass... Read more

  • First signs of green shoots?

    <p> Waterstone's reports best sales figures for two years, announces three branch closures</p><p> Waterstone's has reported its highest like-for-like sales growth in two years. As... Read more

  • Caution urged over tie-ins

    <p> Joel Rickett</p><p> Booksellers should exercise extreme caution when ordering non-book products tied in to films such as the forthcoming Harry Potter movie,... Read more

  • Bertrams and Ebrary launches

    <p> Bertrams showcased a new Epos product at LBF this year. Though aimed at booksellers, the inspiration came from an unlikely sourceMcDonald's.</p><p> Bertline... Read more

  • Attendance up, sales brisk at busy Salon du Livre

    <p> France: Barbara Casassus</p><p> The Salon du Livre closed its doors behind about 240,000 visitors last Wednesay, some 2.6% more than the 235,000... Read more

  • Canadian publishers bailed out

    <p> Canada: Monica Dobie</p><p> Canadian publishers have had to resort to government handouts to cope with the high volume of returns they face... Read more

  • Danes go cut-price

    <p> Denmark: Michael de Laine</p><p> Danish publishers are to make their first move towards cheaper books following the abolition of retail price maintenance.... Read more

  • SW libraries contracts

    <p> Askews Library Services, Peters Library Services, B&MBC and Dawson have beaten rivals to win a &#163;2.1m library supply contract from a Southwest-based buying... Read more

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