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  • Fraser becomes Penguin m.d.

    <p>Helen Fraser has been promoted to managing director of Penguin UK following a decision to bring together Penguin's author-driven publishing divisions: Penguin General, Penguin Press... Read more

  • Sutton backfires at Haynes

    <p>Haynes Publishing returned to growth in its latest financial year, but a tough first half and a disappointing performance at Sutton Publishing helped to push... Read more

  • Blackwell's stems losses

    <p>Blackwell Ltd, the business that includes Blackwell Retail, Blackwell's Online and Blackwell's Book Services, recorded sales growth of 12.5% in the 10 months to June... Read more

  • Rushby and Mitchell leave Waterstone's

    <p>Chris Rushby, Waterstone's head of supply chain, and Peter Mitchell, business development director, are to leave the chain following a decision to close its business... Read more

  • Macmillan's baby success

    <p>Baby Campbell, the pre-school imprint of Macmillan Children's Books, has had three books selected for this year's Sainsbury's Baby Book Award shortlist. "Baby's Very First... Read more

  • Neild takes on Headline

    <p>Hodder Headline has moved swiftly to fill the management gap that will be left when Amanda Ridout, managing director of Headline, takes up her position... Read more

  • Book output accelerates

    <p>Book output has once again begun to accelerate, with the number of books published in the UK in 2000 rising by 5.7% to a new... Read more

  • Profits slump at Waterstone's

    <p>Waterstone's has reported its second consecutive fall in profits, as full-year results for the chain showed profits down by almost a third after stagnant sales... Read more

  • Penguin stars within Pearson

    <p>Penguin was the star performer within the Pearson group in the first half of its financial year, with sales up by 23% and profits by... Read more

  • Ridout and Webster in as HC restructures

    <p>Amanda Ridout and Thomas Webster are to run two new business units at HarperCollins as part of a first phase of restructuring instigated by c.e.o.... Read more

  • Westzone Publishing goes into liquidation

    <p>Westzone Publishing, the illustrated publisher launched last year, has gone into liquidation. It had run into severe cashflow problems following the collapse of Bailey Distribution,... Read more

  • Ian Burns joins Stationery Office

    <p>Ian Burns, former group managing director of Macmillan, has been made chief executive of the Stationery Office. Fred Perkins, who has headed the SO's publishing... Read more

  • Bertrams shelves relocation plans

    <p>Bertrams has shelved plans to relocate to a new 250,000 sq ft warehouse four miles from its existing warehouse in Norwich. Julian Nicholls, chief executive,... Read more

  • Talks to rescue Triptych's Bestseller

    <p>Last-minute talks are taking place to rescue Triptych's Bestseller Classic and Bestseller Two ordering and stock control systems before the company goes into liquidation on... Read more

  • Shingleton leaves Bertrams

    <p>Bob Shingleton, Bertrams sales and e-commerce director, has unexpectedly left the group after a management shake-up. Shingleton joined Bertrams in 1996 as operations manager. Bertrams... Read more

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