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  • Amazon talks tough on terms

    <p>At least three leading trade publishers have ceased to supply Amazon.co.uk direct after terms negotiations with the bookseller stalled. Headline, Macmillan and Time Warner Books... Read more

  • HC reworks children's dept

    <p> Collins Children's Books has overhauled the structure of its editorial operation as it aims to bounce back from recent departures of key staff.</p><p>... Read more

  • Ottakar's wins market share

    <p> Liz Bury</p><p> Ottakar's is to target sites in the UK's largest towns and cities as well as its traditional secondary and tertiary... Read more

  • RH chief to head Frankfurt

    <p> Volker Neumann, former chairman of Random House in Germany, will take over as new director of the Frankfurt Book Fair on 2nd September.... Read more

  • DK to launch magazine

    <p> Dorling Kindersley is aiming to extend its content to new audiences with the launch of a magazine for seven to 11-year-olds this autumn.</p><p>... Read more

  • Digital deposit costs assessed

    <p> Liz Bury</p><p> A new study is to assess the cost to publishers and libraries of extending legal deposit to include electronic publications.</p><p>... Read more

  • BookData reassures retailers

    <p> Francis Bennett, m.d. of Nielsen BookData, has moved to calm booksellers' concerns that the newly merged business will exploit its position in the... Read more

  • Scanning ahead

    <p> The architects of the merger between Whitaker Information Services and Book Data will spend the months ahead overseeing a complex integration between the... Read more

  • Two-Can deal draws in

    <p> The field has narrowed down to three possible buyers for Two-Can, the children's reference publisher which was put on the market by owner... Read more

  • Court to settle Gyle Thin dispute

    <p> The future of the James Thin branch in Edinburgh's Gyle shopping centre is to be resolved in the Scottish courts at a four-day... Read more

  • Ordnance Survey steps up investment

    <p> Liz Bury</p><p> Ordnance Survey, the national mapping agency, maps publisher and licensor of source material to third-party publishers, has seen sales grow... Read more

  • DK to launch magazine

    <p>Dorling Kindersley is aiming to extend its content to new audiences with the launch of a new magazine aimed at seven to 11-year-olds this autumn.... Read more

  • HarperCollins reworks children's editorial

    <p>Collins Children's Books has overhauled the structure of its editorial operation as it aims to bounce back from recent departures of key staff. The publisher... Read more

  • Amazon to persist with discount strategy

    <p>Amazon.com has seen a 70% hike in sales to $219m (&#163;137m) at its international division, which is dominated by the UK and Germany, in the... Read more

  • Miller in at Granta

    <p>Granta has lured George Miller from Oxford University Press to fill the post of editorial director, which was left vacant following the departure of Neil... Read more

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