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  • BA boss targets pricing

    <p> Booksellers Association president Martin Grindley called for publishers to price their books according to their target market, and break with the ubiquity of the... 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

  • DiRomualdo to part with Borders

    <p> Robert DiRomualdo, who joined Borders in 1989, became its c.e.o. in 1992 and then president of the combined Borders and Waldenbooks in 1994, will... Read more

  • 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

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