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  • Middelhoff leaves sale doubts

    <p> Germany: Anja Sieg</p><p> The planned sale of BertelsmannSpringer has been called into doubt after parent Bertelsmann's c.e.o Thomas Middelhoff was sacked.</p><p>... Read more

  • CNA franchises fail

    <p> South Africa: Eve Gray</p><p> South African publishers have reacted with disbelief as CNA, the country's largest newsagent and bookseller and with an... Read more

  • Pearson Education seeks synergy

    <p> Pearson Education is to play a pivotal role in owner Pearson's plans to develop greater collaboration between its publishing operations. The news came... Read more

  • Profile Books buys HarperCollins business

    <p> Profile Books, general non-fiction and Economist Books publisher, has gained a large piece of the business books market with the acquisition of HarperCollins'... Read more

  • DK bright spot for Penguin

    <p> Tom Holman</p><p> Dorling Kindersley has broken even for the first time since joining the Penguin Group, according to interim results from parent... Read more

  • Libraries get &#163;300,000 Extra

    <p>Up to &#163;300,000 has been given to 10 library authorities to spend on a programme that aims to help stop young people from committing criminal... Read more

  • Chair of Forward prizes resigns

    <p>Poet Michael Donaghy has stepped down as chair of the judges for this year's Forward Poetry Prizes after controversy over the selection of its shortlists.... Read more

  • Penguin and Pearson combine distribution

    <p>Penguin and Pearson Education are to build a new joint distribution facility near the Pearson warehouse in Magna Park, Leicestershire. The move could lead to... Read more

  • D&C profits from F&W

    <p>The first financial results for David&amp;Charles since it was acquired by US company F&W Publishing have shown a four-fold improvement in operating profit. In the... Read more

  • OUP maintains margin in tough year

    <p>Oxford University Press has reported a 3% rise in sales, and a marginal increase in pretax surplus, in its latest financial year. In the year... Read more

  • Part of CNA in liquidation

    <p>South African publishers have reacted with disbelief after CNA, the country's largest newsagent and bookseller, with a 108-year-old history, faced an application for provisional liquidation.... Read more

  • Olson farewell to Middelhoff

    <p>Random House Inc chief executive Peter Olson has sent an e-mail message to staff in the US and Canada following the dismissal of parent Bertelsmann's... Read more

  • Kylie book for Hodder

    <p>Hodder&amp;Stoughton has bought an authorised portrait of singing star Kylie Minogue for publication in November. The size of the deal, which includes serial rights, was... Read more

  • DK reaches break even

    <p>Dorling Kindersley has broken even for the first time since it joined the Penguin Group, according to results from parent Pearson for the six months... Read more

  • Profile buys HarperCollins Business Books

    <p>Profile Books, general non-fiction publisher and publisher of Economist Books, has gained a generous chunk of the UK business books market via the acquisition of... Read more

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