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  • W H Smith reviews core stock

    <p>W H Smith is conducting a review of its core stock purchasing strategy for its UK stores. The chain will this month create an initial... Read more

  • Nielsen 'confident' about database

    <p>Nielsen BookData was this week optimistic that it had solved most of the problems with its new combined bibliographic database (The Bookseller, 23rd January).</p><p>But some... Read more

  • 'Slim chance' of County Bookshops sale

    <p>A buyer for troubled discount chain County Bookshops is unlikely to be found, the administrators have admitted. KPMG has now closed at least 31 of... Read more

  • Plymbridge creditors mobilise

    <p> Plymbridge's 10 largest creditors have joined together to appoint a former insolvency practitioner to manage the distributor's administration.</p><p>John Hawkey, a barrister, will co-ordinate creditors... Read more

  • Supermarkets eye WBD

    <p>Supermarkets are poised to make an 11th-hour entry to this year's World Book Day on 4th March.</p><p>Despite vehement objections from some independents and chains, who... Read more

  • Expanding Bookworld records &#163;500,000 loss

    <p>Scottish bookseller David Flatman, which trades under the bargain bookselling brands Bookworld and Bargain Books, has recorded an operating loss of &#163;521,877 in the year... Read more

  • How To Books helps itself grow

    <p>Independent publisher How To Books grew sales by 40% to &#163;1.2m in 2003, after strong success with a number of its do-it-yourself guides.</p><p>The publisher made... Read more

  • Continuum consolidates

    <p>Liz Bury</p><p>Continuum International Publishing Group is on budget to meet its 2004 growth targets, following its integration and reorganisation last year.</p><p>Sales increased by 40% to... Read more

  • Haynes holds margin despite slower sales

    <p>Automotive and motorcycle repair manuals publisher Haynes has strengthened margin, despite lower sales in the six months to end-November.</p><p>Operating profit was &#163;3.8m, up from &#163;3.5m... Read more

  • Journals inquiry heats up

    <p>Liz Bury</p><p>Publishers of STM journals are putting the final touches to their responses to a landmark parliamentary select committee inquiry into the journals market. Led... Read more

  • University budgets at breaking point

    <p>Spending on journals in higher education has outpaced book purchases, according to the latest survey by the PA's Council of Academic&amp;Professional Publishers, Tom Holman writes.</p><p>The... Read more

  • The Waterloo market stall mob

    <p>It is not often that you see a real villain in The Bookseller , as opposed to your usual common-or-garden book trade variety, so let... Read more

  • Duckworth revitalised

    <p> A change is taking place at Duckworth, the general trade and classics publisher known for its upmarket literary roots (the company was founded by... Read more

  • Williams directs ops at Waterstone's

    <p>Waterstone's has appointed an internal candidate to the role of operations director. Nick Williams, formerly divisional manager for the chain's superstores division and acting operations... Read more

  • Haynes holds margin

    <p>Automotive and motorcycle repair manuals publisher Haynes has strengthened margin despite lower sales in the six months to end-November. Operating profit was &#163;3.8m, up from... Read more

Jobs in Books

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    The Ice Monster
    by David Walliams & Tony Ross
  2. 2.
    Becoming
    by Michelle Obama
  3. 3.
    The Meltdown
    by Jeff Kinney
  4. 4.
    Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
    by J K Rowling
  5. 5.
    Past Tense
    by Lee Child
  6. 6.
    The Wonky Donkey
    by Craig Smith & Katz Cowley
  7. 7.
    The Tattooist of Auschwitz
    by Heather Morris
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    Guinness World Records 2019
    by
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    The Fallen
    by David Baldacci
  10. 10.
    Listening to the Animals
    by Noel Fitzpatrick
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