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  • 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

  • Amazon.co.uk takes on Waterstones.co.uk

    <p>Waterstone's Online is to follow Borders.com into the arms of Amazon, after Waterstone's announced that it had struck a deal with Amazon.co.uk to relaunch Waterstones.co.uk... Read more

  • Middlehurst on the move

    <p>Former Dorling Kindersley chief executive James Middlehurst has left his job as chief executive of Gladstone, the software services group. It follows a collapse in... Read more

  • Waterstone's launches &##34;biggest ever&##34; sale

    <p>Waterstone's is to launch what it described as its largest ever sale, with almost 600 titles to be price promoted with some discounts as high... Read more

  • Terrell becomes Amazon.co.uk m.d.

    <p>Robin Terrell, general manager of media products, has been made managing director of Amazon.co.uk. He succeeds Steve Frazier, who is returning to the US to... Read more

  • Writers' Website wins award

    <p>ABCtales.com, a writers' Website established by Big Issue founder John Bird and Body Shop's co-founder Gordon Roddick, has won the New Statesman Online Communities Award.... Read more

  • Penguin's Asian tour

    <p>Penguin is to follow in the footsteps of Manchester United and Liverpool by opening a sales and marketing operation in Asia. The move will be... Read more

  • Euro Commission re-opens investigation in Germany

    <p>The European Commission has re-opened its investigation into Germany's book pricing system and has started proceedings against the German trade organisation Borsenverein and certain publishers,... Read more

  • Sales rocket at Tate Enterprises

    <p>Sales and profitability at Tate Enterprises, the commercial arm of the Tate galleries, have soared since the opening of Tate Modern on London's Bankside last... Read more

  • New openings for Ottakar's

    <p>Ottakar's has announced the opening of a further three shops and the expansion of an existing outlet, keeping it on track to achieve its goal... Read more

  • Hammicks and SPCK snap-up Triptych staff

    <p>Booksellers Hammicks and SPCK have snapped up former Triptych staff and brought them in-house to help maintain their Bestseller ordering and stock control system. It... Read more

  • Lightning Source opens UK plant

    <p>Lightning Source, the US-based print-on-demand and e-book fulfilment operation, will open its first UK plant on Tuesday 31st July. The UK operation, based at Rooksley,... Read more

Jobs in Books

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  1. 1.
    Pinch of Nom Food Planner
    by Featherstone, Allinson & Davis
  2. 2.
    In a House of Lies
    by Ian Rankin
  3. 3.
    Pinch of Nom
    by Kay Featherstone & Kate Allinson
  4. 4.
    The Fast 800 Recipe Book: Low-carb, Mediterranean style recipes for intermittent fasting and long-term health
    by Dr Clare Bailey
  5. 5.
    Never Greener
    by Ruth Jones
  6. 6.
    Careless Love
    by Peter Robinson
  7. 7.
    The President is Missing
    by President Bill Clinton & James Patterson
  8. 8.
    The Spy and the Traitor
    by Ben MacIntyre
  9. 9.
    The Tattooist of Auschwitz
    by Heather Morris
  10. 10.
    How to Be a Footballer
    by Peter Crouch
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