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  • Howell to Virgin

    <p>Laurence Howell is to join Virgin Books as consultant on its sports and entertainment lists, following his departure from W H Smith, where he was... Read more

  • Books Etc standardises rep visit

    <p>Books Etc has begun to roll out a new system controlling publisher rep visits to its 37 stores. Each branch of the high street and... Read more

  • Reins on primary publishing

    <p>Fears of an explosion in government publishing for primary schools have been eased after the Department for Education&amp;Skills said that it intended to limit the... Read more

  • Reins on primary publishing

    <p>Tom Holman</p><p>Fears of an explosion in government publishing for primary schools have been eased after the Department for Education&amp;Skills said that it intended to limit... Read more

  • Publishers alerted over guide

    <p>Liz Bury</p><p>Publishers have again been alerted to a directory fraud that may exploit the flurry of letters they receive from Continental Europe ahead of the... Read more

  • Reed keeps driving online for profit

    <p>Liz Bury</p><p>Reed Elsevier is seeking bolt-on acquisitions in its chosen markets of science and medical, legal, education and business. Crispin Davis, c.e.o., said the deals... Read more

  • A fair for 'the courageous'

    <p>Herbert Lottman</p><p>That it was held at all spelled victory for both foreign and local participants at the 21st biennial Jerusalem International Book Fair. A number... Read more

  • Calder loses in court

    <p>Independent publisher and bookseller John Calder must pay former member of staff Pamela Hardyment more than &#163;2,000 after losing an employment court case. The case,... Read more

  • Johnson teams with Alcock

    <p>The John Johnson and Michael Alcock agencies have merged to form Johnson&amp;Alcock Ltd. The new company will pull together Michael Alcock's roster of mostly non-fiction... Read more

  • Zwemmer sale hopes

    <p>A buyer for Zwemmer, the specialist art bookshop group which is in administration, could be found by the end of this month. David Coynes of... Read more

  • Reed to keep up online drive

    <p>Reed Elsevier is seeking bolt-on acquisitions that will be funded from free cash flow of &#163;500m, c.e.o. Crispin Davis said today. Speaking at a seminar... Read more

  • W H Smith may have to wait for S

    <p>Kate Swann may not take up her new role as chief executive of W H Smith until the end of 2003. Swann, currently m.d. of... Read more

  • Random backtracks on Ullstein de

    <p>Random backtracks on Ullstein deal</p> Read more

  • Argos chief to run W H Smith

    <p>Kate Swann, managing director of Argos, is to be the new group chief executive of W H Smith. Current c.e.o. Richard Handover will become chairman... Read more

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