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  • C&R anticipates increase in digital sales

    Katie Morhen, 13 Dec 2011

    The independent publishing housing Constable & Robinson (C&R) expects digital sales to increase by the end of the year, it has been reported. Announcing its financial results for the first

    Page 13 Dec 2011

  • Pearson to sell 50% stake in FTSE

    Katie Morhen, 13 Dec 2011

    Major educational publisher Pearson is selling its 50 per cent in FTSE International Limited to the London Stock plc for £450 million in cash, it was announced yesterday (December 12th).

    Page 13 Dec 2011

  • Iconic London bookseller to sell leasehold

    Katie Morhen, 12 Dec 2011

    One of London’s most iconic booksellers is selling the leasehold to its Charing Cross location in a deal worth an estimated £62.5 million. Foyles is among a total of nine properties on

    Page 12 Dec 2011

  • Technology drives literacy, Atwood says

    Katie Morhen, 12 Dec 2011

    The advancement of technology is improving children’s literacy as it is vital for them to be able to read and write to use the internet, renowned novelist Margaret Atwood believes.

    Page 12 Dec 2011

  • Australian book retailer turns to e-publishing

    Fiona Kellagher, 09 Dec 2011

    A leading Australian book retailer is turning its hand to the digital platform as it unveiled plans for a new e-publishing service aimed at budding authors.   Dymocks has

    Page 09 Dec 2011

  • Publisher makes promotions ahead of digital expansion

    Fiona Kellagher, 09 Dec 2011

    A leading publisher in the UK has promoted four members of staff in an effort to expand its digital platform, it has been reported. John Blake Publishing has reshuffled its employee

    Page 09 Dec 2011

  • Amazon lures self-publishers with $6m fund

    Fiona Kellagher, 09 Dec 2011

    Leading online retailer Amazon is enticing self-publishing authors to its new Kindle Direct Publishing service (KDP) with promises of shares from a $6 million (£3.8 million)

    Page 09 Dec 2011

  • Independent publisher extends reach with new imprint

    Fiona Kellagher, 09 Dec 2011

    One of the UK's leading independent book publishers is extending its reach with a fresh imprint devoted mainly to women's fiction, it has been reported. Constable & Robinson

    Page 09 Dec 2011

  • European Commission launches investigation into e-book price fixing

    Fiona Kellagher, 07 Dec 2011

    The European Commission has launched an investigation into the e-book market to determine whether industry players are colluding on prices to rival Amazon. The EU watchdog is

    Page 07 Dec 2011

  • Amazon brings 450 children's titles to e-platform

    Fiona Kellagher, 07 Dec 2011

    Amazon has deepened its e-publishing potential by acquiring more than 450 children's books it plans to bring out both digitally and in print. For an undisclosed sum, the internet

    Page 07 Dec 2011

  • Penguin invests in Brazilian publisher

    Fiona Kellagher, 06 Dec 2011

    Penguin is broadening its South American horizon by investing in one of Brazil's leading publishers. The Pearson subsidiary is buying a 45 per cent stake in Companhia das Latras

    Page 06 Dec 2011

  • Increasing number of kids don't own a book

    Fiona Kellagher, 06 Dec 2011

    An increasing number of children do not have one book to their name which could be linked to low literacy levels, new research has revealed. In just seven years, the amount of

    Page 06 Dec 2011

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