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The Book Depository expands in Australia

Amazon-owned online retailer the Book Depository is to expand in Australia, adding more than 25,000 titles to its offer. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wordery founders sell 49% stake to Connect Books

Connect Books has bought the remaining 49% stake in Wordery to become the sole owners of the retailer. Wordery – an online bookseller – was established in October 2012 as a joint enterprise between Connect Books, which owned a 51% stake, and former Book Depository IT director Will Jones and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kieron Smith to join Blackwell's

Former Book Depository m.d Kieron Smith is to join Blackwell’s as digital director in February. He replaces Matthew Cashmore in the role, who left this month to join the priesthood. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Profit surge at Book Depository

The Amazon-owned Book Depository made a pre-tax profit of more than £15m in 2012 after... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bertrams to launch online bookseller

UK book wholesaler Bertrams is teaming up with former Book Depository IT director Will Jones to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jones to leave The Book Depository

The Book Depository’s IT director Will Jones is departing the company after four years.... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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TBD launches 24-hour promotion

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 07/11/2011 - 14:23 The Book Depository is kicking off Christmas with 24 hours of deals, beginning this Thursday (10th November). The online retailer will be offering customers one title every hour at a "superb price" from noon GMT on Thursday... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Australian competition body backs TBD takeover

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 02/11/2011 - 08:25 The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has joined the UK's Office of Fair Trading in giving the go-ahead to Amazon's acquisition of the Book Depository. In its ruling, it said "the proposed acquisition was... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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TBD needs "freedom" post Amazon takeover - IPG

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 02/11/2011 - 13:55 The Independent Publishers Guild has accepted the OFT’s decision to clear the merger of Amazon and The Book Depository, but called on Amazon to “work hard” with its members to allay their concerns. Following a survey, IPG... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OFT gives go-ahead for Amazon/TBD merger

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 26/10/2011 - 13:03 The Office of Fair Trading has cleared Amazon to take over The Book Depository, ruling the merger would not lead to a lessening of competition within the UK book industry. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon/TBD merger "could put bookshops out of business"

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 26/10/2011 - 15:55 The Booksellers Association has said the Office of Fair Trading's decision to clear the merger between Amazon and The Book Depository will give Amazon more power to put its competitors out of business. The OFT announced today... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OFT decision on Amazon merger due late October

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 19/09/2011 - 11:47 The Office of Fair Trading has said it now expects to announce its decision on the Amazon takeover of The Book Depository by late October. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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VIDEO: Amazon merger opposed

The Booksellers Association has formally opposed Amazon's attempts to merge with The Book Depository. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2011-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OFT delays Amazon/Book Depository decision

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 01/09/2011 - 15:20 The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has pushed back its decision on whether to refer the Amazon takeover of The Book Depository to the Competition Commission. The decision was expected to be tomorrow (2nd September) after being... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OFT decision on Amazon merger due Friday

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 30/08/2011 - 15:30 The Office of Fair Trading has postponed its ruling on the merger between Amazon and The Book Depository until Friday (2nd September). Originally the OFT had scheduled to announce today (30th August) whether it considered the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Irish authorities clear Amazon Book Depository acquistion

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 27/07/2011 - 08:17 The Irish Competition Authority has cleared the acquisition of The Book Depository by Amazon after a three week investigation into the deal. In a short statement, the authority said: "[We have] formed the view that the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Irish authorities clear Amazon Book Depository acquisition

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 27/07/2011 - 07:40 The Irish Competition Authority has cleared the acquisition of The Book Depository by Amazon after a three-week investigation into the deal. In a short statement, the authority said: "[We have] formed the view that the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SoA says Amazon/TBD merger "unhealthy domination"

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 21/07/2011 - 09:45 The Society of Authors is the latest organisation to argue that the merger of Amazon with The Book Depository could lead to “unhealthy domination” of one company over the bookselling market. In its submission to the Office of... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PA and IPG unite to oppose Amazon/TBD

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 15/07/2011 - 09:10 The Publishers Association has united with the Independent Publishers Guild for the first time to oppose the merger of Amazon and The Book Depository, while calling for a wider public investigation into the competition between... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA opposes Amazon and Book Depository merger

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 07/07/2011 - 09:06 The Booksellers Association has announced it will formally oppose the merger of Amazon and The Book Depository, saying that Amazon already had a "de facto monopoly". read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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