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 unlikely to substantially lessen competition in any relevant market". It argued the merged firm would continue to face competition from Australian and overseas based retailers. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-02 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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Trade bodies look to proposals for new pro-competition regime to check Amazon

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Australian newspapers black out front pages to fight back against secrecy laws

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Empire strikes back: News Corp turns blowtorch on former Australian reporter | The Weekly Beast

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TBD needs "freedom" post Amazon takeover - IPG

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Clint Smith’s Back-to-Back, Genre-Spanning Best Sellers

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Government backs Hargreaves, rows back on blocking filesharing websites

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Bring Back the Big, Comfortable Bookstore Reading Chair

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Recovering the ‘Aryan worldview’: the West Australian book publisher under scrutiny over far right texts

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Netflix’s sci-fi adaptation 3 Body Problem finally gets a full-sized trailer

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3 New Memoirs That Hold Nothing Back

Out this week are three memoirs that tell the full, unvarnished truth about breaking up with alcohol, defecting from right-wing conservatism, and living with a traumatic brain injury. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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China Bestsellers: ‘Three-Body’ News and November Sales

Our exclusive November bestseller lists in China saw boosts from annual 'Double 11' sales and a new interest in traditional Chinese medicine. The post China Bestsellers: ‘Three-Body’ News and November Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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They’re (Paper)back!: Winter 2024 YA Paperback Books for Your TBR

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Chris Bowen calls on News Corp to sack Andrew Bolt for column saying Australians sick of ‘kowtowing to the primitive’

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