Connect Books sales up 12% in latest trading update

Connect Books saw a 12% year-on-year rise for the 45-week period to 15th July 2017, with strong sales in UK and Wordery offsetting weaker sales in libraries. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Connect Books' buyer Aurelius backs out of sale

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