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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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

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Cengage/McGraw-Hill merger delayed again, following UK competition decision

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HarperCollins UK profits double due to Tolkien TV deal with Amazon

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Soft Adult Sales Lead to 2% Unit Decline in Late October

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10 best books of October 2017, according to Amazon's editors

From a memoir of time spent in space to the latest works by well-known authors such as Rupi Kaur and Jennifer Egan, the books being released in October are a varied group. Check out the titles that Amazon editors liked the best, with thoughts from Amazon senior editor Chris Schluep. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Amazon fines publishers for late deliveries

Amazon has begun fining publishers for late deliveries of books to its warehouses.  Meanwhile, some payments to publishers have been delayed by what the company referred to as a “technical error”. The e-commerce giant has written to suppliers warning that if they do not hit delivery targets,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New Mitchell short novel due in October

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Amazon discounts select Kindles in celebration of recent FAA decision

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Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite coming to the UK on October 25th, starting at £109

Amazon has found a relatively clear day in the calendar on which to launch its excellent Kindle Paperwhite e-reader in the British Isles. The ad-supported basic model will knock you back £109, while an extra £60 will get you the 3G version. Amazon's Lending Library service will roll-out at the... Continue reading at Engadget

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VIDEO: Amazon expects low growth for late 2011

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Report reveals OFT thinking on Amazon/TBD decision

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) rejected publishers' claims that the merger of The Book... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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Amazon readying October Kindle offer

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Wed, 28/09/2011 - 09:59 Amazon.co.uk has asked publishers for discounts of 90% on titles in order to participate in an October Kindle promotion. The campaign, due to run from 17th to 31st October inclusively, will also be featured on Amazon.de, the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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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

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OFT opens door to Bertrams/Dawson merger

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 19/07/2011 - 15:50 The Office of Fair Trading will not refer the merger of Bertrams and Dawson to the Competition Commission, it said today. Smiths News Plc, which owns book wholesaler Bertrams, announced the £20m deal to buy Dawson Holdings in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BA and PA set to oppose Amazon-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, with the BA saying that Amazon already had a "de facto monopoly". Meanwhile, the PA is actively considering... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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Amazon is opening a store across the street from Nashville’s Parnassus Books, because Amazon is bad.

Amazon, apparently intent on fostering the illest of will among book lovers, is opening a store directly across the street from Nashville’s Parnassus Books, an independent bookstore founded by Ann Patchett and Karen Hayes in 2011. (Full disclosure: I visited the store for the first time this... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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