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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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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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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Amazon's Kindle Scribe is back on sale ahead of October Prime Day

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HBO Max is removing 36 shows ahead of Discovery+ merger

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Amazon's Kindle drops to an all-time low of $50 ahead of Black Friday

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Bonsignore takes CUP and Cambridge Assessment equality role ahead of merger

Serita Bonsignore has been appointed to a newly created director role working across Cambridge University Press (CUP) and Cambridge Assessment.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Orenda lands Tuomainen’s thriller trilogy ahead of Carell's Amazon series

Orenda Books has landed Antti Tuomainen’s thriller trilogy The Rabbit, which is currently being adapted for the screen by Amazon Studios, starring Steve Carell.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Steams Ahead

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Amazon Publishing's advances move ahead of the market

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Penguin Random House merger given China go-ahead

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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

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Flammarion signs Amazon deal ahead of Kindle launch

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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 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 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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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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