Pearson buys REDgroup online businesses

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 04/07/2011 - 08:33 Pearson Australia is taking over the online business of collapsed Australian bookseller REDgroup, which includes the Borders and Angus & Robertson sites. The publisher said it wanted to maintain "continuity for the business, its staff and customers" and the sites will be run as standalone businesses. Pearson has signed a deal with Kobo to provide ebooks for the site. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
News tagged with: #online business #provide ebooks

Other Publishing stories related to: 'Pearson buys REDgroup online businesses'


Sunak 'considering online sales tax and replacement for business rates'

Rishi Sunak is said to be exploring plans for an online sales tax to protect high street shops from competition from internet retailers, and plans to replace business rates.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-27 12:15:40 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #business rates #rishi sunak


Spain’s Book Market: 40 Percent More Online Buying During Lockdown

A new study of the book market in Spain shows consumers are reading more during the pandemic lockdown, buying more books online, and still prefer print over digital. The post Spain’s Book Market: 40 Percent More Online Buying During Lockdown appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-21 14:30:43 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book market #prefer print #books online #lockdown appeared #pandemic lockdown #post spain


British Book Awards: Online and Upbeat, a Busy Round of the Nibbies

The 2020 British Book Awards are announcing prize winners in two parts online, the industry awards first, followed by the book awards. The post British Book Awards: Online and Upbeat, a Busy Round of the Nibbies appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-29 16:44:39 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #british book #book awards #industry awards


Elliott Advisors Buys Wordery, U.K. Online Retailer

Elliott Advisors, owner of Waterstones and Barnes & Noble, has bought Wordery, the online bookselling division of U.K. wholesaler Bertrams. Aurelius, which owns Bertrams, said it was "reviewing its strategic options" for the wholesaler. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #barnes #strategic options #barnes noble #elliott advisors #online retailer #wholesaler bertrams


Why would Google want to buy Pearson?

While educational publishers sought to build bespoke platforms to engage educators, tech giants secured the channel. Jon White wonders—is a shift about to occur? Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


Endeavor Business Media Buys Healthcare Brand From Vendome Group

Endeavor Business Media has acquired Vendome Group's Healthcare Informatics brand, the Nashville-based b2b firm announced Friday. The deal—which includes the brand's website as well as 13 annual Health IT Summits throughout the U.S.—marks Endeavor's second acquisition since absorbing SouthComm... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #financial terms #custom content #editorial expertise


Businesses asked to buy 'literacy toolkits' for schools

The National Literacy Trust and Walker Books have created a Literacy Toolkit for businesses to donate to primary schools and community groups. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #community groups #walker books #primary schools


Google makes it easier for businesses to take online bookings

Businesses in the US now have a new way to sign up with one of Google's booking partners and to add a booking button to their search listing. Anyone in the US with a Google My Business account can benefit from the addition of a booking button that enables people to book a reservation with a... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2017-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #online booking #search giant #enables people


Pearson to axe 3,000 jobs after slump at main US business

Cost-cutting move aims to save educational publisher around £300m a year with a 10% cut in global staff after biggest loss in history in 2016Pearson is to cut 3,000 jobs as the embattled company looks to slash costs after a slump at its US higher education business.The world’s largest education... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #profit warnings


IPR License launches online 'Buy Rights' button

Rights and licensing trading platform IPR License has launched a new service which allows sellers to place “Buy Rights” buttons next to books featured online. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


Exeter University ditches Pearson to launch online degrees with Keypath

The University of Exeter has ditched its former partner Pearson for a new 10-year partnership with US-based ed-tech provider Keypath Education with whom it is launching online Masters degrees to UK and international students in September this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #10-year partnership


Pearson partners with Leeds University to offer online degrees

Pearson has partnered with the University of Leeds to offer online degree programmes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #pearson partners


WeHo ad tech company begins $100-million buying spree to launch an online publishing arm

West Hollywood firm Engage:BDR Inc. uses its technology to place ads in front of half a billion people each month. But none of those ads appear on websites it owns. Though that's common for ad technology companies, Engage Chief Executive Ted Dhanik no longer sees that as a viable strategy. On... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #viable strategy #billion people


Microsoft wants to help small businesses book appointments online

Small business owners are getting a new feature tailored just for them in Microsoft Office 365 -- a full-service system for scheduling appointments for their services over the internet.Microsoft Bookings is a new service that makes it possible for business owners to create their own scheduling... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2016-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #confirmation including #schedule time #text messages #phone calls #aboonfor businesses #scheduling page #business owners #scheduling appointments #full-service system #feature tailored


Microsoft wants to help small businesses book appointments online with Bookings service

Small business owners are getting a new feature tailored just for them in Microsoft Office 365—a full-service system for scheduling appointments for their services over the internet. Microsoft Bookings is a new service that makes it possible for business owners to create their own scheduling... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2016-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #confirmation including #schedule time #text messages #phone calls #aboonfor businesses #scheduling page #business owners #scheduling appointments #full-service system #feature tailored


Ingram Buys Perseus' Distribution Business

Ingram Content Group has acquired the distribution arm of the Perseus Books Group for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition comes on the heels of the sale, earlier this week, of Perseus' publishing division. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #publishing division #distribution arm #distribution business


Hachette Agrees to Buy Perseus Publishing Business

The Hachette Book Group has signed a binding agreement to acquire the nine publishing imprints of Perseus Books Group and talks are continuing to sell Perseus's distribution division. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #publishing imprints #hachette agrees


Hodder Education buys Pearson Singapore list

The Hodder Education Group has bought Pearson's list of textbooks for primary and secondary schools in Singapore. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #secondary schools


3M Sells Library Business to Bibliotheca; ProQuest Buys Ex Libris

3M has sold its North American and global library businesses—including 3M Cloud Library, 3M’s upstart ebook lending service—to global library solutions company Bibliotheca. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #north american