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August 2006
Book Publishing Report;8/7/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 30, p6
Trade Publication
The article presents news briefs related to publishing in the U.S. and Canada. New York-based Perseus Books Group has agreed to buy Consortium, a service provider to independent book publishers, but its financial terms were not yet disclosed. New York-based Random House Inc. became the sole owner of its Korean trade book publishing company in a 50/50 venture term wayback 2004. The Toronto-based Indigo Books & Music Inc, reported its revenue of $170.4 million in the second quarter of 2006.


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