News Briefs

November 2008
Publishers Weekly;11/17/2008, Vol. 255 Issue 46, p4
Trade Publication
This section offers news briefs related to the U.S. book industry. Bookstore sales declined 4.5% to $1.49 billion in September 2008, according to estimates from the U.S. Census. Imagine Nation Books will acquire certain assets of Reader's Digest's Books Are Fun subsidiary for $17.5 million. Random House is launching out a Web-based marketing campaign focusing on the message Books = Gifts.


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