TITLE

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

PUB. DATE
June 2001
SOURCE
Book Publishing Report;06/04/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 23, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports developments related to publishing companies worldwide as of June 2001. Increase in the sales record of MacMillan; Details on the sales growth of the book chain Hammicks; Release of the first issue of the magazine 'Books Quarterly' by Waterstone; Appointment of John Roberts as publisher for the general and lifestyle division of Dorling Kindersley.
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4777029

 

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