Bookseller Briefing 36/18 – week ending 7 September

South African publishers investigated for alleged price-fixing The Publishers’ Association of South Africa (PASA) and its 91 members are under investigation by the country’s competition authority over alleged price-fixing on books. PASA, which is the largest publishing industry body in South Africa, comprises publishers including the South African branches of international publishers Oxford University Press, Taylor…

Bookseller Briefing 20/16 – week ending 20 May

Acknowledgements: The Bookseller Zed Books’ Facebook page removal ‘result of hacking’ Haynes to axe 17% of workforce due to falling sales Faber relaunches its website EU Membership ‘crucial to publishing’ warns Mandelson Publishers divided on BBC online shake-up Amazon will ‘definitely’ open more physical stores Weekly e-ranking, 7 May 2016: A new hope BBC Bitesize promotion…

Bookseller Briefing 15/16 – week ending 15 April

Acknowledgements: The Bookseller Nourry warns on Google, EC copyright ‘attack’ GCHQ warned Bloomsbury about Harry Potter theft Daunt: ‘Amazon defines how Waterstones acts’ DK enters ELT market with English For Everyone EU tax transparency to be forced on multinationals Teicher dispenses indie bookseller lessons PRH ‘in talks to sell DK’, claims Sky Amazon launches £269 Kindle…