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  • IPG Expands Print-On-Demand Services

    The distributor has cut deals with Bookmasters and Edwards Brothers Malloy, moves that give the distributor an agreement with every major print-on-demand company in the market.

  • IDPF, W3C Considering Merger

    IDPF leaders said a merger is being discussed as a way to "pursue future development of EPUB and improvement of the overall Web platform for publishing.”

  • Square One Buys Ocean Publishing

    Garden City-based Square One Publishers has acquired Ocean Publishing, a small independent publisher located in Flagler Beach, Fla.

  • Follett Corp. Buys Baker & Taylor

    In a major development in the publishing industry's wholesaling segment, Follett Corp. has acquired Baker & Taylor for an undisclosed price.

  • Ingram Details New Distribution Structure

    A letter dated April 12 provides a more complete picture of Ingram Content Group’s new operating structure of its distribution business following its purchase of Perseus' distribution arm.

  • Salomonsson Agency Acquires Storytellers Agency

    Storytellers Agency, a literary agency owned by Swedish publishing group Bonnierförlagen and authors Alexandra and Alexander Ahndoril, is being sold to the Salomonsson Agency.

  • Rosen Acquires Rights to Three Gale Imprints

    The licensing partnership grants Rosen rights to publish and market books and e-books from Greenhaven, KidHaven, and Lucent.

  • Follett Buys Wobo, Inc.

    The acquisition includes Wobo, Inc.’s assets, most notably BookVolume, an online sourcing and buying tool for booksellers aimed at the higher education campus market.

  • PubMatch to Be Part of New BEA Digital Network

    BookExpo America will introduce a new digital network at this year’s event that organizers say will help facilitate communication among attendees.The BEA Network will include access to PubMatch.

  • 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.

  • Quarto Buys Harvard Common Press

    Quarto Publishing Group USA, has acquired the Harvard Common Press, an independent publisher primarily focused on cooking and childcare.

  • Turner Publishing Buys Basic Health Publications

    The deal, which closed December 31, will see Turner get the publishing rights, inventory and related assets to about 280 titles.

  • Rowman & Littlefield Buys Stackpole Books

    Rowman & Littlefield has acquired Stackpole Books, the 85 year-old publisher of military and nature books.

  • Ingram Buys Direct Sales Company Aer.io

    The Ingram Content Group has acquired Aer.io, a service that allows publishers, retailers and authors to sell and fulfill print and digital books directly to readers via their websites, blogs and social networks.

  • Books-A-Million Goes Private

    Books-A-Million has officially completed the purchase of the retailer by executive chairman Clyde Anderson and members of the Anderson family.

  • Shareholders Back Anderson Offer for Books-A-Million

    At a special meeting held Tuesday afternoon, shareholders of Books-A-Million voted overwhelmingly to accept the $3.25 per share offer from the Anderson family to buy all the shares in the retailer that they didn’t already own.

  • 'The Nation' In Deal with I.B. Tauris

    U.K.-based independent publisher I.B. Tauris has struck a deal with 'The Nation' magazine to publish two books next year that examine hot topics tied to the presidential election.

  • New Owner for Candlemark & Gleam

    The speculative fiction press Candlemark & Gleam has been acquired by writer, editor and scientist Athena Andreadis.

  • Advisory Firm Backs Bid for Books-A-Million

    Ahead of a December 8 vote on the proposal by the Anderson family to take Books-A-Million private, an advisory firm recommended that shareholders vote for the offer.

  • New Investors for Quarto

    The Quarto Group announced this morning that Harwood Capital and Wellcome Trust have sold their shares in the company.

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