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Deal close in EC e-book probe

The Bookseller – 2012-07-02

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Bulk of Wesley Owen bookshops to close

Wesley Owen has announced it may close all but one of its chain of Christian bookshops, saying... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-31

Sudan police close two newspapers

Two independent, opposition newspapers, Alwan and Rai al-Shaab, have been closed by Sudan's security forces without explanation. Alwan, an Arabic-language daily, was closed by order of the Khartoum... | Guardian – 2012-01-20

Playboy to Close Chicago Headquarters

Playboy has announced it will complete its westward shift by closing the company’s Chicago headquarters and relocating all departments to Los Angeles. | Folio Magazine – 2012-01-18

Malvern's Beacon Books to close

Malvern independent Beacon Books is to close in February 2012. Owners Stuart and Anne-Marie... | The Bookseller – 2011-12-22

Barnes & Noble to close its Westside Pavilion store

The bookstore cannot afford the new lease payments, the company says. Other shops in the chain remain open.It isn't the cozy Shop Around the Corner — the indie bookstore of "You've Got Mail" movie... | L.A. Times – 2011-11-25

Baptist Times to close after 156 years

The Baptist Times is to close after 156 years of continuous weekly print publication. Its website is to close too. Bill Johnston, chairman of the board of directors, said the weekly title will cease... | Guardian – 2011-11-15

Sweet Briar book store to close in Davis

The Sweet Briar used-books store in Davis will begin its liquidation sale Friday and close Dec. 24, said owner Sharon Segal this afternoon. | SacBee – 2011-11-10

Foyles to close One New Change today

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 02/11/2011 - 14:06 Foyles has brought the closure of its One New Change branch forward by five months, announcing its last day of trade as today... | The Bookseller – 2011-11-02

Foyles to close One New Change store

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 05/10/2011 - 09:00 Foyles will close its One New Change branch when its lease expires in April 2012 to "free up resources" for its forthcoming... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-05

Waterstone's Dorking branch to close

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 13/09/2011 - 08:50 Waterstone’s in Dorking is set to close next month, the third branch closure since James Daunt began as managing director. The... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-13

Last bookshop in Southwold to close

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 06/09/2011 - 08:50 The last bookshop in Southwold is closing down next week after its owner Booksource sold the lease. Selling both second-hand and... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-06

Dark week for indies as four close

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 02/09/2011 - 07:53 Four independent bookshops with a combined total of 175 years on the high street have announced their closure within a week,... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-01

Waterstone's to close Harrods branch

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 26/08/2011 - 10:00 Waterstone's concession in Harrods is to close, with the last day of trading understood to be 17th September. Around 25... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-26

Pritchard's fourth indie in a week to close

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 25/08/2011 - 07:40 Pritchard's Bookshop has become the fourth independent this week to announce its closure, shutting its doors for the last time... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-25

Travel Bookshop to close in two weeks

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 23/08/2011 - 09:15 The Travel Bookshop in west London, which was made famous by the Hugh Grant film "Notting Hill", is closing down in two weeks'... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-23

Indie opened by A A Milne's son to close after 60 years

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 18/08/2011 - 12:15 A Dartmouth bookshop opened by the son of Winnie-the-Pooh author A A Milne is closing down after 60 years. The Harbour Bookshop... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-18

Brent warned not to close libraries "by stealth"

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 11/08/2011 - 15:20 The lawyer representing Brent library campaigners has warned Brent council not to undermine the borough's library services while... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-11

She and Cosmopolitan Bride magazines to close

Hearst Magazines UK is to close She and Cosmopolitan Bride magazines as it shuffles its portfolio following the integration of Hachette Filipacchi UK. | PrintWeek – 2011-08-09

Future to sell or close eight magazines

Publisher admits there will be up to 100 redundancies as it battles against a fall in profitsFuture Publishing is to sell or close eight of its magazines, including Hi-Fi Choice and What Satellite &... | Guardian – 2011-07-20

With 5 Borders likely to close in Sacramento area, patrons bemoan expected loss

Borders was once so powerful, it could devastate the competition – even independent bookstores in a fiercely independent university town like Davis. Sisters Julia, 23, left, and Megan Aube of Davis... | SacBee – 2011-07-20

Borders US to close

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Tue, 19/07/2011 - 09:10 The final death knell for Borders US sounded yesterday as the company said its remaining 399 stores would begin winding down... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-19

Borders' seeks approval to liquidate, close stores

There will be no storybook ending for Borders. The 40-year-old book seller could start shuttering its 399 remaining stores as early as Friday. | Boston.com – 2011-07-19

The Back-End Tools Sales Teams Use to Manage, Monitor and Close the Integrated Sale

In the more simple days of selling, advertising sales executives dealt in print, closing deals on a monthly cycle. Now, as technology drives opportunities for publishers, sales execs are faced with... | Folio Magazine – 2011-07-14

Charity BookPower to close

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 12/07/2011 - 08:33 Education charity BookPower is to wind down this autumn after suffering a major squeeze in donations over the past 18 months.... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-12

Fourth Living Oasis to close

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 07/07/2011 - 08:50 A fourth Living Oasis bookstore in two weeks has announced its closure, with the once 19-strong Christian bookselling chain now... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-07

Living Oasis Close two more branches

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 30/06/2011 - 09:29 Two Living Oasis branches will be closing this Saturday, making seven staff redundant. The Christian retailer will shut up... | The Bookseller – 2011-06-30

Belfast university bookshop to close

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 24/06/2011 - 13:39 A Belfast academic bookshop has decided to shut its doors after 53 years trading, blaming competition from the internet for... | The Bookseller – 2011-06-24

Angus & Robertson close 42 stores

Publication Date: Thu, 16/06/2011 - 09:20 Angus & Robertson has announced 42 store closures across Australia and has sacked more than 500 staff. The announcement was made on administrator Ferrier... | The Bookseller – 2011-06-16

Bertelsmann to close book club division

Direct Group to cease operating as standalone division in restructure that aims to save up to €5bn over three to five yearsBertelsmann is to close the division housing its book clubs, a move that... | Guardian – 2011-06-16

Borders close to deal to avoid store closures

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bankrupt book store chain Borders Group Inc said on Wednesday it canceled an auction to select a liquidator to close some of its most profitable and high profile stores. | Reuters – 2011-06-16

Sandwich Bookshop to close

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 15/06/2011 - 14:25 The Sandwich Bookshop in Kent is closing after seven years, blaming a rise in internet bookselling, supermarket discounting and... | The Bookseller – 2011-06-15

Downtown Crossing Borders to close

The troubled Borders Group bookstore chain is closing its Downtown Crossing location as early as August, leaving a big, empty storefront in the heart of the city. | Boston.com – 2011-06-11

Borders may have to close some of its best stores

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bankrupt Borders Group Inc said it may have to close up to 51 more stores -- including some of its most successful -- as the shrinking bookstore chain struggles to avoid... | Reuters – 2011-06-09

RR Donnelley to close Iowa printing facility

Chicago-based RR Donnelley & Sons announced it is closing its printing facility in Eldridge, Iowa as it continues to trim capacity. | PrintWeek – 2011-06-09

The end: Borders to close remaining stores

The last nine Borders stores in Australia will close after no buyers could be found for the bookseller chain, the administrator said today. | The Sydney Morning Herald – 2011-06-02

Book stores will close if no buyers

ADMINISTRATORS for the troubled book retailers Borders and Angus & Robertson have warned both chains may close if buyers can't be found. | The Sydney Morning Herald – 2011-05-30

Living Oasis Edinburgh to close

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 23/05/2011 - 09:23 An Edinburgh branch of Christian bookseller Living Oasis will close in June because of “ongoing losses” and no sign that trade... | The Bookseller – 2011-05-23

Conde Nast Close to Deal to Move to 1 World Trade Center

Conde Nast Publications Inc., publisher of magazines including the New Yorker and Vanity Fair, said it is near an agreement to move its headquarters to downtown Manhattan’s 1 World Trade Center. | BusinessWeek – 2011-05-18

More bookshops close; another 500 jobs lost

Administrators have announced the closure of 16 more Borders bookshops, leading to a loss of more than 500 jobs. | The Sydney Morning Herald – 2011-04-06

More bookshops to close

Administrators have decided to close 12 more Angus & Robertson stores, cutting another 102 permanent and casual positions. | The Sydney Morning Herald – 2011-03-31

BBC Worldwide close to choosing buyer for magazine arm

German publisher Bauer still considered favourite to become owner of 34 titles including Radio Times and Top GearBBC Worldwide is close to selecting a preferred bidder in the £100m-plus sale of its... | Guardian – 2011-03-31

Media Decoder: Noted Self-Publisher May Be Close to a Book Deal

Amanda Hocking, the darling of the self-publishing world who has sold more than 900,000 copies of nine books in the last year, has been shopping a four-book series to major publishers. | The New York Times – 2011-03-21

Five Living Oasis stores to close

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 07/03/2011 - 15:33 Three Living Oasis stores have closed and two more are preparing to shut their doors, making around 20 staff redundant. The... | The Bookseller – 2011-03-07

Jobs go as A&R, Borders stores close

More than 2000 staff who work for the failed Borders and Angus & Robertson bookshop chains face a nervous month. | The Sydney Morning Herald – 2011-03-03

38 bookshops to close

The administrators of failed bookshops Borders and Angus & Robertson announce the closure of 38 shops across the country. | The Sydney Morning Herald – 2011-03-03

Bookshops may close

Borders and Angus & Robertson bookstores could begin closing across the country by the weekend with staff made redundant, as the administrators to the failed business try to stem the losses and save... | The Sydney Morning Herald – 2011-03-01

Sky to close magazines, job cuts loom

BSkyB is to set to close two of the country's largest customer titles and dramatically slash the frequency of Sky Magazine, the UK's largest circulating monthly. | Media Week – 2011-02-28

Borders could close a further 75 branches

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Thu, 17/02/2011 - 09:33 Borders could close a further 75 branches in addition to the 200 it is attempting to liquidate, as it revealed it was losing... | The Bookseller – 2011-02-17

Borders files for bankruptcy, to close 200 stores

NEW YORK/WILMINGTON, Delaware (Reuters) - Borders Group Inc filed for bankruptcy protection and said it would close about one-third of its bookstores, after years of shriveling sales that made it... | Reuters – 2011-02-16

Borders files for Ch. 11 bankruptcy protection, plans to close about 200 stores

NEW YORK -- Bookseller Borders, which helped pioneer superstores that put countless mom-and-pop bookshops out of business, filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday, sunk by crushing debt and... | San Jose Mercury News – 2011-02-16

Will Apple Close the e-Book on Kindle?

Analysis: Apple is modifying its licensing policy, raising doubts that e-books bought elsewhere will be readable on Apple devices. | PC World – 2011-02-06

Waterstone's to close 11 stores by end of week

Written By: Lisa Campbell Eleven Waterstone's stores will close by the end of this week. The outlets are spread across the UK and are mostly in locations where more than one Waterstone's store... | The Bookseller – 2011-02-01

Hachette to close teen magazine Sugar after 16 years

Hachette Filipacchi is to close teen print magazine Sugar in March, which has suffered flagging circulation figures, and ahead of an anticipated group sale to US publisher Hearst. | Media Week – 2011-01-19

Borders close to securing refinancing: report

(Reuters) - Bookseller Borders Group Inc told publishers in a meeting it was close to securing refinancing from GE Capital and other lenders, the New York Times reported, citing people familiar... | Reuters – 2011-01-14

Borders Said to Be Close to Securing Refinancing

The troubled bookseller eliminated 15 managerial positions on Thursday as it seeks to stay afloat. | The New York Times – 2011-01-14

Yahoo to close more services after cutting 600 jobs

Yahoo confirmed it will phase out several services in the coming months, possibly including Delicious, MyBlogLog, Yahoo Buzz, Yahoo Picks and Yahoo Bookmarks. | San Jose Mercury News – 2010-12-17

Up Close: A New-Media Mogul and Social Butterfly

Rex Sorgatz is a budding mogul of the city’s new-media fishbowl — a hybrid digital strategist, marketing guru and social media consultant rolled into one. | New York Times – 2010-07-14

HarperStudio to Close

HarperStudio will close following the release of its summer 2010 lists. The staff will remain at... | Publishers Wekly – 2010-04-05

Borders Close to New Financing?

Borders is reporte to be close to completing new... | Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-30

Tribeca festival to close with "Freakonomics" film

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A documentary adapted from the best-selling book "Freakonomics" by filmmakers Alex Gibney and Morgan Spurlock will feature as the closing film at the Tribeca Film Festival,... | Reuters – 2010-03-29

Peter Smith Publishers to Close

After eight decades. Peter Smith Publishers in Gloucester, Mass., one of the last remaining... | Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-16

East West Magazine to Close, Again

The fate of East West has been decided—for the second time. | Folio Mag – 2010-02-15

Maxim U.K. to Close Print

Maxim, a magazine that quickly became synonymous with the “lad” culture it covered and inspired, is shuttering its U.K. print edition after 14 years in print. | Folio Mag – 2009-04-02

Haymarket to close Printing World title

LONDON - Haymarket Business Media is to close its monthly magazine Printing World, blaming "tough economic conditions". | Media Week – 2009-03-18

Good News, Finally: 'Tucson Citizen' Will NOT Close Saturday

The Tucson Citizen will not close as planned on Saturday because there are continuing negotiations with two interested buyers, the newspaper's publisher, Gannett Co. Inc., announced Tuesday. | Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-18

Media General to Close D.C. Bureau, Lay Off Six

Media General is shuttering its Washington D.C. bureau ending a 30-year run, the Richmond-Va.-based company announced today. The bureau provided stories to the company's newspapers and TV stations.... | Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-13

Bauer to close monthly men's title Arena

LONDON - Bauer Media is to close its men's monthly magazine Arena after 22 years in circulation. | Media Week – 2009-03-03

Borders to Close Chicago Flagship

Borders will close its 49,881 sq. ft. store in Chicago next January. | Publishers Wekly – 2009-02-26

'Rocky Mountain News' to Close After Friday Edition

"Today the Rocky Mountain News, long the leading voice in Denver, becomes a victim of changing times in our industry and huge economic challenges," Rich Boehne, chief executive officer of parent... | Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-26

Hearst threatens to close San Francisco newspaper

Hearst Corporation has said that it will close or sell The San Francisco Chronicle unless it can wring concessions from its unions, raising the prospect of San Francisco's becoming the largest city... | International Herald Tribune – 2009-02-25

Hearst Threatens to Close 'San Francisco Chronicle'

The San Francisco Chronicle will be sold or closed unless major cost-cutting measures -- including an unspecified "significant reduction in the number of unionized and non-union employees" -- can be... | Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-24

Eight Journal Register Weeklies in New York to Close

NEW YORK The Journal Register Co. is closing eight New York weeklies this week. | Editor & Publisher – 2009-02-11

Schwartz Bookshops to Close; Two Will Have New Owners

Milwaukee's Harry W. Schwartz Bookshops will close by March 31, but two of the bookseller's four locations are expected to quickly be re-opened as new stores by two of Schwartz's employees,... | Publishers Wekly – 2009-01-19

Hearst Looks to Sell or Close Seattle Paper

The Hearst Corporation will stop printing The Seattle Post-Intelligencer unless it can find a buyer in the next 60 days, company executives told employees. | New York Times – 2009-01-12

Courier to close Book-mart Press, cut 72 jobs

Book publisher Courier Corp. said Monday it will close manufacturing unit Book-mart Press Inc., which will result in the elimination of 72 jobs. | AP via Yahoo! Finance – 2009-01-12

Meredith to cut 250 jobs, close magazine

Meredith Corp. said Thursday it will eliminate 250 jobs and close its Country Home magazine in March as it suffers from sharp declines in publishing and broadcasting advertising amid the recession. | AP via Yahoo! Finance – 2009-01-08

Cygnus CEOs Depart as Takeover of Company Close

Carr Davis and Tony O’Brien, the co-CEOs of troubled Cygnus Business Media, are today officially ending their two-and-a-half-year run as heads of the company, sources told FOLIO: today. An... | Folio Mag – 2008-12-31

Time to Close Canadian Edition

In a continued effort to cut costs following its major restructuring announcement in October, Time Inc. has decided to close the Canadian edition of Time magazine. The December 29 issue will be its... | Folio Mag – 2008-12-11

AbitibiBowater to close mills, cut jobs

AbitibiBowater Inc., the world's largest newsprint maker, said Thursday it will close or idle at least four paper mills and cut some 1,100 jobs to bring its production capacity into balance with... | International Herald Tribune – 2008-12-04

Cox Newspapers to Close Its D.C. News Bureau

Cox Newspapers announced Tuesday morning its plans to close its Washington, D.C.-based national and international news bureau on April 1, 2009. In addition, Bureau Chief Andy Alexander will retire... | Editor And Publisher – 2008-12-02

D.C. 'Examiner' to Outsource Printing, Close Plant

The Washington Examiner is outsourcing its printing, closing its plant, and laying off works in a move to save costs. FNP, a subsidiary of The Frederick News-Post in Maryland, and the Vertis Co.,... | Editor And Publisher – 2008-12-02

Google close to book deal

Google won preliminary approval on a settlement of copyright lawsuits by publishers and authors in which it will pay $125 million to resolve claims over the company's book-scanning project. | Detroit News – 2008-11-18

Journal Register may close Conn. papers if no buyer found

NEW BRITAIN - Newspaper publisher Journal Register Co. plans to close up to 13 of the newspapers it owns in Connecticut if it can't find a buyer for them. The debt-heavy... | Boston Herald – 2008-11-11

Hearst to Close Its Spinoff of O, the Oprah Magazine

The news extends a string of closures, consolidations and layoffs that have racked the magazine industry in the last few months. | New York Times – 2008-11-10

Wall Street Journal to close printing plant

(Crain’s) — Dow Jones & Co. is closing its Naperville facility as the publishing company consolidates its printing needs for the Wall Street Journal throughout the nation. Fifty employees will... | Crain's Chicago Business – 2008-11-05

Masthead, the magazine about magazines, to close

Publishers of Masthead, Canadian publishing industry magazine, announced the closure of the 21-year-old magazine on Friday. | CBC – 2008-10-24

Hearst to Close CosmoGirl Magazine

The December issue will be the magazine’s last, as ad pages plummet across the magazine industry. | New York Times – 2008-10-13

Westport’s Greenwood Publishing to Close, 150 Jobs Cut

Greenwood Publishing Group, a Westport presence for four decades, will close in December and about 150 employees will be terminated, according to a source at parent company Boston-based Houghton... | WestportNow – 2008-10-06

Rowling Leads Wealthiest Author List, And It's Not Close

"JK Rowling is the world's highest-earning author, making more than £5 every second over the past year... Her income was six times more than literature's next-biggest earner, James Patterson." | Arts Journal – 2008-10-05

Thames & Hudson to close distributor

Art book publisher Thames & Hudson is to... | The Bookseller – 2008-09-16

'Globe' to Close Suburban Printing Press

The Boston Globe has announced that it will close its printing plant in suburban Billerica by 2010 in an effort to cut operating expenses at a time of declining circulation and advertising revenue. | Editor And Publisher – 2008-09-12

Novato weekly newspaper to close after 86 years

A weekly newspaper in Marin County will cease publication after 86 years in the business. The Novato Advance announced Wednesday that it will publish its last issue on September 24, citing reduced... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-09-11

Sports Publishing Close to Sale?

The sports publishing company hopes to complete a deal within a few weeks while authors and others wonder when they will be paid. | Publishers Wekly – 2008-09-05

Telegraph Media Group to close Berlin bureau

Telegraph Media Group is set to shut down its bureau in Berlin as two more journalists leave its foreign news desk. By Stephen Brook and Oliver Luft | Guardian – 2008-08-18

Johnston Press to close two Scottish free papers amid job fears

Johnston Press is planning to close two Scottish free weekly newspapers and look to cut costs further in its local newspaper business - placing 15 jobs at risk. By Oliver Luft | Guardian – 2008-08-12

Merger of XM and Sirius Appears Close to Approval

F.C.C. approval of the union would end a nearly 18-month government review of a deal that would essentially create a monopoly in satellite radio. | New York Times – 2008-07-24

Bloomberg close to buying shares from Merrill

Bloomberg, the eponymous financial information and media group set up by the Mayor of New York, is close to buying a 20 per cent stake of its own shares from Merrill Lynch for about $5 billion... | Times Online – 2008-07-10

Conde Nast to close Golf For Women Magazine

Conde Nast Publications, a unit of privately held Advance Publications, said Monday it was shutting down Golf For Women magazine with its July/August issue after 20 years. | AP via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-07-07

The Strand to Close Manhattan Annex

After 24 years in lower Manhattan’s South Street Seaport area, the 15,000 sq.-ft. Strand Book Annex at 95 Fulton Street will close August 31. The store will begin a 20% off everything sale on June... | Publishers Wekly – 2008-06-26

Publishers bid to close filesharing sites

Publishing groups take action against two websites accused of sharing copyrighted ebooks, while police seize music sharing siteA coalition of US publishing groups has taken legal action in Ireland in... | Guardian – 2012-02-16

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