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Hardie Grant Egmont are thrilled to have secured the rights to Transformers publishing in Australia and New Zealand.
HGE have already set a benchmark for how brands are best translated into storybook, novelty, colour and activity and fiction formats and from 1 July 2013, we will establish a new Golden Age of publishing for this evergreen brand. Stock will be available from 1 July 2013, contact your HGE rep for more details.
The owners of Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd, operators of the Boomerang Books and Booku (eBooks) online bookstores, have decided to sell the business. As a ‘virtual’ business, Eclipse Commerce represents an attractive acquisition prospect for a bricks-and-mortar bookstore seeking a strong online presence; a B2B book supplier with established supply chains; or a publisher/distributor seeking to enter the B2C retail space.
Has operated for 10 years+; established brands
Only Australian carbon neutral bookstore
Custom-built turn-key e-commerce websites
Seamless integration with third-party suppliers
Mature admin support systems and processes
Circa 4,000 visitors per day
21,000+ email subscribers
4,888 Facebook Fans
2,478 Twitter followers
Popular multi-author WordPress blog with 2,118 articles
A ‘virtual’ business, small profits, no debts, no inventory, no capital equipment, no leases, no employees
Expressions of interest should be directed to Managing Director, Clayton Wehner (Mobile 0438-925-613 or firstname.lastname@example.org), by 5pm AEST on Wednesday 10 April 2013.
The Hodder & Stoughton higher education titles in humanities & social sciences and health science acquired by Taylor and Francis in 2012 will transfer to Palgrave Macmillan from Cengage Learning on 15 April 2013.
Cengage Learning will retain the rights for most Hodder Vocational product and a handful of HE product.
Backorders at 12 April will be transferred to MDS. Authorised returns must be finalised with Cengage Learning by 15 October 2013.
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