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BISG: the recommendations

16 March 2012

More than a year in the making, the Book Industry Strategy Group report to government has finally been delivered. Here are the main recommendations: Released publicly in November 2011, the...

Springer titles to be available via PoD 

4 November 2009

Springer Verlag, one of the world's largest publishers of books in the science, technology, and medicine (STM) sector, has announced that it is making over 5000 titles available to the...

Thorpe-Bowker to sell and market PacStream 

23 September 2008

From 1 October 2008, Thorpe-Bowker will assume responsibility for all sales and marketing activities of the PacStream e-commerce service in both Australia and New Zealand, including customer relationship management and...

New ONIX 3.0 standards due in September 

22 April 2008

The ONIX Books International Steering Committee has approved plans for a new release of ONIX for Books, Release 3.0, due to be published in September 2008. The outline of the...

Tower/Gary Allen and Bookwise/Brumby announce merger 

19 February 2008

Four of Australia's independent book distributors -- Bookwise, Gary Allen, Tower Books and Brumby Books & Music -- have announced that they have reached agreement to merge their operations.   Each business...

Seekmedia also offers consolidation 

5 February 2008

Following last week's announcement of the launch of Central Book Services' stock consolidation service, Seekmedia has contacted WBN to remind the trade that it offers a similar service and has...

Central Book Services launches ‘consolidation service’ 

29 January 2008

Melbourne-based Central Book Services has launched what it describes as ‘Australia's first booktrade consolidation service.' Central Book Services ‘promises a solution to the many-warehouses-to-many-bookstores supply chain.'Chairman Richard Siegersma has studied...

A&U to leave ADS 

18 September 2007

Allen & Unwin has announced that it will leave Alliance Distribution Services from 1 January 2009 and move its distribution to the Pearson-owned United Book Distributors.'ADS has been voted Distributor...

Retail Technology Expo to showcase RFID 

1 August 2006

The 2006 Retail Technology Expo, to be held in Melbourne in September, will showcase radio frequency identification (RFID) technology.Visitors to the expo will be given electronic name badges incorporating RFID...