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REDgroup administration: NZ businesses sold 

25 May 2011

REDgroup administrators Ferrier Hodgson has confirmed that the Whitcoulls and Borders businesses in New Zealand have been sold.  Ferrier Hodgson has sold 57 Whitcoulls and five Borders stores to Project Mark...

Bookstores close after NZ tornado 

3 May 2011

A number of New Zealand bookstores are currently closed following the tornado which hit Auckland on 3 May. Whitcoulls has advised that the Whitcoulls store located in the Westfield shopping...

REDgroup administration: Eight NZ stores sold 

1 May 2011

REDgroup administrators Ferrier Hodgson announced on 29 April that it has sold the Bennetts business in New Zealand. Ferrier Hodgson has sold eight Bennetts bookstores located in New Zealand universities to...

NZ travel book prize winners announced 

28 March 2011

The winners of this year's Whitcoulls Travcom Travel Book of the Year Award and the Whitcoulls Pictorial Travel Book of the Year Award have been announced. Auckland author Ian Robertson...

Things we keep repeating 

18 February 2011

    UPDATE For the most detailed reports on the REDgroup administration process over the past few months see the Bookseller+Publisher website.     As the news of REDgroup retail...

REDgroup enters into voluntary administration 

17 February 2011

REDgroup Retail, owners of Angus & Robertson and Borders stores in Australia, and Whitcoulls stores in New Zealand, has been placed into voluntary administration, reports The Sydney Morning Herald. The...

Industry reacts to REDgroup news 

17 February 2011

A number of key figures in the Australian bookselling and publishing industry have today shared their reactions to yesterday's news that REDgroup Retail is now under voluntary administration. As reported...

REDgroup redeems NZX-listed Retail Notes 

30 November 2010

As a legacy of its acquisition of New Zealand bookselling chain Whitcoulls, REDgroup Retail has continued to be listed on the New Zealand stock exchange (NZX). However, as reported in...

In brief 

24 November 2010

Whitcoulls to sponsor new book awardWhitcoulls has announced that it will sponsor a new annual book award from next year. Entries are now open for the 2011 Whitcoulls Pictorial Travel...