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Monthly Archives: November 2012

Pearson and Bertelsmann Agree Consumer Publishing Partnership

Penguin and Random House to combine, creating the world’s leading trade publisher


SPi Global pursues K-12 opportunities with acquisition

November 9, 2012, Tinley Park, Illinois. SPi Global, through its subsidiary Laserwords, has acquired Tighe Publishing Services, a full-service educational development house in the K-12 educational marketplace. This acquisition positions Laserwords to take advantage of the burgeoning opportunities in the educational publishing business in the United States. “Tighe’s editorial, design, and content development capabilities will […]


PPN Legacy – The Very Early Years Part 2

by Bill Ralph The following is a continuation of an article tracing the history of the Bookbuilders West newsletter, written by its first editor, Charles Goehring, that appeared in the spring 2005 issue: News for the newsletter was hard to come by in those early days. The easiest news to supply was that for the […]