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    Ebooks and discounts drive 98 publishers out of business



    • Elaine Evans

      Ninety-eight UK publishers went out of business during the past year, 42% more than the year before, figures which reflect an ongoing squeeze on publishers' profit margins driven by deep retail discounts and new digital business models.

    • Jeff Palmer

      Ebooks and discounts drive 98 publishers out of business - Number of closures is 42% up on last year, as digital books and huge pressure on margins push companies over the brink

    • Joy

      Bleak picture for books business … Closed sign. Photograph: CBsigns / Alamy


      Ebooks and discounts drive 98 publishers out of business

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