Year-end Books: E-sales Surge; Where's Oprah?

Kindle Fire

And it was a good year for an old print lion, Ernest Hemingway, and books about a famous 20th-century couple, Jack and Jackie.

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    March market stats were just released by the NWMLS. Here’s their press release: Western Washington housing market “energized” and showing signs of “definite turnaround”. Northwest Multiple Listing Service brokers reported double-digit gains in ...
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  • United Fire Group, Inc. Reports Fourth-Quarter 2011 Results
    United Fire Group was affected by losses in our direct and assumed books of business that negatively impacted our full year results. "However, the fourth quarter results showed great improvement, and we posted solid results with increases in net premiums ...
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  • Toys n Playthings
    Clementoni’s Michele Marzilliano gives us an update on all that is happening with them and our feature categories include Room, Decorations and Furniture, Children’s Books and we also take a look at Hong Kong Toy Fair, London Toy Fair and more…
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  • Washington DC bubble?
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  • Pour 38 millions d’euros (0,08 % du capital), l’État ...
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