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Nov 04, 2014, 16:01 ET

Indigo Reports Q2 Total Revenues up in all channels

Comparable Superstore Sales grow by 9.6% TORONTO, Nov. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada's largest book, gift and...

Nov 04, 2014, 05:30 ET

The U.S. Janitorial Services Industry

This report examines the huge and mature $52 billion U.S. commercial janitorial services market that employs nearly 1 million. The business is...

Nov 03, 2014, 17:00 ET
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First Book and Partners to Send Over 40,000 New Books to Children in Ebola-Affected Liberia

 First Book, a nonprofit social enterprise that provides new books to children in need, today announced that it will provide 40,000 new books...

Nov 03, 2014, 05:00 ET
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New-Car Transaction Prices Rise Less Than 1 Percent In October 2014, According To Kelley Blue Book

 The analysts at Kelley Blue Book, the only vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and...

Oct 30, 2014, 13:00 ET

IndigoKids Unveils Top 10 Kids Toys For Holiday 2014

10 Unforgettable Toys That Will Make Play Time Imaginative, Rewarding and Fun TORONTO, Oct. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Indigo (TSX: IDG), Canada's...

Oct 29, 2014, 08:35 ET

Controversial Book Slammed in South America: 'Revives Dark Powers Better Left Asleep'

 Oliver Sparrow used his considerable knowledge of events and beliefs in the Peruvian Andes of a thousand years to shape the remarkable and...

Oct 29, 2014, 06:30 ET

The Global Pre-Filled Syringe Market to 2024

The Global Pre-filled Syringe Market 2014-2024 report analyses how this important sub-sector will continue to grow across the next decade. The...

Oct 29, 2014, 05:10 ET
First Book and HarperCollins Children's Books today introduced the first-ever bilingual edition of the iconic children's book, Goodnight Moon. The creation of Goodnight Moon/Buenas Noches, Luna is part of First Book's Stories for All Project, an effort to increase the diversity in children's books. The initiative is making classic children's books and books featuring diverse characters, authors and illustrators more accessible to children in need, and, in the process, helping to demonstrate the growing market for culturally diverse books.

First Book and HarperCollins Children's Books Introduce First-Ever Bilingual Edition of Goodnight Moon

Goodnight Moon, the iconic children's book that's a bedtime ritual for millions of families, is now available as a bilingual edition.  The...

Oct 27, 2014, 08:45 ET

WR.PARK Releases His Shocking and Timely Novel, The Franciscan

Written 14 years ago, The Franciscan eerily forebodes current events in the Vatican predicting the coming of the current Pope Francis and proves to...

Oct 27, 2014, 05:00 ET
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New-Vehicle Sales To Jump 5.4 Percent In October, According To Kelley Blue Book

 New-vehicle sales are expected to increase 5.4 percent year-over-year to a total of 1.27 million units, resulting in an estimated 16.3 million...

Oct 21, 2014, 14:29 ET

Indigo names the Best Books of 2014

Selects The Oh She Glows Cookbook by Angela Liddon as Book of the Year TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Indigo (TSX: IDG), Canada's leading purveyor...

Oct 21, 2014, 08:30 ET

Project SOS Celebrates 21 Years of Being a Valuable Resource to Parents and Teens

 Project SOS, one of the largest and most respected non-profits in North Florida, will celebrate its 21st anniversary this year. Project SOS...

Oct 21, 2014, 07:30 ET
Don't let New York's political ruling class take away your Second Amendment. Google: Repeal the S.A.F.E. Act.

Brian Aitken's Memoir, The Blue Tent Sky, Debuts as Amazon's #1 eBook on Constitutional Law

NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The book readers are calling "Outstanding", "Gut Wrenching" and an "incendiary, long overdue call to action"...

Oct 20, 2014, 07:00 ET
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Pearson Foundation Selects Groundbreaking Nonprofit to Receive Digital Platform and $1.3M

 First Book today announced a significant new commitment from the Pearson Foundation that will transform the organization's ability to provide...

Oct 20, 2014, 05:30 ET

Global Heavy Trucks Market

This latest report edition offers a global review of the heavy trucks sector, its manufacturers, top markets, technologies and market...

Oct 15, 2014, 15:15 ET
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Road To New Vehicle Purchase Often Bumpier For Women, Reveals New Research

When it comes to car shopping, women are driven by features – engaging in extensive research to find the best fit – while from the...

Oct 15, 2014, 12:15 ET

EBMA Names David Wiesner Winner Of The 36th Annual Jeremiah Ludington Memorial Award

The Educational Book and Media Association (EBMA) today announced that David Wiesner is the recipient of the 2014 Jeremiah Ludington Award. The...

Oct 14, 2014, 10:26 ET

Exponential Organizations By Salim Ismail And Team Poised To Rise As Top Business Book Of The Fall

 Diversion Books and Singularity University today released Exponential Organizations: Why New Organizations Are Ten Times Better, Faster,...

Oct 14, 2014, 08:42 ET

Huge Demand for Stands Sells Out the Shanghai International Children's Book Fair 20 - 22 November 2014

The second Shanghai International Children's Book Fair (CCBF), the only one of its type covering the Asia-Pacific region, is on course to be a...

Oct 09, 2014, 12:01 ET

Indigo's Annual Adopt a School Program Breaks Records, Raising 61,000 Books for 214 Elementary School Libraries Across Canada

Winners of the Adopt & Don't Stop 10th LOR Anniversary $10,000 Giveaway Announced TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - The Indigo Love of...