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REDGroup collapse: few lifelines as publishers slash orders

REDGroup collapse: few lifelines as publishers slash orders

Australia's largest book retailer is on the verge of total collapse, with administrators likely to break up the Borders and Angus & Robertson chains to sell to other retailers.

Last page for book buying? Carr, Cunningham, Rosenbloom on REDgroup

Last page for book buying? Carr, Cunningham, Rosenbloom on REDgroup

Book retailer REDgroup is a victim of online retailers (and the federal government's rejection of recommendations to open up the local market) or simply poor management. Crikey asked publishers and retailers what it means.

Private equity to blame for REDgroup collapse

Private equity to blame for REDgroup collapse

The private equity model of buying companies and loading them with debt was completely inappropriate for a company facing tough market conditions, writes Glenn Dyer.

Crikey says: who killed REDgroup?

Crikey says: who killed REDgroup?

Everyone's in a lather this morning over the collapse of REDgroup retail, the owner of Borders Australia and Angus & Robertson.